This Week at the Market – December 8, 2019

The Brighton Winter Farmers’ Market is open! Please join us all winter long for an abundance of good local food. Our goal is to bring this food to our community, but also to help support our hard-working farmers and producers during their most challenging time of the year. Farming is tough anywhere, but imagine how hard it is with our long winters. Thank you for helping our farmers and producers put food on their families’ tables all year!

This week Fellenz Family Farm is bringing certified organic lettuce, kale, potatoes, onions, celeriac, kohlrabi, sweet turnips, rutabaga, Brussels sprouts, and black garlic, plus tea blends and Wild Thistle herbal products. Stonecrop Farm will have pasture-raised heritage breed pork chops, shoulder roasts, shoulder steaks, spare ribs, kabob meat, Italian sausage (hot and mild), breakfast sausage, ground pork, deli ham,smoked bacon, fat, bones, organ meats, and rendered lard.

Andy’s Specialty Produce is bringing certified organic salad mix, spinach, pea shoots, sweet potatoes, carrots, napa cabbage, green cabbage, red potatoes, red beets, green kale, garlic, and yellow onions. Bolton Farms will have bibb lettuce, lettuce bouquets, spring mix, arugula, cilantro, parsley, and dandelion greens, plus butternut squash.

Happy Hooves Farm is bringing cuts of pork and sausages from heritage-breed pasture-raised pigs plus beef from 100% grass-fed and grass-finished beef cows; all animals are raised outside on pasture with organic feed containing no corn, no soy, and no wheat, except cows which only eat grass.

K&S Bischoping will have a nice variety of apples including Honey Crisp, Snapdragon, Empire, and Granny Smith as well as assorted heirloom apples. Bristol Mushrooms will have certified organic fresh-picked lion’s mane and chestnut mushrooms, Brain Booster lion’s mane powder or coffee, and Brain Booster lion’s mane tea.

Shannon Brook Farm is bringing certified organic, pasture-raised, heritage breed pork: no-nitrate smoked hams and ham slices, butt roasts, boneless loin roasts, spare ribs, country-style ribs, smoked and fresh hocks, three types of no-nitrate bacon, ground, chops, six types of sausage, fresh pork belly, soup bones, organs, and leaf lard; grass-fed lamb raised on organic pastures: shoulder and leg roasts, ground, shanks, loin, shoulder, rib, leg and neck chops, short ribs, and soup bones; certified organic, free-range poultry: whole pekin ducks, whole and half broiler chickens, and certified organic stew hens; and tanned sheep fleeces.

Wohlschlegel’s Naples Maple Farm is bringing bourbon barrel aged maple syrup, maple mustard; maple BBQ sauce; maple cotton candy; maple coated almonds, cashews, and pecans; traditional, cinnamon, and raspberry maple cream spread; pure NYS maple syrup in flavors golden, amber, dark, and very dark; granulated maple sugar; maple garlic rub; maple coffee and tea; wheat-free oatmeal maple dog treats; soft and hard sugar shapes; and body-care products — maple vanilla soap, lotion, and lip balm.

Trademarks Flower Farm will have rare varieties of potted amaryllis and paperwhites, as well as amaryllis and paperwhite forcing kits, dahlia tubers, seed packets, fall harvested honey, evergreen wreaths and swags. Newbury Park Pastries will have chicken, veggie, shepherds, panang, and turkey dinner pot pies, along with sugar cookies and shrubs.

R&M Bischoping will have lots of honey, honey and goat’s milk soaps, beeswax lotion bars and lip balms, gift sets, and a few remaining pieces of honeycomb. Flour City Pasta is bringing plenty of gift boxes for the holidays.

Lavender Moon will have pre-ordered natural wreaths and Victorian kissing balls and will take orders. Tripleberry Farm is bringing freshly-made pesticide-free berry jams as well as grape and peach jams, plus frozen blueberries and several types of hand-dipped chocolate candies.

Impact Earth will have the full line of zero waste lifestyle reusable wares plus sign-ups for organics drop-off service.  A special thanks to Impact Earth for providing zero waste services at Brighton Farmers’ Market each Sunday.

Also at the Market

We welcome musicians Grant Cos and Friends.

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

EBT/SNAP Bonus Program 

Brighton Farmers’ Market is pleased to offer SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) customers the opportunity to purchase tokens using their SNAP benefits, which can be used to buy SNAP eligible foods at the Market. Any SNAP customer who purchases $5 in tokens with SNAP benefits will also receive a bonus $2 FreshConnect Check to purchase eligible Market products. 

Market Details

Brighton Winter Farmers’ Market is held Sundays, 1 to 4 pm, in Brighton’s Brookside Center, 220 Idlewood Rd., Rochester. There is a second entrance to the building just 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 Facebook and Instagram.

See you Sunday!