Market News

The outdoor season of the Brighton Farmers’ Market extends through November 19. The indoor winter Market opens the following week, November 26, in Brighton’s Brookside Center, 220 Idlewood Road, and will be held Sunday afternoons, 1-4 pm. The goodness continues all year!

This Week at the Market – November 12, 2017

The weather tells us it’s time to warm up the house with comforting stews and soups, pumpkin spice whatever, and apple pie. You’ll find everything you need, except the cinnamon, at Brighton Farmers’ Market this week. Fellenz Family Farm is bringing certified organic Brussels sprouts, kohlrabi, celeriac, sweet turnips, purple top turnips, watermelon radishes, daikon radishes, onions, garlic, and cabbage. Buzz’s Garden will have certified organic watermelon radishes, purple and white daikon radishes, hakurei turnips, leeks, Brussels sprouts, microgreens, thyme, sage, and fennel.

Bolton Farms
will have winter squash, basil,  lettuce bouquets, spring mix, arugula, red Russian kale, curly kale, pesticide-free cauliflower, dandelion greens, escarole, and spicy mix. Stonecrop Farm is bringing certified organic fresh whole chickens, chicken and turkey stock making supplies, whole pasture raised ducks, and a full selection of fresh cuts of pasture raised heritage pork.

Andy’s Specialty Garlic & Produce will have certified organic carrots, spinach, salad mix, arugula, pea shoots, baby kale, napa cabbage, beets, red and green leaf lettuce, sweet potatoes, yellow onions, red and yellow potatoes, green cabbage, and hardneck garlic. Shannon Brook Farm is featuring pasture-raised certified organic pekin duck and grass-fed lamb raised on certified organic pasture — ground, shoulder roast, riblets, chops (leg of lamb, rib, loin, and shoulder), organ meats (liver, kidney, hearts, and tongues), and bones for soup stock.

Shady Lane Farm is bringing red and white beets, sweet potatoes, fennel, sweet peppers, shishitos, jalapenos, kiohlrabi, leeks, onions, shallots, chard, butternut squash, ground cherries, and fresh-cut parsley and dill. K&S Bischoping will have apples including Honeycrisp, Snapdragon, Jonagold, Gold Delicious, Empire, Macoun, Cortland, Gala, and Fuji, and heirlooms including Golden Russet.

Happy Hooves Organic Farm is bringing cuts of organic 100% grass-fed and grass-finished beef and cuts of organic pasture-raised pork. Bristol Mushrooms will have shiitakes and lion’s mane mushrooms, certified organic and freshly picked.

Growing Family Farms will have escarole,  endive,  kale, chard, radicchio, onions, winter squash, potatoes,  pasture raised chicken and duck eggs, and Singer Farm Naturals tart cherry juice. Seaway Trail Honey is bringing raw, fresh spring-to-fall varieties of award-winning wildflower honeycomb and honey, plus sampler packs and candles, from the bees by the shore of Lake Ontario and certified Kosher, local black walnuts in honey, and pectin-rick aromatnaya Russian quince pollinated by Seaway Trail Honey bees.

Clearview Farm is bringing certified organic green acorn, carnival, delicata, and kabocha squash; arugula; golden turnips; dried black beans; dried Italian oregano and lemon basil, free-range eggs; and an assortment of 100% grass-grown Black Angus beef cuts, dry aged for one month. Fisher Hill Farm will have a few fresh turkeys (more next week), lots of veggies, eggs, poultry, and juice.

Pasta Classics will have ravioli including apple and gorgonzola with apples from K&S Bischoping, butternut squash from Bolton Farms, and six cheese, plus plenty of baked stuffed breads. Newbury Park Pastries will have chicken, panang, shepherds, and pulled pork pot pies and some sweet treats.

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.

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 through November 19 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!