September 20th Chelsea Farmers Market Newsletter


NEW LOCATION!   Main St., across from  the Police Station, downtown Chelsea near Palmer Auto
Saturday, 8:00 am – 12:00 noon
The market basket giveaway happens again this week – be sure not to miss this opportunity, drawing at 11:30!
Dave Boutette will be joining us with market music this week at 10:00!

Double Up Food Bucks, WIC Project Fresh and Prescription for Health are now available at both markets!  See our website for more information:


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Seasonal Vendors (Details provided by Chelsea Update): 

Kapnick Orchards: First apple cider of the year. Apples this week: Paula reds, macs,  gala, ginger gold. Red raspberries,  baked goods, fudge,  apple butter and potatoes.

Affeathermations: Natural media, earthwork arts and crafts for ceremony or celebration, medicine wheels, five varieties of smudge, Chakra Wheels.  New items each week (weather permitting).

Bordine Farms:  Fresh cut azalias, dahlias, pin cushions and more!

Chandra June: Pretty jewelry using gemstones and precious metal. Earrings, bracelets, necklaces, key ring charms, anklets. (weather permitting).

Country Hills Pottery: Won’t be back for the rest of the season – check back next year!

Debbie’s Bead Design: Simple, easy-to-wear jewelry. Delicate, colorful, sparkling handmade woven and strung bracelets, necklaces and earrings.

Two Track Farms:  Carrots, garlic, kale, pastured raised whole chickens, potatoes, eggs, onions, peppers, two varieties of watermelon, Thanksgiving turkey sign-up.

Goetz Greenhouse and Family Farm:  Spaghetti, butternut, buttercup, acorn squash, sweet dumpling lima beans, maybe sweet potatoes and leeks, fresh flower bouquets, Yukon gold and Red Pontiac potatoes, zucchini, yellow squash, fresh basil, curly and dyno kale, red beets, field tomatoes, Swiss chard, broccoli, carrots, Spanish sweet onions, cukes, cabbage, garlic, green and wax beans, white, purple, green, red and yellow peppers, old-fashioned (no GMO) peaches and cream corn, personal size orange melon, seedless, red watermelon, seedless red watermelon, seeded yellow watermelon, fingerling potatoes – French, Red Thumb, Austrian Cresant, Ozzett potatoes, sunflowers, eggplant, cauliflower, winter squash.
Farmers' Market apples
Frog Hollar Farms: Radishes, cabbage, a variety of sweet peppers, tomatoes, apples, corn, beets, carrots, cilantro

Ruhlig’s Produce:  Kale, purple and white eggplant, cherry tomatoes, maybe broccoli, Swiss chard, heirloom tomatoes, green beans, corn, green, purple and yellow peppers, banana, maybe hot, sweet Hungarian, Anaheim, cherry bomb, jalapano, Pablano peppers, grape tomatoes, white and orange cauliflower, cantaloupe, seeded and seedless watermelon, hard squash, apples, peaches, plums, green and red cabbage.

Tantre Farm: All organically grown.  Arugula, Beans (Green), Beets (Chioggia, Cylindra, Golden), Bok Choy, Broccoli (Green), Cabbage (Green, Red), Carrots, Swiss Chard, Collard Greens, Sweet Corn, Eggplant, Garlic bulbs, Kale (Green Curly, Lacinato, Red Russian), Lettuce (Heads), Onions (Sweet Red, Yellow, White), Pac Choi, Peppers (sweet green bell, hot mixed varieties, sweet red), Potatoes (All Blue, red, yukon gold), Radishes (Pink Beauty, Amythyst), Rapini, Raspberries, Spinach, Squash (Winter mixed varieties), Tatsoi, Tomatillos (Pineapple), Tomatoes (cherry/grape, green slicers, heirloom, sauce/plum, slicing), Watermelon (maybe)

Heim Gardens:  Radishes, Swiss chard, assorted herbs, carrots, potatoes, kohlrabi, zucchini, broccoli, cukes, tomatoes, onion, green and red peppers, beets, corn, leeks, okra, cabbage

Merkel’s Gardens:  No longer at the market for the season.

Stonehearth Bread: Artisan breads made from scratch with no preservatives. Cheese sticks, rosemary herb bread, Asiago Kalamata bread, Polish pumpernickel, Country loaf, Apple cinnamon, red raspberry/dark chocolate, strawberry/white chocolate, blueberry cream cheese, eight grain, Italian, honey whole wheat, German rye, spinach feta cheese, bacon cheddar beer bread, cookies, brownies, sticky lemon buns, blueberry buns, 4-cheese pepperoni rolls, habanero/jalapeno pepperoni rolls, apple walnut, red raspberry bread, San Francisco sourdough, soft three-cheese pretzels, three-cheese jalapeno pretzels and Jewish rye.

H and H Sugarbush: Michigan-made syrup, maple candy, maple sugar, maple cream (makes great fruit dip), maple-coated pecans and almonds (not at market 9/20)

B. Anne All Natural Goodies: soaps, shampoo and conditioner, body cream, granola, cookies and cakes (different flavors each week).

LA Baguette:   features a variety of French pastries: the classic baguette, boule, a rustic rye and sesame bread, Madeleines and brioche. Come and sample our products.

Zakovich Pastures: Eggs from organic-fed, free-range hens; duck eggs from organic-fed, free-range ducks; pastured organic-fed poultry – bone-in breasts, thighs, legs, livers and feet.

fresh: locally roasted coffee beans, roasted every Wednesday. Fair trade organic Guatemalan, Brazil Cerrado (great for expresso), Mexican Altura in 6 and 12-ounce bags, new Sumarta, a darker roast.  Order your favorite coffee before market day.

Greystone Farm and Creamery: feta, plain and garlic cream cheese, feta, grated butternut, Chelsea-Cam, Rosy-cam, ricotta, grated man-chel, cow gouda, sheep gouda and butternut by the piece, maybe  horse radish-bacon cream cheese.

Cakes by Penny: Sour cream cinnamon pecan coffee cakes and muffins blueberry muffins.

Mama Mo: 17 flavors of hummus – traditional, lemon zest, tan/cran orange, roasted pepper, tomato basil, onion dill, roasted garlic, roasted beet, chipotle, ginger squash, sesame chive satay, curry lime, kalamata rosemary, black pepper walnut, horseradish, wasabi, jalapeno; 8 flavors of seitan – traditional, nuggets, fajita strips, BBQ, vegan BBQ, roast, Italian fennel sausage, breakfast sage sausage. Pesto with the following ingredients: walnuts, Pecorina Romano cheese, organic basil, garlic and extra virgin olive.

Renovatio Woodworks: Locally found old barn wood “repurposed” it into something lovely to enjoy again in another form.  Check out our lovely wooden tables and more. They also invite local artists to share their booth.

Daily Vendors:

Bristle’s Handmade and Homegrown: dried cookie and soup mixes, friendship bracelets, dishcloths, catnip toys, kitchen scrubbies, thermal cup warmers, also special order shawls, baby blankets, afghans, fresh lemonade. Anna will have two new jar soup recipes for this Saturday along with some acorn squash and tomatoes.

Dancy’s Fancy Butter: herb, garlic, lemon pepper, brown sugar and cinnamon, honey and cinnamon, and pumpkin – flavor enhanced butters.

Gerald Gasche:  Fall raspberries.

In Season Recipe:

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