July 16th Bushel Basket Newsletter – Kid’s Day at the Farmers Market!

Kid’s Day at the Bushel Basket Market!

In the parking like of the U of M Family Practice Building (follow signs from Main St. and US 12) at Chelsea Community Hospital.
Wednesday, 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Bring family and friends to enjoy an afternoon of fresh produce and fun events! The Bushel Basket Farmers Markets in conjunction with the Healthy Communities Walking Program would like to welcome you to join in the fun on July 16th. We will be holding a children’s walk and scavenger hunt (at 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm), followed by healthy treats and kid friendly trivia, a “healthy kids passport” for participants and games. The market begins at 2:30pm and ends at 6:00pm, bring the family and enjoy the fun!

Double Up Food Bucks, Prescription for Health and WIC Project Fresh are back at both markets!  See our website for more information:  https://chelseafarmersmkt.org/assistance/

Double Up Food Bucks and Prescription for Health are back at both markets in June!  See our website for more information:  https://chelseafarmersmkt.org/assistance/.  For information on Healthy Food Access initiatives nationwide, please visit:  http://healthyfoodaccess.org/

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Thanks to Chelsea Update for this detailed vendor list and photos!

beans-carrotsNew fruit and vegetables as well as the Childrens’ Day events will be found on July 16 at the Wednesday Bushel Basket Farmers Market from 2:30-6 p.m.
Here’s what to expect:
Kapnick Orchards: Tart cherries, black and red raspberries, blueberries, potatoes, apple cider, pie, peanut, cashew and almond butters, assorted varieties of bread, sweet rolls and fudge. (Coming in Mid-July – a limited quantity of sweet cherries and peaches. Also, July 18-19 U-pick days at the orchard.)
Greystone Farm and Creamery: feta, plain and garlic cream cheese, feta, grated butternut, ricotta, grated man-chel, cow gouda, sheep gouda and butternut by the piece. Maybe new horse radish-bacon cream cheese.
Lutchka Farm:  Green and sweet onions, kale, lettuce leaf basil, parsley, sage, broccoli, beets, summer squash, zucchini, green beans, cabbage.
Stonehearth Bread: Artisan breads made from scratch. 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, soft pretzels, jalapeno and three-cheese pretzels and San Francisco sourdough.onions
Guthrie Gardens:  lots of perennials coming into bloom, flowering shrubs, specimen trees, evergreen trees, dawn redwoods, Japanese maples, oregano, hydrangea.
Needle Lane Farm: mixed flower bouquets, beets, maybe cucumbers, kale, lettuce, salad mix, spinach, chives, collards, turnips, bulb fennel, cilantro, basil, honey, summer squash, shell peas, snow peas, broccoli, cabbage.
All kinds of vegetables.DeVulder’s Farm:  herb plants, lettuce bowls, cut flowers, cuts of rhubarb, arugula, basil pots, radishes, pickling cukes, green onions, cilantro, dill, sweet peppers, maybe yellow and red cherry tomatoes.
Marks Farm and Greenhouse: Green and yellow beans, succulents, peanut plants,  fresh kale, citronella plants, red and golden beets, broccoli, red, yellow sweet onions, new potatoes, cabbage, lettuce, collard greens, zucchini and summer squash, okra.
Janet’s LLC: pecan and cashew brittle, flavored peanuts from mild to hot, salted caramels, caramel corn, assorted jams, pretzel mix, nut bars, turtles, peanut butter fudge, cross-stitch greeting cards, Dammit dolls, grilling rubs and Lemon-Eucalyptus lotion.
Assorted vegetables.
Pregitzer Farm Market, LLC: hanging flower baskets, zucchini, summer squash, last of flowering plants. First week of the farm’s community supported agriculture (CSA) shares of fresh fruit and vegetables delivered to the market. There’s still time to sign up.
Kapp’s Bakery:  Lettuce leaf basil, snap peas, green beans, zucchini and summer squash, soft pretzels, snicker doodle, peanut butter, chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, rice crispy treats,  cottage cheese onion dill loaf and rounds, dried herbs and cinnamon rolls.
Kelly Farms: maple syrup.
Golden Fleece Farm, LLC: soy-free eggs, grass fed beef including brats, Italian sweet sausage, ground beef patties, shortribs, pasture-raised chickens on July 23.
Eisenhower Center: Essentials line soap, lip balm, pens, seeds, soy candles, body, hand lotions and sanitizer, assorted wooden toys and puzzles, assorted vegetables, bird houses, seeds, flower pots with tulips, build your own $10 tins with assorted Essentials line inside, vegetables.
Family Circle Centennial Farm: scallions, carrots, Swiss chard, collards, kale, baby lettuce leaf, maybe snap peas, green beans, lettuce salad mix, Kohlrabi, cherry tomatoes, garlic.
kettle-cornMama 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.
Good Times Kettle Corn: small, medium and large bags of kettle corn popped fresh.
Jar Head Salsa: mild, medium, spicy salsa, corn tortilla chips and chili lime sea salt chips, whole grain tortillas and garlic sea salt, “Kaeso Dio” cheese sauce, Bloody Mary mix, canned salsa both mild and spicy.
Bodine Farms: mixed cut flower bouquets with recycled containers. Gladiola coming soon.

In-Season Recipe:

Easy, Healthy After-School Snacks for Kids

  • Low-fat granola with low-fat milk (check out Janet’s LLC for tasty nut mixes)
  • Toasted whole wheat pita triangles with light herbed cheese (like Greystone Creamery’s garlic pepper cream cheese)
  • Cucumber boats filled with part-skim ricotta cheese and Parmesan cheese
  • Watermelon wedges dipped in low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • Baked corn chips with fat-free black bean dip or warmed vegetarian refried beans
  • Baby carrots, bell pepper strips, celery sticks and zucchini sticks dipped in hummus
  • Sliced apples with cubed cheddar cheese
  • Cubed cantaloupe, honeydew and watermelon
  • Whole wheat pretzel sticks dipped in nut butter (see Kapnick Orchards)

Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/healthy/articles/easy-healthy-after-school-snacks-for-kids.html?oc=linkback