Market Update

Market News – November 17 2009 Market

A new farm starts at the market this week. Osmogaia, run by Ernest Kuntze, is located about 33 miles from the market. Osmogaia grows a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. At this time of year, Osmogaia will be bringing a wide variety of greens (including chard, kale and tatsoi) and a nice selection of root vegetables. As for other produce among other thing, spinach, cabbage, winter squash, carrots, radishes and turnips. Apples, asian pears, pears, chestnuts and hazelnuts will be available as well. The fall mushroom season has been great. You should have matsutakes, chanterelles (yellow and white), porcini and chicken of the woods as well as cultivated shiitake and maitake mushrooms. Bill also has mushroom blocks for sale if you want to grow your own shiitake or oyster mushrooms. Stop by his table and take a look.

Little Pots and Pans is swamped with Holiday orders. They will be back on Dec 1.

Here’s the expected availability list:

Rick Steffen Farm – spinach, onions, shallots, peppers, potatoes, carrots, beets, radishes and turnips.

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

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

Little Pots and PansBACK DEC 1

Nature’s Choices – fresh mushrooms (wild and cultivated), dried mushrooms, mushroom salt, honey, chestnuts, huckleberry jam

Rogue Creamery – artisan cheeses.

Bigfoot Bread – toasting bread, pitas & flatbreads, pita chips, cinnamon rolls.

Fressen Artisan Bakery – German and Austrian artisan breads and pastries.


Savory et Sweet: crepes, salads, drinks.

This Week’s Menu

We offer 2 crepe batters. All share equipment with wheat & nuts:
White (unbleached gluten flour with real eggs, real butter & milk),
Buckwheat (G.F.flour mix, buckwheat, real milk, real butter & eggs) Buckwheat batter is hearty & flavorful ~ best suited for savory crepes!
Coming soon: Buckwheat GF Batter with real eggs, whole grain “milk” and vegan “butter”


Beijing $7
Rotisserie chicken breast, Asian sauce, green onion, toasted almonds, mandarin oranges, avocado, black secame sauce & spinach
* Also available with soy crumble *
SW Veggie $7
Pepper-jack cheese with soy crumble, green onions, avocado, fresh corn, tomatoes & spinach.
*Also available with rotisserie chicken*

Cheese $5
Pepper-jack, provolone, 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

Lavender Pear $6
Fresh pears, toasted hazlenuts, & lavender pear-fig jam from Salem’s Sundance Lavender Farm
with powdered sugar & whipped cream

Huckleberry Lemon $6
wild huckleberries & lemon curd with powdered sugar and whipped cream

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

Dark Chocolate Banana $6
with powdered sugar & whipped cream


Menagerie Snack Plate $7
Selection of market fall fruits & vegetables, toasted nuts,
Fressen beer bread with brie cheese and mini whipped cream filled crepe

Today’s Soup $6/bowl or $3.50/cup
Lentil in organic chicken broth with bacon, carrots, celery, onions, tomatoes, sherry & thyme
Served with garlic bread


Hot Spiced Cranberry-Pomegranate Juice $3
100% cranberry/pomegranate/apple juice (no added sugar) spiced with cinnamon, cloves & fresh oranges

Hot Tea $2 Hot Coffee: Starbucks “Via” in Dark Roast or Columbian $2.50

Dark Chocolate Hot Cocoa with whipped cream $2.50

Hot Lips soda $2.25

Water $1

See you tomorrow,

Eamon Molloy
Market Manager