This Week at the Market – December 22, 2019

Please join us this Sunday at the Market for some last-minute gifts, food for holiday feasts, and lots of holiday spirit! This will be our final Market of 2019; we will be closed next Sunday, December 29 and will re-open January 5. Thanks to all for Brighton Farmers’ Market’s best year ever; we’re looking forward to another great year in 2020.

This week Bolton Farms will have bibb lettuce, lettuce bouquets, spring mix, arugula, bok choi, dandelion greens, sorrel, parsley, butternut and honeynut squash, and soil grown Brussels sprouts. Stonecrop Farm will have fresh pasture-raised heritage breed pork chops, rib roasts, shoulder roasts, shoulder steaks, tenderloin, spare ribs, kabob meat, Italian sausage (hot and mild), breakfast sausage, ground pork, deli ham, smoked bacon, smoked hocks, fat, bones, trotters, organ meats, and rendered lard.

Andy’s Specialty Produce is bringing certified organic salad mix, spinach, celery, pea shoots, sweet potatoes, carrots, napa cabbage, green cabbage, red potatoes, red beets, garlic, and yellow onions. Happy Hooves Farm is bringing a full assortment of cuts of pork and sausages from heritage-breed pasture-raised pigs with some cuts on sale, plus new beef from 100% grass-fed and grass-finished beef cows, a few stewing hens, and some honey; all animals are raised outside on pasture with organic feed containing no corn, no soy, and no wheat, except cows which only eat grass.

Shannon Brook Farm is bringing certified organic, pasture-raised, heritage breed pork: no-nitrate smoked hams and ham slices, shoulder roasts, boneless loin roasts, spare ribs, country-style ribs, fresh hocks, four 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 (halves and wholes), ground, shanks, loin, rib, leg and neck chops, short ribs, whole breast of lamb, and soup bones; certified organic, free-range poultry: whole pekin ducks, duck necks and feet, whole and half broiler chickens, and certified organic stew hens; and tanned sheep fleeces.

Bristol Mushrooms will have fresh-picked lion’s mane mushrooms, certified organic, and Brain Booster powder, coffee, and tea.

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.

Marty’s Meats will have pastrami and brisket sandwiches. JonJohn’s Bakery is bringing Mom’s mac & cheese, peanut butter balls, chocolate dipped cookies, chocolate dipped bourbon balls, and frosted sugar cookies.

Trademarks Flower Farm will have rare varieties of potted amaryllis and paperwhites, as well as amaryllis and paperwhite forcing kits, dahlia tubers, seed packets, and fall harvested honey. Newbury Park Pastries will have chicken, veggie, shepherds, panang, beef stew, and turkey dinner pot pies, along with cut-out cookies, rugelach, 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 natural wreaths and Victorian kissing balls, plus herbal products including soaps, salves, lotions, pet toys, teas, culinary blends, and flavored fair trade cocoas. Tripleberry Farm is bringing frozen blueberries, pesticide-free berry jams, peach jam, and hand-dipped chocolates for stocking stuffers or grab bag gifts.

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 Rick McRae 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!