This Week at the Market – February 19, 2017

Try something new — we’re featuring duck eggs at Brighton Farmers’ Market this week. They’re extra delicious and nutritious, and prized by bakers for their richness. Growing Family Farms will have organic duck eggs, along with pasture raised rabbit, chicken, chicken parts, stew hens, spinach, squash, garlic, Small World ferments and granola, and Singer Farm Naturals tart cherry juice. Fisher Hill Farm is also offering duck eggs, plus greens from the high tunnel, winter squash, potatoes, carrots, parsnips, onions, sweet potatoes, garlic, beets, fennel, kohlrabi, local apples, Red Jacket juices, chicken eggs, frozen ducks, and a sale on frozen chickens — buy two, get one free.

Andy’s Specialty Garlic & Produce is bringing certified organic carrots, spinach, sweet potatoes, green kale, red and fingerling potatoes, yellow onions, napa cabbage, green cabbage, red beets, daikon radishes, garlic, and garlic powder. Lakestone Family Farm is featuring $2.00 chicken drumsticks with the purchase of a package of thighs, plus whole and half chickens, thigh quarters, soup bones, feet, necks, and hearts, as well as eggs and garlic, all certified organic.

Stonecrop Farm is bringing certified organic eggs, whole chickens, pasture raised ducks, and cuts of pork. Bolton Farms will have lettuce bouquets, bibb lettuce, spring mix, arugula, watercress, tatsoi, micro greens, cilantro, and kale. Happy Hooves Organic Farm is featuring certified organic grass fed and grass finished beef in an assortment of roasts, stew, and ground beef; assorted cuts of organic pasture raised pork raised without corn or soy; baked goods; and raw fall wildflower honey.

Shannon Brook Farm is featuring grass-fed on certified organic pasture leg of lamb and lamb chops — loin, rib, and shoulder. Wohlschlegel’s Naples Maple Farm is bringing pure NYS maple syrup (golden, amber, dark, and very dark), maple cream spread, granulated maple sugar, maple garlic rub, maple coffee, maple tea, wheat free oatmeal maple dog treats, soft and hard sugar shapes, and body care products — maple vanilla soap, lotion, and lip balm.

Lavender Moon will have soaps, salves, and lotions for dry winter skin and a variety of herbs and culinary blends to spice up winter recipes. Tripleberry Farm is bringing pesticide-free frozen blueberries, traditional and reduced sugar jams, and goat milk soaps to moisturize dry winter skin.

Newbury Park Pastries returns with chicken, panang, shepherds, pulled pork, veggie, and BBQ beef pot pies, along with quiche and some tarts. Farmhouse Table is bringing baked goods, candies, and fresh salads, including a winter quinoa salad with Bolton Farms roasted squash and Smugtown mushrooms.

Also at the Market

We welcome musician Tony Graham to the Market.

ColorBrightonGreen.org will collect recycling items; check here for items they are currently able to accept and recycle.

Please consider donating to the Brighton Food Cupboard to support their efforts on behalf of the needy in our community.

EBT/SNAP Bonus Program — Fresh Connect Checks

We’re pleased to offer Fresh Connect Checks to SNAP customers. This state-funded program allows us to give a $2 Fresh Connect Check with each $5 in tokens purchased with an EBT/SNAP card, which can be used to purchase any SNAP-eligible foods at the market.

We are pleased to be part of Farmers Markets ROC, a collaboration of Rochester area farmers’ markets that received grant funding to promote greater SNAP participation at our farmers’ markets. See FarmersMarketsRoc.com for more information.

Market Details

Brighton Winter Farmers’ Market is held Sundays, 1 to 4 pm in Brighton’s Brookside Center, 220 Idlewood Road, Rochester. A second entrance to the building is off S. Winton between Westfall and 590. The Market is sponsored by the Town of Brighton. More information about the market can be found at http://www.brightonfarmersmarket.org or on the Market’s Facebook page.

See you Sunday!