Farmers Market Saturday July 20th

Greetings!

*Just a quick note about the heat. It is slated to be HOT on Saturday. Please be sure to drink plenty of fluids and listen to your bodies! The market tent will have iced water for anyone who is in need. 

Also, we have amazing and delightful vendors who work so hard in this weather. Always taking what mother nature decides to throw their way. Such dedication to stewardship and community. I am always so humbled by the work of our farmers. Come on out as see them along with all of your favorite artisan bakers, soap makers and wood workers!

Where:  Palmer Commons Event Space, 304 S. Main St.

When: 8 am – 1 pm every Saturday through October

Who: YOU! Plus the best farmers, artisans and specialty food curators around!

Music: John Latini! A long time favorite of our market will be offering up his musical bliss. Come pull up a chair and listen from 10:30 am -12:45 pm.

Hot Food!: Roaming Goat has to take a break for the month – you can expect them back the first weekend in August! 

Children’s Tent: David is always pulling something wonderful together for our kiddos! 9:30-12:30 each week. 

With no further ado…

TANTRE FARM: Fava beans, golden beets, red beets, Bok choy, broccoli, cabbage, Swiss chard, collards, cucumbers, fresh garlic, kale, lettuce, mushrooms (maybe), green onions, NEW potatoes, radishes, summer squash, spicy greens, spinach,  white salad turnips, zucchini, and lots of fresh herbs like parsley, rosemary, sorrel, chamomile for (sleeping tea), chives, oregano, thyme, and peppermint.  We also will be distributing CSA Shares and will offer prorated shares all summer long!

DEXTER FOLSOM: (maybe) Dexter makes lovely bird houses that you will adore. 

*RATERMAN BREAD: Nick is back with delicious fermented sourdough artisan breads. His flavors this week will be Original, multigrain, asiago rosemary and kalamata olive. Look for rye wheat and sesame in the future!

KAPNICK ORCHARDS: All the fruits! They have such a wide variety of offering. Including sweet and tart cherries, raspberries, sugar snap peas, sweet treats and more.

SHAW CREEK WOODS: Hand crafted Adirondack chairs, Michirondack chairs, signs and more.

JACOB’S FRESH FARM(maybe): Seasonal produce, transplants, eggs and honey!

THISTLE BLOSSOM HERBAL: on break this week! Look for Denise next week with her lovely body care needs.

fresh. : coffee! Both brewed and beans

FLUFFY BOTTOM FARM: Kelli Conlin has been bringing the Chelsea Market her creamery goodies for several years. Try her artisan cheeses and hand made yogurts. Frozen custard cart to be expected most weeks as well! 

PURPLE MITTEN LAVENDER: (maybe) These boys sure have amazing lavender bundles and maybe some lavender lime-aide to cool you down. Limited quantity!

SWEET AND SALTY COOKIE COMPANY: Jeff and Jocelyn are new to the outdoor market and bring a delicious homemade cookies: chocolate chip, M&M, double dip chocolate chip, store’s, dark chocolate pecan, maple oatmeal raisin, peanut butter and snickerdoodle!

PARA PARA CREAMERY!: Po Erlich is bringing his amazing cheese to both Wednesday and Saturday Market this year. Feta, feta spread, cheddar and gouda are his main staples along with brie, blue, swiss, mozzarella and asiago! Don’t miss his magic.

LA BAGUETTE: a small bakery specializing in French baked goods, Lisa and Suzanne invite you to come and sample their products! They will have baguettes, rye-sesame boules, madeleines, sablés, honey roasted peanut cookies, gâteau breton, sorta di ricotta e ciocolate, gâteau aux fruits, brioche, and savory tarts

BRIELAND-SHOULTZ FARM: Greg and Joan offer free-range eggs, pasture raised poultry, and grass fed beef at both Saturday and Wednesday markets! They also raise chemical free, seasonal veggies and CSA. Goats milk soap and jam with the occasional sourdough pepper their table throughout the season.

HOPPY SOAPS, LLC: Stephanie will be on break for the next few weeks! Check back to see when she will be at market again next!.

TWO TRACKS ACRES: Taik and Stephanie take a holistic approach to farming, which means they value diversity in their environment. They use natural methods to raise animals on pasture, and grow a number of different veggies and flowers. 

AWAKENED PROVISIONS: Kelsey is bringing her gluten free cookies, granola, and savory muffins along with dry herbs and teas, flavored vinegars and love of health to the market this year! 

LAKEHOUSE BAKERY:  (Keegan will be set up across the aisle from where he has been – keep your eyes peeled and never fret, he is still at market!) so much delicious bread, croissants, macrons, sauces, chutney and more! Don’t forget to ask Keegan about his Friday and Saturday night pizza.

HEIM GARDENS: a family business specializing in flowers and vegetables grown in the greenhouses and the field.

GOETZ GREENHOUSE: centennial family farm with three generations operating the beautiful greenhouses and fields. Natural growing practices for all seasonal veggies, CSA shares, hanging baskets, cut flowers and starts.

COUNTRY HILLS POTTERY: Beautiful wheel thrown functional pottery! 

DEBBIE’S BEAD DESIGN: Debbie enjoys handweaving or sringing her bracelets and necklaces made from mostly swarouska crystals and sterling silver findings. Her earrings are added bonus as she tries to match them to the other jewelry!

HANDMADE AND HOMEGROWN: Anna has a small scale fruit and veggie operation along with her lovely hand knit items.

SMELLZ SO GOOD CANDLE CO.:  (these folks have also moved from the grass down to the main drag of market, you can find them up by the market tent this week) Kimberly and Carlton are bringing slow burning soy wax candles and wax melts to both the Saturday and Wednesday Markets! The smells are amazing and their personalities

BORDINE FARMS: (maybe) Duane’s flowers are in, but he can’t keep them long enough to sell at market! Fingers crossed he will be set up with gorgeous bouquets for purchase. 

AFFEATHERMATIONS:(**weather permitting) smudge sticks, fans and burn bowls, bark art, meditation wheels, rattles and other gourd products! Come visit Joan and her beautiful goods.

STONEHEARTH BAKERY: Adam is taking a much needed break! Look for him both next week and this Wednesday to come.

LAKE DIVIDE FARM!: Jim and Helen grow certified organic, seasonal vegetables in Stockbridge and have an amazing team of passionate farmers to support their efforts! They offer a flexible market-based farm membership and are committed to enriching the lives of their community by growing delicious, healthy and affordable produce while caring for the natural world. 

SUNFLOWER STUDIO: Rachel will be joining us with her vibrant hand thrown goods! Check out the magic in her work.

LAVENDER & HONEY APPOTHECARY: Herbs are Angela’s passion. She believes our bodies deserve products with ingredients form the best sources and as pure as nature intended. Look for bar soaps, face wash, bah bombs, body and line sprays, lotions, bug repellent, salve, deodorant and more.

As always, we are forever grateful to YOU for your ongoing support!