SFM Newsletter- July 25th
| |News and Updates from the
| |Fresh vegetables and produce abound at the market! We can't wait to have you visit and stock up on delicious sweet corn, juice tomatoes, sweet watermelon, crisp cucumbers and more!
| |We hear from David Correll of Correll farm that they will have a huge assortment of our homegrown tomatoes, including Tiger Stripes, Pink Brandywine, Cherokee Purple, Mr Stripey,Reds, Carolina Gold, Roma, Nyagous, Peach Tomatoes, Green (for Frying), and Assorted Cherry and Grapes.
They will also have a wide array of peppers including Green, Red, White, and Purple Bell Peppers. Hot peppers including Jalapeno, Cayenne, and Hot Banana, and Sweet Peppers such as Cubanelle, Pablano, and Sweet Banana. Eggplant is also in full swing, they will have 3 different kinds, as well as tomatillos.
To top it all off, they will have bi-color sweet corn, as well as sweet juicy watermelons!
Produce: Basil, Beets, Blueberries, Broccoli Rabe, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Green Beans, Garlic, Lemon GrassMelons, New Potatoes, Okra, Onions, Peaches, Peppers (sweet and hot), Potatoes, Squash, Tomatoes, Tomatillos, Yard Long Beans Zucchini and more!
Meat and Egg: Fading D Farm will be offering their delicious Buffalo meat - if you haven't yet tried this lean red meat - pick some up tomorrow! Several vendors will be selling eggs. Wild Turkey Farms will not be at the market this Saturday.
Seafood: OBX Seafood will have Flounder Filets, Whole Flounder, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, Pink Snapper, Yellow Fin Tuna, Black Sea Bass, Salmon (Scotland), Halibut (Nova Scotia), Lg Sea Scallops, Fresh Large Shrimp, Crab Cakes (Frozen from Mattamuskeet Crab & Oyster House), and Little Neck Clams.
Baked Goods: Breads, Cakes, Cookies, Cakes, Cinnamon Rolls, Donuts, Fried Pies, Gluten Free Bread, Granola, Moon Pies, Muffins, Pies, Pound Cakes, Quick Breads (Banana, Zucchini, etc.), and more!
Specialty Items: Bath Soaks, Bird Houses, Soy Candles, Cut Flowers, Dog Treats, Farmers Cheese, Honey, Knit and Crochet items, Handmade Mosquito Repellent, Mustard, Pimento Cheese, Relish, Salsa, Soaps, Spaghetti Sauce and more
WTF News- July 25th
Happy Friday! We're sending this out early to give you a heads up- We will NOT be at the markets this weekend. Sorry for the inconvenience but we'll be back next week.
Want to learn how to kill and process your own chickens? This is your chance to learn from our 15 years & thousands of chickens worth of experience. - Wild Turkey Farms will host a workshop at the farm on July 29 4-7pm. This workshop will teach you how to quickly and humanely kill, pluck, eviscerate, and cut up a chicken. We'll cover the best techniques and management practices for safely processing chickens. Please email me if you are interested. For our Charlotte Peeps- Don't forget that we are keeping some items stocked atGreeneman Farms in the 7th Street Market. They usually keep a variety of WTF products including our sausages, hotdogs, ham steaks, and chicken. If they don't keep what you want in stock, we'll be glad to drop off an order for you there so you can pick it up at your convenience. Don't forget to check out our Wild Turkey Farms Facebook page and "like" us to get the most up to date info. We hope that you'll support some of the chefs & businesses that support us & other local farmers. Greeneman Farms @ 7th Street Market- Charlotte Whiskey Warehouse- Charlotte Napa On Providence - Charlotte The Asbury at The Dunhill Hotel- Charlotte The Wineshop at Foxcroft- Charlotte The Prickly Pear- Mooresville Block & Grinder- Charlotte Passion 8 Bistro- Rock Hill Thanks for your support, have a great weekend, and we'll see you at the market. Lee, Domisty, Rosty, & Charlie