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July 22, 2014
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This Week at the Market

3:00 p.m. - Opening Bell

4:30-5:00 - Taste of Renton - Melrose Grill

5:30-6:30 - Eli Rosenblatt (trio)


3:00-6:00 - Master Gardeners

3:00-7:00 - Kid's Patch

Wine sampling at Market West !
Stomani Cellars
Wilridge Winery
Ellensburg Canyon Winery

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City of Renton

King Conservation District

Renton - ahead of the Curve

Group Health

Renton Reporter

The Piazza Renton

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McLendon Hardware

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The Renton Farmers Market is held at the Renton Piazza in Downtown Renton. Map

Metro's Renton Transit Center is immediately north of the Market, providing bus access via several dozen routes.

Two-hour free parking is available at Renton's City Center Parking Garage - enter on 2nd Avenue.

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Join us - Tuesday, July 22nd at the Renton Farmers Market.

Enjoy all of your favorite Summer fruits and vegetables this week!  Last week we saw the first melons of the season.  This week, we expect more melons, as well as corn, blueberries and so much more.  Cherries will be gone soon - if there are any left at the market tomorrow, stock up!

Due to popular demand, we will have a limited number of Kid's Passports available at the Kid's Patch  this week, and as always, there will be activities for the little ones during market hours.

The Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer all of your gardening and planting questions from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Between 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. is our "Taste of Renton" with this week's featured restaurant, Melrose Grill.  Live entertainment starts at 5:30 p.m. and runs to 6:30 p.m. with Eli Rosenblatt Trio, sponsored by the King County Library System. You can also visit the King County Library System in our Community Booth this week!


Sponsor Spotlight:  Group Health Cooperative 

Group Health

This week our sponsor spotlight features Group Health Cooperative. 


Group Health Cooperative is a member-governed, nonprofit health care system that coordinates care and coverage. Founded in 1947 and based in Seattle, Wash., Group Health and its subsidiary health carriers, Group Health Options, Inc. and KPS Health Plans, serve more than 600,000 residents of Washington and North Idaho. 


Our Mission, Our Vision, Our Values

Our Mission: We enrich people's lives by improving health.  

Our Vision: We will be the preferred health care partner by excelling in quality, service, and affordability.  

Our Values: Customer focus, accountability, innovation, excellence, integrity.


Join us in thanking Group Health Cooperative for sponsoring the 2014 Renton Farmers Market!


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July 22 - Watermelon, Peach & Heirloom Tomato Salad

Watermelon, Peach & Heirloom Tomato Salad

3 cups seeded watermelon,cut in bite-sized chunks
1-1/2 cups heirloom tomato, cut in bite-sized chunks
1-1/2 cups peeled, chopped peaches
1/2 red onion, slivered
handful each: fresh basil and mint, slice in thin ribbons
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
Pinch sea salt, black pepper
1/4 cup olive oil
OPTIONAL: pinch ground chipotle pepper

Combine chopped fruit, onion and herbs in big bowl.  Whisk together lime juice, seasonings, and olive oil in small bowl.  Combine with fruit mixture and let sit 10 minutes before serving.  Serves 4-6

Thank you to the  Washington State Farmers Market Association for this great recipe!


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Harvest Calendar

Thanks to our friends at Puget Sound Fresh for a helpful Harvest Calendar


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