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This Week at the Market – November 4, 2018

The regular season of the Brighton Farmers’ Market continues for three more weeks, through November 18! Join us this Sunday in the Brighton High School parking lot, 1150 Winton Rd. S., from 9 am to 1 pm. The winter season of the Market opens November 25, from 1-4 pm, in Brighton’s Brookside Center, 220 Idlewood Rd., Rochester, with easy access to the building from S. Winton between Westfall and 590.

This week Dearhaven Farm is bringing certified organic cabbage, spinach, kale, bok choi, napa cabbage, celery, onions, potatoes, spaghetti and butternut squash, leeks, and no-spray Empire apples. Fellenz Family Farm is bringing certified organic sweet peppers (quantity discounts for freezing, pickling, etc., last week); onions (sweet, red, and yellow); potatoes (ADK red and blue, Lehigh, and Red Maria); apples (Enterprise, Gold Rush, and Snapp Stayman); kale (Siberian, Red Russian, and Dino); eggplant — last week; arugula; and salad mix.

Growing Family Farms will have certified organic tomatoes, peppers, baby fennel, baby kale, fall mesclun, arugula, pea shoots, carrots, watermelon radish, French breakfast radishes, winter squash, potatoes, and Singer Farm Naturals tart cherry juice. Bolton Farms will have butterhead bibb lettuce, spring mix, lettuce bouquets, arugula, tatsoi, parsley, mustard greens, no-spray cauliflower, dandelion greens, escarole, and squash — butternut, acorn, spaghetti, delicata, and honeynut.

Andy’s Specialty Garlic & Produce will have certified organic carrots, spinach, sweet potatoes, salad mix, arugula, kale, green romaine, green leaf and red leaf lettuce, yellow onions, red beets, green summer cabbage, purple cabbage, napa cabbage, red radishes, salad turnips, red and yellow potatoes, and pea shoots. Shannon Brook Farm is featuring grass-fed lamb and recommends this recipe, plus soup bones to make lamb broth.

K&S Bischoping will have a wide variety of apples including Honey Crisp, Snapdragon, Jonagold, Gold Delicious, Gala, Empire, Crispin, Granny Smith, Fuji, and Stayman Winesap; plus an assortment of favorite heirlooms including Gold Russet. Happy Hooves Organic Farm is bringing cuts of 100% grass-fed and grass-finished Hereford beef, cuts of pasture-raised heritage breed pork including some from American Guinea hogs, and raw wildflower honey; all animals are raised on pasture without soy, corn, or wheat.

Stonecrop Farm is bringing fresh pasture-raised pork chops, shoulder roasts, steaks, spare ribs, tenderloin, fresh hocks, ground pork, sausage, smoked bacon, deli ham, organ meats, trotters, soup bones, and fat, as well as certified organic whole chickens and eggs. Clearview Farm is bringing certified organic green acorn and carnival winter squash, peppers (poblano and jalapeno), red Swiss chard, Tulsi basil, dill, catnip, spearmint, truly free-range eggs, buckwheat, organically-fed 100% grass-grown Black Angus beef (including steaks, roasts, ground beef, and assorted cuts), and Genesee Valley dry beans (black, cannellini, and light red kidney).

Seaway Trail Honey is bringing fresh raw fall honey — a robust dark amber honey, summer honey — a pale, amber honey; early summer honey — a light sweet honey from basswood/linden blossoms and other wildflowers; honeycomb; cute mini bears; gift packs; certified Kosher; two varieties of aromatic no-spray quince fruit; nuts in honey; spice-infused honeys; and pure beeswax and turkey candles, all from the small scale, small batch apiary near Pultneyville by Lake Ontario.

RocBucha is bringing bottled kombucha in cranberry-ginger, apple-cinnamon, and pumpkin-clove; bottled flavors include apple-cinnamon, pumpkin-clove, ginger, strawberry-basil, blueberry-mint, and pineapple-ginger. Lavender Moon is bringing soaps, salves, lotions, whipped shea butter, sugar scrubs, culinary blends, flavored hot cocoa, and winter tonic salad dressing; Joe will take orders for Lavender Moon holiday wreaths.

Pasta Classics will have ravioli flavors pumpkin, six cheese, and meatball, and a wide variety of strombolis. Newbury Park Pastries is bringing chicken, panang, shepherds, veggie, and turkey dinner pot pies as well as seasonal pies and cut out cookies.

JonJohn’s Bakery is bringing mom’s mac & cheese, pecan praline chocolate cake, sweet potato tarts, carrot cake, peanut butter balls, chocolate dipped bourbon balls, oatmeal cranberry and chocolate chip cookies, grandma’s breakfast cake, and Oreo cookie cheesecake brownies. Tripleberry Farm is bringing pesticide-free traditional and reduced berry jams, peach jam, unique flavors of fudge (great hostess gift for Thanksgiving), and moisturizing goat milk soaps.

Impact Earth is offering a food waste and compostable wares hauling service at the Market; pick up a bucket and pay a deposit, return your filled bucket next week, and pick up a clean new bucket. Thanks to Impact Earth for collecting trash and recycling at the Market each week to promote our efforts to be a zero-waste Market.

Also at the Market

We welcome Grant Cos and Friends to the music tent.

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 welcome SNAP customers to our Market; stop by the Market tent to purchase tokens with your SNAP benefits card. 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.

Market Details

Brighton Farmers’ Market is held Sundays, 9 am to 1 pm in the Brighton High School parking lot, 1150 Winton Rd. 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 Facebook and Instagram.

See you Sunday!