This Week!

August 17th, from 8am to 12pm!

IT’S KIDS’ DAY AT THE MARKET!  Fun activities for the kids! Games, farmer activities, hands-on arts and crafts, live music with The Eclectix, and more! Bring the kids and come and have a little summer fun on the lawn with us before getting back to school!


For those doing their regular shopping this week you will find farm-fresh WATERMELON, CANTALOUPE, TOMATOES, BELL, HOT, & FRYING PEPPERS, CLASSIC & ASIAN EGGPLANT, CHERRY TOMATOES, OKRA, CUCUMBERS, ONIONS, GARLIC, BUTTERNUT SQUASH, YELLOW SQUASH, POTATOES, fresh HERBS, and MORE!

We will also have grass-fed BEEF, pasture-raised and organic-fed PORK, CHICKEN, and EGGS (duck & chicken), SALSA, PICKLES, YEAST ROLLS, FARM ART, WATER GARDEN PLANTS, and MORE!

Check out the full vendor produce list for Saturday below, along with the recipe-of-the-week for Summer Vegetable Tian!


The Hoppin’ John Bake Sale is next week, Aug 24th!

There will be live old-time music with the Hoppin’ Johnnies and fresh-baked fruit pies for sale! All proceeds from the pies go to benefit the Hoppin’ John Old-time and Bluegrass Fiddler’s Convention at Shakori Hills!


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 back in stock, including a new item, tomato basil chicken sausage! Pork cuts include maple links, country sausage patties, and pork chops for grilling. They will have a sawhorse ring-toss game for Kids’ Day!

Cool Springs Farm will be at market with cantaloupe, watermelons, cherry tomatoes, okra, yellow and butternut squash, cucumbers, eggplant, bell, jalapeño, and frying peppers and garlic. Moms and dads – bring your cell phone and take your kids pictures at our photo booth for Kids’ Day!

Eat Dirt Farm will be there with tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, basil, melons, and pearl onions. Kids can learn how to plant seeds in pots to take and grow at home for Kids’ Day!

Grand Hope Farm will have several varieties of tomatoes, a selection of cherry tomatoes, 3 varieties of beans, select herbs, crookneck and green-tip summer squash, eggplant, tender pod okra, multiple colored bells, and Italian sweet peppers. The kids can have fun with bubbles at their booth while you shop!

Heartstrong Farm will be there with fresh herbs (Tulsi, Thai basil, Genovese basil, & parsley), original farm art and note cards, as well as our handmade black walnut ink! For Kids’ Day, the kids can try out writing with real feathers and black walnut ink!

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, bones and liver. They will be hosting a giant-paper coloring station for Kids’ Day!

Red Roots Farm will have okra, butternut squash, Cushaw squash, sweet red Italian peppers, Shishito frying peppers, assorted hot peppers, red and yellow onions, Yukon Gold potatoes, cucumbers, Asian eggplant, and fresh basil.

Twelve Oaks Farm will be at market with salsa, pickles, sunflowers, and pumpkins. They will have a handmade wooden Tic-Tac-Toe game for the kids to play while you shop!

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

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!


RECIPE-OF-THE-WEEK:

Summer Vegetable Tian


UPCOMING EVENTS:

Fall Vendorpalooza – September 21st: Local and handmade products fair. Visiting vendors are invited to showcase their products! Includes extended market hours. Please see our Vendorpalooza Vendors’ Page for more info and details about signing up if you would like to be a vendor for the event.

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