This Week at the Market – July 7, 2019

Mother Nature is making up for lost time and a chilly damp spring — July is here and so are summer’s most delicious offerings from our local farms. This week Lagoner Farms will have strawberries, raspberries, sweet cherries, a few blueberries, asparagus, and apples. Squash Blossom Farm is bringing lettuce mix, arugula, Little Gem and head lettuce, escarole, frisee, radicchio, dandelion, kale, chard, radish, turnips, carrot, beets, fennel, onions, scallions, squash, cucumbers, sugar snap peas, squash blossoms, cilantro, parsley, dill, sage, and thyme.

K&S Bischoping will have red raspberries, white currants, and a selection of tasty, crisp. apples.

Andy’s Specialty Produce is bringing certified organic slicing tomatoes, carrots, salad mix, spinach, kale, arugula, radishes, romaine, red leaf and iceberg lettuce, potatoes, and fresh garlic. Dearhaven Farm will have certified organic sugar snap peas, juneberries, strawberries, red raspberries, beets, celery, green cabbage, lettuce, kohlrabi, chard, kale, and some fresh herbs.

Growing Family Farm will have organic cherry, grape, and slicing tomatoes; Japanese cucumbers, slicing cukes, eggplant, shishito peppers, green bell peppers, rainbow chard, baby leaf salad greens, romaine lettuce, Italian dandelion, summer squash and zucchini, garlic scapes, spring onions, fresh and potted herbs, and Singer Farm Naturals tart cherry juice. Chicory Blue Gardens returns to the Market with snapdragons, sunflowers, and mixed flower bouquets.

Lighthouse Gardens will have certified organic cherry tomatoes; garlic scapes; lettuce bouquets; mixed salad greens; certified organic herb and vegetable transplants including tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, lettuces, kales, chard, Asian greens, spinach, endive, beets, onions, cole crops, cucumbers, squashes, ginger, fig plants, and others; succulents in pots, planters, and hanging baskets; perennials; lettuce bowls; herb planters; berry plants; and organic potting soil. 

Trademarks Flower Farm is bringing bunches of chantilly and madame butterfly snapdragons, sunflower, cosmos, scented stock, sweet peas, and different sized mixed bouquets. Tripleberry Farm will have lots of pesticide-free strawberries, a limited amount of pesticide-free red raspberries, and berry jams.

Happy Hooves Farm will have a few pasture-raised pekin ducks and whole roaster chickens, cuts of pork and sausages from pasture-raised pigs, and ground beef from 100% grass-fed and grass-finished cows; animals are raised outside on pasture with no corn, no soy, and no wheat organic feed, except the cows which only eat grass. Bolton Farms is bringing arugula, watercress, basil, lettuce bouquets, butterhead bibb, spring mix, mustard greens, spicy mix, micro greens, pea shoots, red Russian kale, Tuscan kale, curly kale, parsley, rappi, and Swiss chard.

Stonecrop Farm is bringing fresh certified organic whole chickens and chicken feet, as well as pasture-raised heritage breed pork chops, shoulder roasts, steaks, spare ribs, ground pork, sausage, deli ham, ham steaks, bacon, hocks, organ meats, bones, trotters, and rendered lard. Deep Root Farm will have cabbage, napa cabbage, Swiss chard, kale, hakurei turnips, cherry tomatoes, salad mix, baby kale, arugula, head lettuce, scallions, broccoli, summer squash, peas, beets, cucumbers, kohlrabi, and carrots.

Shannon Brook Farm is bringing certified organic, pasture-raised heritage breed pork: fresh hams, no-nitrate smoked hams, smoked ham slices, smoked hocks, ground, soup bones, butt roasts, two types of chops, six types of sausage, and three types of no-nitrate bacon and pork belly; grass-fed lamb raised on organic pastures: shoulder and leg roasts, two types of chops, shanks, and riblets; certified organic, free-range poultry: stew hens, broiler and roaster chickens – wholes and halves, chicken necks, livers, gizzards, hearts, and whole ducks; and certified organic free-range chicken eggs. 

Seaway Trail Honey will have the first honey of the season — a light champagne colored honey, fresh, raw, with active enzymes, harvested on Wednesday; all seasonal local raw honeys from spring to fall, certified Kosher; honeycomb; cute mini bears; black walnuts, almonds, pistachios in honey; infused honeys with organic lavender, ginger, rosemary, cocoa, and cinnamon; and pure beeswax candles; stop by for a sampling, for information about bees and the different types of honey, and to see the educational display of live honey bees for the non-profit NY Bee Wellness Inc. 

Wohlschlegel’s Naples Maple Farm will have maple mustard; 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; 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.

Boy and the Baker will have maple pecan sticky buns, assorted muffins (blueberry, hazelnut coffee cake, chocolate chip), chocolate chunk and cinnamon raisin oatmeal cookies, twice baked brioche (two ways), roasted banana bread, salted caramel popcorn, cherry almond granola, and coconut rochers. RocBucha is bringing raspberry-lemon, pineapple-ginger, and strawberry-basil kombucha on tap, and will have bottled flavors including ginger, strawberry-basil, pineapple-ginger, blueberry-mint, and blackberry-orange; bring a bottle to fill (RocBucha or another brand) and receive $1 off the bottle price.

Newbury Park Pastries will have chicken, veggie, panang, shepherds, and crawfish etouffee pot pies along with tarts, rugelach, cut out cookies, and creme brulee. Pasta Classics will have ravioli flavors including roasted red pepper & goat cheese, feta & spinach, and asparagus & parmesan asiago (asparagus from Fisher Hill Farm), plus cheese gnocchi and plenty of strombolis.

Lavender Moon is bringing soaps, salves, lotions, teas, culinary blends, and all natural repellents Bug Off and Tick Me Off. JonJohn’s Bakery is bringing mom’s mac & cheese;  lemonade; cheesecake; strawberry rhubarb cobbler; lemon blueberry, blackberry, and raspberry cake; strawberry dream cake; beyond chocolate cake; blueberry, blackberry, and raspberry muffins; oatmeal cranberry cookies, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate brownie muffins; lemon blueberry muffins; and peanut butter balls.

Impact Earth offers its food scraps drop off service (sign up for five months, get the sixth month free) and zero waste lifestyle products. A special thanks to Impact Earth for providing zero waste services at Brighton Farmers’ Market each Sunday.

Also at the Market

We welcome The Geezers to the music tent.

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

Volunteers from the New York Health Act will offer information about the program.

Representatives from Project THRIVE at Mt. Hope Family Center, University of Rochester, will offer information about a not-for-profit study on family relationships and child development.

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 Farmers’ Market is held Sundays, 9 am to 1 pm, in the Brighton High School parking lot, 1150 Winton Rd. S.

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!