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August 24 2010 Market Update

August 23, 2010

Nature’s Choice had a great selection of lobster and chanterelle mushrooms last week. Bill should have more this week. Unger Farms will have blackberries, strawberries and blueberries. Greenville Farms will have corn, summer squash, green beans, cucumbers, romano beans and blueberries. Packer Orchards will have plenty of peaches, nectarines, and cherries and cookies. Rick Steffen Farm will have lots of peppers, okra, summer squashes, onions, fruit, tomatoes and more. Radicle Pastures will have lettuce, cauliflower, fresh herbs and cucumbers.

Vendor news: Bigfoot Bread is taking the week off. Fressen Artisan Bakery will be out for a few weeks while owner/baker Edgar Loesch takes a well earned vacation. Fressen will be back at the market on September 7th.

Here’s the vendor rundown for this Tuesday:

Rick Steffen Farm
Tomatoes, corn, zucchini, summer squash, okra, onions, potatoes, green beans, peppers, raspberries, blackberries, cantaloupes.

Greenville Farms – blueberries, prunes, green beans, Romano beans, corn, crookneck squash, hazelnuts, cucumbers (including pickling), eggs (maybe) and jams.

Full of Life Farm – beef, poultry, pork, eggs (maybe).

Nature’s Choice – fresh mushrooms (shiitake, maitake, lobster (maybe), chanterelle (maybe)), wild huckleberries (maybe), dried mushrooms, mushroom salt, honey, chestnuts, huckleberry jam.

Bigfoot Bread – OFF THIS WEEK.

Little Pots and Pans – Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup, Salads (Greek Orzo, Italian Three Bean & SW Corn & Black Bean Salad), tarts and tartlets (Spinach Pie, Mushroom Leek Swiss, Roasted Tomato, Carmelized Onion Goat Cheese, Peach Arugula Feta). Gluten Free (and Vegan) Moroccan Vegetable Tart.

Fressen Artisan Bakery – ON VACATION.

Packer Orchards: cherries, peaches, nectarines, pear juice sweetened cookies and hand pies.

Radicle Pastures (certified organic): lettuce, cabbage, pickling cucumbers, zucchini, fresh herbs, squash blossoms (maybe).

Unger Farms: strawberries (Albion), blueberries (Spartan).

Xiong Farmer: Flowers.

Savory et Sweet:

Menu for August 24 2010

MENAGERIE SNACK PLATE $8
MENAGERIE & BEVERAGE $10

selected fruits (market blackberries* & melon*)
also featuring Little Pots & Pan’s 3-Bean salad*,
assorted summer veggies and other goodies!
served with Dave’s Killer bread with
brie cheese
finished with a whipped cream filled mini-crepe

GLUTEN-FREE version is available by request

Crepes

full crepe menu served Thursdays

CHOOSE YOUR CHEESE with TOMATOES & SPINACH $6

choice of cheese: feta, provolone, pepper-jack OR muenster
(soy “cheese” mozzarella OR cheddar is available)

BERRY $7

to be determined as they arrive to market, served with powdered sugar & whipped cream

PEACH $7

market peaches* with brown sugar topped with whipped cream & powdered sugar

PARIS $5

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

DARK CHOCOLATE / BANANA $6

shaved dark chocolate & sliced banana with whipped cream & powdered sugar

DARK CHOCOLATE / FLEUR DE SEL $5

shaved dark chocolate with French sea salt

Beverages

LIMEADE with BASIL*, CUCUMBER & BLUEBERRY* $3
LEMONADE with BLUEBERRY* COMPOTE $3
WATER $1
“Hot Lips” SODA BOYSENBERRY OR PEAR $2.75

See you tomorrow,

Eamon Molloy
Market Manager

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