This Week

Saturday, August 19th, from 8am to 12pm!

We will have watermelons, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, eggplant, garlic, okra, summer and winter squash, basil, cut flowers, and more at market this week! There will also be grass-fed beef, organic-fed and pasture-raised pork, chicken, eggs, fresh-baked yeast rolls, and goats’ milk soap and lotion!

CATHIS Farm is now taking orders for Thanksgiving turkeys! Go ahead and reserve yours on Saturday!

Check out the full vendor produce list and recipe of the week for Greek Salad with Watermelon below!

FULL VENDOR PRODUCE LIST:

Cane Creek Farms will have tomatoes, eggplant, and sunflower sprouts. They will also have pasture-raised pork, chicken, eggs, and grass-fed beef. They have whole and half-chickens and a selection of steaks and roasts as well as ground beef. Pork choices include hot and mild sausage, chops, ribs, bratwurst, and sassy honey barbecue link sausage.

CATHIS Farm will be at market with pasture-raised, organic-fed pork, chicken, and chicken & duck eggs. They are freshly stocked with all of their regular pork cuts, including pork chops, bacon, ribs, apple cranberry pecan sausage, mild and hot country sausage, and bratwurst. Chicken choices include whole birds, breasts, thighs, leg quarters, boneless breasts, and boneless dark meat. They are now taking orders for Thanksgiving turkeys!

Cool Springs Farm will be there with Sweet 100 cherry tomatoes, assorted squash, cucumbers, hard and soft neck garlic, Asian eggplant, Clemson Spineless okra, and Sweet Baby and Crimson Sweet watermelons.

Grand Hope Farm will be at market with okra, eggplant, bell peppers, sweet Italian peppers, and several varieties of tomatoes.

Heartstrong Farm will have green beans, sweet and hot peppers, eggplant, and cut flowers.

Hill View Farm will be there with grass-fed beef. They will have hot dogs, ground beef, stew beef, chuck roasts and bones that are great for dogs or for making stocks.

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

McWoukinn Farm will be at market (barring rainy weather) with lavender-scented hand lotion and luxurious soap in a variety of scents, both made from whole raw goat milk as well as other natural ingredients. Our products are made locally in Pittsboro, NC, using milk from our own Nubian dairy goats. We also have pasture-raised eggs available.

RECIPE OF THE WEEK:

Greek Salad with Watermelon

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Fall Vendorpalooza – September 30th: Our twice-a-season local and handmade products fair. Visiting local vendors, farmers, craftspeople, and artists are invited to join us at market and showcase their products! Extended market hours – 8am to 2pm

Fall Plant Sale – October 14th: Perennial trees and shrubs, pollinators, native plants, and garden starts for fall. The market’s amazing plant vendors plus visiting local plant nurseries will attend!

Thanksgiving Tasting – Nov 18th: Enjoy a complimentary potluck of Thanksgiving dishes prepared by our farmers! Recipes for the dishes will be published on this website and on Facebook!

Pre-Thanksgiving Market – Nov 22nd: Shop for the fresh, local produce you need for your holiday dinner the Wednesday evening before Thanksgiving!

Fiber Day – Dec 2nd: All-local-fiber craft fair! Visiting vendors are invited to showcase their fiber and fiber products! (may include extended hours)

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

We are still accepting Vendor Applications for the 2017 fall and winter season! We will consider vendors in all categories, including vegetables and fruit, meat and poultry, eggs, milk, cheese and other dairy, herbs, 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 on our website. If you have any questions, please contact the market manager at cmfmmanager@gmail.com

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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 contact our market manager, at cmfmmanager@gmail.com