This Week

July 14th, from 8am to 12pm!


Summer Tomato Tasting! Tasting samples from all of the farmers for customers to try.  Taste-test all of the delicious tomato varieties and more of summer’s bounty! Vote on your favorite tomato variety!


This week you will find HEIRLOOM TOMATOES, SWEET CORN, FRYING and ROASTING PEPPERS, BELL PEPPERS, EGGPLANT, OKRA,  SNAP BEANS, CUCUMBERS, SUMMER SQUASH, CHERRY TOMATOES, LETTUCE, SWISS CHARD, FRESH HERBS, CUT FLOWER BOUQUETS and more! We will also have grass-fed BEEF and organic-fed and pasture-raised PORK, CHICKEN, and EGGS (duck and chicken)!

Check out the full vendor produce list for this week below, along with the recipe-of-the-week for Grilled Flank Steak and Vegetables!


Ticket for our Harvest Abundance Dinner are available now! Sunday, August 5th, 5-8pm. Tickets to the event will be available at the door for $60 or can be purchased ahead of time for $55 from this website, using Paypal, or at the Saturday farmers market, Pickle Jar Café, the Chatham Marketplace, Country Farm & Home in Pittsboro. Raffle tickets for the Grand Prize may be purchased at the Saturday farmers market before the event and during the event itself (raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 tickets for $20).


FULL VENDOR PRODUCE LIST:

Aiken Farm will be at market with tomatoes, sweet corn, and other seasonal vegetables.

Brae-Burn Farm will be there with cucumbers and sweet corn.

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, eggplant, okra, and cut flowers.

Grand Hope Farm will be at market with several varieties of tomatoes as well as cherry tomatoes, big leaf spinach, Swiss chard, tender pod okra, green tip and crookneck summer squash, derby beans, Garden of Eden beans, French cucumbers, eggplant, green and red bell peppers, and sweet Italian peppers.

Heartstrong Farm will be there with cut flower bouquets and fresh herbs – Thai basil, cinnamon basil, sage, anise hyssop, and tulsi.

Hill View Farm will be at market with grass-fed beef. They will have a full line up of steaks, roasts, ground beef, stew beef and bones!

Red Roots Farm will have heirloom slicing tomatoes, paste tomatoes, bell peppers, Italian sweet peppers, Shishito and Jimmy Nardello frying peppers, jalapenos, Anaheim roasting chiles, several varieties of hot peppers, cucumbers, and red onions. They will also be frying up Shishito peppers for everyone to sample!


RECIPE-OF-THE-WEEK:

Grilled Flank Steak and Vegetables


UPCOMING EVENTS:

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

Harvest Abundance – August 5th: Farm-to-table dinner and benefit auction on Sunday evening, from 5-8pm – hosted by the Pickle Jar Cafe and prepared with produce from our farmers!

Kids’ Day – August 18th: Fun activities for the kids! Games, storytelling, music, seed-planting, hands-on crafts, and more!

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