This Week – February 16, 2020

Yes, it’s definitely still winter, but it hasn’t slowed down our hard-working farmers and producers, who will have lots of choices this week at Brighton Farmers’ Market. Fellenz Family Farm returns with potatoes, celeriac, kohlrabi, black garlic, dried herbs, and Wild Thistle herbal products. Clearview Farm is bringing organically-nourished, truly free-range eggs, 100% grass-grown (no grain) Angus beef steaks, roasts, ground, liver, stew meat, and short ribs; dried herbs (tulsi tea, nettle tea, lemon basil, dill, catnip, and spearmint), and Genesee Valley dry beans (black, cannellini, and red kidney).

Shannon Brook Farm is bringing certified organic, pasture-raised heritage breed pork: no-nitrate smoked hams, ham slices, hocks, and four types of no-nitrate bacon; shoulder roasts, spare ribs, loin roasts, country-style ribs, ground, minute steaks, chops, six types of sausage, soup bones, organs, and leaf lard; grass-fed lamb raised on organic pastures: shoulder and leg roasts, half-sized leg roasts, ground, shanks, loin, rib, leg,  and shoulder chops, short ribs, organs, and tallow; certified organic, free-range poultry: whole pekin ducks, duck necks and feet, whole and half broiler chickens, certified organic stew hens, and certified organic, free-range chicken eggs.

Andy’s Specialty Produce will have certified organic spinach, pea shoots, sunflower shoots, radish and arugula micro greens, carrots, red beets, red potatoes, and yellow onions. Stonecrop Farm will have fresh pasture-raised heritage breed pork chops, loin rib roasts, smoked ham roasts, shoulder roasts, shoulder steaks, spare ribs, kabob meat, Italian sausage (hot and mild), breakfast sausage, ground pork, deli ham, ham steaks, smoked bacon, smoked hocks, fat, bones, organ meats, and rendered lard.

Happy Hooves Farm will have pork chops and steaks, shoulder and loin roasts, pork belly, ham steaks, spare ribs, sausages, and ground pork from pasture-raised pigs; beef rib steaks, short ribs, meaty soup bones, cutlets, ground beef, brisket, and broth bones from 100% grass-fed and grass-finished beef cows; some stewing hens; and raw honey; all animals are raised outside on pasture with organic feed containing no corn, no soy, and no wheat, except cows, which eat only grass.

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.

Tripleberry Farm will have pesticide-free frozen strawberries and blueberries, pus pesticide-free berry jams and peach jam. Brian’s Kitchen is bringing four varieties of traditional cookies, four gluten-free/vegan varieties, four varieties of granola bars, and chocolate fudge, with or without nuts.

Lavender Moon will have herbal products including soaps, salves, lotions, teas, culinary blends, and flavored fair trade cocoa mixes. Impact Earth will have the full line of zero waste lifestyle reusable wares plus sign-ups for organics drop-off service.  

Also at the Market

We welcome musicians Joel Kastner and Friends.

ColorBrightonGreen joins us with information about environmental issues; check for items they can accept for recycling.

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 or on Facebook and Instagram.

See you Sunday!