This Week

Saturday, December 10th from 10am to 1pm.

You will find fresh collard and mustard greens, sweet potatoes, Swiss chard, lettuce, turnips, and more! Special items this week include broccoli, big-leaf spinach, Shiitake mushrooms, and fresh-baked yeast rolls from The Yeast Roll Company. We will also have all of the grass-fed and pasture-raised meats and farm-fresh eggs!  Check out the full vendor produce list and recipe of the week for “meatless” balls below!

Next week, December 17th, is our Holiday Market! All of our great CMFM craft vendors will be in attendance for your last-minute holiday shopping. Come out and shop for unique pottery, handmade soaps, a variety of knitted and felted items, hand-spun yarn, scented soy candles, hand-crafted jewelry, floral holiday table arrangements, and more!

MARKET HAPPENINGS

Several of our CMFM craft vendors are coming to market each week as the holidays get closer. This week we have Crystal Glen Alpacas with hand-spun alpaca yarn and fiber products, Green Turtle Studios with handmade pottery, and Blue Roses Design with unique, handmade jewelry!

FULL VENDOR PRODUCE LIST

Blue Roses Design will be at market with unique, handmade jewelry in a range of styles and mediums. They will also have items for the holidays, including beaded Christmas spider decorations and new Christmas earrings.

Cane Creek Farms will have plenty of nice broccoli, Shiitake mushrooms, sweet potatoes, turnips, mustard greens, garlic, collards, eggs, chicken, and pork. Pork choices include ribs, pork chops, sausage, bacon, and lard.

CATHIS Farm will be there with pasture-raised, organic-fed eggs, chicken, and pork. They have chicken breast, thighs, leg quarters, and wings as well as whole birds. Pork choices include tenderloin, ribs, pork chops, nitrate-free or uncured bacon, ½ pound packs of sliced deli ham, and a variety of sausages: cranberry-apple-pecan, liverwurst, bacon hotdog, kielbasa, and apple bratwurst.

Grand Hope Farm will be at market with several varieties of lettuce, big leaf spinach, and Swiss chard.

Green Turtle Studios will be there with handmade pottery. One-of-a-kind mugs, plates, bowls, and more!

Crystal Glen Alpacas will be at market with hand-spun, 100%-undyed, alpaca yarn and fiber products. Large size alpaca socks expected so the men can enjoy the luxury of alpaca too! Hats, dryer balls, gauntlets and of course hand spun yarn from our very own alpacas will be available so please come out and support local farms!

Hill View Farm will be there with grass-fed beef. They will have a full selection of steaks, roasts, stew beef, ground beef and hot dogs.

Red Roots Farm will have collard greens, fresh cilantro, and three varieties of sweet potatoes: Carolina Ruby, O’Henry, and Covington.

The Yeast Roll Company will be there with fresh-baked yeast rolls. If you haven’t yet tried these yummy, homemade bites, don’t miss out on the free tasting samples this week!

RECIPE OF THE WEEK

Fried Greens Meatless Balls

UPCOMING EVENTS

Holiday Market – December 17th, 10am-1pm: Look for holiday items and last-minute gifts locally from our amazing CMFM craft vendors! Including unique pottery, handmade soaps, a variety of knitted and felted items, hand-spun yarn, scented soy candles, hand-crafted jewelry, floral holiday table arrangements, and more!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Christmas and New Year’s holidays are each falling on the weekend this year. The market will be closed on Christmas Eve Saturday, but we will be open on the morning of New Year’s Eve.

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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, at cmfmmanager@gmail.com