At the Farmers Market 08/26/2017

Pretzel Park Farmers Market – August 26

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  1. Lancaster Organic Growers
  2. Kennett Square Specialties – unfortunately must cancel! Sorry!
  3. Pasture Song Farm
  4. Slow Rise Bakery
  5. Jacqueline Schneider Art
  6. Black Cat Clothiers
  7. AmeriKick Andorra
  8. Dobson Home and School Association
  9. Bright Lights Music Academy

Lancaster Organic Growers
This week Justin is bringing the following:

Vegetables, Organic: Beets, Green Beans, Carrots, Chard, Collards, Sweet Corn (only 2 or three weeks left), Dandelion, Eggplant, Garlic, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Onions, Peppers (Sweet, Jalapeno), New Potatoes, Rhubarb, Shallots, New Winter Squash, Tomatoes (cherry, red/yellow/pink, heirloom), Herbs (Mint, Chives), and Popcorn.  Kale Chips made from Justin’s kale (regular, sunny, Italian, and hot).

Fruit: From Northern Lancaster County, Brecknock or Kauffman’s Orchards (low spray) fresh Apples, Blackberries, Raspberries, Nectarines, and Peaches (yellow, white or donut). Justin’s white Peaches grown using organic practices, sweet plums.  Organic Goji berries, Cantaloupe and Watermelon.

Dairy: Organic Cheese; Organic Yogurt (plain, vanilla); Butter; You must pre-order Organic Raw Milk by Wednesday for Saturday.

Other: Eggs (pastured, GMO free and soy free); Local Raw Honey; Brenneman’s maple syrup (grad B dark rich color and taste) from Salisbury, PA; and Whoopie Pies (Lancaster County Dutch favorite) from Brecknock flavors like (Chocolate w/vanilla cream, Chocolate chip, Shoofly Pie, fruit w/Brecknock’s own peach or blueberry. . .)

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Flowers: Organic Sunflowers and Bouquets.

Also at Justin’s stand:   Old World Soups from Anna Karenna’s Kitchen — marrying heritage recipes with local ingredients.  (Frozen) — Fire Roasted Tomato and Pepper Bisque (with Justin’s Heirloom Tomatoes and Fresh Basil); Russian Red Borsch (Lone Star Farm pastured beef); Split Pea & Bacon (Center Hill Farm Heritage Pork); Siberian Chicken Noodle (Fresh Market Organic white meat); and Apple Squash (squash, onions, cream, olive oil, and spices).

Credit cards accepted.

Kennett Square Specialties unfortunately can’t come 8/26/2017! Sorry!
This week Kennett Square Specialties will be bringing the following mushrooms: Portobello, Crimini, Shiitake, Maitake, King Oyster, Pioppino, Pom Pom (Lion’s Mane), Gray Oyster, and Yellow Oyster mushrooms.  They also will have mushroom teas featuring Reishi and Cordyceps mushrooms. These organic teas will be available in Herbal Berry, Mint Spice, Tulsi Ginger Lemon, Green Chai Spice and Pumpkin Spice.  In addition, they will have dried porcini available.

Cash only.

Pasture Song Farm
This week Pasture Song Farm will be bringing Pork:  bacon, sausages (smoked, Italian, breakfast, chorizo, kielbasa, bratwurst, fresh), tenderloins, loin chops, spare ribs, baby back ribs, Canadian bacon, shoulder roasts, and ham slices.  They also will bring sustainably grown garlic.  In addition, they will be bringing Seven Stars Farm ground beef, chipsteak, & patties.

Credit cards accepted.

Slow Rise Bakery
The following Slow Rise breads and baked goods will be available at the Friends of Pretzel Park table:
Bread:  100% whole wheat, sprouted wheat, raisin, multigrain, sourdough, Miche, and baguette.
Baked Goods:  four seed cookies, peanut butter/chocolate chip flourless cookies, chocolate crumb cookies, honey crisp, granola, and lavosh.
Cash only.

Jacqueline Schneider Art
Jacqueline Schneider is a local artist from East Falls who creates original artwork and handmade crafts. Her training as a scientist and passion for biology and anatomy are apparent in her paintings, which are frequently feature non-traditional representations of anatomical form and function. Jacqueline uses parts of the body and vibrant colors to convey some of life’s lessons, including the most beautiful and most challenging moments. In Jacqueline’s handmade crafts, you will find similar anatomically-inspired pieces, as well as those inspired by the time she spent in India.

Cash, credit cards and checks accepted.

Black Cat Clothiers
Victoria Mier, a Philadelphia area native living right near Pretzel Park, created a one-woman shop focusing on high-quality vintage clothing this year.  She scours shops, estate sales and private collections all over the region to curate a collection of clothing for the discerning woman who values the stories and magic of vintage garments.

This week, Black Cat Clothiers is ready to outfit you for the upcoming season — 1950s fox fur coats, 1970s bohemian maxi dresses perfect for transitioning seasons and lots of vintage long-sleeved dresses to make this your best Autumn yet.

Debit and credit cards accepted.

AmeriKick Andorra

AmeriKick teaches the Martial Arts philosophy that believes in strengthening the mind and body through self-discipline, fitness, and awareness. They teach the fundamentals of Martial Arts and offer a unique, well-balanced program for children and adults. At AmeriKick Andorra, their Martial Arts programs emphasize Concentration, Self-Discipline and Confidence, the cornerstones of a successful life.
Watch a live demonstration by the students at 12;30pm. Information available between 12-1pm.

Dobson Home and School Association

A fun meet up is planned for all of our incoming Kindergarten parents and students! Children can make new friends and hopefully be more comfortable with each other on their first day of school!

Home & School members will be on hand to help answer any questions and bring along some Dobson gear for purchase!

We will also have snacks and juice boxes for the little ones.

Bright Lights Music Academy

195 Green Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19127

Mark Kuczynski, Director of Bright Lights Music Academy (BLMA), which opened in March 2017, will be at the market this week.  Please stop by and say hello.
BLMA was created to fill a music education void present in the Manayunk neighborhood. Their mission is simply to foster and encourage individual growth through private music instruction and their instructors are active members of the local community who are passionate about sharing their musical experience and talents with others.  They’re currently enrolling students for private lessons in piano, guitar, bass, voice, drum set, snare drum, cello, violin and saxophone.
BLMA believes in building a personal relationship with their students and their families and go the extra mile to ensure an enlightening and positive experience for each student who comes through their door.  Their instructors are chosen for their ability to adjust their teaching style for the individual needs of each student; therefore, there is not a standard curriculum forced on all students. They focus on identifying music which will motivate the student to continue to learn while encouraging growth through exploration of styles which may be new to the student. They also offer two recitals per year at their large facility in Manayunk which gives students a unique opportunity to showcase their talents to family and friends and track their progress as developing musicians.

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