Saturday, October 29th from 8am to 12pm.
You will find lots of fresh greens and lettuce, radishes, sweet potatoes, garlic, fresh herbs, fingerling potatoes, and more at the market, along with special items this week, like green and yellow snap beans and Shiitake mushrooms! We will also have pasture-raised pork, chicken, and eggs – Hill View Farm is away this Saturday, but their grass-fed beef will be back next week. CATHIS Farm will be bringing fresh sliced ham and a variety of flavored sausages! Check out the full vendor produce list below!
You should expect to see our CMFM craft vendors appearing more regularly as the holiday season approaches! This week we have Crystal Glen Alpacas with hand-spun yarn and wool items, Blue Roses Designs with hand-made jewelry, McWoukinn Farm with goats-milk soap and bath products, and Carol’s Good Earth with soy candles and succulent plants!
Winter market hours begin next week, Nov 5th! – Beginning next week, our hours will be 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. The winter market continues through January 28th.
THIS WEEK MARKET HAPPENINGS
Chatham Marketplace is hosting a Halloween Costume Parade and Pumpkin Carving! The parade begins at 11:30 with pumpkin carving to follow, so come on out and shop for all your local produce and hand-made crafts and stick around for the festivities!
Cynthia Raxter will be at the market from 9:00 on telling stories and doing coloring and Halloween crafts with the kids! Be sure to stop by for a visit!
FULL VENDOR PRODUCE LIST
Blue Roses Design will be at market with unique, handmade jewelry in a range of styles and mediums. They will also have some special Halloween items!
Cane Creek Farms will have green and yellow snap beans, Shiitake mushrooms, garlic, kale, sweet potatoes, cut flowers, eggs, chicken, pork, and maybe purple-hull peas. Pork choices include ribs, pork chops, sausage and bacon.
Carol’s Good Earth will be at market with holiday scented soy candles and some hardy succulent plants.
CATHIS Farm will be there with pasture-raised, organic-fed eggs, chicken, and pork. They have chicken breast, thighs, leg quarters, and wings as well as whole birds. Pork choices include tenderloin, ribs, pork chops, nitrate-free or uncured bacon, ½ pound packs of sliced deli ham, and a variety of sausages: cranberry-apple-pecan, liverwurst, bacon hotdog, kielbasa, and apple bratwurst. They are also now taking orders for Thanksgiving turkeys!
Crystal Glen Alpacas will be at the market to kick off the holiday shopping with fingerless alpaca gloves, dryer balls, felted inserts, finger puppets, socks and of course beautiful hand-spun 100% undyed alpaca yarn.
Dutch Buffalo Farm will have watermelon radish, sweet potatoes, fingerling potatoes, kale, collards, salad mix, tatsoi, bok choy, arugula, mustard greens, onions, and garlic.
McWoukinn Farm will be there with a variety of scents of goat milk soap, oatmeal bath soak, and crocheted washcloths.
Red Roots Farm will have napa cabbage, collard greens, several varieties of lettuce, bok choy, watermelon radishes, Carolina Ruby and O’Henry sweet potatoes, peppers, and fresh herbs (parsley, cilantro, lemongrass, and dill).
RECIPE OF THE WEEK
Thanksgiving Tasting – November 19th, 10am-1pm: Join us for a potluck brunch of delicious dishes prepared by our farmers using seasonal produce and farm-fresh meats from the market!
Pre-Thanksgiving Market – November 23rd, 2pm-5pm: Shop for your farm-fresh ingredients for Thanksgiving! To best serve our customers, we will have our weekly market on the Wednesday evening before Thanksgiving. The Saturday market after Thanksgiving will be closed.
Holiday Market – December 17th, 10am-1pm: Look for holiday items and last-minute gifts locally from our amazing CMFM craft vendors! Including handmade pottery, goats-milk soap, knitted and felted items, hand-spun yarn, scented soy candles, hand-crafted jewelry, Christmas wreaths, and more!
Winter market hours will begin the first weekend of November and are from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Winter Market continues through the end of January.
We are still accepting Vendor Applications for rest of the 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com