This Week at the Market – January 6, 2019

Happy New Year from Brighton Farmers’ Market!  We are looking forward to another great year of the best all-local food, brought to our community by our hard-working and committed farmers and producers. Many thanks to them, and to the customers who support our Market and its vendors. We hope 2019 is a happy, healthy, and successful year for all.

This week Fellenz Family Farm is bringing certified organic ADK red and blue potatoes, red and yellow onions, Enterprise apples, celeriac, and black radish, plus Wild Thistle Herbal products. Andy’s Specialty Produce will have certified organic salad mix, carrots, spinach, sweet potatoes, green kale, yellow onions, red beets, green and napa cabbage, red and yellow potatoes, and sunflower and pea shoots.

Fisher Hill Farm is bringing kale, Asian greens from the high tunnel, kohlrabi, celeriac, beets, sweet potatoes, onions, shallots, potatoes, parsnips, carrots, butternut and spaghetti squash, cabbage, eggs, frozen chicken, turkey, stewing hens, and Red Jacket cider and juices. Happy Hooves Farm is bringing pork from pasture-raised heritage breed pigs; 100% grass-fed and grass-finished Hereford beef, eggs from free-roaming hens, and raw wildflower honey; all animals are raised on pasture supplemented with organic feed and with no soy, corn, or wheat.

Clearview Farm is bringing carnival and green acorn winter squash, pie pumpkins, dried Tulsi (holy) basil, dill, truly free-range eggs, buckwheat, organically-fed 100% grass-grown Black Angus beef (including steaks, roasts, ground beef, and assorted cuts), and Genesee Valley black and cannellini dry beans. Shannon Brook Farm is featuring certified organic chicken eggs, five types of organically-processed heritage breed pork sausages and boneless pork loin chops, certified organic whole ducks, and certified organic whole and half broiler chickens.

Bristol Mushrooms will have certified organic lion’s mane mushrooms and Brain Booster powder. Stonecrop Farm is bringing certified organic eggs, and pasture-raised pork chops, steaks, sausage, ground pork, spare ribs, bones, and organ meats. 

Wohlschlegel’s Naples Maple Farm is bringing 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.

Newbury Park Pastries is bringing chicken, panang, shepherds, and veggie pot pies along with cut out cookies and apple tarts. Tripleberry Farm will have lots of traditional and reduced sugar peach jams and pesticide-free berry jams and moisturizing goat milk soaps

Lavender Moon is bringing soaps, salves, lotions, teas, and culinary treats, including all-natural flavored hot cocoas. Brian’s Kitchen will have granola bars, chocolate fudge, and cookies, including reformulated almond cookies — same taste with half the sugar.

Impact Earth offers its organics drop-off service: drop off outside, pick up inside; also offered are beeswax wraps, Eco-Pul bags, reusable utensils with case, and metal straws, all great gifts for sustainable holidays.

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 — 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 2019 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 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 https://brightonfarmersmarket.org or on Facebook and Instagram.

See you Sunday!