At the Farmers Market 05/27/2017

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  1. Lancaster Organic Growers (remember to pre-order milk!)
  2. Liberty Plants
  3. Kennett Square Specialties
  4. The Chilly Banana
  5. Bees and Buttercups

Lancaster Organic Growers

This week Justin is bringing the following:

Vegetables: Asparagus, Beets, Foot Long Green Beans, Bok Choy, Cilantro, Chard, Collards, Dandelion, Endive/Escarole, Radishes, Rhubarb, Kale, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Parsley, Parsnips, Potatoes, Spinach, Spring Mix, Scallions, Sweet Potatoes and Herbs (Mint or Chives), and Popcorn. From Northern Lancaster County, Brecknock Orchards apples (low spray) are back by popular demand. Also, Oyler Organic Farm applesauce (South-Central PA, close to Gettysburg)

Dairy: Organic Cheese, Organic Yogurt (plain or maple flavored), and Organic Butter. You must pre-order Organic Raw Milk

Other: Eggs from chickens raised on grass pasture and are GMO free and soy free; Raw Honey; and Brenneman’s maple syrup (dark rich color and taste) from Salisbury, PA

Liberty Plants

This week Alyssa is bringing heirloom plants: tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, cucumbers, squash/zucchini, greens, herbs, and flowers

Kennett Square Specialties

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

The Chilly Banana

This new vendor, a Philadelphia-based food cart, will be bringing banana whips and other tasty fruit-based treats. (Menu)

Bees and Buttercups

This returning vendor will be bringing professionally-handcrafted jewelry and accessories for the modern, free-spirited woman so that she can effortlessly transition between weekday and weekend feeling inspired.


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At the Farmers Market 05/20/2017

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  1. Lancaster Organic Growers
  2. Liberty Plants
  3. Kennett Square Specialties
  4. Fifth of a Farm Creations
  5. Pasture Song Farm

It’s also the delayed Love Your Park day. Come on out and help us beautify the park!


  • Lancaster Organic Growers

    This week Justin is bringing the following:Vegetables: Beets, Bok Choy, Cilantro, Chard, Collards, Dandelion, Endive/Escarole, Radishes, Rhubarb, Kale, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Parsley, Potatoes, Spinach, Spring Mix, Scallions, Sweet Potatoes and Herbs Mint. From Northern Lancaster County, Brecknock Orchards apples (low spray) are back by popular demand.  Also, Oyler Organic Farm applesauce (South-Central PA, close to Gettysburg)

    Dairy: Yogurt (plain or maple flavored), and Organic Butter. You must pre-order Raw Milk

    Other: Eggs from chickens raised on grass pasture and are GMO free and soy free; Raw Honey; and Brenneman’s maple syrup (dark rich color and taste) from Salisbury, PA.

  • Liberty Plants

    This week Alyssa is bringing heirloom plants: tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, cucumbers, squash/zucchini, greens, herbs, and flowers.

  • Kennett Square Specialties

    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.

  • Fifth of a Farm Creations

    Among the jams and jellies this returning vendor is bringing are: Blue Bell Hill Berry Jam, Harrogate Peach Jam, Rittenhouse Red Pepper Jelly, Port Richmond Grape Jelly and Strawberry Mansion Jam. They have a new recipe for the Manayunk Saskatoon Berry Jam. In addition, they have seasonal jams and jellies as well as gift baskets.

  • Pasture Song Farm

    This new vendor 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.


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At the Farmers Market 05/13/2017

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  1.  Lancaster Organic Growers
  2. Kennett Square Specialties
  3. Liberty Plants
  4. Neils Sharpening Service
  5. Offbeat Gourmet
  6. Tilted Haggis Soap Company

It’s also Love Your Park day. Come on out and help us beautify the park!


 Lancaster Organic Growers (weekly)
Lancaster, PA
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This year Farmer Justin Snyder is representing Lancaster Organic Growers located in Lancaster County, PA.  He will be selling a wide variety of organic produce from Crawford Organics (same farm as last year) as well as fruit, eggs, cheese, raw milk (per-ordered), honey, apple cider (fall), PA maple syrup and flowers.
Kennett Square Specialties (weekly) (cash only)
Kennett Square, PA
www.ksssales.com
Kennett Square Specialties is located in the heart of Kennett Square, The Mushroom Capitol of the World. They will have Portobello, Crimini, Shiitake, Maitake, King Oyster, Pioppino, Pom Pom (Lion’s Mane), Gray Oyster, and Yellow Oyster mushrooms. They also may get some wild mushrooms from time to time including Morels and Chanterelles.
Liberty Plants (bi-weekly)
Philadelphia (Roxborough), PA
www.libertyplants.com
Alyssa and Greg Van Alstine run a 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.They grow the following unique heirloom plants: tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, cucumbers, squash/zucchini, greens, herbs, and flowers. They also have hanging baskets.
Neil’s Sharpening Service (credit cards accepted)
Ambler, PA
www.neilssharpeningservice.com
Neil’s Sharpening Service is a mobile sharpening service for knives, scissors, shears, push movers, etc. In addition, Neil makes keys, handmade pens and pencils, wooden toys, vinyl signs, yard signs, magnets and stickers. He also does custom engraving and temporary tattoos.
Tilted Haggis Soap Company (credit cards accepted)
Hatboro, PA
www.tiltedhaggissoap.com
Tilted Haggis Soap Company makes all natural, all vegetable, very good handmade soap as well as lotions, massage oils, bug repellent, scrubs, bath bombs and room sprays.
Offbeat Gourmet LLC (credit cards accepted)
Buckingham, PA
www.offbeatgourmet.com
Offbeat Gourmet LLC is a small, family business located in Buckingham, Bucks County, PA, created by Scott Duncan and business partner, Allison Wright. Their mission is to create gourmet premium condiments that are made with only the best locally sourced, 100% fresh ingredients. Scott takes pride in the purity of Offbeat Gourmet’s condiments, striving for as much organic produce as possible for each jar. All products produced contain absolutely no artificial preservatives, artificial flavors or coloring, corn or high fructose corn syrup and are 100% gluten free.
Offbeat Gourmet is an active member within the local community. Allison and Scott support only local farms for ingredients, mom & pop gourmet stores for retail locations, and in promoting local community events.

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At the November 5th Farmers Market

AT THE MARKET THIS WEEK
(so far)
Crawford Organic Farm
Tim Bellew Food
Caitlin Foley of Chocolate Spaniel Pottery
Fifth of a Farm
Greenberg’s Bakery (weekly, at the Friends of Pretzel Park table)

Crawford Organics Farm
East Earl, PA
www.crawfordorganics.com

Last week for Crawford Organics for the season at market.
I (Justin) have been farming with the Crawford family for the last 14 years.  I’ve enjoyed bringing the freshest and best from Lancaster County to you  Don’t miss out.  Come and stock up for the winter on potatoes, sweet potatoes, onions, apples, beets, carrots, radishes, squash, . . .  Cool weather makes you think of pumpkin pie, squash soup, sweet potato pie, apple cider, and apples in fresh salad.

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.

Among their crops this week are:  Arugula (new), Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, fresh Carrots, Celery Root, Chard, Cilantro, Collards, Dandelion, Herbs, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Onions (White, Red or Sweet Yellow), Parsley, Parsnips (new), Sweet Bell Peppers (Green or Red), Potatoes, Radishes (black or watermelon), Sweet Potatoes (Garnets, Jewell, Japanese, White Hayman, new for this year All Purple), Shallots, Scallions, Spinach, Tomatoes (Heirloom), Winter Squash (some or all of: Butternut, Carnival, Kabocha Type, Pie Pumpkin [for cooking], Spaghetti), and Turnips.  In addition, they have Heirloom Dried Beans and Popcorn.

New Kale Chips made with our kale by Awesome Foods.  Also, fresh Apple Cider is here!!!!  Shop early for best selection.

In addition to what they grow in East Earl (Lancaster County), they sell other Lancaster County farms’ fresh low spray Apples (Crispin, Fuji, Gala, Gold Delicious, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Nittany, Pink Lady, Red Delicious, Winesap, and Winter Banana).

They also have available Soy Free, GMO-Free raised on grass pasture Brown Eggs,

organic raw Cheese (six varieties left), Yogurt (plain or flavored), Organic Butter, as well as Local Raw Honey (from the bee keeper that has hives at their farm in Lancaster county over the summer) and pure amber (grade B) PA Maple Syrup.

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
www.timbellewfood.com

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

This week 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.

Look for Aztec Chocolate Chunk & Pumpkin Seed cookies, plus new fall tarts including Pumpkin Grand Marnier, Pecan Bourbon, and Apple Cranberry.  Back again are Millet Muffins, Pumpkin Ginger Cakes, Jewish Apple Cakes, and Chocolate Orange Pound Cakes. As always, look for a full supply of Nana’s oatmeal and chocolate chip cookies, biscotti, and flatbreads.

Everything is made with mostly organic ingredients.

Chocolate Spaniel Pottery
Philadelphia, PA

Chocolate Spaniel Pottery was established by Caitlin Foley in 2016 and appropriately named after the artist’s beloved dog. Caitlin is a Roxborough based potter whose style reflects a sense of whimsical elements but focuses on functionality.

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This week Caitlin will have available bowls, mugs, teapots, and more.

Fifth of a Farm Creations
Philadelphia, PA
www.fifthofafarm.com

Fifth of a Farm Creations is a family owned and operated business located in Philadelphia, PA.  All of their jams and jellies are hand crafted in small batches using all natural ingredients.

Their products include:  Blue Bell Hill Berry Jam, Harrogate Peach Jam, Parkside Prickly Pear Jelly, Rittenhousetown Red Pepper Jelly, Port Richmond Grape Jelly, Strawberry Mansion Jam, Haddington Raspberry Jam, Trenton Avenue Mint Jelly, Fairmount Cherry Jam, Germantown Grapefruit Marmalade, and Walnut Hill Orange Marmalade.

Their products made with Agave are:  North 33rd St Strawberry Jam, Walnut Lane Blueberry Jam, and East Russell St Peach Jam.

Their seasonal products available now are:  Francisville Fig Jam, Byberry-Somerton Rhubarb Jam, Logan Lime Marmalade, Bella Vista Apple Butter, and Swampoodle Cran-Apple Chutney.

They also offer the following gift baskets:  Baker Bowl-ful of Jelly—one jar of jam or jelly in an attractive cereal bowl; Manayunk Mug-ful of Jelly—one jar of jam or jelly in an attractive mug; Woodside Park Gift Basket—includes 2 jams/jellies, peanut butter, gourmet crackers, and a stuffed animal; Schuylkill Expressway Jam Basket—2 jars of jam or jelly, and an assortment of gourmet food products in a beautiful basket wrapped in ribbon; Roosevelt Blvd Jam Basket—3 jars of jam or jelly, and an assortment of gourmet food products in a beautiful basket wrapped in ribbon; and Franklin Square Box—3 mini jams (2 oz) in a clear square box tied with a festive bow.

Greenberg’s Bakery (weekly, at the Friends of Pretzel Park table)
Oreland, PA
http://www.greenbergsbakery.com

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 the following breads:  French Sourdough, Marble, Multigrain, Pumpernickel, and Rye.  Also, Bagels (limited quantity): plain, poppyseed and everything, and Cinnamon Buns (plain and with nuts).