SNAP Update: Brighton Farmers’ Market’s SNAP program is back in business! SNAP customers will once again be able to purchase tokens using their SNAP benefits cards at the Market, and receive a $2 FreshConnect check with every $5 in tokens purchased.


This Week at the Market – February 10, 2019

Happy Valentine’s Day from Brighton Farmers’ Market! All-local valentines make the sweetest treats for your sweetie, including these heart-shaped cookies from Newbury Park Pastries; Kate will also have sweet raspberry rugelach, along with chicken, veggie, shepherds, panang, steak and stout, and shepherds pot pies. And for a special valentine dinner, Fisher Hill Farm is featuring fresh duck, along with fresh-cut greens from the high tunnel, root veggies, cabbage, sweet potatoes, onions, shallots, eggs, Red Jacket juices, and frozen chicken, turkey, and stewing hens.

This week Lakestone Family Farm will have frozen whole chickens, chicken pieces, stewing hens, and soup bones, plus four varieties of potatoes and beets. Stonecrop Farm is bringing pasture-raised pork chops, shoulder roasts, steaks, spare ribs, sausage, ground pork, smoked bacon, ham steaks, deli ham, hocks, trotters, organ meats, bones, and jars of rendered lard.

Fellenz Family Farm is bringing ADK red and blue potatoes, Enterprise apples, and yellow onions, plus Wild Thistle Herbal products: elderberry and chaga syrup, herbal tinctures, gaia facial serum, teas, wild rose facial toner, flower power pain salve, mama butter, chaga maple elixir, and witches brew vegan elixir. Shannon Brook Farm will have certified organic free-range whole and half broiler chickens and whole pekin ducks; certified organic, heritage breed pork cuts and sausages including butt roasts, spare ribs, chops, leaf lard, and baby back ribs; grass-fed lamb including sausages, rib loin, and neck chops, shanks, ground, soup bones, and shoulder and leg roasts.

Andy’s Specialty Produce is bringing certified organic carrots, spinach, sweet potatoes, yellow onions, red beets, green cabbage, napa cabbage, red and yellow potatoes, and pea shoots. Happy Hooves Farm is offering a “My Freezers are Stuffed” sale on beef and pork and will bring pork from pasture-raised heritage breed pigs, 100% grass-fed and grass-finished Hereford beef, eggs from usually free-roaming hens (but they hate this weather), and raw wildflower honey; all animals are raised on pasture and supplemented with organic feed containing no soy, no corn, and no wheat.

Clearview Farm is bringing certified organic dried dill, basil (Genovese, lemon, and holy/tulsi tea), and spearmint; dried hot peppers; carnival and acorn squash; organically-fed 100% grass-grown Angus beef in a variety of cuts (steaks, roasts, burger, liver, and more), and Genesee Valley Bean dry cannellini and black beans. Bristol Mushrooms will have fresh-picked lion’s mane mushrooms, certified organic, plus Brain Booster lion’s mane coffee and powder.

Bolton Farms will have  bibb lettuce, lettuce bouquets, arugula, escarole, bok choi, micro greens, pea shoots, kale, and butternut squash. Tripleberry Farm will have lots of traditional and reduced sugar peach jams and pesticide-free berry jams and moisturizing goat milk soaps.

Wohlschlegel’s 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.

Lavender Moon is bringing soaps, salves, lotions, lip balms, teas, culinary blends, and flavored fair trade hot cocoa mixes. Brian’s Kitchen will have cookies, including a new gluten-free/vegan lemon cookie, chocolate fudge, and granola bars, including a new almond, peanut, and chia seed granola bar.

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.

Also at the Market

We welcome musicians Grant Cos and Babak Elahi to the Market.

ColorBrightonGreen.org will collect recycling items; check here for items they are currently able to accept and recycle.c

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

EBT/SNAP Bonus Program — Update

Our SNAP token program is currently not working. We are working to get it re-activated. We apologize to our SNAP customers for this inconvenience.

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.

See you Sunday!