AT THE MARKET – SATURDAY, MAY 27TH 9AM-1PM
Happy Memorial Day weekend! With cooked-to-order breakfast, snacks, lunch…and of course veggies, plants and crafts, our vendors offer plenty to delight. East Mountain Farm has delicious meats for a mixed grill feast. Mighty Food Farm brings gorgeous spring produce — head and baby lettuce, radishes, arugula, scallions, and salad turnips, plus veggie plants galore! Peace Valley Farm adds rhubarb, arugula, baby bok choy, spinach, hakurei spring turnips, and Asian greens. Hay Berry Farm brings asparagus, plus herb seedlings including rosemary and lavender. Find chicken and duck eggs, plus goat’s milk soap at M and A Farm!
•East Mountain Farm – Williamstown’s Kim Wells brings an impressive array of pork and beef products, including link and bulk sausages (sweet, hot, and breakfast), bratwurst, tenderloin, ribs, chops (smoked pork chops — yum!!), bacon, ham, steaks, ground pork/beef, and London broils, ground beef — plus new all-pork liverwurst and smoked pork kielbasa
•Hay Berry Farm – asparagus, rhubarb, dried flowers and arrangements, honey, and several lavender cultivars (seedlings, buds and more)
•M and A Farm – welcome back Michelle and Autumn, formerly of Digger’s Bend Farm, now running their own farmstead! They bring chicken and duck eggs, pork, and their (locally) famous goat’s milk soap in three varieties: lavender, eucalyptus, and oatmeal honey
•Mighty Food Farm – lots of plants, including basil, peppers, tomatoes, etc., plus early produce: head and baby lettuces, radishes, sweet salad turnips, salad mixes, scallions, arugula
•Peace Valley Farm – rhubarb, arugula, baby bok choy, spinach, Asian greens, hakurei spring turnips
•Sweet Brook Farm –local maple syrup (in varieties perfect for tasting, cooking…and over pancakes!), maple candies, maple roasted nuts, alpaca socks
•Bear Meadow Farm – Rick is back with his dry and semi-dry hard ciders and cider vinegar, plus beehive products, including assorted honeys and honey candies, versatile beeswax bars, and bee pollen
•Blair Farm – the Quimbys are bringing bedding flower and veggie plants, maple syrup, eggs…and more eggs!
Local Prepared Food Vendors
•Hobson’s Choice Restaurant – Dan Campbell’s famous grilled-to-order local beef hamburgers and cheddar cheeseburgers (topped with lettuce, tomatoes, and/or onions), chicken teriyaki, portabella mushrooms, lobster rolls
•R&G Cheese Makers – Sean brings a delectable assortment of hard and soft artisan cheeses, both cow and goat’s milk, made nearby with locally sourced milk including fresh chevres, blue, mozzarellas and ripened goat cheeses…taste a free sample or two!
•Robin’s – Delicious grilled-to-order sandwiches and baked goods by Robin Lenz, including banana breads, gluten free brownies, molasses cookies, lemon pound cake and scones. Gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches featuring locally sourced cheeses, ham, bacon and bread. New this year (and already famous!) breakfast sandwiches with egg, cheeses, bacon and sausages…perfection!
•Chris’s Kitchen and Serendipity Quilt Designs – jams and jellies galore, conserves, batik quilts, and table runners – spicy and sweet pepper jellies, new…rhubarb jam, tastes like rhubarb pie!
•Cindy’s Cookin’ Greek – Cindy cannot be here this week, but hopes to be back very soon!
•Beach Woodworking – Shaker-inspired tables, benches, boxes (including a special knitter’s box), cabinets, coat racks from locally sourced wooden boards – including ash, cherry, pine, hemlock, butternut, and chestnut…some from ancient barns!
•Crow Hill Farm – an 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…and new birthday fairies!!
•Memphremagog Studios –silver earrings, bracelets, and necklaces, etched stemware glasses, silk scarves
•Peterman’s Bowls & Boards – locally sourced wooden bowls, trays, napkin rings, salad tossers, bottle stoppers, cutting boards
•Yarnwork – Nora Phykitt has been hard at work all winter creating comfortable and fashionable knitted, crocheted and felted clothing and accessories…her cottons are especially soft!
•Berkshire Mountain Pottery – Anne will be back next week with her hand-crafted stoneware
We’re thrilled to welcome back talented violinist Max Sopher, whose repertoire also includes a variety of tunes you’ll recognize on acoustic guitar and vocals. He’s our marathon musician who plays all market long, with only a few short breaks!