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Market Update August 31 2010

August 30, 2010

It’s hard to believe that this Tuesday is the last day of August. Summer always seems too short and this year it really was. Summer crops came late but at least they did come in. Nature’s Choice should have more lobster and chanterelle mushrooms this week. The wild huckleberry crop was poor this year so there may or may not be huckleberries tomorrow. Check for an update in the morning. Unger Farms will have 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, apples and cherries and cookies. Rick Steffen Farm will have lots of peppers, okra, summer squashes, onions, fruit, tomatoes, corn and more. Radicle Pastures will have lettuce, cauliflower, fresh herbs and cucumbers.

Vendor news: Bigfoot Bread and THINK Unique Gardens are back this week. 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 (maybe), 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 – pitas, good morning bars, Joshua bread, cinnamon rolls.

Little Pots and Pans – Salads (Greek Orzo, Italian Three Bean & SW Corn & Black Bean Salad. Tarts (GF Vegan Moroccan Vegetable, Spinach Pie, Mushroom Leek Swiss, Roasted Tomato Carm Onion Goat Cheese & Artichoke Roasted Garlic Parmesan). Tartlets & mini’s (Spinach Pie, Mushroom Leek Swiss, Roasted Tomato Carm Onion Goat Cheese & Artichoke Roasted Garlic Parmesan tarts).

Fressen Artisan Bakery – ON VACATION.

Packer Orchards: cherries, peaches, nectarines, apples, pears (maybe), pear juice sweetened cookies and hand pies.

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

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

Xiong Farmer: Flowers.

THINK Unique Gardens: perennials, succulents, tomatoes (maybe), peppers, eggplants, shallots (maybe), onions.

Savory et Sweet:

Menu for August 31 2010

MENAGERIE SNACK PLATE $8

MENAGERIE & BEVERAGE $10

selected fruits (Ayer’s Creek Triple Crown blackberries* & market cantaloupe*)
also featuring Little Pots & Pan’s Orzo salad* & Boyco clover honey sticks*,
assorted summer veggies and other goodies!
served with Dave’s “Good Seed” bread with
hummus
finished with a whipped cream filled mini-crepe
GLUTEN-FREE version is available by request

Crepes

full crepe menu served Thursdays

CHOOSE YOUR CHEESE / TOMATOES* & SPINACH $6

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

CHOOSE YOUR BERRY* $7

blueberry compote, blackberry, raspberry OR strawberry topped with whipped cream & powdered sugar

PEACH* / glazed WALNUT $7

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

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

* Denotes ingredients procured from farmers’ market vendors. *
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See you tomorrow,

Eamon Molloy
Market Manager

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