Hey Market Friends,We've got a couple vendors gone for this week. But don't despair! They'll be back.Here's what we've got lined up for tomorrow!Bread BasketNew ! Persimmon pudding, apple dumpings, also wheat and sour dough breads. Zucchini and cinnamon breads. Apple and pecan pies. Cookies, granola, and donuts.How Sweet It IsNew this week: spooky cut out cookies. Added to the usual list: morning muffins (lemon and harvest), pound cake, coffee cake, chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter cookies, brownies (Butterscotch & triple chocolate), cookies: sugar, choc. chip, molasses, peanut butter. Special cinnamon buns & "black bottoms". Cakes: pound cake, chocolate, lemon, vanilla.OBX Seafood
Last week's list: Oysters, Halibut, Spanish Mackerel, Swordfish, Red Drum, Flounder (filets/whole), Grouper, Striped Bass, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Scottish Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Cod, Whole Snapper, Lump Crab meat, Lg Sea Scallops, Jumbo & Large Shrimp, (21/25), Jumbo Peeled & Deveined Shrimp (16/20) , Littleneck Clams, Oysters (shucked & in shell available)Pruett FarmMustard Greens, tenderleaf greens!, kale, turnip greens, collards, sweet potatoes and NC Grown Apples!
The Soap ShackNewly returned to the market, Pat Killian is mostly making wreaths right now for the holidays. She also has poison ivy soap.
Treehouse Soaps - see the folks at UpsideDown FarmsThis week, Jean is at the Cox Mill Elementary Fall Festival. And UpsideDown Farms is helping vend her wares. There are so many different soaps it's hard to keep up. NEW ginger/white tea, beer soap, peppermint-eucalyptus, several lemony varieties, lavenders, manly ones, cedar spice, shaving, charcoal/ pumice, and others plus the classic unscented ones. Plus rich solid lotion sticks for dry skin.Two Pigs Farm (Accepts WIC/Senior FMNP Vouchers)Veggies including tatsoi, Swiss chard and ARUGULA. They've also got their usual assortment of free range eggs, beef, pork, chicken, duck AND turkey. If you're looking for a specific cut you may want to email them in advance: firstname.lastname@example.org
It's been getting cooler and their socks, hats and other alpaca wool products are very popular gift items!
Fresh shiitake mushrooms available. Plus dried. Plus microwavable potato bags and reusable Christmas bags. And custom painted "corn hole bag toss" boards available.
Absent or likely Absent:Bame Farms - Out this weekThe Funky Pepper - Probably not (their labels can't handle the rain)Lee's Fresh Flowers and Vegetables - Out this weekMcCombs & Company - Out this week
Mean Mug Coffee - Not 100% sure they'll be there.
Other updates:Rowan County Fair!After all that rain, the Rowan County Fair is this weekend! Check it out! http://rowancountyfair.net/Winter HarvestBread Riot's "Winter Harvest" boxes source from a number of Salisbury Farmers' Market vendors during the Winter months after the market closes. Get fresh local food products (Including bread from Emma's Bread Basket and eggs (mostly from Two Pigs farm) every other week. More details at breadriot.org/winter-harvest (Delivery and downtown pick up at St. John's Lutheran Church are available)Best,-EricManager, salisburyfarmersmarket.comExecutive Director, breadriot.orgFollow us!
Two nights in a row we got to enjoy Farm to Fork meals. Tonight we were at Fork in Davidson, NC.THE MENUNC WHITE SHRIMP COCKTAILSOUS VIDE GUINEA HENROASTED WTF FRESH HAM PORCHETTAMILLS FAMILY SHORT RIB MOLEDESSERT
One of my favorite events we get to do is the Farm to Fork events. We work with many amazingly talented chefs & when we get to sample their creativity we always go away amazed!!Last night was no different. Chef Chris Coleman & his staff at The Asbury did an amazing job with the Sweet Potato Dinner.We were able to join our friends from Barbee Farms, who provided the sweet potatoes & have a nice evening of fellowship & food.The MenuAmuse-BoucheCoal-Roasted Sweet Potato Bisquechevre mousse, cornbread crouton, petite leaf saladGinger + Chipotle-Spiced Green Tea MocktailChicken Liver, Mushroom, + Sweet Potato Leaf Risottoroast lemon chicken jusCoffee + Sorghum Glazed Pork Bellysweet potato spoonbread, celery butter, caramelized white chocolate gelThe Asbury MudslidePipeable Sweet Potato Cheesecakegraham cake, cream cheese, smoked chocolate-sweet potato truffle, oat + cocoa nib granola
Hey Market Friends,We rarely cancel the farmers' market. We've been out there in the rain and snow. The only way tomorrow is canceled is if wind picks up and there are powerlines down all over the place. We except a brave crew tomorrow to brave the weather and hope you'll join us! How Sweet it Is, Eagle Farm, Lee's Flowers and Produce, Two Pigs Farm, OBX Seafood, Larry Pruett, Mean Mug, and possibly UpsideDown Farm are all expecting to be there. Our product list this week may be a bit off. The rain is adjusting harvests and other schedules.Here's what we've got lined up for tomorrow!Eagle Produce Farm(Accepts WIC/Senior FMNP Vouchers):Still bringin' great slicing and cherry tomatoes. Cucumber, squash, zucchini, green beans, asian pears, Japanese (thin skinned) eggplant. GA onions. Possible field peas, NC APPLES.How Sweet It Is:(Recent lineup, which has frequent slight changes) And her usual items including: morning muffins (lemon and harvest), pound cake, coffee cake, chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter cookies, brownies (Butterscotch & triple chocolate), cookies: sugar, choc. chip, molasses, peanut butter. Special cinnamon buns & "black bottoms". Cakes: pound cake, chocolate, lemon, vanilla.Lee's Fresh Flowers and Vegetables (Accepts WIC/Senior FMNP Vouchers):Beautiful radishes, fresh ginger, green onions, cilantro, lemongrass, baby bok choi, regular bok choi, thai hot chili peppers, thai eggplant, thai basil, cherry tomatoes, green beans, purple top turnips, malabar spinach.Statics, zinnias, sunflowers, dahlias.OBX Seafood:
Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, Grouper, Black Sea Bass, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Scottish Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Cod, Whole Snapper, Lump Crab meat, Lg Sea Scallops, Jumbo & Large Shrimp, (21/25), Jumbo Peeled & Deveined Shrimp (16/20) , Littleneck ClamsPruett Farm:Apples, butter beans, big boy peas, eggplants, possible greensVeggies including tomatoes, Swiss chard, and herbs. AND: duck breast, whole duck, guinea fowl and ground chicken. And usual free range eggs, beef, pork, chicken. If you're looking for a specific cut you may want to email them in advance: email@example.com
Back this week with mushrooms. Other foods and corn hole bag toss game sets also available (custom painted on commission).
Out: Bame Farms, Miller Produce Farm, Treehouse soaps, Bread Basket
Inactive: Correll farmBe safe!-EricManager, salisburyfarmersmarket.comExecutive Director, breadriot.org
The WTF crew did miss seeing all of our friends & customers at the Markets over the summer (I hope you missed us too!). There have been quite a few of you that still come out to the farm. Thanks for your continued support!!If you remember one of the things that we wanted to do this summer was spend more time together as a family especially with our boys who are growing like weeds.We have thoroughly enjoyed our summer together. Here are a few pictures from our summer vacation.Lee got to do some scuba diving.Charlie went to Robotics camp & Rosty to Boy Scout campGem mining in Hiddenite.On the Blue Ridge ParkwayPlaying in a creekVisiting family in Virginia & stopping at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge TunnelCelebrated a birthday boyThese are just a few of our adventures this summer.The kids had a blast & we enjoyed this time with them.