This Week

Saturday, August 27th from 8am to 12pm!

Late-summer produce is plentiful with sweet and hot peppers, okra and eggplant in the spotlight! There are still some of the other treats of summer available from some of our vendors, like cukes, squash, tomatoes and basil. We also have the first lettuce this week – showing us that fall is right around the corner! You will also find beef, pork, chicken, and eggs, as well as cut flowers and goats milk soap. Check out the New Vendor Spotlight, the Full Vendor Produce List, and the Recipe of the Week below!

MARKET HAPPENINGS

It’s the Hoppin’ John Bake Sale this week! They will be selling fresh-baked pies to help pay for the prizes at the Hoppin’ John Fiddler’s Convention coming up at Shakori Hills!

The Hoppin’ Johnnies will also be playing some good old-time tunes for the morning. Come and check it out!

The Fall Plant Sale is coming up soon, on September 10th! Locally-grown perennials, natives, wetland, and pollinator plants. The plants you need for your fall planting projects!

NEW VENDOR SPOTLIGHT

We are pleased to welcome McWoukinn Farm to our market for the rest of the season! They raise Nubian dairy goats and chickens in Pittsboro and make scented goats’ milk soap and other bath products. Be sure and stop by their table this Saturday and help us welcome them to the market!

FULL VENDOR PRODUCE LIST

Cane Creek Farms will have sweet bell peppers, tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, basil, cut flowers, eggs, and chicken – whole and half birds and all of the parts.

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 currently include tenderloin, ribs, bacon (pieces), smoked sausage, and bratwurst. They are also now taking orders for Thanksgiving turkeys!

Grand Hope Farm will be there with cucumbers, squash, eggplant, okra, a few tomatoes, sweet peppers, and Nevada lettuce for a limited time until closer to fall.

Hill View Farm will be there with grass-fed beef. They will have a full selection of steaks, ground beef and other cuts, perfect for summer grilling!

McWoukinn Farm will be at market for the first time with a variety of scents of goat milk soap, goat milk bath soak, and crocheted washcloths!

Red Roots Farm will be at market this week with mild Shishito frying peppers, sweet red Italian peppers, assorted hot peppers, basil, okra, yellow onions, garlic, and Thai Red Roselle hibiscus.

RECIPE OF THE WEEK

Spicy Baked Dry Rub Hot Wings

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Fall Plant Sale – September 10th. Get the plants you need for your fall planting projects! Perennial, native, wetland, pollinator, and more!

Vendorpalooza – October 1st, 8am-2pm. Local food, local products, and local arts and crafts! Our local products fair with visiting vendors bringing their hand-made items and locally-grown produce to market for the day!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Please note that our hours have changed. Market is now from 8:00am to 12:00pm (April-Oct). Winter market hours (Nov-Jan) are 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, at cmfmmanager@gmail.com