Saturday, October 6th - Second to last market!

Saturday, October 6th – Second to last market!

Come on down this Saturday to enjoy a variety of locally grown and produced food. Veggies, eggs, meat, baked goods, maple syrup, apples, and more. Our musicians this week are Rosin the Beaux (9-11) and Mowgli (11-1). Thank you for supporting our amazing market, which keeps getting better every year. Our vendors, members, and musicians are invited to our annual meeting/potluck on October 21st at 6:00pm at Sheep Hill (Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation). More details and RSVP info to come next week!

LOCAL FARMS

  • M and A Farm – Michelle and Autumn have some new goat’s milk soaps this week! They’ve also got butternut squash, kale, collard greens, beets, turnips, bell peppers, tomatoes, pork, and eggs.
  • Mighty Food Farm –Lisa will have lettuce, swiss chard, yellow onions, red onions, cipolini onions, garlic, shallots, leeks, Brussel Sprouts(!!!), green and lacinato kale, collard greens, Red Kuri winter squash, Delicata squash, pie pumpkins (Mmm!), butternut squash, acorn squash, carnival squash, red and gold potatoes, carrots, beets, scallions, daikon radish, watermelon radish, cabbage, fennel, and baby salad mix. What an assortment!
  • Shaker Hill Orchard – Tom is back with these apple varieties: McIntosh, Gala, Macoon, Fuji, and Honey Crisp. He will also have Long John Plums, Green gaze plums, and some peaches!
  • Sweet Brook Farm – local maple syrup (in varieties perfect for tasting, cooking…and over pancakes!) maple candies, maple roasted nuts, tasty pickles…and alpaca socks (apparently these socks are amazing).
  • Bigfoot Farm – Brian will be selling his famous Bigfoot Salad Mix, sweet potatoes, head lettuce, arugula, potatoes, nasturtium flowers, onions, celeriac, winter squash, hakurei turnips, carrots, beets, fennel, celery (so tasty!), sweet peppers, shishito peppers (what a treat!), hot peppers, husk cherries, kale, herbs, and arranged flowers.
  • Peace Valley Farm – Bill and Susie are back with their summer bounty! Butternut squash, peppers, heirloom tomatoes, cherry and beefsteak tomatoes, onions, garlic, potatoes, carrots, swiss chard, kale, parsley and broccoli.
  • East Mountain Farm – EMF has a bounty of hot dogs, chorizo, andouille, and chicken cuts (boneless or bone in breasts, legs and thighs, wings, split or whole chicken).  Kim and Leslie have also got thinly-sliced deli ham, link and bulk sausages (sweet, hot, and breakfast), bratwurst, ribs, chops, bacon, ground pork/beef, and pork tenderloins. (Note: East Mountain Farm accepts SNAP payments). Try a sample of Kim’s meats at his booth and in the dishes prepared-to-order by Robin’s.
  • Grateful Greens –  James is offering these microgreens: sunflower, pea, radish, basil, arugula, and amaranth! Great for salads or to top pretty much any dish.
  • Windswept Farm —  John will be bringing flowers, corn, decorative corn (great for some rustic, autumn vibes!) tomatoes, squash, peppers, two varieties of peaches, and crisp eating apples.
  • Hay Berry Farm – Hay Berry has freshly picked peppermint and spearmint bunches and their shiitake mushrooms are just wonderful. They will also have summer raw honey, lavender buds & arrangements, fresh cut flowers by the stem, flower arrangements, dried flowers and some gourds. No more blueberries this season.
  •  Hosta Hill – Delicious raw, naturally fermented veggies including sauerkrauts, kimchis, tonics and hot sauces. Try a sample!
  • Busy Bee Honey – Paul Dugal is an experienced bee-keeper, Paul lovingly tends his hives in nearby Florida, MA (really, no jest!) and the surrounding area to bring artisan honey in a variety of sizes. He sells only one product: honey! But he does a brisk business with devotees returning year after year. Try it, you’ll love it!
  • Bear Meadow FarmRick will be back on 10/13 with his hard cider, both dry and semi-dry, honeys and honey candies,  beeswax bars, bee pollen, cider vinegar
  • Blair Farm – The Quimbys will be back on 10/13!

LOCALLY PREPARED FOODS

  • Chris’s Kitchen and Serendipity Quilt Designs –  Kerry will be selling brownies, blondies, lemon bars, chocolate chip cookies, whoopie pies, pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins, blueberry coffee cake, and apple tarts.
  • Robin’s – chef and baker Robin Lenz serves town-favorite melty-but-crisp, made-to-order breakfast and lunch sandwiches. Breakfasts include local eggs on grilled English muffins with cheeses, sausage, and bacon from our market vendors. Look for assorted home-cooked sweet treats and biscuits!
  • Caroline’s Scottish Bakery – Caroline will be selling her traditional shortbreads with chocolate, cranberries, pecans, as well as Danish pastries filled with marzipan. What a treat!
  • Cindy’s Cookin’ Greek– Cindy plans to be back on 10/13!!
  • R&G Cheese Makers– Sean will be back on 10/13 with his delicious cheeses!
  • Cornucopia Food Truck – Will hopefully be back this or next week!

LOCAL ARTISANS

  • Berkshire Mountain Pottery – Anne will be back with her beautiful pottery on 10/13!
  • Dancing Bare Soap – Maud is back with her popular organic soaps, lip balms, and foot balms. Dancing Bare’s products are vegan, fair trade, and infused with local and seasonal herbs and florals.
  • Memphremagog Studios– From nearby southern Vermont, Emily brings unique silver earrings, bracelets, and necklaces, etched stemware glasses, and silk scarves.
  • Yarnwork – Nora Phykitt continues creating lovely and comfortable knitted, crocheted and felted clothing and accessories…her cottons are especially soft!
  • Crow Hill Farm– Merry will offer 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!
  • Peterman’s Boards & Bowls  – locally sourced wooden bowls, trays, napkin rings, salad tossers, bottle stoppers, cutting boards (including gorgeous “seconds”), featured in design magazines nationally!
  • 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!