Vendor Profile: Eric and Marie of Pole Star Farm

Pole Star Farm is a relative newcomer to the Ithaca Farmers Market, having been with us for only a couple of seasons, but they have years of experience growing good old-fashioned vegetables and herbs! This year they were regulars at the Wednesday East Hill Market, which just ended its…

Vendor Profile: Brent & Teresa of Bright Raven Farm & Apiary

There’s a new vendor at market! Well, sort of… Bright Raven Farm and Apiary’s banner (featuring a striking image of their avian namesake) started flying at Ithaca Farmers Markets this season. But Bright Raven’s owners, Teresa and Brent, have been regulars at the Farmers Market since 2001, when…

Vendor Profile: Vinnie of Berkshire Hills Honey Bee Farm

This is Berkshire Hills Honeybee Farm’s co-owner and beekeeper Vinnie at last Thursday’s Hancock Street Market.  Berkshire Hills has only been with us at Ithaca Farmers Market for a couple of years, but they have been in business since 1874, which certainly makes them one of the oldest…

Vendor Profile: Noelia of Oxbow Farm

Around 25 miles southwest of Ithaca, as the crow flies, beautiful vegetables grow in the fields of Oxbow Farm. This small family farm, which is owned and operated by Noelia and her husband and co-farmer Tim, is nestled in a quiet valley in Erin,…

Vendor Profile: Nancy of Captivating Clay Creations

Nancy is the artist behind Captivating Clay Creations, which is celebrating their 7th colorful year at Ithaca Farmers’ Market. When you see her at her booth, she is likely to be creating a new piece of jewelry during any free time. She is also…

Vendor Profile: Kristof of Solaz

If you have visited the Ithaca Farmers’ Market during the past 25 years, you have probably eaten a burrito (probably more than one) from Solaz. You probably also recognize Kristof, the founder and proprietor of this iconic IFM business.  If you’re not sure whether…

Vendor Profile: Bob of Nook & Cranny Farm

We would like to introduce you to another one of our wonderful vendors, Bob of Nook & Cranny Farm in Brooktondale. Here he is at the Thursday evening Hancock Street market with his farm intern, Tori. The Brussels sprout is the icon of Nook…

Vendor Profile: Walter of Shannon Brook Farm

We would like to introduce you to Walter of Shannon Brook Farm in Watkins Glen, one of our many fabulous Ithaca Farmers’ Market vendors.   Here he is: Ithaca-area purveyors of fine local foods can find Shannon Brook Farm’s booth on Wednesdays at East…