This Week

August 18th, from 8 am to 12 pm!

This week you will find PEARS, CANTALOUPE, SWEET CORN, BEANS, SUMMER SQUASH, TOMATOES, SWEET BELL PEPPERS, EGGPLANT, OKRA, CHERRY TOMATOES, SWISS CHARD and SPINACH, and more! We will also have grass-fed BEEF, organic-fed and pasture-raised PORK, CHICKEN, and EGGS (duck and chicken)! Also, don’t miss out on our local jarred SALSA, sweet gherkin PICKLES, fresh-baked YEAST ROLLS and SWEETS, culinary and medicinal HERBS, and handmade JEWELRY!

Check out the full vendor produce list for this week below, along with the recipe-of-the-week for Green Bean Salad with Peas and Swiss Chard!


Kids’ Day is this Saturday!

Games, storytelling, seed-planting, hands-on crafts, farmer treats to take home, and more!


FULL VENDOR PRODUCE LIST:

Aiken Farm will have tomatoes, sweet corn, and other seasonal vegetables.

CATHIS Farm will be at market with pasture-raised and organic-fed pork, chicken, and eggs (chicken & duck). Chicken cuts include boneless breasts along with ground chicken and a variety of sausage, including jalapeno & cheese chicken sausage. Pork is fully in stock, including plenty of bacon, chops, and ready-to-cook barbeque!

Cool Springs Farm will have bio sweet corn, cantaloupe, okra, bell pepper, Asian eggplant, pears, and cut flowers. They will also be bringing cabbage plants for the kids to take home and transplant in their own garden!

Grand Hope Farm will be there with several varieties of tomatoes as well as cherry tomatoes, big leaf spinach, Swiss chard, tender pod okra, eggplant, green, red and yellow bell peppers, sweet Italian peppers, and cooking onions. Elizabeth and Brandon will also be doing a potted seed-planting activity with the kids!

Heartstrong Farm will be there with cut flower bouquets, medicinal and culinary herbs, and arugula. They will also be providing cut flowers for kids to make their own bouquets!

Hill View Farm will be at market with grass-fed beef. All cuts are back in stock! They will also be making balloon animals with the kids!

Twelve Oaks Farm will be at market with hot and mild salsa, sweet gherkins pickles, peppers, tomato, Kentucky wonder pole beans. They will also be offering customers a taste test for their hot salsa. They will also have a handmade wooden Tic-Tac-Toe game for the kids to play!

The Yeast Roll Company will be there with fresh-baked yeast rolls in plain, garlic & herb, and cinnamon varieties. If you haven’t tried these yummy, homemade bites, don’t miss out on a free tasting sample!

Blue Roses Design will be there with unique, handmade jewelry in a variety of styles and mediums. Semi-precious stone and twisted-wire earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and more! Vincenza will also be doing make-your-own beaded necklace activities with the kids!


RECIPE-OF-THE-WEEK:

Green Bean Salad with Peas and Swiss Chard


UPCOMING EVENTS:

Kids’ Day – August 18th: Fun activities for the kids! Games, storytelling, music, seed-planting, hands-on crafts, and more!

Fall Vendorpalooza – September 22nd: Local and handmade products fair. Visiting vendors are invited to showcase their products!

Fall Plant Sale – October 13th: Perennial trees and shrubs, pollinators, native plants, and garden starts for fall!

Thanksgiving Tasting – Nov 17th: Enjoy a complimentary potluck of Thanksgiving dishes prepared by our farmers!

Pre-Thanksgiving Market – Nov 21st: Shop for fresh, local produce the Wednesday evening before Thanksgiving!

Fiber Day – Dec 1st: All-local-fiber craft fair! Visiting vendors are invited with their fiber products!


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

We are still accepting Vendor Applications for the fall and winter portion of the 2018 season (Oct-Jan)!  We will consider vendors in all categories, including vegetables and fruit, meat and poultry, eggs, milk, cheese and other dairy, herbs, 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 on our 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