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September 22 2009 Market Preview

September 21, 2009

There will be a nice selection of fruit this week – melons, apples, pears, strawberries, peaches, nectarines, plums, and prune plums. It rained pretty hard on Saturday so the wild huckleberry season may be over. You should also find a nice selection of lettuces and other greens, beets, green beans, eggplants, daikon, carrots, cucumbers and other vegetables. Matsutake mushroom season began a little while back. Bill may have some tomorrow. He should also have chanterelles, lobster mushrooms, porcini and chicken of the woods as well as cultivated shitake and maitake mushrooms.

Here’s the expected availability list:

Sulina and Bay’s Farm – blueberries (maybe), strawberries, broccoli, cabbage, corn, chard, lettuce, spinach, zucchini, cucumbers, 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:

Strawberry Pie

Berry Pie

Lemon Bars

Fruit Bars

Zucchini Bread

Cookies

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!

Crepes

Beijing $7
Roasted chicken breast, creamy Asian sauce, avocado, mandarin oranges, toasted almonds, green onions, black sesame seeds with napa cabbage & spinach (also available as “veggie” with textures soy/wheat meatless crumbles)

Veggie $7
Provolone cheese, mixed market vegetables, toasted walnuts (or soywheat meatless crumbles) with pureed roasted red pepper sauce & spinach

Cheese $5
blue cheese or provolone & spinach (add ONE ingredient your choice for $1)

Blue cheese/Pear $7
Market pears, blue cheese, dried cran-cherries, toasted walnuts & arugula

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

Huckleberry $6
with brown sugar& creme fraiche. Served with powdered sugar & whipped cream

Dark Chocolate $5
with powdered sugar & whipped cream

Other

Menagerie Snack Plate $7
Selection of market fruit & veggies, toasted walnuts, Dave’s Killer Bread with smoked salmon spread mini whipped cream filled crepe

Today’s Salad $7
Roasted chicken breast on spinach & napa cabbage with avocado, mandarin oranges, green onions, toasted almonds black sesame seeds and Asian sesame dressing

Gazpacho $6
Market tomatoes with olive oil, jalapeno, garlic, lime, purple peppers, cucumber, onion, celery, fresh dill & avocado

Beverages

Strawberry Lemonade $2.50

Minted Iced Tea with peaches $2.50

Hot Lips soda $2.25: Blackberry, Pear & Raspberry

Water $1

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