At the Farmers Market 09/10/2016

Hotbox Yoga will not be at Pretzel Park  9/10 but will be here the next week 9/17


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farmers-market-color1This week:

Crawford Organics
Tim Bellew Food
Dad’s Foods
Greenberg’s Bakery (at the Friends of Pretzel Park table)

Please see below for details


Crawford Organics

Fresh Apple Cider is here!!!!  Shop early ‘cause it sells out quickly

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, Baby Bok Choy, Cabbage, Carrots,  Celery Root, Chard, Cilantro, Collards,      Bi-Color Sweet Corn (last week), Eggplant, Herbs, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Onions (White, Red or Sweet Yellow), Sweet Bell Peppers (Green or Red), Jalapeno Peppers, Potatoes, Rhubarb, Salad Mix, Sweet Potatoes (limited), Shallots, Cherry Tomatoes, Heirloom Tomatoes, Red Tomatoes, Winter Squash (some or all of: Acorn, Butternut, Carnival, Delicata, Kabocha Type, Pie Pumpkin [for cooking], Spaghetti ), and Zucchini.  In addition, they have Heirloom Dried Beans and Popcorn.

.In addition to the Organic Concord Grapes they grow in East Earl (Lancaster County), they sell other Lancaster County farms’ fresh fruit and berries — some fruit is Organic, some are low spray — Apples (Gala, Honeycrisp), Bartlett Pears, Blackberries, Nectarines, Peaches (yellow or white flesh), Plums and Organic Raspberries.

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

Their organic flowers (limited time) include sunflowers, mixed bouquets and vases to put them in.

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

Tim Bellew Food
Philadelphia, PA

Tim Bellew is a caterer, a cook, and a consultant in the food industry.

This week Stephanie, standing in for Tim, will be offering turkey sloppy joes, potato/leek/kale/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 and chocolate chip cookies, biscotti, flatbreads, and Buddy Biscuits for dogs and their people.  This week, look for Apple pies, millet muffins, chocolate orange pound cake, and blackberry oat squares.

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

Dad’s Foods
Philadelphia, PA

Dad’s Foods (“Dad’s), from good old South Philly, is a packaged foods company. They will be selling their flagship product, chicken meatballs, to take home for later. Dad’s is a new business formed earlier this year but one built on the foundation of John’s Market and Dad’s Stuffings, a butcher shop and food maker started way back in 1925. They have plans for more unique products to offer in the future.

This week, as noted above, Dad’s will be bringing prepackaged chicken meatballs

Greenberg’s Bakery (at the Friends of Pretzel Park table)

Greenberg’s Bakery began more than 90 years ago as a Philadelphia family-owned bakery. Currently in Oreland, PA, the bakery continues to carry on the tradition of using the family’s old, delicious recipes and techniques.
This week there will be an assortment of breads and some cinnamon buns at the Friends of Pretzel Park/Pretzel Park Farmers Market table.


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