June 6 Chelsea Farmers Market Newsletter

New this week: Live music! Market food assistance programs also begin. We now accept SNAP/EBT, Double Up Food Bucks (we match your SNAP dollar with a FREE market dollar from DUFB), Prescription for Health, Senior Project Fresh and WIC Project Fresh.

Come join us at the Chelsea Farmers Market this Saturday, 8 am – noon, at the Palmer Auto Lot on Main St in downtown Chelsea.

*Thanks to Chelsea Update for content and pictures

A scene from a recent Saturday Farmers Market Day.

A scene from a recent Saturday Farmers Market Day.
The Saturday Chelsea Farmers Market takes place from 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday, June 6 at the Palmer parking lot and as the weather improves, the offerings increase so be sure to check out what the vendors plan to have for sale this week.
Below is a list of the vendors and what they expect to have for sale:
  • Kapnick Orchards: asparagus, rhubarb, peas coming soon, nut butters, breads, baked goods and fudge. Strawberries coming in June.
  • Affeathermations: Seasonal creations and natural media, earthwork arts and crafts
    for ceremony or celebration.
  • Country Hills Pottery: Wheel thrown functional pottery and a variety of unusual gifts.
  • Debbie’s Bead Design: Fun woven and strung beaded work including bracelets, earrings and necklaces.
  • Two Tracks Acres: bacon, Italian and breakfast sausage, pork chops, shoulder roasts, fresh ham, chicken, eggs. Chorizo, kielbasa links.
  • Goetz Greenhouse: lettuce, spinach, Russian and curly kale, spicy mix, Swiss chard, asparagus, hanging baskets, geraniums, daisies, small flower pots, herbs, accent plants, veggie plants, purple and white moonflowers, cucumbers, sweet onions, green garlic, hoop house tomatoes.
  • Frog Hollar Farms: asparagus, ricotta cheese cookies, muffins, tomato and pepper plants, radishes, herb plants.
  • The Curio Cat: several sizes of hypertufa planters made from fiber and concrete, mugs, spice mix, wall vases, one of a kind small furniture pieces, pillows.
  • Heim Gardens: asparagus, spinach, annuals, bedding plants, hanging baskets, herb starts, strawberry plants, dahlias, begonia.
  • Merkel Gardens: hanging baskets, annuals, perennials, strawberry plants.
    Several vendors at the Saturday Farmers Market have soap and honey for sale.

    Several vendors at the Saturday Farmers Market have soap and honey for sale.

  • Stonehearth Breads: Artisan breads including apple cinnamon, peach pecan, bacon cheddar beer bread, and German sauerkraut; pepperoni rolls and Reuben rolls, cookies, buns, brownies.
  • H and H Sugarbush: Maple syrup, candy, nuts, maple cream, maple sugar.
  • LA Baguette: baguettes, boules, madeleines, brioche.
  • Zatkovich Pastures: Grass fed Katahdin lamb – rib chops, leg of lamb, square shoulder, shank, ribs, beef bones, 100-percent organic feed poultry – whole, breast, thighs, legs, eggs.
  • Fresh: Coffee beans from Guatemala, Columbia, Brazil and Rwanda, decaf; coffee by the cup.
  • Greystone Creamery: cream cheese, ricotta, horse radish-bacon, rosy-cam, Chelsea-cam, hard cheeses, cow gouda, man-chel, butternut, garlic pepper, sheep gouda.
  • Tasty Bakery: Vegan, gluten free, soy free, and low-glycemic baked goods including granola bars, brownies, oatmeal chocolate chip cookies and berry bars.
  • Some Saturdays you can even find cheese for sale.
    Some Saturdays you can even find cheese for sale.

  • Dancy’s Fancy Butter: Butters infused with fresh herbs and garlic, lemon pepper, pumpkin, honey and cinnamon, brown sugar and cinnamon.
  • Bordine Farms: 20 varieties of dahlia bulbs and Dahlia plants.
  • Natural Fix Herbs: Natural and handmade herbal spas and herbal dream pillows, assorted feeders made from recycled materials.
  • Desserts by Erica: strawberry, chocolate, and lemon cupcakes and a fourth mystery flavor each week so be sure to find out what it might be.
    Be sure to check out the flavors of butter from Dancy's Fancy butter.

    Be sure to check out the flavors of butter from Dancy’s Fancy butter.
  • Mama Mo: Vegan bean dip; 17 varieties of hummus, pesto, four types of seitan, and Ann Arbor Tortilla Factory chips.
  • Chandra June Handmade Jewelry: necklace, earrings with semiprecious stones..
  • Tantre Farm: Arugula, asparagus, bok choy, Burdock root, green cabbage, orange carrots, herbs–mint, chives, lemon balm, lovage, oregano, sage, tarragon, thyme, winter savory, green curly, lacinato kale, Red Russian, loose leaf mix, head lettuce, oyster and Shitake mushrooms, nettles, onions, green parsnips, Carola, Kerr’s pink and Russet potatoes, Fr. Breakfast, Pink Beauty radishes, rhubarb, spicy greens, spinach, Hakurei white turnips. CSA shares still available (see website at www.tantrefarm.com)
  • Eggs, lamb and chicken can be found at Zatkovich Pastures booth.

    Eggs, lamb and chicken can be found at Zatkovich Pastures booth.
  • Bristle’s Handmade and Homegrown: cookies, soups, homemade baked potato bags, dish towels and scrubbies, hand towels, special orders available.
  • The Massage Center: chair massage.
  • Our daily nonprofit will be hosting a bake sale to raise funds for MS
  • Huckleberry Farms: Strawberries, jam and popcorn
  • Acme: handmade spiral bound journals, upcycled vintage label clipboards, Upcycled childrens book journals, Aprons, Handmade “spoon” and “fork” racks, childrens wooden wall art hangers, 25ft writing paper scrolls, stone coasters, Novelty Eraser packs and other handmade goodies too!