This Week!

September 21st, from 8am to 2pm!

FALL VENDORPALOOZA!

All-local and handmade products fair! Visiting farmers, food-makers, service providers, artists and craftspeople have been invited to showcase their products. Come and get a taste of the variety of local products and arts & crafts that our community has to offer! Hours are extended to 2pm for the event!

Vegetables, fruit, meat, eggs, salsa, fresh-baked sweets and desserts, all-natural dog treats, flower bouquets, native plants, jewelry, soaps and self-care products, blacksmith and ironwork, housewares, yarn and fiberwork, woodcraft, 2D art, live music with The Eclectix, and more! See a full list of visiting vendors that will be attending in addition to our amazing regular market vendors on our Fall Vendorpalooza Page!


For those doing their regular produce shopping, this week you will find farm-fresh SWEET POTATOES, KALE, COLLARDS, RADISHES, LETTUCE, BOK CHOY, ARUGULA, TOMATOES, YELLOW SQUASH, SPINACH, BELL, HOT, & FRYING PEPPERS, EGGPLANT, OKRA, GARLIC, BUTTERNUT SQUASH,  PIE PUMPKINS, and MORE!

We will also have grass-fed BEEF, pasture-raised and organic-fed PORK, CHICKEN, and EGGS (duck & chicken), PICKLES, SALSA, dried LAVENDER, native PLANTS, Alpaca FIBERCRAFT, handmade JEWELRY, original FARM ART and NOTE CARDS, and BLACK WALNUT INK!

Check out the full vendor produce list for Saturday below, along with the recipe-of-the-week for Hot Pepper Steak Over Rice!


FULL VENDOR PRODUCE LIST:

CATHIS Farm will have pasture-raised and organic-fed chicken and eggs (duck & chicken), and forest-raised and organic-fed pork. All chicken cuts are in stock, including jalapeno and cheese chicken sausage! Pork cuts include maple links, country sausage patties, chorizo, Canadian bacon and pork chops for grilling.

Cool Springs Farm will be at market with sweet potatoes, onions, cucumbers, okra, tomatoes, bell, frying, and jalapeño peppers, butternut squash, collards, bok choy, arugula, radishes, “spinach/mustard”, turnip greens, kale, and garlic.

Grand Hope Farm will have several varieties of tomatoes, a selection of cherry tomatoes, select herbs, crookneck and green-tip summer squash, eggplant, tender pod okra, multiple colored bells, and Italian sweet peppers, lettuce, and some bunches of big leaf spinach and swiss chard.

Green Man Farm will be at market with dried lavender for aesthetic or culinary use. They will have bouquets, lavender wands, and lavender eye masks.

Heartstrong Farm will be there with medicinal herbs, seasoning peppers, black walnut ink, and farm art originals and note cards by Les III (www.lesiii.com).

Hill View Farm will be at market with grass-fed beef. They will have a full line up of steaks, roasts, stew beef, ground beef, organs and bones.

Red Roots Farm will have arugula, baby kale, okra, Shishito frying peppers, assorted hot peppers, butternut squash, Cushaw squash, New England pie pumpkins, and fresh basil.

Twelve Oaks Farm will be at market with salsa, pickles, and pole beans.

Walter’s Water Gardens will be attending. They offer a unique selection of water flowers, pond marginals, and seasonal & greenhouse-grown fruit.

Blue Rose Zen will be there with unique, handmade jewelry in a variety of styles and mediums. Wire-wrapped jewelry made from stone and crystal, and sun-catchers! Gift boxes are available.

Crystal Glen Alpacas/Paws in Harmony will have be on hand with the return of beautiful felted dolls and hand spun yarn, dryer balls, felted inserts, woven bandanas and more. PIH will be available to help you get in TTouch with your pets. Stop by and learn all about helping de-stress your pet.

Growing Wild Nursery will be at market with a great selection of native pollinator plants. Fall is a great time to plant perennials! We’ll have Aster, Beautyberry, Joe Pye Weed, and Swamp Milkweed plants, which will each come with a free monarch caterpillar!


RECIPE-OF-THE-WEEK:

Hot Pepper Steak Over Rice

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

Fall Vendorpalooza – September 21st: Local and handmade products fair. Visiting vendors are invited to showcase their products! Includes extended market hours.

Fall Plant Sale – October 12th: Perennial trees and shrubs, pollinators, native plants, and garden starts for fall!

Thanksgiving Tasting – Nov 23rd: Enjoy a complimentary potluck of Thanksgiving dishes prepared by our farmers!

Pre-Thanksgiving Market – Nov 27th: Shop for fresh, local produce the Wednesday evening before Thanksgiving!


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

We are still accepting Vendor Applications for the 2019 season!  We will consider vendors in many categories, including fruit, meat and poultry, eggs, milk, cheese and other dairy, cut flowers, jams and other preserves, honey, baked goods, prepared foods, body and wellness products or services and handmade crafts. Vendors must be the producer of all items sold and must be growing or making their products within 100 miles of Pittsboro. You will find more information and our application in the sidebar of this website. If you have any questions, please contact our market manager at cmfmmanager@gmail.com


Are you a performer? A not-for-profit organization, club, or group? Are you an expert in sustainability, food, agriculture, or anything else related to farms, food, and local goodness? The Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market would like to hear from you! We are looking to partner with entertainers, experts, and non-profits who’d like to raise a little money and spread the word about their organization at the Market this year!  If interested, please contact our market manager at cmfmmanager@gmail.com