This Week at the Market – November 10, 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.

Grab your warmer jacket and join us this week at Brighton Farmers’ Market, where the delicious fall products will be piled high on farmers’ and producers’ tables. Lighthouse Gardens will have hardy fall mums; turmeric; cherry tomatoes; heirloom tomatoes; carrots; sweet peppers; jalapenos; Hungarian hot wax peppers; celery; broccoli; napa and green cabbage; garlic; shallots; scallions; beets; lettuce bouquets; mixed salad greens;  mixed Asian 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 lots of apples — Honeycrisp, Snap Dragon, Empire, Cortland, Northern Spy, Gold Delicious, Fuji, Jonagold, Braeburn, Granny Smith, and Stayman Winesap, as well as an assortment of heirloom apples including Ashmead’s Kernel, Roxbury Russet, and Seek-No-Further. Growing Family Farm will have certified organic salad mix, peppers, eggplant, kale, fennel, chard, parsley, romano beans, escarole, endive, romaine, and Singer Farm Naturals tart cherry juice. 

Shannon Brook Farm is bringing certified organic, pasture-raised heritage breed pork: no-nitrate smoked hams, butt roasts, boneless loin roasts, spare ribs, country-style 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, ground, loin, shoulder and leg chops, short ribs, and soup bones; certified organic, free-range poultry: whole pekin ducks, whole broiler chickens, chicken parts; and certified organic free-range chicken eggs.

Bristol Mushrooms will have freshly-picked lion’s mane mushrooms, as well as Brain Booster powder or coffee. Stonecrop Farm is bringing pasture-raised pork chops, kabob meat, spare ribs, ground pork, sausage, organ meats, bones, trotters, and rendered pork lard. 

Clearview Farm is bringing certified organic squash (butternut, acorn, and delicata), broccoli raab, turnips (purple top, white salad, and baby golden), dill, arugula, bok choi, 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. 

Happy Hooves Farm will have a sale on random cuts of pork and sausages from heritage breed pasture-raised pigs plus beef (patties on sale) 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. Lagoner Farms will have apples — Evercrisp, Honeycrisp,  Pink Lady, Fuji, Braeburn, Crispin, Jonagold, Empire, MacIntosh, Cortland, and Macoun, and pears — Bartlett, Bosc, and Seckel.

Seaway Trail Honey will have honey sampler gift packs of seasonal honeys, mini-bears, and infused honeys, great for hostess gifts; free wood honey dippers with 8 oz. or larger jars; fall honey, a dark amber honey with a rich flavor — fresh, raw, with active enzymes; all seasonal local raw honeys from spring to fall; honeycomb; cute mini bears; all Kosher; 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.

Newbury Park Pastries will have chicken, veggie, panang, shepherds, and turkey dinner pot pies, along with sugar cookies, tarts, and rugelach, plus strawberry and ginger lemon shrubs. Pasta Classics will have ravioli flavors including feta & spinach, six cheese, and crab & shrimp, 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. RocBucha is bringing cranberry-orange, peach-cardamom, and apple-cinnamon 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.


Tripleberry Farm is bringing pesticide-free premium berry jams plus fresh peach and grape jams. Impact Earth will have the full line of zero waste lifestyle reusable wares plus sign-ups for organics drop-off service.  A special thanks to Impact Earth for providing zero waste services at Brighton Farmers’ Market each Sunday.

Also at the Market

We again welcome Womba Africa to the music tent.

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

Staff from Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence will host a conflict resolution and empathy table.

Liza Huber, a student at Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women, will accept the following hard-to-recycle items as part of a school project: 

  • Baush and Lomb Biotrue daily contact cases and lenses
  • Brita and Pur filters, pitchers, dispensers, bottles, faucet filtration systems, and packaging
  • Personal care and beauty products (only Garnier, eos, and Burts Bees)
  • Oral care (including toothpaste tubes and caps, toothbrushes, toothpaste cartons, toothbrush outer packaging, and floss containers)
  • Electronic waste (standard cell phones, smart phones, and iPhones, laptops, netbooks, and iPhad, InkJet cartridges from HP and Canon printers only)
  • Razors (all brands) as well as flexible plastic bag packaging and rigid plastic packaging
  • Snack bags (multi pack, individual, and family-size)

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!