Polkadelphia-07/23/2016

20160723-polkadelphia-posterPolka in Pretzel Park

July 23, 2016. 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Polkadelphia is Philadelphia’s #1 polka band, with an eclectic mix of German and Polish classics with modern polkafied classics by such artists as the Beatles and Radiohead.

Tim Bellew Food, vendor at Pretzel Park Farmers Market,will be selling food for your convenience. Enjoy dinner and music in the Park!

Also selling food will be Humpty’s Dumplings of Glenside,

At the Farmers Market 07/16/2016

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  • Crawford Organics
  • Tim Bellew Food / Stephanie Thaw of Sweet
  • Liberty Plants
  • Manayunk Farm
  • Joe Tayoun Drum Circle
Crawford Organics
The farm has been growing organic produce since 1998. Since 2002 they partner 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, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chard, Cilantro, Collards, Sweet Corn, Cucumber, Dandelion, Eggplant, Fennel, Herbs, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Onions, Parsley, Peppers (green), Jalapeno Peppers, Potatoes, Radishes, Rhubarb, Scallions, Salad Mix, Baby Spinach, Baby Arugula, Sweet Potatoes, Shallots, Cherry Tomatoes, Heirloom Tomatoes, Red Tomatoes, and Zucchini. In addition, they grow Dried Beans, and Popcorn.

Also bringing Raw Wildflower Honey and PA Maple Syrup. They also sell other Lancaster County farms’ Garlic Scapes, fresh fruit and berries like Cherries, Blackberries, Blueberries, Nectarines, Peaches, Plums, and Raspberries.

Also have available eggs, grass-fed cheese (eight varieties), yogurt (two plain and two flavored), and grass-fed raw milk.

Flowers are here!!! Sunflowers and mixed bouquets.

Now accepting credit cards, asking $20 minimum purchase. Cash preferred.

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, cup cakes (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 an assortment of peach, blueberry, and strawberry rhubarb pies.  Back again is flourless chocolate cake and lemon pound cake, both available by the slice.

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.  There will be herbs, sunflowers, and vegetable planters.  Back by popular demand are more lettuce bowls and greens bowls.  There will also be a selection of cut flowers.
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.
Wynn will be bringing local raw wildflower honey, soaps, beeswax lip balms, natural beeswax candles, and Blueberry Jam.
Joe Tayoun Drum Circle at 10am to 2pm.
A selection of drums from around the World will be provided, on a first come – first served basis (The “dibs” system prevails). Picture a pickup truck full of drums… that many. If you prefer you’re own, we insist you bring them. And bring your other one for someone else to use.

The Drum Circle will be back every third Saturday of the month.

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