This Week

June 16th, from 8am to 12pm!


KIDS’ DAY AT THE MARKET! 

Games, seed-planting, jewelry and pottery making, build-your-own-bouquet, balloon animals, storytelling, card tricks, music and kids’ crafts, and more!

We are pleased to welcome Clapping Hands Farm and Cynthia Raxter, storyteller!

Bring the kids and enjoy the beautiful early summer weather on the lawn with us!


For those coming to get their fresh, local produce for the week, you will find PEPPERS, EGGPLANT, TOMATOES, LEEKS, CAULIFLOWER, OKRA,  BEANS, CUCUMBERS, SQUASH, CARROTS, POTATOES, SPINACH, CABBAGE, COOKING GREENS, BEETS, LETTUCE, and more! We will also have grass-fed BEEF and organic-fed and pasture-raised PORK, CHICKEN, and EGGS (duck and chicken). Also, don’t miss the CUT FLOWERS, handmade JEWELRY and POTTERY and specialty DOG THERAPIES this week!

Check out the full vendor produce list for this week below, along with the recipe-of-the-week for Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice!


FULL VENDOR PRODUCE LIST:

CATHIS Farm will have pasture-raised and organic-fed pork, chicken, and eggs (chicken & duck). Chicken cuts include boneless breasts along with ground chicken and jalapeno & cheese chicken sausage. Pork is back in stock, including plenty of bacon and chops!

Cool Springs Farm will have tomatoes, white and yellow mixed sweet corn, green beans, pickling cucumbers, patty pan and crooked-neck squash, sweet peppers, red and white potatoes, cabbage, kohlrabi, beets, carrots, and hopefully a few pints of strawberries. Kids can have their own sweet potato plant to take home and grow!

Grand Hope Farm will be at market with several varieties of head lettuce, big leaf spinach, Swiss chard, green curly kale, sprouting broccoli, kohlrabi, tender pod okra, green tip and crookneck summer squash, cauliflower, derby beans, Garden of Eden beans, French cucumbers, sugar beets, and eggplant. Kids can plant seeds with Elizabeth and take home their own sunflower plant to grow!

Heartstrong Farm will be there with cut flowers, beets, new potatoes, and a variety of fresh-cut herbs: Thai basil, cinnamon basil, Genovese basil, parsley, and dill. Kids can make their own flower bouquet with Eva!

Hill View Farm will be at market with grass-fed beef. They will have ground beef, stew beef, cubed steaks and lots of bones! Stop by and check out the balloon animals and card tricks for the kids!

Red Roots Farm will have zucchini, yellow squash, slicing cucumbers, Kirby/pickling cucumbers, Swiss chard, kale, red and green cabbage, leeks, spring onions, and our first peppers of the season!

Twelve Oaks Farm will be at market with vegetables.

Asymmetrical Ceramics will be there with wheel thrown and hand built pottery housewares, gifts, and potted succulent plants. Kids can make their own clay pot or artwork with Star!

Blue Roses Design will be there with unique, handmade jewelry in a variety of styles and mediums. Kids can make their own wooden-bead necklace with Vincenza!

Paws in Harmony will be at market offering light massage for our four legged friends. Paws In Harmony is your pet`s de-stresser. Please bring your dog by for a light massage (TTouch) experience for only $10.  If your dog is accompanied by a child it is free.


RECIPE-OF-THE-WEEK:

Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice


UPCOMING EVENTS:

Tomato Tasting – July 14th: Taste-test all of the delicious tomato varieties and more of summer’s bounty!

Fall Vendorpalooza – September 30th: Local and handmade products fair. Visiting vendors are invited to showcase their products!

Fall Plant Sale – October 14th: Perennial trees and shrubs, pollinators, native plants, and garden starts for fall!


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