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Market Update October 5 2010

October 4, 2010

Tomatoes came late but thankfully we’ve still plenty available. THINK Unique Gardens, Greenville Farms and Rick Steffen Farm will all have tomatoes tomorrow. There will be strawberries tomorrow and probably next week too. Peaches and nectarines are pretty much done for the year. Spinach should be plentiful. Winter squash, like everything else, is late but butternut squash, delicata squash, and pumpkin should be available tomorrow. Wild mushrooms (lobster, matsutake and chanterelle (white and yellow) mushrooms should be readily available as well. Nature’s Choice had a few huckleberries and wild watercress last week. Bill may have more tomorrow. Check back in the morning for a market day update.

Vendor update –
Olympic Provisions, makers of salumi, fresh sausage and other cured pork products, joins the Lloyd Farmers Market this week. Olympic Provisions has been popular at Interstate Farmers Market and Portland Farmers Market. We are excited to have them at Lloyd Farmers Market.

Radicle Pastures is done for the year. The Hummus Stop, Ammie’s Goodies, and Nectar Coffee have been attending the Thursday session this summer. All three start attending the Tuesday market session this week.

Here’s Tuesday’s vendor rundown:

Ammie’s Goodies – gluten free cookies, cakes, muffins, breads.

Rick Steffen Farm: Tomatoes, corn (maybe), zucchini, summer squash, onions, potatoes, green beans, eggplants, peppers, strawberries, spinach, tomatillos, peaches (maybe).

Greenville Farms – prunes (fresh and dried), tomatillos, green beans, peppers (jalapeño, poblano, anaheim and more), corn, plums, crookneck squash, hazelnuts, cucumbers (including pickling), eggs, and jams, mini-pumpkins, pumpkins.

Nature’s Choice – fresh mushrooms (shiitake, maitake, lobster, chanterelle, matsutake (maybe)), dried mushrooms, mushroom salt, honey, huckleberry jam, sprouts – Lentil sprouts, Sprouted Red Winter Wheat, Yuletide (aduki, mung, pea), San Francisco Blend (Peanuts, Mung, Adzuki, Black, Crimson, Eston, French Blue & Green Lentils, Green, Speckled & Bill Jump Peas, Black, Brown & Beige Garbanzos).

Bigfoot Bread – Joshua bread, corn bread, pita, cinnamon rolls (maybe), foccacia.

Olympic Provisions – artisanal salumi, fresh sausages, and other dry cured pork products.

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

Fressen Artisan Bakery – pretzels, German and Austrian breads and pastries.

Unger Farms: strawberries (Albion).

Xiong Farmer: Flowers.

THINK Unique Gardens: perennials, succulents, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, garlic, shallots, onions.

The Hummus Stop – hummus (8+ flavors), tabouli, baba ganoush, artichoke salad, pita.

Nectar Coffee Company whole bean coffees, fresh brewed coffee.

Savory et Sweet:

Menu for October 3 2010

CHECK BACK LATER

See you tomorrow,

Eamon Molloy
Market Manager

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