This Week at the Market – October 13, 2019

It looks like it’s going to be another beautiful day at the Market! Please join us this Sunday as we continue to celebrate the abundant fall harvest. It’s been a wonderful market season so far, and we’re grateful to all who have supported the Market and to our farmers and producers for keeping us so well-fed. The summer Market continues through November 24; the winter Market opens December 1.

This Sunday Squash Blossom Farm is bringing lettuce, mix, arugula, spinach, Little Gem head lettuce, escarole, frisee, radicchio, kale, chard, fennel, turnip, radish, watermelon radish, beet, carrot, scallion, tomato, cherry tomato, parsley, sage, thyme, and grapes. Growing Family Farm will have certified organic tomatoes, sweet peppers, poblanos, eggplant, salad mix, romaine, escarole, endive, fennel, Italian dandelion, kale, delicata squash, pie pumpkins, buttercup squash, Asian pears, fresh herbs, and Singer Farm Naturals tart cherry juice. 

Andy’s Specialty Produce will have certified organic salad mix, spinach, arugula, carrots, salad turnips, red and yellow potatoes, napa cabbage, red beets, kale, radishes, romaine and green leaf lettuce, garlic, onions, and green cabbage. Bristol Mushrooms will have freshly-picked lion’s mane and king oyster mushrooms, as well as Brain Booster lion’s mane powder or coffee and dried lion’s mane mushrooms.

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; napa and green cabbage; garlic; shallots; beets; lettuce bouquets; mixed salad greens; baby leaf spinach; arugula, Asian greens; rainbow Swiss chard; kale; radishes; green and purple kohlrabi; tomatillos; ground cherries; cut herb bunches; certified organic herb plants; ginger, fig, and bay laurel plants; succulents in pots, planters, and hanging baskets; herb planters; and organic potting soil.

K&S Bischoping will have quince, freestone peaches and lots of apples — Snapdragon, Honeycrisp, Macoun, MacIntosh, Cortland, Empire, Gala, and Ginger Gold, plus a selection of heirlooms. Bolton Farms is bringing basil, spring mix, bibb lettuce, escarole, dandelion greens, bok choi, tatsoi, sorrel, parsley, and soil grown heirloom tomatoes, beans, yellow squash, and winter squash.

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, butt roasts, chops, six types of sausage, fresh pork belly, soup bones, organs, 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; whole broiler chickens; and certified organic free-range chicken eggs; and organically-grown Hubbard squash and pie pumpkins.

Clearview Farm is bringing certified organic tomatillos, jalapeno and cayenne peppers, arugula, broccoli raab, radishes, delicata and acorn winter squash, ground cherries, sweet peppers, fresh holy basil, collards, Portuguese and curly kale, holy basil-tulsi tea, spearmint, truly free-range eggs, and Genesee Valley Bean certified organic dry black, cannellini, red kidney, and pinto beans. Chicory Blue Gardens will have bouquets of zinnias and dahlias, fall grasses, and gomphrena, all in pretty fall colors, plus loose stems of flowers for making your own bouquets.

Stonecrop Farm is bringing the final harvest of certified organic fresh ginger, as well as fresh pasture-raised pork chops, kabob meat, Italian sausage, breakfast sausage, ground pork, organ meats, bones, trotters, and rendered lard. Dearhaven Farm is bringing certified organic spinach, kohlrabi, napa, bok choi, lettuce, beets, onion, potato, tomato, kale, sweet pepper, shallot, garlic, parsley, fennel, and butternut squash.

Trademarks Flower Farm will have lots of different sized mixed bouquets featuring dahlias, zinnias, cosmos, rudbeckia, eucalyptus, dusty miller, amaranthus, and ageratum, in addition to bunches of broom corn, dahlias, and seasonal foliage. 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 bourbon 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 freshly-picked pear-shaped Smyrna quince; fall honey, a dark amber honey with a rich flavor — fresh, raw, with active enzymes; all seasonal local  Kosher 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 and for information about bees and the different types of honey.

Brian’s Kitchen will have chocolate chip, snickerdoodle, molasses, peanut butter, almond, and lemon cookies, some traditional, some gluten-free and vegan, plus four types of granola bars and chocolate fudge. RocBucha is bringing blackberry-orange, blueberry-mint, and pumpkin-clove kombucha on tap, and will have bottled flavors including ginger, strawberry-basil, pineapple-ginger, blueberry-mint, pumpkin-clove, and apple-cinnamon.

Newbury Park Pastries will have chicken, veggie, panang, shepherds, and turkey dinner pot pies along with cookies and sweet pies. Pasta Classics will have ravioli flavors including sausage & roasted garlic, pumpkin, and butternut squash from Fisher Hill Farm, plus a wide variety of 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.

Le Petit Poutine is  offering butter chicken poutine and sausage gravy poutine on special plus grape soda and spiced apple cider; all gravies have gone gluten free. 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, cheesecake, apple tarts, coconut almond joy cookies, pumpkin spice cookies with a maple glaze frosting, peanut butter balls, chocolate dip bourbon balls, pumpkin crunch, chocolate chip and oatmeal cranberry cookies, brownie muffins, mixed berry muffins, grandma’s breakfast cake, and peach cobbler.

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 Tree Shakers to the music tent.

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

Representatives fromthe Gandhi Institute will offer a pop-up Conflict Transformation clinic.

Councilmember on Your Corner — This week Brighton Town Council members Christine Corrado 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. 

Parking

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 https://brightonfarmersmarket.org or on Facebook and Instagram.

See you Sunday!