**New Vendor with hot field to fork food!

Our newest addition to the Wednesday market is Tunk’s Kitchen! A delicious way to grab some field to fork food while you shop. Here are a few menu items for this week… The big Virginia, smoky pulled pork with fresh made coleslaw. Veggie stir- fry with pork tenderloin or chicken. […] Read more »

SIMPLY DELICIOUS SLAW

Well, you all have waited very patiently for me to post this amazing slaw recipe (after we ran out of copies!). So here it is! Take from the food demo on July 15th. Enjoy… Simply Delicious Slaw 4 cups thinly sliced cabbage (about 1 medium)* 3 large carrots 1 large […] Read more »

Taste of Music at Chelsea Farmers Market on July 15th!

There will be an Instrument Petting Zoo for kids of all ages, live performance by Reed Trio from the Symphony and free concert tickets for our food assistance participants! Come on out and see what is happening at the market. Click on the link below for more information on this […] Read more »

Rhubarb Butter

It is that time of year when the tart and delicious rhubarb is just abundant! I have sweet nostalgia of harvesting long perfect stalks with my grandmother, cutting off the leaves right in the garden to use as mulch around the plants, and taking the tasty and stringy stems to […] Read more »

Season Kickoff/Fundraising Dinner Success!

What a wonderful event! Thank you all so much for coming out and supporting the market on Friday. It was an incredible success, raising over $1800 (not including expenses) to help fund programming for this coming season. We wouldn’t be able to make all the pieces come together without YOU; […] Read more »

CSA Fair with the 5 Healthy Towns Farmers Markets

St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea and 5 Healthy Towns will host a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair on Sunday, February 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Chelsea First United Methodist Church, located at 128 Park Street in Chelsea.  Attendees will have an opportunity to meet and speak with local […] Read more »

Kale and Sweet Potato Salad

Ingredients: 1 medium sweet potato, 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 bunch kale, ¼ cup dressing (see below for recipe suggestion, although any salad dressing will do), ¼ cup sunflower seeds or nuts, ¼ cup dried cranberries, ¼ cup feta cheese (optional) Vinaigrette dressing: ¼ cup olive oil, ¼ cup apple […] Read more »

Holiday Season at the Farmers Market

Chelsea Winter Market will be celebrating the holidays with some special events: Free Gift Baskets and Wrapping for your holiday needs Hometown Holidays – Live Music with the MacDonald Brothers and Kid’s Cookie Decorating Basket Giveaways – win a basket of farmers market products Farmers Market Gift Certificates, redeemable at […] Read more »

Sweet Potato and Apple Soup

YIELD:  4 servings 2 cups broth (chicken or vegetable) 1 ½ teaspoons cumin ¼ cup apple cider ¾ pound sweet potato 1 large tart, crisp apple 1 medium onion ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon ½ cup skim milk or almond milk 2 tablespoons plain non fat […] Read more »

Irish Tomato Soup

4 tablespoons butter 2 ½ cups vegetable broth 2 medium yellow onions 8 medium tomatoes 1 small carrot 1 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 2 medium potatoes 2 cups low fat milk    (or unsweetened original almond milk)   Peel and chop onion and carrot.    Saute in butter 5 minutes (do not […] Read more »