At the Market on Saturday, July 28th 9AM-1PM
Leafy greens. Beefy meets. Don’t let your summer float by without a taste of East Mountain Farm‘s sausages, fantastic in a pasta with a little Peace Valley broccoli rabe or atop a heaping pile of Bigfoot kale. And for the first time this summer — watermelons from Mighty Food!
- Blair Farm – sweet corn, broccoli, squash, radishes, cucumbers, rasberries, blueberries, potatoes, flowers, and their town-favorite eggs.
- Bear Meadow Farm – look for them next week!
- East Mountain Farm – Kim will have pasture-raised chickens, whole or split into parts. This week, spruce up your everyday cold cuts with a delicious thinly sliced Deli ham. It’s ready for a sandwich at lunch, an egg at breakfast, or try it in a Robin Lenz grilled cheese special! Look out for the customary array of 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 both Robin’s and Cornucopia Food Truck!
- NEW Grateful Greens – look for them next week!
- Dancing Bare Soap – Maud will be here with her popular organic soaps (also lip balms and foot balms) that delight all the senses. Dancing Bare’s products are vegan and fair trade, and several are infused with local and seasonal herbs and florals.
- Hay Berry Farm – shiitake mushrooms, rhubarb, dried flower arrangements, honey in jars and on comb, potted red amaranth flowers, freshly cut lavender, globe amaranth plants, newly-harvested spring honey, and… blueberries!
- NEW Hosta Hill – raw, naturally fermented veggies including sauerkrauts, kimchi, and hot sauces.
- M and A Farm – spinach, lettuce, radishes, arugula, pork, eggs, and soap.
- NEW Mountain Girl Farm – they have their hugely popular garlic dill and bread and butter pickles, as well as chicken and duck eggs, preserves, and goat milk soap. From their on-farm bakery look for sinful sugar cookies, rhubarb crumble, double chocolate pound cake, blueberry bread, and a rhubarb smash with Kentucky Bourbon (and a few secret ingredients). (Note: Mountain Girl Farm accepts SNAP payments, and the HIP program has just been restored!)
- Peace Valley Farm –sugar snap peas, lettuces, swiss chard, zucchini & yellow squash, parsley, basil, and broccoli.
- Mighty Food Farm – Watermelon (!), tomatoes, cucumbers, peas, eggplant, sweet onion, pearl onion, red onion, lettuce, kale, chard, salad mixes, beets, summer squash, zucchini, celery, fennel, collards, Chinese cabbage, carrots, new potatoes (!) turnips, flowers, basil, oregano, parsley and sunflowers.
- Sweet Brook Farm – local maple syrup (in varieties perfect for tasting, cooking…and over pancakes!) maple candies, maple roasted nuts, and alpaca socks
- NEW Bigfoot Farm – Brian and Lucy will have Artichokes, Tomatoes, New Potatoes, Salad Mix, Celery, Radish, Arugula, Baby Kale, Parsley, Dill, Sage, Mint, Oregano, Basil, Hakeuri Salad Turnips, Napa Cabbage, Cucumbers, Summer Squash, Beets, Carrots (!), Kale, and Onions.
- Windswept Farm — John will be bringing corn, tomatoes, yellow and green squash, peppers, beans, and blueberries.
LOCALLY PREPARED FOOD
- NEW Caroline’s Scottish Bakery – traditional shortbreads with chocolate, cranberries, pecans, as well as Danish pastries lined with marzipan.
- R&G Cheese Makers– Sean brings an assortment of hard and soft artisan cheeses, cow, sheep and goat’s milk, made nearby with locally sourced milk including fresh chevres, camemberts, blue, mozzarellas and ripened goat cheeses…taste a free sample or two!
- NEW Cornucopia Food Truck – Williamstown’s new farm-to-market food truck serving a rotating menu of Berkshire-inspired brunches. Last week, the menu featured blueberry white chocolate waffles, a tomato and smoked mozzarella omelette with purple basil, a bulgogi meatball dagwood with sesame, kale, and purple carrot, a Cuban dagwood with pea shoots, sriracha mustard, pickles, ham, pulled pork, and swiss cheese, and finally a Kielbasa Reuben dagwood with swiss, thousand island, and crimson kraut.
- 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 (with extras such as bacon or sausage if you wish) from our market vendors! Lunches include grilled sandwiches with local cheeses plus plus! Sweet treats for the week include baguettes, cheddar biscuits, ginger cake, and molasses cookies.
- Chris’s Kitchen and Serendipity Quilt Designs – this is a hard list to read without a tummy rumble: Chris and Kerry will have whoopie pies, scones, linzer cookies, chocolate chip cookies, brownies, sour cream blueberry muffins, rhubarb streusel muffins, and maybe a few surprises. Chris’s original batik quilts and table runners are delightful as well!
- Cindy’s Cookin’ Greek– Cindy Nikitas brings us homemade, fresh baked spanakopita triangles, extra virgin olive oil Greek dressing, melitizanosalata (roasted eggplant dip), galatoboureko (egg custard), seed brittle, htipiti dip (feta, roasted red pepper, mint, and garlic), a nutty baklava, and longstanding Williamstown favorites moussaka and pastitsio.
- 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!
- Berkshire Mountain Pottery – Anne’s back with 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!
- 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!!
- Heritage Artisans – A talented group of five bring and demonstrate traditional fiber craftwork: basketry, spinning, weaving, and knitting. 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.
- Memphremagog Studios–silver earrings, bracelets, and necklaces, etched stemware glasses, silk scarves
- 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!
- 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!
This week, Williamstown Theatre Festival Goes to Market! From 9am-11am, talented members of the WTF apprentice company make their first appearance on the market stage, bringing us musical theater and pop rock selections, before Mowgli Giannitti returns with his imaginative, mellow, Mowgli tunes from 11am-1pm.