This Week

Saturday, May 28th from 8am to 12pm!

There is a great selection at market this week, with plenty of spring vegetables coming in and beef, pork, poultry, eggs, baked goods, hand-spun yarn and spring transplants available. Check out the full list below!

Patricia Stucke is on the schedule to be at market between 9 and 12 playing her accordion! Her performance will be subject to the weather. You can find updates concerning this and other market activities at Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market on Facebook

FULL VENDOR PRODUCE LIST

CATHIS Farm will be there with pasture-raised, organic-fed eggs, chicken, pork and whole turkeys. For folks that like making their own bone broth: chicken backs/frames and feet will be available along with thighs and whole birds.

Crystal Glen Alpacas will be at the market with wonderful hand-spun alpaca yarn and products. In addition there will be some very special fiber being processed. Dog hair makes wonderful yarn. See how it is carded and spun! Please stop by and talk about your dogs’ hair.  Low introductory pricing is offered for this new service.

Dutch Buffalo Farm will be there with baby beets, Watermelon radishes, baby kale, sugar-snap peas, Swiss chard, endive, Bok choy, and purple-top turnips.

Grand Hope Farm will be there with a variety of lettuce, spinach, Swiss chard, green curly kale, green sweet onions, sprouting broccoli, and kohlrabi.

Huckleberry Hill Farm will be there with pasture-raised pork, chicken and duck eggs, baked goods, organic extracts, aromatherapy oils and organic bath and body scrubs.

Kildee Farm is working hard to harvest their berries amidst the recent rain. If they are successful, then they will be at market with strawberries!

Red Roots Farm will be there with Swiss chard, magenta summer-crisp lettuce, baby beets, red and green kale, Bok choy, green onions, fresh herbs (parsley, dill, cutting celery, mint), and variety of garden transplants.

Wanderlust Farm will be at market with eggs, yarns, soaps, flowers, cress, strawberries, and fresh herbs.

The Yeast Roll Company will be there with their fresh-baked yeast rolls!

RECIPE OF THE WEEK

Lambsquarters and Beans

  • 1 pound fresh lamb’s quarters or spinach
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 stems green garlic or 3 cloves ‘regular’ garlic – minced
  • 3 leeks — finely chopped
  • 1 cup canned pinto beans — rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt and pepper — to taste

Rinse greens several times to make sure that all sand and grit are removed. Steam greens in tightly covered pot until wilted. Drain greens and finely chop them.

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic/onions and cook, stirring frequently, until leeks are soft, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in greens, beans and chili powder.

Cover and cook over low heat for 5 minutes or until heated through. Season with salt and pepper and serve. Makes 6 servings.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Please note that our hours have changed. Market will now be from 8:00am to 12:00pm (April-Oct). Winter market hours (Nov-Jan) will remain the same, from 10:00am to 1:00pm.

We are still accepting Vendor Applications for the 2016 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 cmfmmanager@gmail.com.

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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, Cheryl McNeill, at  cmfmmanager@gmail.com.