August 18 2009 Market Preview
Corn has been plentiful the past few weeks and there should be plenty more this week too. Peaches, nectarines, and apricots should all be readily available. Blueberries, blackberries and strawberries should be available as well. Raspberries are done for now but there should be more in September. You should also find a nice selection of lettuces and other greens, beets, green beans, eggplants, daikon, carrots, cucumbers and other vegetables.
Greenville Farms and RedTree Farm are have both started new CSAs. RedTree Farm has a winter share CSA starting this fall. Greenville Farms will have a U-pick CSA starting in 2010. Greenville Farm has a certified kitchen available for CSA members to can and freeze the harvest. Both now have flyers available at the market. Talk to Kirk at RedTree Farm or Louann at Greenville Farm to learn more.
Here’s the expected availability list:
Sulina and Bay’s Farm – blueberries, strawberries, broccoli, cabbage, corn, chard, lettuce, spinach, zucchini, cucumbers (lemon, pickling, seedless), shallots, sugar snap peas, okra, potatoes, green beans, carrots, daikon, radishes, beets, tomatoes, herbs (basil, dill, cilantro, mint).
Radicle Pastures (certified organic)- cucumbers, peas, lettuce, green beans, zucchini, squash blossoms.
RedTree Farm – salad mix, blueberries, strawberries (maybe), beans (green and purple), garlic, elephant garlic, eggs, and goat’s milk soap.
Packer Orchards – pear juice sweetened baked goods, jams and preserves, peaches, nectarines.
Greenville Farms – corn, blackberries, blueberries, green beans, zucchini, papaya pear squash, green beans, peppers, hazelnuts, eggs, prunes and jams.
Unger Farms – strawberries, raspberries(maybe), blueberries, blackberries.
Katie’s Gluten-Free Home Baking – gluten free baked goods.
Little Pots and Pans – savory tarts, risotto cakes, and mini-tarts.
Nature’s Choices – fresh mushrooms (wild and cultivated), dried mushrooms, mushroom salt, honey, dried rose hips, huckleberry jam
Rogue Creamery – artisan cheeses.
Xiong Farmer – flowers.
THINK Unique Garden – OUT BACK NEXT WEEK
Total Pig – OUT BACK NEXT WEEK
Bigfoot Bread – pitas, breads, pita chips.
Savory et Sweet – crepes, salads and drinks.
THIS WEEK’S MENU
Fresh & smoked salmon with raspberry-chipotle sauce, fresh raspberries, creme fraiche, chives, black sesame seeds & spinach
Fresh asparagus, fresh corn, toasted walnuts, roasted red pepppers puree, provolone cheese & spinach
Cheese $5: provolone OR sharp cheddar & spinach (add ONE ingredient your choice for $1)
brown sugar, butter & lemon with powdered sugar & whipped cream
Organic Ayer’s creek blackberry with lemon curd, powdered sugar & whipped cream
~ new item ~ “True Love” BLT Sandwich $7: bacon & market beefsteak tomatoes with avocado on Dave’s Killer Bread with lemon herb mayo
Fresh market Gazpacho with bread & Cheese
Half BLT with cup of Gazpacho
Snack Plate $7: Selection of market fruit, toasted walnuts, Fressen Beer Bread & award winning, Ancient Heritage cheese & mini whipped cream filled crepe
(add smoked salmon $1)
Limeade with cucumber, blueberries & basil $2.50
Minted Iced Tea with fresh peaches $2.50
Strawberry Lemonade $2.50
Hot Lips soda $2.25: Blackberry, Pear & Raspberry