AT THE MARKET – SATURDAY, JULY 29 9AM-1PM
Join us for another bountiful summer market! We’ll have beautiful bunches of beets, fresh corn, blueberries, peaches, and so much more. Try some of Sweet Brook’s one-of-a-kind maple syrup on your pancakes this Sunday! Or this delicious summer squash bread recipe with squash from one of our amazing produce vendors. Meet us at the base of Spring Street this Saturday for fresh food, friends, and a few wonderful musicians.
Also, we are excited to be able to accept (and double) both WIC and Elder coupons.
Here’s the list of vendors and their offerings this week:
•Blair Farm – the Quimbys are now bringing loose leaf lettuce, spinach, radishes, bedding flowers, squash, cucumbers, maple syrup, eggs…and more eggs! Hopefully blueberries and raspberries too (fingers crossed for favorable weather).
•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 and beef, London broils — plus new all-pork liverwurst and smoked pork kielbasa. You can sample Kim’s meats in Robin’s yummy grilled sandwiches!
•Hay Berry Farm – Lawrie will be bringing blueberries! also her incredible log-grown Shiitake mushrooms, fresh-cut lavender, fresh and dried dried flowers and arrangements, honeys – with and without the comb
•M and A Farm – Michelle and Autumn bring radishes, basil, kale, chicken eggs, duck eggs, pork, and goat milk soap!
•Mighty Food Farm – Lisa brings a colorful assortment of tomatoes, head lettuce, green curly kale, scallions, swiss chard, collard greens, red cabbage, bunches of beets (red, gold, and chiogga), baby lettuce mix, summer squash, zucchini, walla walla sweet onions, and pearl drop onions!
•Peace Valley Farm – heirloom tomatoes, Romanesquo cauliflower, new fingerling potatoes, zucchini squash, rhubarb, Swiss chard, lettuce, broccoli, parsley, and German thyme!
•Sweet Brook Farm – local maple syrup (in varieties perfect for tasting, cooking…and over pancakes!), maple candies, maple roasted nuts, and alpaca socks
•Windswept Farm – Corn, blueberries, tomatoes, peaches, garlic, sunflowers, squash, cucumbers. If it’s in season, John most likely has you covered (;
Local Prepared Food Vendors
•Hobson’s Choice Restaurant – Dan Campbell’s famous grilled-to-order beef hamburgers and cheddar cheeseburgers (topped with lettuce, tomatoes, and/or onions), chicken teriyaki, portabella mushrooms, and lobstery 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!
•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 market vendors R & G cheeses and East Mountain deli ham. New this year (and already famous!) breakfast sandwiches with egg and cheeses, plus East Mountain’s bacon and/or breakfast sausage…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! And now Chris also brings her scrumptious baked goods: whoopie pies, seven layer bars, almond pound cake, and scones (that pair perfectly with her jam!)
•GoodNight Kitchen – Oh boy. Apricot tarts, peach raspberry pies, blueberry cobblers, cherry pies. Not to mention s’mores on demand, make your own s’mores kits, muffins, scones, donuts, cookies, lemon creme fraiche mini bundt cakes, bacon caramel popcorn, sweet dreams cereal, salted caramel and dark chocolate sauces, and hand-crafted chocolate bars. Grab a fresh (gourmet) strawberry pop tart before they’re gone!
•Cindy’s Cookin’ Greek – Cindy will be back next weekend!
•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 – wooden bowls (from local fallen trees!), 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!
•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!
•Heritage Artisans – A talented group of four bring and demonstrate traditional fiber craftwork: spinning, weaving, knitting, and this week soaps too! Carolyn, the expert knitter, is happy to help you get past any snags in your own knitting projects – just bring along your handiwork and ask for assistance
•Berkshire Mountain Pottery –Anne brings her functional hand-thrown and hand-crafted stoneware made here in Williamstown, including plates, platters, and bowls — espresso and latte cups, and coffee/tea mugs galore!
Stop by to hear some extraordinary musicians. This week we welcome the Three Sisters from 9am to 10am, the talented guitarist Gef Fisher from 10am to 11am, and Kevin Zhou and Daniel Yu, two gifted violinists, from 11am to 1pm.