This Week

May 19th, from 8am to 12pm!


This week you will find STRAWBERRIES, BROCCOLI, CARROTS, COOKING GREENS, RADISHES, HEAD LETTUCE, BEETS, NEW POTATOES, YELLOW SQUASH, SNAP BEANS and more! We will also have grass-fed BEEF, organic-fed and pasture-raised PORK, CHICKEN, and EGGS (duck and chicken), and a NICE VARIETY OF PLANTS: vegetable and herb transplants, succulents, floral hanging baskets, and native pollinator plants!

Check out the full vendor produce list for this week below, along with the recipe-of-the-week for Lo Mein Noodles with Pork and Vegetables!


Pollinator Day  is this week! There will be a celebration of our native pollinators and guided tours of the pollinator gardens at Chatham Mills! Information about pollinator plants, beekeeping, and more! Hosted by Chatham County Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Beekeepers Association, and Starrlight Mead.

One of our amazing market sponsors, Mellow Marsh Farm, will be joining us for the morning, bringing native and wetland adapted plants and shrubs for your landscaping projects!


FULL VENDOR PRODUCE LIST:

CATHIS Farm will have pasture-raised and organic-fed pork, chicken, and eggs (chicken & duck). Chicken is all back in stock. They have boneless breasts along with ground chicken and jalapeno & cheese chicken sausage. They also have frozen whole turkeys available.

Cool Springs Farm will have strawberries, new red potatoes, sugar snaps, green beans, yellow squash, korabi, broccoli, collards, kale, Swiss chard, radishes, beets, carrots, onions, and head and mixed lettuce.

Grand Hope Farm will be at market with several varieties of head lettuce, spring onions, radishes, spinach, Swiss chard, and green curly kale. Also starting this week we will have our sprouting broccoli, and possibly some kholrabi.

Heartstrong Farm will be there with beet greens, salad mix, and summer garden transplants.

Hill View Farm will be at market with grass-fed beef. They will have roasts, ground beef, stew beef and bones.

Jones Family Farm will be at market with certified organic strawberries.

Red Roots Farm will have salad mix, red leaf lettuce, Swiss chard, kale, radishes, baby bok choy, kohlrabi, green onions, red spring onions, and fresh herbs (parsley, dill).

Carol’s Good Earth will have succulent plants, floral hanging baskets, and vegetable and herb transplants for the garden, including peppers, watermelon, and cantaloupe starts!

Growing Wild Nursery will be at market with native perennial flowering plants for your natural landscaping, including pollinator plants, hummingbird plants, wet soil and shade-tolerant plants, milkweeds, pitcher plants, and native honeysuckle.


RECIPE-OF-THE-WEEK:

Lo Mein Noodles With Pork and Vegetables


UPCOMING EVENTS:

Pollinator Day – May 19th: Garden tours and celebration! Information about pollinator plants, beekeeping, and more! Hosted by Chatham County Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Beekeepers Association, and Starrlight Mead.

Kids’ Day – June 16th: Fun activities for the kids! Games, storytelling, seed-planting, hands-on crafts, and more!


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 the 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 contact our market manager, at cmfmmanager@gmail.com