Market Manager job opening

We are seeking a new market manager for the Chelsea and Bushel Basket Farmers Markets. To apply, go to, and narrow the search to Michigan, then Chelsea, and you will see it as Chelsea Farmers Market Manager. Click the link, then click Apply. Please see below for the description: […] 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 »

Veggie Quesadillas

½ cup chopped sweet red pepper                         1 tablespoon olive oil ½ cup chopped zucchini                                       ½ cup chopped yellow squash ½ cup chopped onion                                           ½ cup chopped seeded tomato 1 ¼ cup sharp cheddar cheese                              6 (9 inch) whole wheat tortillas   Saute vegetables in oil just until tender, about 7 […] Read more »

Kohlrabi recipes

KOHLRABI CAKES WITH YOGURT MINT SAUCE                   Serves 4 to 6   Sauce:   1/3 cup plain yogurt                                                     3 T. chopped fresh mint leaves 1 tsp. lemon juice                                                                    pinch of salt   Mix sauce ingredients.  Chill at least 30 minutes before serving.   Kohlrabi Cakes:   4 kohlrabi bulbs                                                                       ¼ cup […] Read more »

Green Beans and Caramelized Onions

GREEN BEANS WITH CARAMELIZED ONIONS            8 servings   2 lbs. Fresh green beans                        1 ½ T. sugar 2 T. butter                                1 T. red wine vinegar 2 medium onions                            1 c. […] Read more »