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Market News March 16 2010 Market

March 15, 2010

If you missed the last post, the Lloyd Farmers Market is now a year-round farmers market. We originally planned to finish up on March 16th and re-open in June. However, vendors and customers alike wanted to stay open. Who am I to get in the way? Thank you all for the great support. Be sure to tell your friends and co-workers.

This week you should find lots of greens both cultivated (chard, collards, kales, salad mixes, spinach) and wild (nettles,miner’s lettuce, mountain cress). Rick Steffen Farm will also have some asparagus. Brassicas like broccoli raab, bok choy, broccoli, kohlrabi and turnips should be available. You should find carrots, beets, radishes, potatoes, leeks, scallions, shallots, onions and Kubocha squash.

Here’s the expected availability list:

Rick Steffen Farm – asparagus (limited), onions, shallots, scallions, leeks, potatoes, carrots, beets, kohlrabi, spinach, swiss chard, miner’s lettuce, broccoli, broccoli raab (rapini), turnips and daffodils. UPDATE MARCH 16: SICK – BACK NEXT WEEK

Packer OrchardsOUT BACK IN JUNE.

Greenville Farms – prunes, hazelnuts, eggs and jams.

Osmogaia – mustard greens, spinach, kale (several varieties), collards, chard (maybe), salad mix, bok choy, radishes (maybe), winter squash (kubocha).

Nature’s Choice – fresh mushrooms (shiitake, maitake, black trumpets, hedgehogs (maybe)), dried mushrooms, nettles, miner’s lettuce (maybe), mushroom salt, honey, chestnuts, huckleberry jam.

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

Fressen Artisan Bakery – Austrian and German breads and pastries including boerek, mueslibrot, volkornbrot, pretzels, bavarian croissants, granola, fruit/almond danishes and brioches.

Little Pots and Pans – Savory tarts, soup, salads.
Savory et Sweet: crepes, salads, drinks.

Menu for March 16 2010

We offer 2 crepe batters. Separate equipment available for cooking, please specify.
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
+ We now have SOY cheese & protein crumble to in any of today’s offerings +
* denotes products from fellow market vendors

Savory Crepes

Chicken Cranberry – $ 7

Rotisserie chicken breast, cranberry sauce, havarti cheese, avocado, toasted walnuts & spinach*
(can sub soy crumble & soy cheese for veggie version)

Southwest $ 7

Rotisserie chicken, pepper-jack cheese, fresh corn salsa, sour cream, salsa verde & spinach*
fresh corn salsa: corn, tomatoes, green onions, red peppers, avocado, lime)
(can sub soy crumble & soy cheese for veggie version)

Cheese $5

Choice of: smoked mozzarella, pepper-jack OR havarti cheese & spinach (add ONE ingredient your choice for $1)
(NON-DAIRY: soy pepper-jack, smokey provolone or cheddar “cheese” & spinach*)

Blue Cheese Pear $6

blue cheese, pear, dried crancherries, toasted walnuts & spinach*

Sweet Crepes

Plum $6

Greenville Farms dried plums*, Ayer’s Creek damson plum preserve*, toasted walnuts and creme fraiche
with powdered sugar & whipped cream

Paris $5

Brown sugar, butter & lemon with powdered sugar & whipped cream

Lemon Curd $6

Lemon curd with powdered sugar & whipped cream

Dark Chocolate Banana $6

with powdered sugar & whipped cream

Other

Soup: $6 Bowl ~ $3.50 cup

French Onion with beef & chicken broth, onions*, thyme, dijon mustard, flour, red wine & sherry
Topped with parmesan cheese & served with whole wheat garlic bread

Menagerie Snack Plate $7

Selection of winter fruits & veggies with nuts, cheese and other goodies!
Served with Dave’s Killer bread with pesto cheese spread and a mini whipped cream filled crepe

Beverages

Hot Tea $2

Hot Chai $3

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

Dark Chocolate Hot Cocoa with whipped cream $2.50

“Hot Lips” soda $2.25

Water $1

Eamon Molloy
Market Manager

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