Summer Market Opens Next Week!

This Sunday, May 5, is the final Winter Market. The summer season of the Brighton Farmers’ Market opens next Sunday, May 12, from 9 am to 1 pm in the Brighton High School parking lot, 1150 Winton Rd. S., Rochester. Please join us at 10 a.m. as Supervisor Bill Moehle presides over the traditional Cutting of the Vine to inaugurate the new season. We’re looking forward to another great summer of delicious, all-local, sustainably produced food — see you there!

This Week at the Market – May 5, 2019

We know spring has truly arrived when Clearview Farm brings ramps to the Market; these wild leeks lend a rare and fleeting seasonal spark to all kinds of dishes, provided the local restaurant chefs don’t snap them all up first. Kurt will have ramps this Sunday, along with certified organic dried dill, basil (lemon and holy-tulsi tea), and spearmint; truly free-range eggs; organically-fed 100% grass-grown Angus beef in a variety of cuts (steaks, roasts, burger, liver, and more); organic buckwheat; and Genesee Valley Bean certified organic dry cannellini, black and pinto beans.

Growing Family Farms will have certified organic French breakfast radishes, spinach, spring lettuce mix, scallions, pea shoots, napa cabbage, rainbow chard, bagged and bunched kale, escarole, endive, fresh herbs (cilantro, basil, and parsley), Crooked Carrot ferments, and Singer Farm Naturals tart cherry juice. Lakestone Family Farm will have frozen chicken, drumsticks, spatchcock whole chickens, chicken tomahawks, chicken soup/stock bones, and beets and potatoes. 

Happy Hooves Farm will have pork chops, steaks, roasts, ribs, and sausages from pasture-raised heritage breed pigs raised on pasture with organic feed containing no soy, no corn, and no wheat, and pasture-raised 100% grass-fed and grass-finished beef including ground beef, pot roast, chuck roast, stew beef from sirloin, and assorted other cuts. Andy’s Specialty Produce is bringing certified organic spinach, onions, potatoes, and pea and sunflower shoots.

Stonecrop Farm is bringing fresh cuts of pasture-raised pork including chops, shoulder roasts, steaks, stew meat, spare ribs, sausage, ground pork, smoked bacon, deli ham, ham steaks, hocks, trotters, organ meats, and rendered pork lard, plus certified organic eggs. Fisher Hill Farm is bringing micro greens, pea shoots, root veggies, cabbage, sweet potatoes, onions, shallots, eggs, Red Jacket juices, and frozen hens, turkey, duck, and stewing hens.

Shannon Brook Farm will have pasture-raised, heritage breed, organic pork: fresh hams, smoked hams, hocks, four types of bacon, butt roasts, spare ribs, loin roasts, ground minute steaks, two types of chops, six types of sausage (breakfast, andouille, chorizo, kielbasa, hot Italian, and mild Italian), soup bones, and leaf lard; lamb grass-fed on organic pastures: shoulder and leg roasts, four types of chops (leg, rib, shoulder, loin), ground, shanks, chorizo sausage, and soup bones; poultry: stew hens, whole and half broiler chickens, chicken necks, pekin ducks, duck necks, and duclair ducks; and free-range, certified organic chicken eggs. Bristol Mushrooms will have mushrooms — kings and lions — and Brain Booster Lion’s Mane coffee or powder.

Wohlschlegels Naples Maple Farm is bringing maple fudge, bourbon barrel aged maple syrup; maple BBQ sauce; maple cotton candy; maple coated almonds, cashews, and pecans; traditional, cinnamon, and raspberry maple cream spread; maple mustard; pure NYS maple syrup in 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 lots of traditional and reduced sugar peach, plum, and grape jams, and traditional and reduced sugar pesticide-free berry jams; this is the last week to get goat milk soaps. Lavender Moon is bringing soaps, salves, lotions, teas, culinary blends, and Bug Off and Tick Me Off all natural repellents.

Newbury Park Pastries will have chicken, veggie, panang, shepherds, and chicken cordon bleu pot pies along with cut-out cookies and rugelach. Brian’s Kitchen is bringing cookies, granola bars, and chocolate fudge.

Impact Earth offers its organics drop-off subscriptions for $15/month or sign up for five months and get the sixth month free; reusable wares include beeswax wraps, produce bags, bamboo utensils, eco-sponges, totes, and “un”paper towels (all zero waste lifestyle products are 10% off).

Also at the Market

We welcome guitarist John Wiesenthal to the Market.

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 

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 indoors Sundays, 1 to 4 pm, in Brighton’s Brookside Center, 220 Idlewood Rd., Rochester; easy access to the site from 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.

The summer season of Brighton Farmers’ Market begins May 12 and will be held Sundays 9 am to 1 pm in Brighton High School’s parking lot, 1150 Winton Rd., Rochester. 

See you Sunday!