This Week

Saturday, May 7th from 8am to 12pm!

There is a great selection at market this week, with the bounty of spring vegetables coming in; beef, pork, poultry, and eggs available; and with a variety of farm-craft, like garden transplants, baked goods, flavor extracts, body and wellness products, and hand-spun alpaca yarn! Check out the fiber-spinning demos this week at the Crystal Glen Alpacas booth!

NEW VENDOR SPOTLIGHT

We welcome two new vendors to the market for the 2016 season!

Grand Hope Farm raises vegetables and pecans on their farm located near Siler City, NC.

Crystal Glen Alpacas is a small, local, private alpaca farm just outside of Pittsboro. They raise all natural, undyed, 100% handspun alpaca yarn and make fun items like felted shoe/boot inserts and more.  They will often be demonstrating fiber prep and yarn spinning when they are at market!

FULL VENDOR PRODUCE LIST

Cane Creek Farms will have pork, chicken, eggs, asparagus, collards, turnips, green garlic, green onions and kale.

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

Crystal Glen Alpacas will be at market for the first time this week with all natural, undyed, 100% handspun alpaca yarn, felted shoe/boot inserts and more. They will also be doing demos of fiber prep and yarn spinning!

Dutch Buffalo Farm will be there with spinach, strawberries, kale, salad mix, pac choi, green onions, and lambsquarters.

Gaddy’s Farm will be at market with summer transplants: cucumber, squash, tomato, dill, sage, mint, basil, and catnip.

Grand Hope Farm will be at market for the first time this week with a variety of lettuce, spinach, swiss chard, green curly kale, green sweet onions and could have some kohlrabi.

Hill View Farm will be there with local honey and grass-fed beef. They will have ground beef, ground chuck, a variety of steaks, roasts, stew meat and stir fry meat.

Huckleberry Hill Farm will be there with pasture-raised pork, chicken and duck eggs, baked goods (including cinnamon streusel cakes this week!) organic extracts, aromatherapy oils and organic bath and body scrubs.

Kildee Farm will be at market with strawberries!

Red Roots Farm will be there with red and green kale, green garlic, red spring onions, salad mix, bok choy, fresh dill and parsley, basil transplants, and a variety of tomato transplants.

UPCOMING EVENTS

May 14th – Pollinator Day: Debbie Roos, Agricultural Agent for the Chatham County Cooperative Extension, will be giving tours of the amazing pollinator gardens at Chatham Mills!

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.