Next Week

Brighton Farmers’ Market will be closed next Sunday, April 21, Easter Sunday. We will be back the following week, April 28. The summer market opens May 12.

This Week at the Market – April 13, 2019


Our upstate world seems to be finally waking up after its wintry slumber; it’s so nice to see color in our world again. There is more and more cheery color at Brighton Farmers’ Market these days, including this beautiful red-veined sorrel from Bolton Farms — a gorgeous and slightly tangy addition to a spring salad; in addition to the sorrel, John will have butterhead bibb lettuce, arugula, spring mix, lettuce bouquets, beet greens and baby beets, Swiss chard, spinach, micro greens, and kale. Lakestone Family Farm will have frozen chicken, drumsticks, spatchcock whole chickens, chicken tomahawks, chicken soup/stock bones, and beets and potatoes. 

Happy Hooves Farm will have pork cuts and sausages from pasture-raised heritage breed pigs raised on pasture with organic feed containing no soy, no corn, and no wheat, and pasture-raised 100% grass-fed and grass-finished beef cuts, especially the end of cold weather cooking cuts of pot roast, chuck roast, and stew beef from sirloin, and lots of ground beef. Growing Family Farms will have organic romaine, red and green butter lettuce, spring lettuce mix, spinach, baby mixed kale, pea shoots, fresh cilantro, rainbow chard, pak choi, scallions, potted herbs (basil, parsley, cilantro), spicy micro greens, organic chicken and duck eggs, Singer Farm Naturals tart cherry juice, and Crooked Carrot ferments.

Stonecrop Farm is bringing fresh cuts of pasture-raised pork including chops, shoulder roasts, steaks, spare ribs, tenderloin, sausage, ground pork, smoked bacon, jowl bacon, ham steaks, deli ham, smoked ham roasts, hocks (smoked and fresh), trotters, organ meats, and rendered lard. Smugtown Mushrooms will have fresh shiitake, king trumpet, and oyster mushrooms; mushroom cultivation supplies including shiitake grow kits, lion’s mane grow kits, and wine cap kits to be planted outside; maitake tincture; and dried pulverized reishi mushroom tea.

Andy’s Specialty Produce is bringing certified organic spinach and salad mix from beautiful new crops, onions, yellow potatoes, and pea and sunflower shoots. Clearview Farm will have certified organic dried dill, basil (lemon and holy-tulsi tea), and spearmint; truly free-range eggs; organically-fed 100% grass-grown Angus beef in a variety of cuts (steaks, roasts, burger, liver, and more); organic buckwheat; and Genesee Valley Bean certified organic dry cannellini, black and pinto beans.

Shannon Brook Farm is bringing pasture-raised, heritage breed organic pork: fresh hams (two for the price of one), smoked hams, hocks, four types of bacon, butt roasts, spare ribs, ground, soup bones, minute steaks, two types of chops, and six types of sausages (breakfast, andouille, chorizo, kielbasa, hot Italian and mild Italian); lamb grass-fed on organic pastures: shoulder and leg roasts, three types of chops (leg, shoulder, loin), ground, shanks, breakfast and chorizo sausages, soup bones, organ meats (liver, hearts, tongues); poultry: stew hens, whole and half broiler chickens, chicken necks, pekin ducks, duck necks, duclair ducks; 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.

Newbury Park Pastries will have chicken, veggie, panang, shepherds, and bacon double cheeseburger pot pies along with cut-out cookies, rugelach, and biscotti. Brian’s Kitchen will have cookies, 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.

The summer season of Brighton Farmers’ Market begins May 12 and will be held Sundays 9 am to 1 pm in Brighton High School’s parking lot, 1150 Winton Rd. S., Rochester.

See you Sunday!