This week you will find LETTUCE, ARUGULA, OYSTER MUSHROOMS, CANTALOUPE, WATERMELON, TOMATOES, PEPPERS, CHERRY TOMATOES, OKRA, EGGPLANT, CUCUMBERS, POTATOES, YELLOW SQUASH and ZUCCHINI, BUTTERNUT SQUASH, GARLIC, and MORE!
We will also have grass-fed BEEF & LAMB and pasture-raised & organic-fed PORK, CHICKEN, TURKEY, & EGGS! You will also find unique CANNED GOODS, herbal TES & TINCTURES, CBD, NATIVE PLANTS, handmade wooden CUTTING BOARDS, and MORE!
Check out the full vendor produce list for Saturday below, and our recipe-of-the-week for Steak Stir-Fry with Zucchini and Peppers!
HOPPIN’ JOHN BAKE SALE!
This Saturday is the Hoppin’ John Bake Sale! Come out and get some home-baked treats and listen to some live old-time tunes! All proceeds go to help the folks at Shakori Hills Community Arts Center put on the Hoppin’ John Old-time and Bluegrass Festival one September 15th -17th out at Shakori Hills!
Fall Vendorpalooza: September 10th, 17th, & 24th – 8am to 12pm
Local and handmade products fair! Visiting vendors are invited to showcase their produce, foods, products, crafts, and services! Lots of unique, locally-made handmade crafts! Anyone wishing to sign up as a vendor, please contact the market manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
VENDOR PRODUCE LIST:
CATHIS Grass-Finished Meat Farm will have grass-fed and finished beef and lamb, as well as pasture-raised pork, chicken, turkey, and eggs that are supplemented with locally grown and milled organic and non-gmo feed. A variety of beef cuts are available, including ground beef, stew beef and bones. Pork cuts in stock are chops, maple links, apple cinnamon sausage, chorizo, mild country with extra sage patties, bratwurst, smoked kielbasa, smoked chorizo, and smoked garlic bratwurst plus many more. Whole chickens raised on pasture and moved daily. Ground turkey and turkey wings and new dehydrated turkey pet chews. Grass-fed lamb includes chops, ground, shanks and many more cuts.
Cool Springs Farm will have okra, eggplant, zucchini, cucumbers, butternut squash, red and purple Irish potatoes, cantaloupe, and a few watermelons.
Deerhoof Gardens will be at market with fresh oyster mushrooms (blue, pink, phoenix, and other varieties) and live herb plants including thyme, lemon balm, chives, and several varieties of basil.
Edge of the World Farm will be there with herbal tinctures, elixirs, creams & salves, and dried herbal tea blends.
Four Dog Farm will be at market with garlic, okra, and fresh basil.
Green Heal Farm will have several varieties of sweet peppers, figs (if we still have some ready by the end of the week) flowers, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, salad mix or head lettuce, and handmade cutting boards.
Grand Hope Farm will be there with several varieties of tomatoes, bell peppers, Italian peppers, green tip squash, zucchini, eggplant, French cucumbers, tender pod okra, cherry tomatoes, arugula, and fresh dug Yukon Gold and Kennebec potatoes.
Rocky River’s Premium NC Grown Hemp will be there with CBD products, including 1200 mg CBD oil, high strength CBD salve, bath bombs, and dog treats. Customers will get a free Rocky River Hemp T-shirt with purchase of two bottles of 1200 mg CBD Oil or two jars of High Strength Salve.
Cure Nursery will be there with a lovely selection of native plants. This week we will focus on pollinator-friendly ground covers for mass plantings such as, Phlox divaricata (Woodland phlox) and Penstemon digitalis (White penstemon). Also, fall bloomers such as Asclepias tuberosa (Orange Butterflyweed), Rudbeckia fulgida var. ‘deamii’ (Deam’s Coneflower), Solidago caesia (Wreath Goldenrod), and a few more.