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Market News April 27 2010 Market

April 26, 2010

Anyone who stopped at a farmers market this weekend saw another sure sign of spring: strawberries. Thanks to the wonders of cold frames, a number of farms, including Rick Steffen Farm at this market, have strawberries. They aren’t Hoods or Shuksans (those are June berries) but Seascape, a variety that does well in cold frames and have a pretty nice flavor. Rick will have some tomorrow and plenty more in the weeks to come. Little Pots and Pans is back at the market this week with tarts and salads. Here’s the rundown for all vendors this week:

Rick Steffen Farm – asparagus, onions, shallots, scallions, leeks, potatoes, carrots, beets, kohlrabi, spinach, swiss chard, miner’s lettuce, broccoli, broccoli raab (rapini), turnips, strawberries, tulips, irises and daffodils.

Packer Orchards OUT BACK MAY 4.

Greenville Farms – prunes, hazelnuts, eggs and jams.

Nature’s Choice – fresh mushrooms (shiitake, maitake, black trumpets, morels (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, apple kuchen (maybe), Good Morning Bar.

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 – Tarts (Spinach Pie, Roasted Tomato, Mushroom Leek, Indian Curry, Breakfast Greek), Soup (Cream of Local Asparagus), Cookie (Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Chip).

THINK Unique Gardens: eggs, hardy perennials, vegetable starts.

Savory et Sweet:

Menu for April 27 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

Dear Friends & Customers:
Due to a medical emergency, we will only be serving a limited menu for the next few weeks. We are training new staff to serve you a full menu again soon!
Thank you for understanding, Chris, Gary and Marianna

Savory Crepes

Ham $7

Smoked honey ham, brie OR swiss cheese, onions sauteed in olive oil-red wine & thyme served with spinach

Brie Pear $7

Brie cheese, pear, hazelnuts* dried crancherries & spinach

Sweet Crepes

Paris $5

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

Dark Chocolate Banana $6

with powdered sugar & whipped cream

Other

Today’s Soup

Cinco de Mayo Tortilla Soup with organic chick broth, rotisserie chicken breast meat, black beans, black olives, tomatoes, lime, fresh corn, onion, salsa, tortilla chips & cheese
Served with Big Foot cornbread,

Menagerie Snack Plate $7

Selection of fruits including 1st of season local, spray-free strawberries! & veggies with nuts, cheese and other goodies! Served with Fressen bread pesto cheese spread (contains walnuts), and a mini whipped cream filled crepe

Beverages

Hot Tea $2
Hot Coffee: Starbuck’s “Via” in Dark Roast or Columbian $2
Dark Chocolate Hot Cocoa with whipped cream $2.50
“Hot Lips” soda $2.75
Water $1

See you tomorrow,

Eamon Molloy
Market Manager

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