This Week at the Market – November 3, 2019

The summer season of the Brighton Farmers’ Market continues through November 24; the Brighton Winter Farmers’ Market opens December 1 at Brighton’s Brookside Center, 220 Idlewood Rd., Sundays 1-4 pm.

November arrives, bringing chilly days and nights, and lots of ripe, flavorful fall produce from the farms. This week Bolton Farms is bringing no-spray soil-grown cauliflower, Swiss chard, and heirloom cherry tomatoes, plus hydroponic bibb lettuce, spring mix, lettuce bouquets, basil, red Russian kale, micro greens, sorrel, tatsoi, parsley, and dandelion greens. Growing Family Farm will have certified organic tomatoes, sweet peppers, poblanos, eggplant, salad mix, romaine, escarole, endive, fennel, Italian dandelion, kale, delicata squash, pie pumpkins, buttercup squash, Asian pears, fresh herbs, and Singer Farm Naturals tart cherry juice. 

Lighthouse Gardens will have a huge selection of hardy fall mums; freshly harvested ginger; turmeric; cherry tomatoes; heirloom tomatoes; carrots; sweet peppers; jalapenos; Hungarian hot wax peppers; celery; napa and green cabbage; garlic; shallots; scallions; beets; lettuce bouquets; mixed salad greens; baby leaf spinach; arugula, mixed Asian greens; tatsoi; dandelion greens; rainbow Swiss chard; kale; radishes; green and purple kohlrabi; tomatillos; ground cherries; cut herb bunches; certified organic herb plants; bay laurel plants; succulents in pots, planters, and hanging baskets; herb planters; and organic potting soil.

K&S Bischoping will have quince and lots of apples — Honeycrisp, Snap Dragon, Empire, Cortland, Northern Spy, Gold Delicious, Fuji, Jonagold, and Stayman Winesap, as well as an assortment of heirloom apples. Andy’s Specialty Produce will have certified organic salad mix, spinach, pea shoots, sweet potatoes, carrots, napa cabbage, red and yellow potatoes, red beets, radishes, green cabbage, green and red leaf lettuce, romaine, garlic, and onions. 

Shannon Brook Farm is bringing certified organic, pasture-raised heritage breed pork: no-nitrate smoked hams, butt roasts, boneless loin roasts, spare ribs, smoked and fresh hocks, three 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, loin and neck chops, short ribs, and soup bones; certified organic, free-range poultry: whole pekin ducks, whole broiler chickens, necks and gizzards; and certified organic free-range chicken eggs; and organically-grown Hubbard squash and pie pumpkins and tanned sheep skins.

Squash Blossom Farm is bringing head lettuce, Little Gems, escarole, frisee, spinach, arugula, radicchio, radish, fennel, turnip, watermelon radish, beet, carrot, romanesco cauliflower, leek, parsley, cilantro, sage, and thyme. Bristol Mushrooms will have freshly-picked lion’s mane and king oyster mushrooms, as well as Brain Booster lion’s mane powder or coffee and dried lion’s mane mushrooms.

Clearview Farm is bringing certified organic dill, tomatillos, jalapeno and cayenne peppers, baby bok choi, arugula, broccoli raab, radishes, winter squash (butternut, delicata, and acorn), pie pumpkins, ground cherries, sweet peppers, fresh holy basil, collards, Portuguese and curly kale, holy basil-tulsi tea, spearmint, truly free-range eggs,  100% grass-grown (no grain) Angus beef, and Genesee Valley Bean certified organic dry black, cannellini, red kidney, and pinto beans.

Stonecrop Farm is bringing fresh pasture-raised pork chops, kabob meat, shoulder roasts, steaks, spare ribs, ground pork, sausage, organ meats, bones, trotters, and rendered pork lard. Dearhaven Farm is bringing certified organic fresh green cabbage, napa cabbage, cherry tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes, kohlrabi, celery, beets, leek, garlic, shallot, lettuce, potatoes, parsley, and parsnip.

Happy Hooves Farm will have cuts of pork and sausages from pasture-raised pigs plus beef from 100% grass-fed and grass-finished herd of 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. Lagoner Farms will have apples — Evercrisp, Honeycrisp,  Pink Lady, Fuji, Braeburn, Crispin, Jonagold, Empire, MacIntosh, Cortland, and Macoun, and pears — Bartlett, Bosc, and Seckel.

Wohlschlegel’s Naples Maple Farm is offerings tastings of its newest maple product — coffee infused bourbon barrel aged maple syrup, plus 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.

Seaway Trail Honey will have fall honey, a dark amber honey with a rich flavor — fresh, raw, with active enzymes; all seasonal local  Kosher raw honeys from spring to fall; honeycomb; cute mini bears; almonds, pistachios, and black walnuts in honey; infused honeys with organic lavender, ginger, rosemary, cocoa, cinnamon and new pumpkin spice; infused honey made with organic Kosher spices; pure beeswax, candles in novelty shapes (pine cones, turkey, morel mushrooms); and propolis — the leaf resins that bees collect — in powdered, chunks, and tincture; stop by for a sampling and for information about bees and the different types of honey.

Newbury Park Pastries will have chicken, veggie, panang, shepherds, and pulled pork and turkey dinner pot pies. Pasta Classics will have ravioli flavors including feta & spinach, six cheese, and crab & shrimp, plus a wide variety of strombolis.

Boy and the Baker will have seasonal brioche, almond brioche, soft pretzel, pecan maple sticky buns, brioche twist, assorted muffins, coconut rocher, cherry almond granola, roasted banana bread, and chocolate chunk and cinnamon oatmeal raisin cookies. RocBucha is bringing cranberry-spice, blackberry-orange, and ginger kombucha on tap, and will have bottled flavors including ginger, strawberry-basil, pineapple-ginger, blueberry-mint, pumpkin-clove, and apple-cinnamon; bring any bottle (RocBucha’s or other brand) to fill for $1 off.

Le Petit Poutine is featuring its popular artichoke French poutine — this Sunday only — and apple cider soda. Lavender Moon is bringing soaps, salves, lotions, culinary blends, and flavored cocoas and teas.

JonJohn’s Bakery will have mom’s mac & cheese, pumpkin cheesecake, monster brownies, cheesecake brownies, peanut butter balls, coconut almond joy cookies, beyond chocolate cake, an assortment of muffins, pumpkin dream cake, apple tarts, apple cobber (fruit from Lagoner Farms), chocolate dipped bourbon balls, lemon blueberry cake, and grandma’s breakfast cake.

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 Womba Africa to the music tent.

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

Councilmember on Your Corner — This week Brighton Town Council members Chris Werner and Jason DiPonzio will join us to chat with community members about issues of concern, answer questions, and offer updates on what’s happening in Town government.

Staff from Open Access, a program at Delphi Rise Drug Council in Rochester, will offer information about services available.

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. 


Please remember that additional parking is available at Twelve Corners Middle School and in permitted on-street parking areas besides the High School. Please do not park along the entrance to the BHS parking lot. Thanks to all those who walk and ride bikes to the Market!

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 summer Market runs through November 24; the winter Market opens December 1.

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!