Market Update

Market News January 18 2010 Market

More light and warmer temperatures equal more things to harvest. Spinach, kale, collards and arugula top the greens list. Lettuce and salad mixes are probably a few weeks away. Other vegetables include carrots, beets, kohlrabi, turnips, radishes, potatoes, onions and winter squash. You will also find a nice selection of apples, pears and asian pears plus hazelnuts and chestnuts.

Here’s the expected availability list:

Rick Steffen Farm – onions, shallots, scallions(maybe), leeks(maybe), potatoes, carrots, beets, kohlrabi, spinach and turnips.

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

Greenville Farms – prunes, hazelnuts, eggs and jams.

Osmogaia – mustard greens (maybe), kale (several varieties), chard, tatsoi, bok choy, cabbage, daikon (maybe), radishes (maybe), winter squash.

Nature’s Choices – fresh mushrooms (shiitake, maitake, hedgehogs, black trumpets), 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 19 2010

Savory Crepes
Special $7
Rotisserie chicken breast, apricot-chipotle sauce, sherried blond raisins, toasted almonds, red onion, creme fraiche, avocados cheese & spinach.

Greek $ 7
Rotisserie chicken breast, feta cheese, creamy garlic sauce, tomatoes, kalamata olives & spinach

Cheese $5
Choice of soy cheese (smokey provolone), feta OR blue cheese & spinach
(add ONE ingredient your choice for $1)

Blue Cheese/Pear $6
blue cheese, pear, dried cherries, hazelnuts & spinach

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

Caramel Apple $6
crisp apple & caramel sauce with powdered sugar & whipped cream

Lavender Pear $6
fresh pears, toasted hazelnuts, & lavender pear jam from Salem’s Sundance Lavender Farm
with powdered sugar, whipped cream & dried lavender blossom

Dark Chocolate Banana $6
with powdered sugar & whipped cream

Salad $6
Greek style with mixed baby greens, tomatoes, feta, olives, & cucumbers. Served with creamy garlic yogurt dressing & bread
(add Rotisserie chicken breast $1)

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

Soup: $6 Bowl ~ $3.50 cup
Sherried Cream of Parsnip with Hazelnut pesto
Served with & garlic bread

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 tomorrow,

Eamon Molloy
Market Manager