This Week at the Market – December 15, 2019

Come celebrate the holiday season with us this Sunday at the Brighton Winter Farmers’ Market! There will be plenty of wonderful local gifts, stocking stuffers, and treats for holiday feasts. Karen and Ann from K&S Bischoping Farm are offering holiday spirit and lots of apples including Honeycrisp, Snapdragon, Ruby Frost, Empire, Granny Smith, and Braeburn.

This week Fellenz Family Farm is bringing certified organic lettuce, kale, potatoes, onions, celeriac, kohlrabi, sweet turnips, rutabaga, Brussels sprouts, and black garlic, plus tea blends and Wild Thistle herbal products. Stonecrop Farm will have fresh pasture-raised heritage breed pork chops, shoulder roasts, shoulder steaks, tenderloin, spare ribs, kabob meat, Italian sausage (hot and mild), breakfast sausage, ground pork, deli ham, smoked bacon, fat, bones, 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, green kale, garlic, and yellow onions. Happy Hooves Farm is bringing a full assortment of cuts of pork and sausages from heritage-breed pasture-raised pigs, plus beef from 100% grass-fed and grass-finished beef cows; 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, butt roasts, boneless loin roasts, spare ribs, country-style ribs, smoked and 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, ground, shanks, loin, rib, leg and neck chops, short ribs, 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.

Clearview Farm will have squash (butternut and carnival), turnips (purple-top, white, and baby golden), dried dill, dried lemon basil, nettle tea, tulsi tea, jalapeno and cayenne peppers, tomatillos, Genesee Valley dry beans (black, cannellini, and red kidney), truly free-range eggs, and 100% grass-grown Angus beef steaks, roasts, ground beef, and miscellaneous cuts. Fruition Seeds returns with organic seeds grown to thrive in our region — a great gift for gardener friends.

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.

Trademarks Flower Farm will have rare varieties of potted amaryllis and paperwhites, as well as amaryllis and paperwhite forcing kits, dahlia tubers, seed packets, fall harvested honey, evergreen wreaths and swags. Newbury Park Pastries will have chicken, veggie, shepherds, panang, and turkey dinner pot pies, along with sugar cookies 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 pre-ordered natural wreaths and Victorian kissing balls, as well as wreaths available for immediate purchase, plus herbal products including soaps, salves, lotions, 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 Crummins and Friends.

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

Volunteers from Fight for Brighton will have postcards to be completed to advocate for fair funding for Brighton Central School District.

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!