Chef at the Market

Meet Chef Nanci

The Nampa Farmers Market is excited about our Market Chef! She will be preparing recipes made from food found at the Market, sharing recipes and showing you how to get healthy, local food into your weekly meal plans!

Chef Nanci

Returning this season is Chef Nanci Canary. She “brings the flavors and ideas of the Market to both customers and friends of the NFM. She specializes in sampling a diverse selection of produce, specialty foods, and items available here at our Market!

2023 will be Chef Nanci’s 5th year with NFM! You might remember her from 2014 – 2016, and as our Chef at the Market 2022. As the “tasting booth of the market” you’ll be able to sample a wide variety of what our market has each day!
This Chef loves to talk food and crafts of all sorts. Her not-for-profit Return to Basics helps sponsor the talent and opportunities she brings to our market.

Chef Nanci also does business consulting, teaches several types of classes: including: basic cooking skills, specialty culinary class, home economics, basic sewing, and several types of crafts. She also has the privilege of taking these classes to area community location and makes them available to student from preschooler through grandparents. Chef Nanci says, “Helping homeschoolers and life groups experience fellowship with intentional purpose, and joy is a great thing!”

You can reach out to her at [email protected]  check out her postings and follow on Instagram: returntobasics208