Bushel Basket Market Newsletter: June 19, 2013

Entertaining, Market Style! You probably have graduation parties, 4th of July parties and a number of showers, celebrations and summer festivities ahead of you. What to bring? We suggest a summer appetizer, courtesy of the farmers market! See below for … Read More

What’s New at the Market: June 15, 2013

New Vendor Offerings This Week: Ruhlig’s Produce will have green onions, bok choi, kale, collards, Swiss chard, kohlrabi, zucchini and summer squash Kapnick Orchards will have STRAWBERRIES! Country Hills Pottery will be back again Tantre Farm will have arugula, asparagus, beet greens with baby beets, collard … Read More

Recipe: Strawberry Spinach Salad

Our In Season Recipes of the Week is a Strawberry Spinach Salad adapted from a Paula Deen recipe. Expert tip – vitamin C, added with citrus and strawberries, helps your body to absorb the iron in spinach.  Great for those … Read More

Get to Know Your Vendor: Merkel Gardens

Bill and Margaret Stech support the family farm started by George Merkel in 1981, and have built a strong farming and greenhouse operation. Their season starts early with asparagus, rhubarb and strawberries. The remainder of their produce comes in late July … Read More

Recipe: Spring Chopped Salad with Mint-Lime Vinaigrette

Adapted from “Quick Simple Food” by Susie Quick.  Most of these ingredients can be found at the market! Ingredients 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced celery heart 2 firm-ripe Haas avocados, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice 2 large hard-boiled eggs, … Read More

Bushel Basket Market Newsletter: June 12, 2013

Events Come to the information desk to learn more about allergy and special diet considerations at the market! Today we are featuring the specialty vendors who cater to patients with special diets. Whatever your needs, we provide some knowledgeable vendors … Read More

What’s new at the market: Saturday, June 8, 2013

New Vendor Offerings This Week Tasty Bakery will have Lemon Olive Oil Poppy muffins (dairy free) and mini Strawberry Pies (vegan) on Saturday! Kapnick Orchards will have STRAWBERRIES! Greystone Creamery will have goats milk ricotta this week. Johnny Secreto is back with great father’s day … Read More

Get to Know Your Vendor: Tantre Farm

Tantre Farm is a certified organic farm about 20 miles west of Chelsea, and has been in operation since 1993.  Over 20 years, the farm has gathered a following through its farmers markets, Community Supported Agriculture, summer internships, Farm-To-School program … Read More

Recipe: Berry Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

This fruit salsa from MSU Extension is an easy way to extend the strawberry season!  Shelley Frazier from Washtenaw County Extension will be on hand to tell you all about the recipe and her tips and tricks for eating healthy … Read More