What’s Fresh, October 10

Pop Star’s newest seasonal frozen treat tastes like pumpkin pie on a stick! The recipe is based on John’s grandmothers pumpkin pie recipe and is full of pureed pumpkin, organic milk and other pure ingredients.

Fresh Veggies – acorn squash, beets, bok choy, butternut squash, carrots, cucumbers, eggplant, green beans, kale, mustard greens, oyster mushrooms, okra, onions, parsnips and greens, shelled and unshelled purple hull peas, pecans, peppers (slowing), potatoes, radishes, yellow +pattypan + 8 ball squash, spaghetti squash, sunflower sprouts, sweet potatoes, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips and turnip greens, green and golden zucchini and more.

Fresh Fruit  – only a few melon stragglers may show up.

Artisan food –  fermented foods like kombucha tea + pickled vegetables + sauerkraut, locally roasted coffee, honey, seasoning mixes, jams and jellies, pies, flavored nuts, jerky, Italian red sauce, lemonade, healthy snack bars, salsa and chips, cookies, granola, croissants, breads, macarons, savory and dessert mixes, pasta + ravioli + sauces, tamales, olive oil, vinegar,  popsicles, gluten-free prepared dishes + bars + breads,  and more.

Hydroponically grown – mizuna, lettuce mixes plus herbs like watercress, arugula and sorrel. Basil varieties include lemon, purple Thai, and Genovese.

Fresh Herbs – garlic and garlic chives, many varieties of basil, lemon balm, mint, thyme, rosemary, sage, savory and many more.

Meats – Thanksgiving turkeys may be ordered from Rehoboth Ranch with a deposit due now. Salmon delivery is delayed this fall and probably won’t be here for several weeks. Find pastured beef, lamb, pork, and chicken raised on a natural diet, eggs. Eggs run out fast, so consider placing an egg order in advance. Captain George brings Gulf seafood.

Dairy products – drinkable goat milk yogurt, goat milk chevre and feta cheese, cow’s milk artisan cheeses, pimento cheese, goat milk, and butter.

Plants – fig trees, bedding plants, herb and vegetable starts, sunflower or zinnia bouquets.

Other – doggie biscuits, bug spray, soaps, soy candles, sugar scrubs, lip balm.

Two nonprofits – Boy Scouts with their annual popcorn sale and a high school’s National Junior Classical League group will have a bake sale.

Rotating vendor for second Saturday of the month is Liberty Urban Agriculture, building raised bed and elevated bed gardens.

Lost High Rollers will provide Music at the Market this week. They play for free; tips are appreciated.

Our farmers use various growing methods. To clarify, our website notes their growing methods on each farmer’s description page. Look for Certified Organic, Sustainably Grown, or Conventional growing methods noted at the end of their descriptions.

We are a local, seasonal farmers market, meaning that our farmers bring only what is
ripening in  their fields this week and some produce has a short growing season.
Eating with the seasons takes education, awareness and patience!
For a chart of produce that is in season now, click here.

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