This Week at the Market – October 27, 2019

The summer season of the Brighton Farmers’ Market continues through November 24; the Brighton Winter Farmers’ Market opens December 1 at Brighton’s Brookside Center, 220 Idlewood Rd., Sundays 1-4 pm.

If there was such a thing, this would be National Pumpkin Week. This is the week to pick up a pumpkin for pie, jack-o-lantern, or one of those festive arrangements by your front door. Fisher Hill Farm will have a selection of big ones, and several other farmers will have tasty pie pumpkins.

This week Andy’s Specialty Produce will have certified organic salad mix, spinach, arugula, sweet potatoes, carrots, salad turnips, red and yellow potatoes, napa cabbage, red beets, radishes, green and red leaf lettuce, garlic, onions, and green cabbage. 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. 

Lighthouse Gardens will have a huge selection of hardy fall mums; freshly harvested ginger; turmeric; cherry tomatoes; heirloom tomatoes; carrots; sweet peppers; jalapenos; Hungarian hot wax peppers; celery; napa and green cabbage; garlic; shallots; scallions; beets; lettuce bouquets; mixed salad greens; baby leaf spinach; arugula, mixed Asian greens; tatsoi; dandelion greens; rainbow Swiss chard; kale; radishes; green and purple kohlrabi; tomatillos; ground cherries; cut herb bunches; certified organic herb plants; bay laurel plants; succulents in pots, planters, and hanging baskets; herb planters; and organic potting soil.

K&S Bischoping will have quince and lots of apples — Snapdragon, Honeycrisp, Cortland, Fuji, Empire, Crispin, Gala, Jonagold, Gold Delicious, and Northern Spy, plus heirlooms including Roxbury Russet and Ashmead’s Kernel. Bolton Farms is bringing no-spray cauliflower, Swiss chard, basil, lettuce bouquets, spring mix, bibb lettuce, bok choi, Italian flat leaf parsley, Red Russian kale, dandelion greens, and butternut, delicata, and acorn squash.

Shannon Brook Farm is bringing certified organic, pasture-raised heritage breed pork: no-nitrate smoked hams, butt roasts, boneless loin roasts, country-style ribs, spare ribs, smoked and fresh hocks, three types of no-nitrate bacon, ground, 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, shanks, short ribs, loin, rib, shoulder, leg and neck chops, and ground; certified organic, free-range poultry: whole pekin ducks, feet and necks; whole broiler chickens, necks and gizzards; and certified organic free-range chicken eggs; and organically-grown Hubbard squash and pie pumpkins.

Squash Blossom Farm is bringing lettuce mix, arugula, spinach, Little Gem lettuce, head lettuce, escarole, frisee, radish, turnip, baby fennel, kale, chard, watermelon radish, radicchio, romanesco cauliflower, carrot beet, parsley, sage, thyme, cilantro, and grapes. 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.

Clearview Farm is bringing certified organic dill, tomatillos, jalapeno and cayenne peppers, baby bok choi, arugula, broccoli raab, radishes, winter squash (butternut, delicata, and acorn), pie pumpkins, ground cherries, sweet peppers, fresh holy basil, collards, Portuguese and curly kale, holy basil-tulsi tea, spearmint, truly free-range eggs,  100% grass-grown (no grain) Angus beef, and Genesee Valley Bean certified organic dry black, cannellini, red kidney, and pinto beans. Fellenz Family Farm is bringing certified organic daikon radish, watermelon radish, potatoes, onions, cherry tomatoes, green beans, kohlrabi, black garlic, apples, celeriac, beets and dried herbs, plus tea blends and tinctures.

Stonecrop Farm is bringing fresh pasture-raised pork chops, kabob meat, shoulder roasts, steaks, spare ribs, ground pork, sausage, bacon, deli ham, organ meats, bones, trotters, and rendered pork lard. Dearhaven Farm is bringing certified organic potatoes, shallots, lettuce, kohlrabi, spinach, napa, bok choi, onions, kale, sweet peppers, fennel, butternut squash, and parsley,

Trademarks Flower Farm will have the last dahlia and broom corn bunches of the year plus arrangements that include heirloom chrysanthemums, dahlias, eucalyptus, snapdragons, cosmos, and dusty miller. Happy Hooves Farm will have a sale on cuts of pork and sausages from pasture-raised pigs and on beef hamburger patties, plus 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 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, pistachios, and black walnuts 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 in novelty shapes (pine cones, turkey, morel mushrooms); 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 pumpkin-clove, strawberry-basil, and pineapple-ginger kombucha on tap, and will have bottled flavors including ginger, strawberry-basil, pineapple-ginger, blueberry-mint, pumpkin-clove, and apple-cinnamon; bring any bottle (RocBucha’s or other brand) to fill for $1 off.

Newbury Park Pastries will have chicken, veggie, panang, shepherds, turkey dinner pot pies, plus the new line of shrubs. 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. Tripleberry Farm is bringing pesticide-free premium berry jams plus peach jams, and pumpkin pie, maple walnut, and heath toffee fudge.

JonJohn’s Bakery will have mom’s mac & cheese, pumpkin cheesecake, monster brownies, cheesecake brownies, peanut butter balls, coconut almond joy cookies, beyond chocolate cake, an assortment of muffins, pumpkin dream cake, apple tarts, apple cobber (fruit from Lagoner Farms), chocolate dipped bourbon balls, lemon blueberry cake, and grandma’s breakfast cake.

Impact Earth will have the full line of zero waste lifestyle reusable wares as well as a guest student from the Brighton High School music department selling Impact Earth Organics subscriptions to raise money for their trip in the spring to perform in NYC. A special thanks to Impact Earth for providing zero waste services at Brighton Farmers’ Market each Sunday.

Also at the Market

We welcome The Charlie Mitchell Group to the music tent.

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

Councilmember on Your Corner — This week Brighton Town Council members Chris Werner 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. 


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 or on Facebook and Instagram.

See you Sunday!