This Week at the Market – December 2, 2018

The Brighton Winter Farmers’ Market is open, and off to a great start! This week K&S Bischoping is bringing a variety of still-crisp and delicious apples including Honey Crisp, Snapdragon, Gala, Crispin, Jonagold, and Empire, as well as a selection of heirloom apples. Fisher Hill Farm will have lots of veggies, chicken, stewing hens, eggs, and Red jacket juices; Phil and Sandi will take orders for fresh Christmas turkey and will have gift cards.

Bolton Farms will have butterhead bibb lettuce, arugula, spicy mix, bok choi, micro greens, no-spray soil-grown brussels sprouts, and squash — butternut, grey kabocha, and spaghetti. Growing Family Farms is bringing certified organic salad greens, baby kale, tomatoes, watermelon radishes, carrots, potatoes, kohlrabi, chicken and duck eggs, and Singer Farm Naturals tart cherry juice.

Stonecrop Farm is bringing fresh cuts of pasture-raised pork chops, shoulder roasts, shoulder steaks, Italian sausage, breakfast sausage, ground pork, smoked bacon, deli ham, soup bones, trotters, organ meats, and fats. Andy’s Specialty Produce will have certified organic carrots, spinach, sweet potatoes, salad mix, green kale, yellow onions, red beets, green cabbage, purple cabbage, napa cabbage, daikon radish, red and yellow potatoes, and sunflower and pea shoots.

Shannon Brook Farm is featuring heritage-breed, pasture-raised organic pork spareribs, butt roasts, and baby-back ribs, and organic chicken eggs from the new flock of laying hens. Clearview Farm will have certified organic green acorn, carnival, spaghetti, butternut, and red Kuri winter squash; dried Tulsi (holy) basil; dill; catnip; truly free-range eggs; buckwheat; organically-fed 100% grass-grown Black Angus beef including steaks, roasts, ground beef, and assorted cuts; and Genesee Valley black and cannellini dry beans.

Happy Hooves Organic Farm is bringing cuts of 100% grass-fed and grass-finished Hereford beef, cuts of pasture-raised heritage breed pork and raw wildflower honey; all animals are raised on pasture without soy, corn, or wheat. Lavender Moon is bringing all natural holiday wreaths. Bristol Mushrooms will have fresh-picked, certified organic lion’s mane mushrooms and Brain Booster lion’s mane mushroom coffee.

Wohlschlegel’s Naples Maple Farm is bringing bourbon barrel aged maple syrup; maple BBQ sauce; maple cotton candy; maple coated almonds, cashews, and pecans; traditional, cinnamon, and raspberry maple cream spread; maple mustard; pure NYS maple syrup in 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.

Newbury Park Pastries is bringing chicken, panang, shepherds, veggie, BBQ beef brisket, and turkey dinner pot pies along with cut out cookies and pies and tarts. R&M Bischoping will have spring, summer, and fall honey; beeswax lip balms in ten flavors; beeswax lotion bars in a variety of scents; honey soaps in over 30 scents; and turmeric tincture, made with the farm’s own pesticide-free turmeric.

Flour City Pasta is bringing plenty of gift boxes and stocking stuffer flavors. Tripleberry Farm is bringing lots of traditional and reduced sugar berry jams, peach jams, moisturizing goat milk soaps, and fresh fudge and homemade candies, great for gifts.

JonJohn’s Bakery is bringing peanut butter balls, chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal-cranberry cookies, grandma’s breakfast cake, lemon blueberry cake, and beyond chocolate cake; advance orders for holiday treats will be taken.

Impact Earth offers its organics drop-off service: drop off outside, pick up inside; also offered are beeswax wraps, Eco-Pul bags, reusable utensils with case, and metal straws, all great gifts for sustainable holidays.

Also at the Market

We welcome guitarist John Wiesenthal to the Market.

ColorBrightonGreen.org will collect recycling items; check here for items they are currently able to accept and recycle.

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

EBT/SNAP Bonus Program — Fresh Connect Checks

We welcome SNAP customers to our Market; stop by the Market tent to purchase tokens with your SNAP benefits card. We’re pleased to offer Fresh Connect Checks to SNAP customers. This state-funded program allows us to give a $2 Fresh Connect Check with each $5 in tokens purchased with an EBT/SNAP card, which can be used to purchase any SNAP-eligible foods at the market.

Market Details

Brighton Winter Farmers’ Market is held indoors Sundays, 1 to 4 pm, in Brighton’s Brookside Center, 220 Idlewood Rd., Rochester; easy access to the site from S. Winton between Westfall and 590. 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!