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Market News October 27 2009 Market

October 26, 2009

This morning’s heavy rain ended the season for Unger Farm. We were all hoping for one more week of Albion strawberries. Oh well. Unger Farms will be back next year.

Looking for a Halloween adventure? Greenville Farm has De Bone’s Haunted Barn, over 8000 square feet of spookiness. The Barn is open dusk to 11 pm October 23rd through October 31st and is $8 per person. Stop by their stall for more information or leave your email in the comment section below and I’ll forward it on.

Apples and pears will be available as will asian pears. You should find plenty of hazelnuts too. As for vegetables, you should find a nice selection of lettuces and other greens, beets, green beans, eggplants, daikon, carrots, cucumbers and other vegetables. The season for corn and green beans is ending but you should still find some of both vegetables this week. As for mushrooms, Bill should have matsutakes, chanterelles, lobster mushrooms, porcini and chicken of the woods as well as cultivated shiitake and maitake mushrooms.

Here’s the expected availability list:

Sulina and Bay’s Farm – strawberries (maybe), 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). Sulina and Bay will also have flowers.

Packer Orchards – pear juice sweetened baked goods, jams and preserves, peaches, nectarines, apples.

Greenville Farms – corn, cauliflower, winter squash, peppers (hot and sweet), hazelnuts, eggs and jams, pumlins.

Little Pots and Pans – savory tarts, risotto cakes, soups 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.

Total Pig – pork.

Bigfoot Bread – pitas, breads, pita chips.

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

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

Thanksgiving $7
Rotisserie chicken, provolone cheese, cranberry sauce, toasted walnuts, avocado, sweet onion & spinach

Chicken Caesar $7
Rotisserie chicken, caesar dressing, parmesan cheese, tomatoes, avocado & spinach.

Cheese $5
Fresh mozzarella, parmesan OR blue cheese & spinach (add ONE ingredient your choice for $1)

Blue Cheese/Pear $6
Market pears with blue cheese, dried cranberries, toasted walnuts & arugula

Pumpkin Butter $5
Spiced pumpkin butter with powdered sugar & whipped cream

Paris $5
brown sugar, butter & lemon 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 cheese and mini whipped cream filled crepe

Today’s Salad $7
Mixed market greens from Gathering Together, blanched & pan seared vegetables, cheddar cheese cubes, tomatoes.
Served with Elephants Deli recipe Stone ground mustard dressing & Dave’s Killer bread
(add serving of rotisserie chicken $1)

Chinese Hot & Sour Soup $
Chinese Hot & Sour with ginger, green onions, water chestnuts, bean sprouts, mushrooms, tofu & egg strands
Served with Dave’s Killer bread

Beverages

Witch’s Brew $3
100% cranberry juice spice with oranges, cinnamon & dried crancherries (available cold or offered in hot cup for your microwave)

Hot tea $2.00

Hot Lips soda $2.25: Pear & Raspberry

Water $1

 

Looking for a Halloween adventure? Greenville Farm has De Bone’s Haunted Barn, over 8000 square feet of spookiness. The Barn is open dusk to 11 pm October 23rd through October 31st and is $8 per person. Stop by their stall for more information or leave your email in the comment section below and I’ll forward it on.

See you tomorrow,

Eamon Molloy
Market Manager

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