by Emilie Woods, HFM volunteer “There was a real need for it,” says Portland’s Nikki Guerrero about the lack of quality, fresh salsa in the city in 2008, the year that she formed Hot Mama Salsa. Now with the variety of local purveyors in Portland, Oregon, it is hard to imagine a time when such […]
By Emilie Woods, HFM volunteer, May 2017 As Aaron and Jesse Nichols walked me through the greenhouse, past their horses, and into the rows of veggies patiently waiting for drier days, I thought to myself how very seasoned these two men seemed. With ease, they described everything from the greenhouse that Jesse is currently building […]
A couple weeks ago, we had the pleasure of going morel hunting with “Wild” Bill Cole from Nature’s Wild Harvest. HFM volunteers Rollin and Lianne Bannow joined us, and put together this great video vendor profile! Click below to watch the video!
Jane Hashimiwari of Ippai has been at the Hollywood Farmers Market for two years now, selling delicious Japanese comfort food. Last month, we visited her kitchen while she prepped for market and interviewed her about her business, background, and love for the Hollywood Farmers Market. Click below to watch the video and learn more!
It’s mid-afternoon in July and I’m looking down the rows of light purple, transfixed on the bees bobbing and buzzing between the plants. Tanya and Don Kern are harvesting; they cut lavender and tie it in bunches. The French Gros Bleu and Grosso varieties as well as the English Royal Velvet are the top three lavenders you can find at the ranch and at their booth at the Hollywood Farmers Market.