This Week at the Market – July 16, 2017

Summer’s most delicious days are here — these first early peaches from K&S Bischoping Farm and the first sweet corn from Fisher Hill Farm arrive at Brighton Farmers’ Market this week. Karen Bischoping will also have black raspberries, red and black currants, blueberries, and gooseberries — look for the very colorful table. Phil and Sandi Munson of Fisher Hill will also have a full selection of veggies, chicken, duck, eggs, and Red Jacket juice.

Fellenz Family Farm is bringing certified organic Alisa Craig and Sierra Blanca sweet onions, garlic, deep purple and white spear scallions, summer squash, four varieties of lettuce, kale, Swiss chard, and squash blossoms if the weather cooperates. Seaway Trail Honey is bringing the first honey of the season, harvested on Wednesday — raw, local, seasonal award-winning honeycomb and honey, harvested from the bees by the shore of Lake Ontario and certified Kosher, plus live honey bees for the non-profit NY Bee Wellness educational display.

Dearhaven Farm will have certified organic beets, carrots, cabbage, fennel, garlic, celery, scallions, parsley, basil, cilantro, and mint. Buzz’s Garden is bringing certified organic celery, bok choi, scallions, frisee endive, garlic scapes, dill, parsley, cilantro, basil, Swiss chard, kohlrabi, cucumbers, zucchini, artichokes, napa cabbage, edible nasturtium flowers, microgreens, and lettuce.

Lighthouse Gardens will have certified organic cherry tomatoes, red and orange sweet peppers, rainbow Swiss chard, baby kale, lettuce bouquets, lettuce mix, garlic scapes, fresh garlic, certified organic herb and vegetable plants for late summer and fall harvest, succulents in pots and hanging baskets, perennials, lettuce bowls, herb planters, berry plants, and patio tomato plants.

Andy’s Specialty Garlic & Produce will have certified organic vine ripe tomatoes, carrots, spinach, arugula, beets, radishes, turnips, salad mix, green and red leaf lettuce, cucumbers, green peppers, yellow snap beans, fresh garlic, green cabbage, baby kale, and pea shoots. Honeybee Happy & Healthy Herbs is bringing sungold cherry tomatoes, shelling peas, jalapeno and cayenne hot peppers, rainbow radishes, lots of fresh basil, catnip, chives, cilantro, dill, flat-leaf parsley, French tarragon, lemon balm, oregano, peppermint, sage, spearmint, and thyme, along with spearmint and lemon balm loose leaf tea.

Growing Family Farms will have certified organic tomatoes (heirloom, cherry and grape, and saladette), sweet peppers, Asian cucumbers, eggplant, salad greens, summer squash, Swiss chard, pasture raised chicken and duck eggs, Hawaiian ginger mango turmeric plants, and Singer Farm Naturals tart cherry juice. Shannon Brook Farm is featuring free-range, certified organic chicken s and recommends this recipe.

Chicory Blue Gardens will have pretty sunflowers in different shades and the first zinnias. R&M Bischoping is bringing the last of the sugar snap peas, the first green beans, baby zucchini, and head lettuce, as well as honey, beeswax lip balms, and honey soaps.

Happy Hooves Organic Farm is bringing steaks from organic 100% grass fed and grass finished beef; organic pork from pasture raised pigs fed no corn or soy; organic free-ranging chickens fed no soy or corn (sale on whole fresh chickens); organic eggs from free-roaming hens (soy-free and corn-free); and farmstead soaps, candles, and jams made with organic ingredients from the farm. Shady Lane Farm will have broccoli, green onions, lots of sugar snap and snow peas, rainbow chard, fennel, red leaf lettuce, kohlrabi, garlic scapes, black raspberries, and colorful flower bouquets, large and small.

Flowerwell is bringing bouquets filled with colorful summer flowers including snapdragons, nicotiana, frosted explosion grass, and sweet William. Stonecrop Farm will have certified  organic eggs; fresh whole chickens and parts including boneless breast, leg quarters, wings, backs, feet, and organs; organic fresh turkey legs, boneless breast, tenders, wings, feet, and organs; and a full selection of pasture raised heritage pork cuts.

Bristol Mushrooms will have certified organic lion’s mane mushrooms. Tripleberry Farm is bringing pesticide-free blueberries and raspberries, fresh jams, and goat milk soaps.

Wohlschlegel’s Naples Maple Farm will have a fresh batch of maple mustard, new cinnamon maple cream spread (stop for a tasting), maple cotton candy, pure NYS maple syrup (golden, amber, dark, very dark), maple cream spread, granulated maple sugar, maple garlic rub, maple coffee and tea, wheat free oatmeal maple dog treats, soft and hard maple candy, and body care products — maple vanilla soap, lotion, and lip balm.

JonJohn’s Bakery is bringing ice cold lemonade, mom’s mac & cheese, barbecue pork, muffins (blueberry, mixed berry, brownie, chocolate chip), classic carrot cake, lemon blueberry cake, lemon sour cream cake, double decker lemon blueberry raspberry cake, banana bread, star cakes, triple decker peanut butter chocolate ganache cake, grandma’s breakfast cake, chocolate chip and oatmeal cranberry cookies, chocolate bourbon cake, chocolate peanut butter balls, and dark chocolate bourbon balls.

Pasta Classics will have ravioli flavors including six cheese, meatball, and crab &: shrimp, plus baked stuffed breads, and handmade cheese gnocchi. Farmhouse Table is bringing fresh salads and baked goods highlighting produce from the Market.

Eat Me Ice Cream will have dairy ice cream hand dipped bars (fair trade coffee, the Hug Up, fudge bar, deep & dark), lavender non-dairy ice cream hand dipped bars, dairy pints (coffee, currant, vanilla, sour cherry, deep & dark), and non-dairy pints (lavender, strawberry, currant, tamarind). Brian’s Kitchen is bringing cookies, fudge, and granola bars, including new chocolate chip and peanut butter granola bars.

Newbury Park Pastries will have chicken, panang, shepherds, and veggie pot pies along with sweet pies, tarts, and galettes made with local ingredients. Lavender Moon is bringing Bug Off and Tick Me Off all natural repellents, anti-itch poison ivy relief, soaps. lotions, culinary blends, and will offer tastes of hibiscus iced tea.

Marty’s Meats’
menu for the week includes breakfast sandwiches — Fisher Hill Farm egg and cheese, chorizo, house smoked brisket, and Smugtown shiitakes, and early lunch sandwiches — Maine style lobster roll and Fisher Hill Farm Pekin duck. Small World Food will have country multigrain, sourdough rye, pain au levain, and poppy seed sandwich loaf breads (dollar off leftover loaves) and is debuting new granola packaging — 13 oz. bags along with the usual jar refill program.

This Week’s Music

We welcome Bossa Nova Bradley Brothers to the music tent this week.

Also at the Market

Ask a Scientist —  Each week we welcome scientists to join us at our Ask a Scientist table to answer all kinds of questions you might have about pretty much anything. Kids’ questions are welcome! Brighton Farmers’ Market celebrates the importance of science to our everyday lives, to society, to policy, and to our mission of promoting a healthier, more sustainable food system.

CommUnity: We Grow Better Together — This year at the Market we celebrate CommUnity; as Supervisor Moehle says, the most important part of Community is Unity. We honor those who help promote the strong, welcoming, inclusive community that we all value. This week we welcome the Hillel School, offering information about its programs.

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.

Special thanks to Impact Earth for providing zero-waste services to Brighton Farmers’ Market each week.

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 Farmers’ Market is held Sundays, 9 am to 1 pm in the Brighton High School parking lot, 1150 Winton Road S., Rochester. 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!