What’s In Season:
Autumnal goodness. Enjoy pumpkins and squash (and keep in mind that squash are pretty sturdy so keep them in a cool dark pantry and save the room in your fridge for something else).
Danlynn Farms will have cucumbers; garlic; white onions; honey; potatoes; yams; pie pumpkins; sungold, ceylon and red & yellow and San Marzano tomatoes; acorn, butternut, delicata & spaghetti squash; zucchini; eggplant; lettuce; peppers; unpopped popcorn; brown and Green free range eggs.
Duker T’s will help warm you up with potato leek soup this week.
Cheese Etc says, “Everyone has been asking when our fall spreads are coming. They are coming this weekend! Our Pumpkin Spread and Octoberfest Beer Spread (made with Flying Fish Oktoberfish Beer) will be making their first appearance of the fall season this weekend.” Sounds like perfect weekend snacking stuff to us!
Wild Flour Bakery is roasting pumpkins for pumpkin puree to make pumpkin bread.
Hillacres Pride has on special pork shoulder (perfect for pulled pork) from free range heritage pigs. Ham ends which are great for soups or ham broths and they have a couple pork packs left if you are looking to stock up over the winter. Also at the market a fall favorite – pumpkin spice fresh cheese! Visit www.hillacrespride.com for stock up specials on ground beef, bacon and sausages.
Weather forecast for Market hours: Cloudy, showers, high 60s. That’s never stopped you Marketpeople before. Grab an umbrella and pick up something yummy!
Music: Get happy! Dave Kelly (east stage) and Mark Sangin (west stage) will perform this week
This Week’s Guest Vendors
Green Aisle Grocery bringing bacon cinnamon syrup, black garlic butter, pickled Moroccan squash, smoked paprika honey mustard, serrano pepper hot sauce
Origin Almond bringing a fall-favorited almond milk flavor, True Pumpkin Spice, which blends our freshly made almond milk together with organic pumpkin and a heartwarming spice blend. Finally, a healthy, local, and guilt-free Pumpkin Spice you can enjoy!
MECHA Artisan Chocolate will have pumpkin spiced toffee!
FOOD INNOVATION: Homegrown Farms
Beverly Lewis of Chakra Calm Creations. Beverly will be bringing her crystals and jewelry set in macrame wrap. Take a peek!
Saturday is the 14th annual Book Festival! The fest is the biggest literary event in the region. Readers – avid or casual, young and old – stop by! Details and schedules here. http://www.collingswoodbookfestival.com/
Thanks to our 2016 Market Sponsors! They go the extra mile to support this community project. Hooray for them! Be sure to tell them you noticed!