Farmers Market Saturday July 27th!

Greetings all –

I am so excited to be back at the market after a small break with family! The temps for tomorrow look much more palatable to me. We have some amazing offerings this week, including a market basket giveaway and a Prescription for Health special event!

Don’t forget that our Youth Business Day will be taking place on August 17th – youth under the age of 18 are encouraged to create product to sell at the market. Rental fee for a youth booth is $1 and an application can be gotten by emailing [email protected]

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: Bill Personke! This community staple will be offering up his musical talents this week. 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 (that’s next week!)

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: green and yellow beans, golden beets, red beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, Swiss chard, collards, cucumbers, eggplant, garlic, kale, leeks, lettuce, mushrooms (maybe), green onions, summer onions, snap and snow peas, potatoes, radishes, summer squash, raspberries (maybe), cherry tomatoes, 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!

TRAVKA HERBALS: Olga is such a delight. And with her handmade, reiki infused herbal tinctures, soaps, lip balms and more you will be sure to walk away feeling better than you arrived! 

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!

RENOVATIO WOODWORKS: Our dear Matthew is back with his amazing hand crafted reclaimed functional and artistic pieces. Customer appreciation sale with low pricing and free fizzy water, juices and popsicles!

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! 

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.

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.

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.

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