“The only time to eat diet food is when you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” –Julia Child

September 20, 2014

Weather forecast for Market hours: Accuweather says mostly sunny and staying in the upper 60s during market hours. Perfect produce pickin’ weather. 🙂

Music: September 20: Trio Nova (W), Monko (E)

What’s in season:

DanLynn Organic Farms will have acorn squash, butternut squash, collards, eggplant, kale, Napa cabbage, okra, peppers (multi-colored sweet bell and sweet frying), Russian fingerling potatoes, Swiss chard and tomatoes.

Eckert Farms will have white sweet corn as well as tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, onions, potatoes, salad dressings, jams and sauces. Stock up those pantries!

Windy Farm is bringing the alpacas to the Market! You can meet the fuzzy friends and they’ll have new yarn and other alpaca products. They’re so cute!

The Treehouse Coffee Shop will be sharing free samples of their chipotle chicken salad. Details from Treehouse: “The salad is made with our house roasted chicken breast and our homemade chipotle mayo.  We paired the hotness with the sweetness of Schober’s Peaches, the coolness are Formissano’s Romaine and a touch of tarty cranberries. “

Hillacres Pride has on special ham steaks from their free range pigs.  A quick and delicious meal! Also this week – Smoky Bacon Cheese Spread is back.

Revolution Roasters sold out of the Costa Rican micro-lot in lightning speed last week! If you missed the excellent java, don’t fret – they’re bringing more this week.

This week’s guest vendors (at the east/Music Tent end of the Market):

Windy Farm Alpacas
Market Day Canele
Border Springs Farm (lamb)
Weckerly’s Ice Cream
John and Kira’s Chocolate
This week’s guest artist
Kathleen Cheetham of Select 10 fused and flameworked glass. Kathleen describes her with as multilayered fused glass panels typically depicting trees, flowers and landscapes. She also makes flameworked pendants and ornaments along with fused ornaments plates and bowls perfect for wedding, office, birthday and holiday gifts!

Recipes 

What to do with all those gorgeous apples coming in? Spoonful has 33 tasty (and adorable!) Ideas.

Easy peasy pulled pork for football recipe here.

 

Thanks to our 2014 Market Sponsors! They go the extra mile to support this community project. Hooray for them! Be sure to tell them you noticed!