This Week at the Market – September 29, 2019

This Sunday is Public Safety Day at Brighton Farmers’ Market. We welcome the Brighton Fire Department and the Brighton Police Department to the Market to talk with the community about issues of home and community safety. Kids are especially welcome to talk to firefighters and police officers and to look at the fire equipment and police cars that will be present. This will be a great chance to thank the brave women and men who help keep our community safe.

This Sunday at the Market Growing Family Farm will have certified organic tomatoes, sweet peppers, shishito peppers, poblanos, eggplant, tomatillos, okra, sweet onions, garlic, Italian dandelion, Swiss chard, delicata squash, romaine, salad mix, 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. Squash Blossom Farm is bringing lettuce mix, arugula, Little Gem lettuce, head lettuce, frisee, kale, chard, escarole, radicchio, spinach, radish, turnip, beet, carrot, watermelon radish, cipollini onion, scallion, tomato, sweet pepper, cabbage, celery, parsley, cilantro, sage, thyme, and dill. 

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; cabbage; garlic; shallots; beets; lettuce bouquets; mixed salad greens; baby leaf spinach; baby Asian greens; rainbow Swiss chard; kale; radishes; green and purple kohlrabi; zucchini and summer squash; tomatillos; ground cherries; cut herb bunches; certified organic herb and vegetable transplants for fall succession planting; 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, red raspberries, and apples — Honeycrisp, Macoun, McIntosh, Ginger Gold, and Gala and an assortment of heirloom apples. Bolton Farms is bringing soil-grown beets, yellow and green beans, sweet corn, heirloom tomatoes, and winter squash (delicata, acorn, and spaghetti), and hydroponic lettuce bouquets, spring mix, micro greens, pea shoots, arugula, basil, watercress, sorrel, dandelion greens, and Tuscan kale.

Lagoner Farms will have peaches, nectarines, yellow egg plums, prune plums, raspberries, blackberries, a few blueberries, pears, and apples — Honeycrisp, Autumn Crisp, Macs, Cortland, Gala, Zestar!, Ginger Gold, and a new Cornell trial variety that is not named yet but is a cross between Honeycrisp and Gala.  Chicory Blue Gardens will have bouquets ready to go in fall colors, plus zinnias, everlasting flowers, dahlias, and grasses to make your own arrangements.

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; broiler chickens – wholes and halves; and certified organic free-range chicken eggs.

Clearview Farm is bringing certified organic tomatoes, cantaloupe, ground cherries, jalapeno and cayenne 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.

Fellenz Family Farm will have certified organic kohlrabi, celeriac, watermelon radish, daikon radish, potatoes, tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, kale, Swiss chard, sweet peppers, sage, parsley, and mint. Stonecrop Farm is bringing certified organic fresh ginger and turmeric, as well as pasture-raised pork chops, deli ham, soup bones, trotters, tongue, and rendered lard. 

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 honey for Rosh Hashanah, certified Kosher by Rabbi Avi Kilimnick of Congregation Beth Shalom; 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, 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. 

Flour City Bread is bringing challah and honey cake; please pre-order at  to secure a loaf. Brian’s Kitchen will have cookies, granola bars, and chocolate fudge.

Tripleberry Farm is bringing pesticide-free berry jams and fresh peach and grape jams. RocBucha is bringing the first pumpkin-clove, pineapple-ginger (with Stonecrop Farm’s ginger), and strawberry-basil 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 pulled pork pot pies along with cookies and tarts. Pasta Classics will have ravioli flavors including shiitake, spinach, garlic & asiago; shrimp & roasted garlic; and butternut squash from Fisher Hill Farms; plus beet gnocchi and 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. 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 Watkins & the Rapiers 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 Robin Wilt 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.

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!