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S E C T I O N 2 Community S TO R I E S A B O U T P E O P L E A N D E V E N T S I N T H E C O M M U N I T Y What’s to Answers abound at the new farmers’ market in downtown Woodside Story by Dave Boyce Top: Dion Brennan, the general manager at Flour Chylde Bakery in Novato, shares gentle wit and samples of gluten free baked goods at Woodside’s downtown farmers’ market. Right, inset: The cornucopia of produce from Salinas Farm included green onions and red radishes at the May 19 market. Left: Medjhool dates came from the Flying Disc Ranch in Thermal, California, just north of the Salton Sea in Southern California. A #Photos by Michelle Le s usual in this season, spring is busting out all over, and in Woodside, there’s a new venue for farmgrown products: the Sunday afternoon farmers’ market at the elementary school. There are organic vegetables, grassfed beef, fish, vegetables grown in cooperation with fish. It’s a cornucopia. The farmers’ market in the school parking lot at 3195 Woodside Road is nearly two months old. Patrons of the Wednesday afternoon Skylonda market will recognize faces and layout. Like Skylonda, the downtown market is small — eight to 10 vendors — in two rows, and it’s under the same management: Maggie Foard, the founder of goat’s milk chocolate vendor Kidding Around With Chocolate in La Honda and author of the cookbook “Goat Cheese.” Ms. Foard’s website lists 24 See page 19 May 29, 2013NTheAlmanacOnline.comNThe AlmanacN17

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