This Week at the Market – March 10, 2019

Despite the lingering chill, the lengthening days are a welcome reminder that spring is coming. And the good news for us is that the longer periods of daylight boost the growth of greens in the high tunnels and greenhouses on the farms. This week Bolton Farms will have butterhead bibb lettuce, spring mix, lettuce bouquets, arugula, escarole, red Russian kale, pea shoots, micro greens, mustard greens, and butternut and kabocha squash. Lakestone Family Farm will have frozen whole chickens, chicken pieces, stewing hens, and soup bones, plus four varieties of potatoes and beets. 

Stonecrop Farm is bringing pasture-raised pork chops, shoulder roasts, steaks, spare ribs, sausage, ground pork, smoked bacon, deli ham, hocks, jars of rendered lard, and organ meats. Bristol Mushrooms will have fresh-picked certified organic lion’s mane mushrooms and Brain Booster Lion’s Mane coffee and powder.

Andy’s Specialty Produce is bringing certified organic spinach, kale, sweet potatoes, yellow onions, red beets, napa cabbage, red and yellow potatoes, and pea and sunflower shoots. Shannon Brook Farm is bringing whole, free-range, certified organic pekin ducks and duck necks and feet for making broth; whole and half free-range, certified organic broiler chickens and necks for making broth; free-range certified organic stew hens; certified organic, pasture-raised, heritage breed pork cuts — butt roasts, tenderloins, spare ribs, smoked hocks, six kinds of sausage, no-nitrate bacons (regular, cottage, Canadian, jowl, ends); smoked and fresh hams; boneless and bone-in chops, soup bones, and minute steaks; grass-fed lamb cuts — leg and shoulder roasts, four kinds of chops, ground, and two types of sausages; and free-range, certified organic chicken eggs.

Fisher Hill Farm  is bringing micro greens, pea shoots, root veggies, cabbage, sweet potatoes, onions, shallots, eggs, Red Jacket juices, and frozen hens, turkey, duck, and stewing hens. Wohlschlegels Naples Maple Farm is bringing 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; 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.

Tripleberry Farm will have lots of traditional and reduced sugar peach, plum, and grape jams, pesticide-free berry jams, and moisturizing goat milk soaps. Lavender Moon is bringing soaps, salves, lotions, teas, culinary blends, and flavored fair trade hot cocoa mixes.

Brian’s Kitchen will have cookies including newly improved gluten-free/vegan chocolate chip, plus granola bars and chocolate fudge. 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.

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 

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. 

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 http://www.brightonfarmersmarket.org or on Facebook and Instagram.

See you Sunday!