This Week at the Market – October 6, 2019

We welcome October, with its colorful days, cooler nights, and glorious harvest. Lizzie and Dan’s little Small Fry welcomes her first ever October harvest; just imagine what her very first bite of a sweet, freshly harvested, local apple must be like! Lucky girl, lucky us!

This Sunday at the Market 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. Dearhaven Farm is bringing certified organic heirloom tomato, cherry tomato, lettuce, sweet pepper, eggplant, potato, sweet onion, cooking onion, leek, parsnip, kale, beets, zucchini, winter squash, and pac choi.

Andy’s Specialty Produce will have certified organic salad mix, spinach, arugula, carrots, salad turnips, red and yellow potatoes, red beets, kale, radishes, pea shoots, romaine and red leaf lettuce, garlic, onions, and green cabbage. 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.

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

K&S Bischoping will have freestone peaches and lots of apples — Snapdragon, Honeycrisp, Macoun, MacIntosh, Cortland, Empire, and Ginger Gold, plus heirlooms including Karmijn de Sonneville, Fearns Pippin, Pomme Gris, Hubbardston, Melrose, and Blue Pearman. Bolton Farms is bringing bibb lettuce, lettuce bouquets, heirloom cherry tomatoes, beans, squash, tatsoi, parsley, basil, and kale.

Shannon Brook Farm is bringing certified organic, pasture-raised heritage breed pork: no-nitrate smoked hams, and smoked ham slices, smoked and fresh hocks, three types of no-nitrate bacon, ground, loin roasts, butt roasts, chops, six types of sausage, fresh pork belly, soup bones, and leaf lard; grass-fed lamb raised on organic pastures: shoulder and leg roasts, loin and neck chops, and short ribs; certified organic, free-range poultry: whole pekin ducks; whole broiler chickens; and certified organic free-range chicken eggs; and organically-grown Hubbard squash and pie pumpkins.

Clearview Farm is bringing certified organic tomatillos, winter squash, tomatoes, cantaloupe, ground cherries, jalapeno and cayenne peppers, sweet peppers, cucumbers,  fresh holy basil, collards, Portuguese and curly kale, holy basil-tulsi tea, spearmint, truly free-range eggs, organically-fed 100% grass-grown Angus beef in a variety of cuts (such as bones and top and bottom round roasts), and Genesee Valley Bean certified organic dry black, cannellini, red kidney, and pinto beans. Chicory Blue Gardens will have bouquets of zinnias and dahlias, fall grasses, and gomphrena, all in pretty fall colors, plus loose stems of flowers for making your own bouquets.

Stonecrop Farm is bringing certified organic fresh ginger and turmeric, as well as fresh pasture-raised pork chops, kabob meat, shoulder roasts, steaks, spare ribs, ground pork, sausage, bacon, deli ham, organ meats, bones, trotters, and rendered lard. Zantopia Gardens will have  chrysanthemums and an assortment of perennial plants including lavender, Japanese anemone, miniature goatsbeard plants, and many other varieties.

Trademarks Flower Farm will have a build-your-own bouquet bar that includes zinnias, dahlias, celosia, amaranthus, and seasonal foliage, plus lots of specialty mixed bouquets and bunches of fresh eucalyptus, broom corn, and dahlias. Happy Hooves Farm will have cuts of pork and sausages from pasture-raised pigs and 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.

Wohlschlegel’s Naples Maple Farm is offerings tastings of its newest maple product — coffee infused boubon 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 raw honeys from spring to fall; honeycomb; cute mini bears; almonds and pistachios 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; 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.

Brian’s Kitchen will have cookies, granola bars, and chocolate fudge. RocBucha is bringing apple-cinnamon, ginger, and pear 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. 

Newbury Park Pastries will have chicken, veggie, panang, shepherds, and turkey dinner pot pies. Pasta Classics will have ravioli flavors including Applewood smoked bacon & sharp white cheddar, artichoke & provolone, and six cheese, plus a wide variety of strombolis.

Le Petit Poutine is  offering Sloppy Joe poutine on special and pumpkin bars. Lavender Moon is bringing soaps, salves, lotions, teas, culinary blends, and Grandma Tiberio’s all natural Concord grapes; stop by for a free cup of hibiscus cooler tea.

JonJohn’s Bakery will have mom’s mac & cheese, blueberry muffins, pumpkin spice cookies, blueberry blackberry raspberry muffins, apple cinnamon muffins, mixed berry cobbler, lemon blueberry cake (fruit from Lagoner Farms), chocolate brownie muffins, grandma’s breakfast cake, carrot cake, cheesecake brownie, monster brownies, lemon blueberry blackberry raspberry cake (fruits from Lagoner Farms), apple and cinnamon sugar pound cake (fruit from Lagoner Farms), apple cobbler (fruit from Lagoner Farms), chocolate dipped bourbon balls, bourbon butter pound cake, and apple cobbler (fruit from Lagoner Farms).

Impact Earth will have sign-ups available for residential food scraps drop off service as well as zero waste lifestyle products; find them by the food trucks. A special thanks to Impact Earth for providing zero waste services at Brighton Farmers’ Market each Sunday.

Also at the Market

We welcome Resonant Freqs to the music tent.

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

Representatives fromthe Gandhi Institute will offer a pop-up Conflict Transformation clinic.

Voter Registration will take place, sponsored by Rochester Indivisible.

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. 

Parking

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

See you Sunday!