AT THE MARKET – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 9AM-1PM

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Yay! Robin is back with her yummy baked goods and gourmet made-to-order grilled cheese sandwiches overflowing with melted local cheeses and meats from our vendors R&G Cheese and East Mountain Farm! And we’re matching the early fall colors with an array of pumpkins, gourds, sweet and decorative corn, winter squash, tomatoes, and apples all lovingly harvested by our local farmers. A stroll through the market is surely to delight on a crisp Saturday morning!

Here’s a full list of Saturday’s vendors and entertainment:

Local Farmers
•Peace Valley Farm – a variety of slicing and cherry tomatoes (including Foxy Ladies), carrots, flowers, Asian Mix greens, rainbow chard, peppers, onions, scallions, herbs, fingerling potatoes…and lettuce is back!
•Shaker Hill Orchard – apples, apples and more apples!!
•Sweet Brook Farm – local maple syrup, maple candies, maple roasted nuts, alpaca socks and yarns
•Windswept Farm – corn – both sweet and decorative, tomatoes, garlic, sunflowers, winter squash, sweet peppers, potatoes, apples, gourds, pumpkins
•Blair Farm – pumpkins, winter squash, heirloom and cherry tomatoes, watermelon, dahlias, eggplant, green and yellow beans, cauliflower, zucchini, squash, potatoes, eggs
•Diggers Bend Farm – winter squash including butternut, blue hubbard and delicata, pie pumpkins, dill, cilantro, cucumbers, carrots, kale, lettuce, heirloom tomatoes, jalapenos, shell beans, eggplant, eggs, pork, goat’s milk soap
•East Mountain Farm – locally pastured ground beef (on sale at $6/pound!), poultry, sweet and hot sausage, bratwurst, chorizo, andouille, pork chops, pork tenderloins

Local Prepared Food Vendors
•R&G Cheese – A delectable assortment of hard and soft artisan cheeses, both cow and goat’s milk, made nearby with locally sourced milk (free samples offered!)
•Chris’s Kitchen and Serendipity Quilt Designs – a wide assortment of jams and jellies, conserves, chutneys, pickled jalapenos, baked goods – including whoopie pies, bars, and scones using old-fashioned recipes – batik quilts, runners, flannel receiving blankets
•Robin’s – Gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and baked goods by Robin Lenz, who for 30 years has worked with farmers and cheese makers in the Williamstown area to create tasty, locally sourced food
•Hobson’s Choice Restaurant – Dan and Lisa will be back NEXT WEEKEND with grilled-to-order burgers (topped with lettuce, tomatoes, and onions), chicken teriyaki, portabella mushrooms, lobster rolls

Local Artisans
•Nora Phykitt – knitted, crocheted and felted clothing and accessories for kids and adults
•Peterman’s Bowls & Boards – a gorgeous variety of expertly crafted and locally sourced wooden bowls, trays, napkin rings, salad tossers, bottle stoppers, cutting boards
•Webster Stone Works – Goshen Stone wine racks and candle holders hand crafted by Alan Webster Jr.
•Beach Woodworking – many Shaker-inspired tables, benches, boxes (including a special knitter’s box), cabinets, coat racks from locally sourced wooden boards (some from ancient barns)
•Berkshire Mountain Pottery – functional hand-thrown and hand-crafted stoneware made in Williamstown, including mugs, bowls, plates, platters
•Crow Hill Farm – Merry will be back NEXT WEEKEND with her array of lovingly prepared arts and craft kits (such as owl treasure keeper, design your own sailboat, create your own notecards), greeting cards, miniatures (gnomes, elves, fairies), hand knit items from alpaca and cotton
•Heritage Artisans – traditional fiber crafts of weaving, spinning, knitting and basketry, private knitting clinics (bring along your handiwork!)
•Memphremagog Studios – silver earrings, bracelets, and necklaces, etched stemware glasses, silk scarves

Live music includes…back by popular demand multi-talented Max Sopher on violin, guitar, and vocals and The Three Sisters on strings.