Monday, June 15, 2009

Friday, June 19: Chef Poppy Tooker from New Orleans comes to the Phinney Farmers Market!!

Nationally famous chef Poppy Tooker has been featured on numerous TV shows and documentaries, including Savoring the World and Simple Living, the History Channel’s Holiday Foods episode of “America Eats” and a “Throwdown” with Bobby Flay, where her famous seafood gumbo proved unbeatable on the popular Food Network show! Poppy will be cooking up a big pot of gumbo at Phinney, showing shoppers how to use our own seasonal farm ingredients to make a fantastic, richly-flavored stew (and yes, samples will be given out). This FREE event is not to be missed! Friday, June 19, at 4 pm, at the Phinney Farmers Market, 67th and Phinney Ave N. Copies of Poppy’s new cookbook will also be available for purchase.

The Phinney Farmers Market takes place every Friday through Oct 2 from 3 to 7 pm, in the lower lot at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 67th and Phinney Ave N. The market is operated by the Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance. For more info, see

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