September 15 2009 Market Preview
Italian prune plums join the other stone fruit (peaches, apricots, nectarines) this week. Strawberries will be available but blueberries and blackberries are just about finished for the year. Raspberries may be available in small quantities. 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. Total Pig is off this week but will be back on September 22nd.
Here’s the expected availability list:
Sulina and Bay’s Farm – blueberries (maybe), 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, basil, mint.
RedTree Farm – salad mix, 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, green beans, zucchini, papaya pear squash, green beans, peppers, hazelnuts, eggs, prunes and jams.
Unger Farms – strawberries, raspberries (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.
Bigfoot Bread – pitas, breads, pita chips.
Katie’s Gluten-Free Home Baking – gluten free baked goods including:
Savory et Sweet: crepes, salads, drinks.
This Week’s Menu
We now offer 3 crepe batters:
White (unbleached gluten flour with real eggs & milk)
Gluten Free BUCKWHEAT (with milk & eggs) & G. F. WHITE (with whole grain “milk” + egg)
Buckwheat batter is hearty & flavorful ~ best suited for savory crepes!
Smoked honey ham, peppered salami, swiss cheese, tomatoes, assorted roasted green peppers, Hillsdale’s Rose City red pepper vodka mustard & spinach.
Nature’s Choice mushrooms sauteed in butter with shallots & sherry, fresh mozzarella cheese, pan roasted asparagus, & spinach
swiss, blue cheese or fresh mozzarella & spinach (add ONE ingredient your choice for $1)
Blue cheese/Pear $7
Market pears, blue cheese, dried cran-cherries, toasted walnuts & arugula
brown sugar, butter & lemon with powdered sugar & whipped cream
with brown sugar& creme fraiche. Served with powdered sugar & whipped cream
Dark Chocolate $5
with powdered sugar & whipped cream
Appetizer/Snack Plate $7
Selection of market fruit & veggies, smoked salmon, dill pickle from Pickopolis, toasted walnuts, Fressen Beer Bread with brie & mini whipped cream filled crepe
Today’s Salad $7
mixed greens topped with assorted vegetables & Ice House dressing (dairy base with garlic, caper, green onion & tarragon flavors).
Served with mini croissant & brie
Limeade with basil, cucumber & blueberries $2.50
Minted Iced Tea with peaches $2.50
Hot Lips soda $2.25: Blackberry, Pear & Raspberry