At the Farmers Market 08/20/2016

One Valley Bluegrass Festival — Noon to 6pm

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  • Crawford Organics
  • Tim Bellew Food / Stephanie Thaw of Sweet — Yeah! They’re back! Amazing baked goods. I’ve been in complete withdrawal.
  • Liberty Plants
  • Just Krafts
  • Manayunk Farm
Crawford Organics
The farm has been growing organic produce since 1998. Since 2002 they have partnered with Paradise Organics, and between the two farms, offer a full line of fresh organic vegetables to wholesale markets. In 2008 and 2009, they attended a farmer’s market in Philadelphia. They merged with Wimer’s Organics CSA in 2016.

Among their crops this week are: Green Beans (stringless), Beets, Cabbage, Fresh Carrots, Celery Root, Chard, Cilantro, Bi-Color Sweet Corn, Eggplant, Herbs, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Onions (White, Red or Sweet Yellow), Sweet Bell Peppers (Green or Red), Jalapeno Peppers, New Potatoes, Rhubarb, Salad Mix, Sweet Potatoes, Shallots, Cherry Tomatoes, Heirloom Tomatoes, Red Tomatoes, Winter Squash (some or all of: Spaghetti, Kabocha Type, Acorn, Carnival, Pie Pumpkin [for cooking] and Butternut), and Zucchini. In addition, they have Dried Beans and Popcorn.

In addition to the Organic Cantaloupe and Watermelon they grow in East Earl, they sell other Lancaster County farms’ fresh fruit and berries — some fruit is Organic, some are low spray — Apples, Blackberries, Nectarines, Peaches, Pears and Raspberries.

They also have available: Eggs, grass-fed Cheese (eight varieties), Yogurt (two plain and two flavored), Butter (salted or unsalted) and grass-fed Raw Milk as well as Local Raw Honey and PA Maple Syrup.

Their organic flowers are here!!! Sunflowers, mixed bouquets and vases to put them in.

Coming in September — Fresh Apple Cider.

Now accepting credit cards, asking $20 minimum purchase. Cash preferred. Also accepting Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks (FMNP) from eligible seniors and Women, Infants & Children (WIC) to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables.

Tim Bellew Food / Stephanie Thaw
Tim Bellew is a caterer, a cook, and a consultant in the food industry.

This week Tim will be offering turkey sloppy joes, roasted vegetables/edamame/feta hand pies, herb iced teas and Gus’s low-sugar sodas.  He also will have granola, coffee, fresh fruit scones, cupcakes (black bottom- g/f; carrot), cookies, and brownies (g/f).

Stephanie was the pastry chef at Friday, Saturday and Sunday for 13 years and the chef/owner of Sweetie’s Pie Diner. Stephanie will be bringing Nana’s oatmeal, peanut butter, and chocolate chip cookies, biscotti, flatbreads, and Buddy Biscuits for dogs and their people.  This week, look for tomato basil focaccia, chocolate orange pound cake, and crispy brown rice treats.

Everything is made with mostly organic ingredients, and many are gluten free.

Check out the vendor page for details.
Liberty Plants
Alyssa and Greg Van Alstine run small, family-owned business located in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia. They believe that all residents of Philadelphia should have the opportunity to grow their own edibles, regardless of outdoor restrictions. As avid vegetable gardeners, they offer their knowledge and experience to help you choose the best edible varieties for your unique situation.

For this week’s market, Liberty Plants will bring a variety of live plants, including fall vegetables such as heirloom peas, broccoli and cabbage.  There will be herbs, sunflowers, and vegetable planters.  Back by popular demand are more lettuce bowls and greens bowls.

BYOB: “Build Your Own Bouquet” from a selection of cut flowers!

Giveaway this week — free squash or pumpkin seedling with every vegetable purchase.

Just Krafts
Just Krafts Co. will be making its fourth appearance at the market this Saturday. Last chance to purchase summer soy candle scents! Fall scents will start in September. Also featuring linen sprays and natural goat’s milk & coconut milk soaps.
Manayunk Farm
Manayunk Farm is an urban farm in the Manayunk neighborhood of Philadelphia started by Wynn Geary and his parents Lori and Addison in 2012. They have a small garden, a few fruit trees, chickens and beehives in their backyard. They have been featured on NPR and in Grid magazine for their work in the field of technologically advanced beekeeping.
This will be Manayunk Farm’s last weekend of the season.
Wynn will be bringing local raw wildflower honey, soaps, beeswax lip balm, natural beeswax candles, assorted jams and pickles.


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