I have no hostility to nature, but a child’s love to it. I expand and live in the warm day like corn and melons. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Weather forecast for Market hours: Sunny! 70s! Perfect!
Music: Trio Nova (west end) Dave Kelly (east end) will keep crowds entertained.
What’s in season: Summer goodies!
Broccoli, cucumbers and cabbages all arriving soon (if they haven’t appeared yet!) Peas and beans will start to wane in July. Viereck Farms will have field grown tomatoes and grape tomatoes this week along with cucumbers, zucchini, string beans, Kirby cukes, sugar snap peas, snow peas, patty pan squash and a limited supply of yellow squash.
DanLynn Farms will have a sale on organic pickling cucumbers and organic kale. They’ll also have following organic produce: Zucchini, yellow squash, sugar snap peas, string beans, Russian and French fingerling potatoes, red and white onions, broccoli, spinach, romaine lettuce and beets.
This is the last week for Cymron Cottage for this year. Kathie and Jerry say au revoir with multiple varieties of hydrangeas, coneflowers, blueberry bushes and daylilies.
Tortilla Press’ waffle toppings have now switched to blueberries (from Hammonton); and their asparagus is being replaced with zucchini and gold bar squash (Flaim Farms). Lydia Cipriani of Tortilla press mentioned, “It’s wonderful to see how our food offerings change with the summer season!”
This week’s guest vendors (at the east/Music Tent end of the Market): Dee Dee’s Garden Pesto: Bringing traditional pesto, vegan pesto and Thai basil pesto. Also offering customers a 25 cent discount on a purchase of a 6oz jar for each 6oz jar returned.
Market Day Canale: Is bringing a “…gougere sandwich is made with Swiss gruyere, organic eggs and sprouts with a rasher of bacon underneath. Three to a box for $12. Pictured above: Blueberry Bill’s berries from Hammonton. New Jersey blues with white chocolate, lemon pastry cream and candied lemon. 8″ tart $20
Neil’s Sharpening Service: Bring your knives and scissors to the market! Neil will sharpen scissors, knives, and garden tool on-site, the last Saturday of every month. Gather all your dull blades and bring them to the east end.
Also on board for June 28:
Green Aisle Grocery
John & Kira’s Chocolate
Border Springs Farm (lamb)
Crafter of the week: Skeff Thomas ceramic pottery! Skeff makes “functional ceramic objects for daily use, designed fabricated and fired in South Jersey. Porecelain and stoneware with work from the artists wood-fired potter kiln in Monroeville will be on display.
Farm to Fork Restaurant week in Collingswood is July 20-25! Our talented chefs take the bounty of the Market and transform it in to delightful multi-course meals. Menus and info here. Start making your reservations!