August 20th Bushel Basket Market Newsletter


Receive a Vendor Passport at Market Information Table & Buy from ALL Bushel Basket Vendors by the End of the August –
Win a FREE Market Bag and T-Shirt 

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
Every week in the month of August, come out to the market and get a vendor passport, get an initial from the vendors you visit and buy from, and receive a FREE t-shirt and bag.Offer ends August 27th, so come out and appreciate your favorite vendors soon!

We’re also having a market bag giveaway raffle this week in honor of the Fair – think kettle corn, fresh fruit and prize winning vegetables!

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

Double Up Food Bucks, WIC Project Fresh and Prescription for Health are back at both markets!  See our website for more information:  For information on Healthy Food Access initiatives nationwide, please visit:

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The Market is looking for VOLUNTEERS.

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


Kapnick Orchards: Peaches, blueberries, sweet cherries,  nectarines, Paula Red apples, Ginger Gold at the end of the month, green beans, potatoes, pie, peanut, cashew and almond butters, assorted varieties of bread, sweet rolls and fudge.  Plums in September.

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 horse radish-bacon cream cheese, maybe Rosy-Cam and Chelsea-Cam.

Lutchka Angus & Farm Market: Kale, lettuce leaf basil, basil, parsley,  corn, beets, summer squash, zucchini, slicing and salad cukes, green and red cabbage,  yellow, red and sweet onions, white cooking onions, maybe radishes, potatoes, red and yellow peppers, heirloom tomatoes, hot peppers.

Stone Hearth Bread & Bakery: Artisan breads made from scratch with no preservatives. San Francisco sourdough, cheese sticks, rosemary herb, Asiago Kalamata bread, Polish pumpernickel, country loaf, apple cinnamon, red raspberry and dark chocolate, strawberry and white chocolate,  blueberry cream cheese, multi 8-grain, Italian, honey whole wheat, German rye, zucchini, spinach feat bread, bacon-cheddar bread, cookies, brownies, habanero-jalapeno pepperoni rolls, four cheese pepperoni rolls, soft three-cheese pretzels, soft three-cheese jalapeno pretzels made with no lye.

Guthrie Gardens:  lots of perennials coming in bloom including newer varieties of Echinacea (cone flower) , flowering shrubs, specimen trees, evergreen trees, dawn redwoods, Japanese maples, oregano, hydrangea, “Plant skydd” organic deer, rabbit and vole repellent.

Needle-Lane Farm: Beets, cukes, kale, lettuce, salad mix, spinach, collards, maybe turnips, peppers, maybe corn, tomatoes, green beans, maybe snap peas and snow peas, sweet basil, honey, onions, summer squash, zucchini, sunflower bouquets, parsley, bay leaves, potatoes, broccoli, cabbage, jalapenos, strawberries, tomatillos.

DeVulder’s Farm:  cut flowers, arugula, radishes, pickling cucumbers, seedless cukes, cilantro, dill, sweet peppers, yellow and red cherry tomatoes, potatoes, green and yellow beans, red potatoes, beets, cabbage, kale, carrots.

Marks Farm & Greenhouse: peppers, Swiss chard,  salad cukes, slicing cukes, garlic, fresh kale, shallots, leaks, red and golden beets, green and purple kohlrabi, broccoli, red and yellow sweet onions,  new potatoes, cabbage, collard greens, zucchini and summer squash,  white and bicorn corn, broccoli, cherry and garden tomatoes, pattypan squash.

Janet’s LLC: pecan and cashew brittle, flavored peanuts from mild to hot, salted caramels, jams, pretzel mix, caramel corn, nut bars, cross-stitch greeting cards, Dammit dolls, grilling rubs, lemon eucalyptus lotion.

Pregitzer Farm Market, LLC:  zucchini, summer squash, sweet corn, green beans, pickling cukes, black and white eggplant, sweet, hot and bell peppers, kale, tomatoes.

Kapp’s Bakery:  snicker doodle, peanut butter, chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin cookies, rice krispy treats, soft pretzels, zucchini bread, green beans, yellow and green summer squash, zucchini, green peppers, tomatoes, cukes.

Kelly Farms: maple syrup.

Golden Fleece Farm, LLC: grass fed beef including brats, Italian sweet sausage, ground beef patties, short ribs, beef liver, pasture-raised chickens soup bones in a couple weeks, new products coming.

Eisenhower Center: Essentials line soap, lip balm, pens, seeds, soy candles, body, hand lotions and sanitizer, assorted wooden toys and puzzles and pens, bird houses, seeds, flower pots with tulips, build your own $12 tins with assorted Essentials line inside, handmade metal items, assorted vegetables.  Now accepting credit cards!

Family Circle Centennial Farm: scallions, carrots, kale, purple and green beans,  cherry tomatoes, slicing tomatoes, garlic, honey, cukes, maybe summer squash, potatoes, maybe eggplant, tomatoes, green peppers, onions, hot peppers, leeks, celery, assorted herbs, spinach.

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.

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.

Flying Dragon Arts:  Metal, stone, beaded and ribbon jewelry.

A scene from the Wednesday Bushel Basket Market.

In-Season Recipe: Fair Food Recipes!

In honor of Fair Week, we wanted to share a few healthy remakes from Diabetic Living!

Vendor Profile:  Family Circle Centennial Farm

FCCF believes that everyone has the right to access fresh fruits and vegetables,  They are committed to raising the highest quality produce through ecologically sound, sustainable and conscientious practices.

FCCF owner Emily Griswold’s great great grandfather bought the farm and passed it along to his son’s family back in 1907.  Now it is Emily’s turn to bring it back to it’s own roots by converting the 60 surrounding acres into an ecologically sound and sustainably practiced operation.

The farm maintains roughly 7 acres of organic alfalfa (planted autumn of 2012) in an area that is slated for grain rotation in the future years. They have two CSA share sizes: Single and Family to suit your needs and sell at a few local farmers markets, like Stockbridge and the Bushel Basket Market. They also  grow food year round in a passive solar hoop house and supply fresh greens, carrots, beets, radishes and herbs to a growing list serve of community members and restaurants!

Please visit the Griswold’s this week at the Bushel Basket Market!

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