Chef Joanne Fusco has spent over two decades travelling Italy, France and Spain cooking alongside local chefs, bakers, cheese makers, and farmers; honing her skills and developing a passion for seasonal and artisanal foods. As head chef at The Marconi Center in Marshall, Joanne is a champion of local producers, sourcing guest meals from farms and businesses that showcase West Marin.
Diaspora plays mostly Sefardic music (music of the Jews of the Mediterranean), which has roots in the musical traditions of medieval southern Spain. The songs are sung in Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) and the music is noted for its variable time signatures. Diaspora also plays music from Greece, Turkey, the Balkans, and Afghanistan. Leah (violin and vocals), Steve (tabla and kanjira), and Tano Brock (oud, clarinet and vocals) are the core members of this family band from Inverness and San Francisco.
Miyoko Schinner is the tenacious, award-winning vegan celebrity chef behind Miyoko’s. Her passion for her craft and mission is unrivaled. The publication of her groundbreaking book, Artisan Vegan Cheese, kicked off the start of the vegan cheese revolution.
Growing up as a vegetarian, Miyoko’s passion for fine food ignited during the 1980’s when rich and flavorful French cuisine and gourmet cheeses were a huge trend in her home city of Tokyo. As a self confessed cheese-a-holic, she found herself conflicted by her culinary tastes and her compassion for animals. Like many vegetarians, she struggled to give up these dairy rich foods. Come out and watch this illuminating demonstration!
Chef Emily Paquette is a recent transplant from Frog Hollow Farm in Northern Michigan, where she served as proprietor, culinary director, and operated Farmhouse Flatbread and Cracker Company producing handmade, artisanal flatbreads, pizzas, and delicious cracker products with flavors like heirloom tomato and herb, and sea salt grissini. A wonderful demonstration to display our kaleidoscope of summer produce! www.froghollow.farm/flatbreads
Hailing from Santa Rosa,Ca.,The Bloodstones bring an original,
positive "roots reggae-soul" vibration.
Their conscious lyrics,melodic solos,bass heavy "dub" sections and hypnotic grooves creates a unique elixir of magic that results in everyone dancing and having an epic experience
Join Chef Katie Mae at the Point Reyes Farmer’s market to learn how you can prepare delicious meals from our fresh, local produce while maximizing its health benefits!
In this cooking demo you’ll learn how to prepare delicious oil-free salad dressings to get the most benefits from your summer salads, a simple technique to drastically cut your calories with cooked vegetables, and how to make one of her personal favorites: a fusion of the Potato Waffle and Avocado Toast!
Katy is the founder of Plantz St. Culinary Gym in Santa Rosa and her goal is to transform people’s quality of life through plant foods, kitchen fitness, and mindfulness. Don't miss this vibrant and inspiring demonstration!
Christian Caiazzo, chef-proprietor at Osteria Stellina and owner of Toby’s Coffee Bar and GBD Grilled Cheese (voted best grilled cheese on the planet by Sunset Magazine) will be demonstrating Bibb lettuce cups, using beautifully fresh produce from Big Mesa Farms and succulent hangar steak from Marin Sun Farms. Christian will be joined by special guest Michael Pollan who will be signing copies of his new book “How to Change Your Mind” in the barn following the demo. osteriastellina.com
Join us to sound the opening bell and toast to a brand new season! We will hold our traditional front porch toast at 9AM with beverages from Wild West Ferments.
At 11AM, following Christian Caiazzo’s Chef Booth Demonstration, Michael Pollan will be inside the barn at Toby’s Feed Barn signing copies of his new bestseller, “How to Change Your Mind.” Books are now available for purchase at Point Reyes Books and will be available inside the barn on Saturday.
Eat, Drink, and Be Generous!
Join us for an enchanting evening of flowing wine, live music, delectable oysters and classic, seasonal Saltwater fare - sourced directly from our local farmers. A fundraiser to benefit the Point Reyes Farmers Market.
Doors open at 6pm
To book, please click here.
Join us for a hike to the summit of Black Mountain - accompanied by Daniel Dietrich, professional wildlife photographer and owner of Point Reyes Safaris! While conditions on the mountain are not ideal for wildlife spotting, Daniel will be joining us to support the market and share insights on photography and wildlife in the region.
Our hike begins at Black Mountain Ranch, a 1200 acre organic ranch protected by MALT. At the top, hikers are rewarded with endless views and a delicious gourmet Stromboli snack generously provided by Osteria Stellina.
Please be advised - this is a strenuous hike! Total hiking distance is 6+ miles. Bring layers for all weather conditions, sunscreen, and plenty of water.
Cost is $75 per person. For additional details, and to book your space, please click here.
Owner of the renown Corti Brothers in Sacramento, Darrell Corti "opened my eyes to products from around the world. He...knows everything about everything," says chef Alice Waters.
Andrew Cordero has been the man behind the scenes for 30 years as chef for Corti Bros. Market. He and his staff work in the store's huge kitchen, a sanctum rarely seen by the multigenerational customers who have shopped at the east Sacramento institution.
Alice Waters is a chef, author, food activist, and the founder and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley, California. She has been a champion of local sustainable agriculture for over four decades.
Join us for a book signing with Alice Waters for her memoir, Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook. Grab a Christian Caiazzo market-fresh lunch plate, sample some sparkling mead from Heidrun Meadery and purchase a copy of the memoir onsite or pre-order at www.ptreyesbooks.com. From 10am-12pm. Point Reyes Farmers Market open 9am-1pm.
Wild Blue Farms notoriously delicious Walla Walla onions will be stealing the spotlight in this week's Chef's Booth. David Cook, local Chef, Culinary teacher, host of Fishtales on KWMR Radio, and co-owner of Coast Cafe in Bolinas will demonstrate how to make life-alteringly tasty onion rings from the Walla Walla onions in your home kitchen. You will also learn how to make dips and sauces to compliment these amazing orbs of flavor. Starts at 10am.
Christina Waldeck will sing us through "The 12 Steps of Chicken Stock," a step-by-step show and tell with ingredients in various stages of prep, accompanied by the wonderful and talented Steve Rubardt on keyboard. Additionally, we will be sampling canapés and holding a gift basket raffle!
Gibson Thomas - Publisher and Editor-In- Chief of Edible Marin and Wine Country Magazine
Pickling secrets of the South and Southern Delicacies.
Having grown up in Alabama, Gibson's earliest memories are of eating perfectly fried fresh caught fish, hushpuppies, pimento cheese on celery sticks, her grandmother's pickles and fresh tomato sandwiches.
Chef David Cook, Host of Fish Tales on KWMR and co-owner of the Coast Cafe in Bolinas will be doing a Mystery Box Challenge - We will hunt and gather delicious items from the market and our local "Top Chef" David Cook will create a dish on the spot for us.
Home coffee roasting and brewing will be happening at the Chef's Booth this Saturday at 10:00 a.m.! Partnering with the Fairfax Backyard Farmer we are excited to have Valerian Hrala teaching. Valerian is the founder of the pioneer specialty coffee Green Plantation, co-founder of CoffeeCourses.com, host of the Coffeeis.me Podcast and chief roaster at Marin based Unleashed Coffee. Coffee Farmer William Murad of Unleashed Coffee will be presenting with Valerian and afterward will offer samples of their roasted coffee inside Toby's Feed barn. As the only Farm to Cup roaster Unleashed is an important player in our Roasting Shed. https://unleashedcoffee.com
A taste of New Orleans comes to Point Reyes when Michelle Elmore, Co-owner and Chef at the Hummingbird Cafe in Fairfax will be teaching some traditional New Orleans style dishes and offering tastes. A professional street photographer from New Orleans displaced after the levees broke post-Katrina, Michelle made her way to Marin County where she serves authentic New Orleans cuisine and hangs her award winning art. Come learn how to bring a little bit of New Orleans magic home to your kitchen!
Midnight On The Water plays lively Celtic and Appalachian tunes from 10:00 am to noon. Connie Davis plays accordion noon to 1:00 pm.
Leigh Trombley is a personal and family chef with qualifications from Le Cordon Bleu as well as being a certified nutrition consultant. She specializes in preparing wholesome, delicious meals and providing support to families at dinnertime in addition to catering in-home dinners and doing nutrition and menu consultations. Her demonstration will be inspired by one of her favorite quotes from Milton, ""Accuse not nature; she hath done her part; do thou but thine." She will be preparing a meal using edible flowers from the vendors of our market including nasturtium stem broth risotto with nasturtium flowers and a rose petal dessert.