This Week

Saturday, June 24th from 8am to 12pm!

Summer produce is really starting to come in, so look for new potatoes, cucumbers, summer squash, green beans, basil, and a variety of mushrooms, this week! There are still plenty of  late-spring veggies available, like kale and Swiss chard, cabbage, onions, and garlic. We also have all the meats, plus eggs, baked goods, pepper transplants, organic extracts and more! Check out the full list below!

Harvest Abundance tickets are now for sale at the market tent each Saturday! Tickets are also available for purchase at Oakleaf, the Chatham Marketplace, Country Farm & Home, and on this website, using PayPal. Tickets for the grand prize raffle will also be available at the market each week!

NEW VENDOR SPOTLIGHT

We are pleased to welcome Haw River Mushrooms to the market for the 2016 season! They are located in Graham and grow Oyster, Shiitake, and Lion’s Mane mushrooms without using conventional pesticides or synthetic fertilizers. They also produce household blacksmithed iron-work and hypertufa pots filled with succulents.

FULL VENDOR PRODUCE LIST

Cane Creek Farms will have onions, peppers, green and yellow snap beans, cabbage, basil, maybe some cherry tomatoes, cut flowers, eggs, and chicken – whole and half birds and all of the parts.

CATHIS Farm will be there with pasture-raised, organic-fed eggs, chicken, and pork.

Dutch Buffalo Farm will be there with new potatoes, cucumbers, Swiss chard, beets, kale, endive, sweet onions, garlic, leeks, and Daikon radish.

Grand Hope Farm will be there with spinach, Swiss chard, green curly kale, squash, cucumbers, eggplant and okra.

Haw River Mushrooms will be at market with shiitake, Lion’s Mane, and possibly oyster mushrooms.

Hill View Farm will be there with grass-fed beef. They currently have plenty of ground beef and will have steaks and other cuts again in late July.

Huckleberry Hill Farm will be there with pasture-raised, non-GMO-fed chicken, pork, chicken and duck eggs, baked goods, organic extracts, aromatherapy oils and organic bath and body scrubs.

North Fork Farm will be at market with squash, basil, cilantro, and cucumbers.

Red Roots Farm will be there with cucumbers, red and green cabbages, zucchini, green beans, Swiss chard, fresh red onions, baby beets, and a variety of pepper transplants.

RECIPE OF THE WEEK:

Green Bean Potato Salad with Lemon-Soy Vinaigrette – seasonal ingredients include snap beans, new potatoes, red onion, fresh mint.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Harvest Abundance Dinner, July 24th – The market’s annual farm-to-table event hosted by Oakleaf and featuring produce from our amazing farmers! The event includes live music, locally-made beverages, a silent auction and a grand prize raffle! Look for announcements of ticket sales and food and prize donations on Facebook and in our Market Newsletter!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Please note that our hours have changed. Market will now be from 8:00am to 12:00pm (April-Oct). Winter market hours (Nov-Jan) will remain the same, from 10:00am to 1:00pm.

We are still accepting Vendor Applications for the 2016 season! If you are a local producer of your own produce, food, craft, or wellness service, and would like to become a vendor with Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market, 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, Cheryl McNeill, at  cmfmmanager@gmail.com.