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Market News January 5 2010 Market

January 4, 2010

Happy New Year!

I must admit that I was very happy not to be running a market last Tuesday. We are under cover but the drive home would have been a mess. I hope not too many of you were caught up in a long trip home.

You should find a decent selection of root vegetables this week. Winter greens like kale, spinach and chard should be available too. The snow level has moved up over the last few weeks so Bill may have been able to harvest some hedgehogs this week. Nonetheless, he will have shiitake and maitake mushrooms too. Packer Orchards was planning on coming this week with apples, pears and baked goods (including a few new items.) Unfortunately, the water line in the bakery failed in three places so the Packers busy reassembling the kitchen. They will be back next week.

Here’s the expected availability list:

Rick Steffen Farm – onions, shallots, brussels sprouts (maybe), potatoes, carrots, chard, beets, radishes, spinach, kale (maybe), turnips and winter squash.

Packer OrchardsPlumbing problems in kitchen – back next week.

Greenville Farms – hazelnut brittle, hazelnuts, eggs and jams.

Osmogaia – mustard greens (maybe), kale (several varieties), chard, tatsoi, bok choy, cabbage, winter squash, daikon, radishes, winter squash. (Check back – scheduling conflict may prevent Osmogaia from attending this week)

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

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

Fressen Artisan Bakery – German and Austrian breads and pastries.

Savory et Sweet: crepes, salads, drinks.

Menu for January 5 2010

We offer 2 crepe batters. All share equipment with wheat & nuts:
White (unbleached gluten flour with real eggs, real butter & milk),
Dairy & Gluten Free Buckwheat (G.F.flour mix, buckwheat, whole grain drink, vegan butter & real eggs) Cooked in vegan or real butter ~ please specify

Savory Crepes

Caesar $7
Peppered turkey breast, parmesan cheese, tomatoes, caesar dressing, avocado, & spinach
(Also available as veggie with soy crumble)

Veggie $7
Pan seared asparagus, pan roasted fingerling potatoes, mozzarella cheese, marinated roasted red pepper sauce, avocado & spinach

Cheese $5
Choice of mozzarella, pepper-jack, 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

Sweet Crepes

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

Huckleberry-Lemon Curd $6
with powdered sugar & whipped cream

Dark Chocolate Banana $6
with powdered sugar & whipped cream

Other

Menagerie Snack Plate $7
Selection of winter fruits & veggies with nuts, cheese and other goodies!
Served with Dave’s Killer bread & smoked salmon and mini whipped cream filled crepe

Today’s Soup: Chipotle Sweet Potato Soup: $6 Bowl ~ $3.50 cup
Simply Ming’s recipe: pureed yam & sweet potato with chipotle, white wine, garlic, ginger, dry onion, chicken stock & lime
Served with bell-pepper bacon salsa & garlic bread

Beverages
Hot Tea $2
Hot Chai $3
Hot Spiced Cranberry Juice $3
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 at the market!

Eamon Molloy
Market Manager

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