Today is looking like it will be a lovely day for a market. As we dive a little deeper into the season, the air temperature, along with the earth, start to rise making way for blossoms to burst, seeds to sprout and fruits to form the beginning of their offering.
Stop by the market booth to grab a copy of what is in season and when! We will also have recipes each week for you with ingredients that you can get right at the market – Grace, the intern who is organizing those recipes, will join us today!
When: every Wednesday from 1-5pm
Where: Corner of M52 and Old US 12 -plenty of parking near the businesses on the south side;
Who: amazing vendors, amazing community
KAPNICK ORCHARD: asparagus, apples, nut butters, sweet breads, treats and more
GOLDEN FLEECE FARM: back for the season! with beef and lamb
NEEDLELANE FARMS: local seasonal and sustainably raised veggies, transplants and honey
JAM MAN: yummy handmade jams!
LAVENDER AND HONEY APOTHECARY: super great all natural and 100% essential oil body care products. Angela has deodorant, lip balm, bar soap, sprays and more
STONEHEARTH BAKERY: breads and cookies all made from scratch and without preservatives.
CARLYE CRISLER: (weather dependent): an independent artist who uses our regional towns as her muse!
COUNTRY HILLS POTTERY: a regular at our Saturday market, Maureen plans to set up when she can on Wednesday’s too! Beautiful and functional hand thrown pottery.
LA BAGUETTE: a small bakery specializing in French baked goods, Lisa and Suzanne invite you t 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
MARKS FARM: One of our veteran venders! Deb brings a host of plants and starts to the early markets along with bedding plants and tons of veggies as the season continues. Rhubarb! Asparagus!
JACOB’S FRESH FARM: early hoop veggies! Micro greens, kale, arugula, mustard, spinach, lettuce, salad mix, garlic, radishes and carrots! He will also have eggs and honey as the season continues.
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! YUM.
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.
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.
BORDINE FARMS: dahlia tubers!
AWAKENED PROVISIONS: **Kelsey is new to the markets this year and plans to be in attendance each Wednesday and Saturday for most of the season! She will have tasty granola, dried herbs, gluten free baked goods, granola and more…her Almond Coconut Superfood cookie is one not to miss!
K’S ACRE’S: fresh and seasonal fruit, cinnamon syrup, lots of transplants, hanging baskets
AFFEATHERMATIONS (weather permitting): Joan brings her smile and style to her beautiful nature inspired art pieces – that are just as functional as they are easy to look at.
SMELLZ SO GOOD: **new this season. Kimberly and Carlton are bringing slow burning soy wax candles and wax melts to both the Saturday and Wednesday Markets!
A special thanks to The Chelsea State Bank and the City of Chelsea for allowing our Wednesday market to continue in this stellar location!
See you out there…