This Week!

July 20th, from 8am to 12pm!

This week you will find farm-fresh HEIRLOOM TOMATOES, LIMA BEANS, PASSION FRUIT, seedless CONCORD GRAPES, SWEET CORN, WATERMELONS, sweet & hot PEPPERS, FRYING PEPPERS, CANTALOUPE, CHERRY TOMATOES, EGGPLANT, OKRA, ONIONS, GARLIC, CUCUMBERS, SUMMER SQUASH, BUTTERNUT SQUASH, POTATOES, fresh HERBS, and MORE!

We will also have grass-fed BEEF, pasture-raised and organic-fed PORK, CHICKEN, and EGGS (duck & chicken), MILD SALSA, DILL PICKLES, homemade GRANOLA, fresh-baked YEAST ROLLS, and WATER GARDEN PLANTS!

Check out the full vendor produce list for Saturday below, along with the recipe-of-the-week for Spiced Peppers and Eggplant!

One of our amazing sponsorsChatham Marketplace will be our special guest this week! They will be sampling new prepared foods and cold drinks. Stop by while you are shopping on Saturday and see what they have to offer!


Harvest Abundance Dinner tickets are on sale now!

The market’s annual farm-to-table dinner and fundraiser! This year it will be held in Forest Hall, on Sunday evening, July 28th, from 5-8pm. Dinner will be prepared by Chef Mario and the talented team at Pickle Jar Cafe with farm-fresh produce from our farmers, local beverages will be provided by the Fair Game Beverage Tasting Roomand delicious desserts will be provided by The Phoenix Bakery! There will also be live music, a benefit auction of local products and services, and a grand prize raffle! For details about the benefit auction and grand prize raffle, please visit out our Harvest Abundance Dinner Page!

Tickets to the dinner are available now at the Pickle Jar Cafe, Chatham Marketplace, Country Farm & Home, the market on Saturdays, and on this website, using Paypal.


Buy tickets for the Grand Prize Raffle at the market!

Your can enter to win an amazing prize and support the farmers’ market by buying some tickets for our Grand Prize Raffle! Enjoy A Night at The Durham Hotel, along with dinner for two with wine pairings at the Restaurant at The Durham by James Beard Award-winning chef Andrea Reusing! Tickets are $5 or 5 for $20 and are for sale at each Saturday market. The winner will be announced at our Harvest Abundance Dinner, but you do not need to attend the dinner to win the prize!


SPONSOR NEWS from Country Farm & Home:


FULL VENDOR PRODUCE LIST:

CATHIS Farm  will have pasture-raised and organic-fed chicken and eggs (duck & chicken), forest-raised and organic-fed pork. All chicken cuts are back in stock, including a new item, tomato basil chicken sausage! Pork cuts include chorizo, country sausage patties, and bratwurst for grilling.

Cool Springs Farm will be at market with tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, sweet corn, watermelons, bell pepper, eggplant, cucumbers, squash, okra, jalapeño and frying peppers, garlic, and butternut squash.

Grand Hope Farm will have several varieties of tomatoes, a selection of cherry tomatoes, spring onions, 3 varieties of beans, select herbs, crookneck and green-tip summer squash, eggplant, tender pod okra, French cucumbers, and some sweet peppers. Also for a limited time we will have lettuce!

Heartstrong Farm will be there with herbs (Tulsi/Holy Basil), parsley, Genovese basil, Thai basil, and sage, as well as onions, flowers, and farm art cards and originals.

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

Red Roots Farm will have Delicata squash, yellow summer squash, heirloom tomatoes, red slicing tomatoes, three varieties of cucumbers (green, white, and Suyo Long), Japanese eggplant, Fairy Tale baby eggplants, red and yellow onions, Yukon Gold potatoes, assorted hot peppers, Shishito frying peppers, and fresh basil.

T’Oats Granola Company will be there with homemade granola in a variety of delicious flavors to try!

Twelve Oaks Farm will be at market with dill pickles, mild salsa, lima beans, tomatoes, and zucchini.

Walter’s Water Gardens will be there with a unique selection of water flowers, pond marginals, passion fruit, and seedless concord grapes.

The Yeast Roll Company will be there with fresh-baked yeast rolls in plain, garlic & herb, and cinnamon varieties. If you haven’t tried these yummy, homemade bites, don’t miss out on a free tasting sample!


RECIPE-OF-THE-WEEK:

Spiced Peppers and Eggplant


UPCOMING EVENTS:

Harvest Abundance – July 28th: The market’s annual farm-to-table dinner and fundraiser! This year it will be held in Forest Hall, on Sunday evening, July 28th, from 5-8pm. Farm-fresh produce will be provided by our farmers! The dinner will be prepared by Chef Mario and the talented team at Pickle Jar Cafe, local beverages will be provided by the Fair Game Beverage Tasting Roomand delicious desserts will be provided by The Phoenix Bakery! There will also be live music, a benefit auction of local products and services, and a grand prize raffle! For more details about the benefit auction and grand prize raffle, please check out our Harvest Abundance Dinner Page!

Kids’ Day – August 17th: Fun activities for the kids at the market! Games, music, farmer activities, hands-on arts and crafts, and more!

Fall Vendorpalooza – September 21st: Local and handmade products fair. Visiting vendors are invited to showcase their products! Includes extended market hours.


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

We are still accepting Vendor Applications for the 2019 season!  We will consider vendors in many categories, including fruit, meat and poultry, eggs, milk, cheese and other dairy, cut 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 in the sidebar of this 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