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September 8 2009 Market Preview

September 7, 2009

Italian prune plums join the other stone fruit (peaches, apricots, nectarines) this week. Blueberries, blackberries and strawberries should be readily available. There should be raspberries too. You should also find a nice selection of lettuces and other greens, beets, green beans, eggplants, daikon, carrots, cucumbers and other vegetables.

Here’s the expected availability list:

Sulina and Bay’s Farm – blueberries, strawberries, broccoli, cabbage, corn, chard, lettuce, spinach, zucchini, cucumbers (lemon, pickling, seedless), bitter melon, 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, apples.

Greenville Farms – corn, blackberries, blueberries, green beans, zucchini, papaya pear squash, green beans, peppers, hazelnuts, eggs, prunes and jams.

Unger Farms – strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries(maybe).

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.

Total Pig – organically raised pork.

Bigfoot Bread – pitas, breads, pita chips.

Katie’s Gluten-Free Home Baking – gluten free baked goods including:

Strawberry Pie

Berry Pie

Lemon Bars

Fruit Bars

Zucchini Bread

Cookies

Savory et Sweet: crepes, salads, drinks.

THIS WEEK’S MENU

Crepes

Turkey $7
Peppered, shaved turkey breast, provolone cheese, cranberry sauce, avocado, toasted walnuts & spinach

Salmon $7
Smoked salmon mousse (cream cheese base), fresh roasted asparagus, toasted walnuts, green onions & spinach

Cheese $5
provolone or pepper-jack with spinach (add one ingredient your choice for $1)

Paris $5
brown sugar, butter & lemon with powdered sugar & whipped cream

Huckleberry $6
with lemon curd, powdered sugar & whipped cream

Peach $6
Market peaches with brown sugar served with powdered sugar & whipped cream

Chocolate $6
dark chocolate with banana or raspberries, powdered sugar & whipped cream

Other

Appetizer/Snack Plate $7
Selection of market fruit & veggies, toasted walnuts, Fressen Beer Bread with smoked salmon mousse & mini whipped cream filled crepe

Turkey Tortilla Soup $7:
in chicken broth with roasted poblano chilies, tomatoes, lime, garbanzo & black beans, fresh corn, green onions, rainbow chard. grated sharp cheddar cheese & tortilla chips. Served with BIGFOOT Bakery jalapeno/cheese cornbread

BLT Salad $6
mixed lettuces with vine ripened tomatoes, bacon, avocado, fresh corn, red onion with herbed mayo/buttermilk dressing & mini toast croutons
(this is the last week with bacon for awhile as we return to our regular salad rotation next week. Coming soon: toasted sandwiches!)

Drinks
Limeade with Limeade with basil, cucumber & blueberries $2.50
Minted Iced Tea with peaches $2.50
Hot Lips soda (Blackberry, Pear & Raspberry) $2.25
Water $1

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