Tag Archives: Arcata Farmer’s Market

At the Market: It’s a farmers’ market every day at Farmstand

At the Market: It’s a farmers’ market every day at Farmstand

Kathy Mullen has got the vibe. Her beauty spot on Myrtle Avenue has all the fun and joy of a farmers’ market every day. She’s been a familiar face at the Arcata Farmers’ Market for years and years and she created her Kneeland Glen Farmstand five years ago to continue that positive experience. “I wanted

At the Market: Lacey Berns’ wild salmon – fresh from Alaska to Arcata’s Farmers’ Market

Lacey Berns is holding her canopy steady in the wind with one hand and selling wild salmon with the other hand at the first big Arcata Farmers’ Market of the season. She’s a woman who isn’t daunted by a little wind and rain because she’s lived through 40 summers of fishing in Alaska. It’s hard

Will our local pumpkin king be crowned on ‘Halloween Wars?’

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – At first glance, Mike Craghead seems like another one of those multitalented folks in Humboldt: musician, father, artist, but still working his day job with the county. They are among us and are our friends. We support their artistic endeavors and are proud of them but we also

Arcata Farmers’ Market mourns, adapts to sudden challenge

Kevin L.  Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA PLAZA – The North Coast Growers Association (NCGA) learned Saturday at 5 a.m. that it wouldn’t be able to use half the Plaza. With the Ninth Street side an off-limits crime scene, the market would have to adapt. City Manager Karen Diemer, NCGA Executive Director and Director of

At the Market: On a farm in bucolic Bayside, a dream is realized

“See that section of fence?” Karin Eide asked, pointing to just a small part of the extensive fencing around her Bayside farm. “That cost $100.” Eide worked for 27 years in a tax preparation office, all the while planning and dreaming about her farm. She bought sections of fence as a savings account towards that