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This Week at the Market – December 9, 2018

Join us this Sunday at Brighton Winter Farmers’ Market for lots of all-local holiday goodness! This week Andy’s Specialty Produce will have certified organic salad mix, carrots, spinach, sweet potatoes, green kale, yellow onions, red beets, green cabbage, purple cabbage, napa cabbage, daikon radishes, red and yellow potatoes, and sunflower and pea shoots. Bristol Mushrooms will have lion’s mane mushrooms, fresh picked and certified organic, and Brain Booster lion’s mane coffee.

K&S Bischoping is bringing delicious apples including Honey Crisp, Snapdragon, Gala, Crispin, Jonagold, Ida Red, Granny Smith, 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.

Happy Hooves will have 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. Bolton Farms will have spring mix, lettuce bouquets, bibb lettuce, arugula, bok choi, dandelion greens, micro greens, and winter squash — butternut, grey kabocha, and spaghetti.

Stonecrop Farm is bringing fresh cuts of pasture-raised heritage pork chops, shoulder roasts, Italian sausage, breakfast sausage, ground pork, smoked bacon, deli ham, ham steaks, hocks, trotters, organ meats, bones, and fat. Smugtown Mushrooms will have fresh homegrown golden oyster, blue oyster, shiitake and king trumpet mushrooms, mushroom grow kits (shiitake and oyster), medicinal mushroom tincture, and dried whole and ground reishi mushrooms.

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. Shannon Brook Farm is bringing certified organic broiler chickens (wholes and halves); a wide variety of certified organic pork with plenty of nitrate-free bacon, hams, and smoked hocks; certified organic, free-range chicken eggs; grass-fed lamb cuts, sausages, and ground; and washable sheep hides tanned using non-toxic tanning methods.

Lavender Moon is bringing pre-ordered all natural holiday wreaths, soaps, salves, lotions, hot cocoa, culinary blends, and teas. RocBucha will have on-tap kombucha flavors cranberry-spice, apple-cinnamon, and blueberry mint.

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 pot pies and cut out cookies. 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 pesticide-free berry jams, creamy fudge, hand-dipped chocolates and sugar plums, and lots of goat milks soaps, all great gifts and stocking stuffers.

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 for pick-up 12/23 at the Market.

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 musicians Grant Cos and Babak Elahi 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!