August 2nd Chelsea Farmers Market Manager

Support Local Food AND Your Local Library this Week!
NEW LOCATION!   Main St., across from  the Police Station, downtown Chelsea near Palmer Auto
Saturday, 8:00 am – 12:00 noon
We’ll also have the Friends of the Chelsea District Library at the market to share information on their events, programs and to get out the vote for the August 5th millage increase to support our library!

Hum & Strum will be bringing us some market music starting at 10:00am!

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

Watch for our weekly emails.  We’ll tell you what’s up at the Market.
Forward this email your friends!
Tell them to sign up with
The Market is looking for VOLUNTEERS.

Seasonal Vendors (Details provided by Chelsea Update): 

Kapnick Orchards:  Black raspberries, maybe red raspberries, sweet cherries, transparent apples, blueberries, potatoes, green beans, pie, peanut, cashew and almond butters, assorted varieties of bread, sweet rolls and fudge.

Affeathermations: Natural media, earthwork arts and crafts for ceremony or celebration, medicine wheels, Chakra Wheels, smudge.

Chandra June: Pretty jewelry using gemstones and precious metal. Earrings, bracelets, necklaces, key ring charms, anklets (weather permitting).

Country Hills Pottery: Functional stoneware pottery. All pieces oven, microwave and dishwasher safe (weather permitting).

Debbie’s Bead Design: Simple, easy-to-wear jewelry. Delicate, colorful, sparkling handmade woven and strung bracelets, necklaces and earrings.

Two Track Farms: Italian breakfast sausage, breakfast sausage,  kielbasa, pork chops, shoulder roasts, carrots, garlic, kale, chard, potatoes, green beans and pasture-raised chickens.

Goetz Greenhouse and Family Farm: Hoop house and field tomatoes, fresh flower bouquets, Yukon Gold and Red Pontiac potatoes, zucchini , eggplant, yellow squash, fresh basil, curly kale, golden and red beets, Swiss chard, carrots, Spanish sweet onions, cucumbers, cabbage, garlic, green and wax beans, white and purple and green peppers. French fingerling potatoes – golden and pink inside, Red Thumb fingerling potatoes (red inside and out), Australian crescent and in August – Ozzett potatoes, which are great for baking.), sunflowers, egg plant, corn.

Frog Hollar Farms: Cucumbers, zucchini, yellow squash, blueberries, cabbage, pickling cucumbers, sweet cherries, green beans, beets, transparent apples.

Ruhlig’s Produce: Collards, kale, broccoli, Swiss chard, radishes, beets, cucumbers, onions, pickling cucumbers,  Patty pan squash, round zucchini, summer squash, maybe kohlrabi, green and yellow beans, cut flowers, corn, cabbage and red cabbage, green, purple and yellow  peppers, maybe banana, hot and sweet peppers, Hungarian and Anaheim peppers.
The Rulig Farm stands are now open on Island Lake Road and McGregor Road.

Tantre Farm: All organically grown. Arugula, Green, Purple and Yellow Beans, Beets, Blackberries (limited), Broccoli, Cabbage (Green Napa, Red), Swiss Chard, Cucumbers, Eggplant Garlic bulbs, Kale (Green Curly, Lacinato, Red Russian), Leeks, Lettuce Heads, Summer Onions (white/yellow/red), Potatoes, (Blue, Red, Yukon), Raspberries (limited), Spinach, Squash flowers, Squash (patty pan, summer), Tomatoes (cherry, grape), Zucchini (yellow & green).
Heim Gardens: peas, radishes, maybe cut rhubarb, Swiss chard, assorted herbs, kohlrabi, carrots, broccoli, potatoes, zucchini, broccoli, cucumbers and pickling cucumbers, blueberries.

Merkel’s Gardens: hanging baskets, bedding plants, perennials, bouquets of cut flowers, yellow squash, zucchini.

Stone Hearth Breads & Bakery: Artisan breads made from scratch with no preservatives. 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, San Francisco sourdough, soft three-cheese pretzels, three-cheese jalapeno pretzels.

H and H Sugarbush: Michigan-made syrup, maple candy, maple sugar, maple cream (makes great fruit dip), maple-coated pecans and almonds.

B. Anne All Natural Goodies: soaps, shampoo and conditioner, body cream, granola, cookies and cakes (different flavors each week).

LA Baguette:  features a variety of French pastries: the classic baguette, boule, a rustic rye and sesame bread, Madeleines and brioche. Come and sample our products.

fresh: locally roasted coffee beans, roasted every Wednesday. Fair trade organic Guatemalan, Brazil Cerrado (great for expresso), Mexican Altura in 6 and 12-ounce bags. Order your favorite coffee before market day.

Greystone Farm and Creamery: feta, plain and garlic cream cheese, feta, grated butternut, Chelsea-Cam, Rosy-cam, ricotta, grated man-chel, cow gouda, sheep gouda and butternut by the piece, maybe  horse radish-bacon cream cheese.

Cakes by Penny: Sour cream cinnamon pecan coffee cakes and muffins.

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.

Renovatio Woodworks: Locally found old barn wood “repurposed” it into something lovely to enjoy again in another form.  Check out our lovely wooden tables and more. They also invite local artists to share their booth. For the next few weeks, there will be photography from Marcus Cook. Will not be there if it’s raining (not at the market August 2nd)

Zakovich Pastures:  We have our 100% Grass-Fed Dexter Beef – many different cuts, including New York Strips, Short Ribs, soup bones and ground beef; Pastured Chickens fed with 100% organic feed – whole birds, bone-in breasts, thighs, legs, wings, livers, and feet; and of course eggs from free-range, organic-fed, heritage-breed hens – this week we have LOTS.

Daily Vendors

Brit’s Bliss:  Vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar-free treats.

Duane Bordine:  Cut flower bouquets, pin cushions, dahlias, and soon gladiola.

Tasty Bakery: Wheat free, gluten free, soy free organic, mostly vegan donuts, cookies, fruit and berry bars, brownies, maybe crackers and zucchini bread.

Dancy’s Fancy Butter: herb, garlic, lemon pepper, brown sugar and cinnamon, honey and cinnamon, and pumpkin – flavor enhanced butters.

Flying Hammer Forge:  Cast-iron garden art and home decor.

Huckleberry Farms:  Green beans, yellow squash, cucumbers, potatoes, popcorn balls, Cotton Candy and cupcakes.

Sweet Kissy’s:  Bagles, muffins, danish, cinnamon rolls, garlic toast.

In Season Recipe:

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