Thursday, July 18, 2024
    
 
  Local News     Videos     Sports  
 
 
close
Wood River Farmers Market Launches Saturday with ArborFest Booth
Loading
Hailey Tree Committee members dispensed information during the 2022 Wood River Farmers Market.
 
 
Click to Listen
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
 

BY KAREN BOSSICK

Hailey ArborFest will help kick off the 2023 Farmers Market Season in the Wood River Valley on Saturday.

Hailey Tree Committee members will give out free Ponderosa pine, Rocky Mountain juniper, Western larch, Lewis Syringa/Mock Orange, Bur Oak, Black Hawthorn, River Birch and Redstem Ceanothus  seedlings at the Hailey market. They also will offer tree advice and share information about Hailey’s Native Plant Arboretum and Heritage Tree Program.

The Wood River Farmers Market will launch from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at Roberta McKercher Park. It will run on Saturdays at that location throughout the summer.

The Ketchum market is moving to Forest Service Park at First and Washington streets. It is also moving to a new time—noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning June 14.

Forest Service Park will provide more shade than the River Run parking lot where the Ketchum market has been held the past few years, said Carolyn Helmke. But that meant moving from Tuesdays to Wednesdays to avoid running up against Ketch’em Alive.

“We wanted to move to a shadier spot, and Forest Service Park is a great public amenity that we thought would work well with the size and scope of our event,” said Helmke. And, of course, we could not dare ask to take Ketch’em Alive's Tuesday spot! Working with the City, we all agreed that Wednesday would be the best fit.” 

The Wood River Farmers Market is approaching its silver anniversary, having been established in 2000. This year’s market will feature produce, ready-to-eat foods, meat and fish, baked goods, canned specialties, cut flowers, jewelry, clothing, CB products, popcorn and chips and a few surprises.

New vendors will include Lava Lake Lamb, The Wylde Beet vegan food truck and Shelley and Mike’s Flowers and Produce. And Christina Giordani will be selling craft cocktails out of her Roadbars mobile bar at the Ketchum market.

 

~  Today's Topics ~


Bench Lake Fire Moves into Fishhook Trail Area as It Heads Near Redfish Lake
         
Ashley Rose to Headline Jazz in the Park
         
Bilingual Obstetrics and Family Medicine Doctor Joins St. Luke’s Wood River
 
    
ABOUT US

The only online daily news media service in the Wood River Valley. We are the community leader, publishing 7 days a week. Our publication features current news articles, local sports and engaging video content in Sun Valley, Idaho.

Karen Bossick / Michael Hobbs
info@eyeonsunvalley.com
208-720-8212


Leisa Hollister
Chief Marketing Officer
leisahollister@gmail.com
208-450-9993


P.O. Box 1453, Ketchum, ID 83340

© Copyright 2022 Eye on Sun Valley