This Week at the Market – November 17, 2019

There are just two more weeks of the outdoor Brighton Farmers’ Market! Next week, November 24, is the final outdoor market; the Brighton Winter Farmers’ Market opens December 1 at Brighton’s Brookside Center, 220 Idlewood Rd., Sundays 1-4 pm. Let’s end this great farmers’ market season with a bang!

This week Lighthouse Gardens will have hardy fall mums;  cherry tomatoes; heirloom tomatoes; carrots; sweet peppers; jalapenos; Hungarian hot wax peppers; napa and green cabbage; garlic; shallots; beets; lettuce bouquets;  mixed Asian greens; rainbow Swiss chard; kale; radishes; green and purple kohlrabi; tomatillos; cut herb bunches; certified organic herb plants; bay laurel plants; succulents in pots, planters, and hanging baskets; herb planters; and organic potting soil.

Andy’s Specialty Produce is bringing certified organic salad mix, spinach, pea shoots, sweet potatoes, carrots, napa cabbage, red potatoes, red beets, green kale, green cabbage, green and red leaf lettuce, garlic, and onions. Bolton Farms will have bibb lettuce, lettuce bouquets, spring mix, sorrel, spicy mix, tatsoi, bok choi, dandelion, escarole, and parsley.

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. 

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, four types of no-nitrate bacon, uncured bacon, ground, chops, six types of sausage, soup bones, organs, and leaf lard; grass-fed lamb raised on organic pastures: shoulder and leg roasts, chops (loin, shoulder, leg, rib, and neck), short ribs, soup bones, and organs; certified organic, free-range poultry: whole pekin ducks, whole and half broiler chickens, chicken parts; certified organic free-range chicken eggs; and organically-grown Hubbard squash and pie pumpkins.

Stonecrop Farm is bringing sausage (breakfast, hot Italian, mild Italian), ground pork, soup bones, trotters, organ meats, and rendered lard. Clearview Farm is bringing certified organic squash (butternut, acorn, and delicata), turnips (purple top and baby golden), dill, truly free-range eggs,  100% grass-grown (no grain) Angus beef (steaks, roasts, ground, and miscellaneous cuts), and Genesee Valley Bean certified organic dry beans. 

Happy Hooves Farm will have cuts of pork and sausages from heritage breed pasture-raised pigs plus beef from 100% grass-fed and grass-finished herd of beef cows (patties on sale); 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 honey sampler gift packs of the 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, turkey dinner, and mussels in green curry pot pies, along with sugar cookies, tarts, and rugelach, plus strawberry and ginger lemon, orange, and blueberry lavender 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. Lavender Moon will have all natural holiday wreaths and will take orders for wreaths.

JonJohn’s Bakery is bringing mom’s mac & cheese, pumpkin cheesecake, monster brownies, cheesecake brownies, peanut butter balls, cookies, beyond chocolate cake, assorted muffins, apple tarts, apple cobbler (fruit from Lagoner Farms), chocolate dipped bourbon balls, lemon blueberry cake, and grandma’s breakfast cake; they will also be taking orders for Thanksgiving pies and other treats.

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

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

ColorBrightonGreen returns with complimentary pesticide-free lawn signs and info about buy-nothing groups.

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!