This Week

October 20th, from 8 am to 12 pm!

This week you will find some of the season’s first fall produce! Farm-fresh KALE, PECANS, COLLARDS, ARUGULA, LETTUCE, RADISHES, TURNIPS, SWEET POTATOES, SPICY MUSTARD GREENS, and WINTER SQUASH! Folks are also still bringing in BELL PEPPERS, Shishito FRYING PEPPERS, EGGPLANT, HOT PEPPERS, SUMMER SQUASH, OKRA, and more!

We will also have organic-fed and pasture-raised PORK, CHICKEN, and EGGS!

The market’s handmade craft vendors are kicking off the holiday gift shopping season with Alpaca YARN and FIBER CRAFTS, and handmade JEWELRY!

Check out the full vendor produce list for this week below, along with the recipe-of-the-week for Pasta with Caramelized Sweet Potatoes and Kale!


FULL VENDOR PRODUCE LIST:

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

Cool Springs Farm will have romaine and butter crunch head lettuce, Red Giant mustard greens, kale, collards, radishes, turnips, arugula, bok choy, eggplant, bunch onions, sweet potatoes, pecans, and hopefully shiitake mushrooms.

Grand Hope Farm will be there with green and yellow bell peppers, tender pod okra, eggplant, Honeynut winter squash, crookneck and green tip squash, small cooking onions, and possibly some pecans.

Red Roots Farm will have arugula, baby kale, radishes, okra, Shishito frying peppers, jalapenos, Anaheim roasting chilies, and assorted hot peppers including Lemon Drop and Carolina Reaper.

Blue Roses Design will be there with unique, handmade jewelry in a variety of styles and mediums. Semi-precious stone and twisted-wire earrings, bracelets, necklaces, including genuine stone and crystal jewelry, essential oil diffusers made from lava rock and clay, and a $5.00 clearance basket!

Crystal Glen Alpacas will be there spinning their own raw fiber and offering hand-spun yarn, knitted pouches, wool dryer balls, shoe inserts, and more! We are thrilled to help you start your holiday shopping at the market this week!


RECIPE-OF-THE-WEEK:

Pasta with Caramelized Sweet Potatoes and Kale


UPCOMING EVENTS:

Thanksgiving Tasting – Nov 17th: Enjoy a complimentary potluck of Thanksgiving dishes prepared by our farmers!

Pre-Thanksgiving Market – Nov 21st: Shop for fresh, local produce the Wednesday evening before Thanksgiving!

Fiber Day – Dec 1st: All-local-fiber craft fair! Visiting vendors are invited with their fiber products!


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