AT THE MARKET, SATURDAY AUGUST 10th 9AM – 1PM

A mid-summer stroll through the market brings a feast for all the senses! Watermelons, eggplants, peppers, and all the fixings for a mixed grill banquet. Robin is back with her famous breakfast sandwiches featuring tasty ingredients from our ALL LOCAL vendors: eggs, cheeses, and your choice of bacon or sausage.  Find chocolate chip banana bread French Toast and burgers with bacon jam and pickled onions  (optional, of course) grilled to order by the Store at Five Corners. Come down to Spring Street from 9-1 and find some wonderful treats to enjoy all week long. Here’s what you’ll find at the market on Saturday:

MUSIC

  • The morning brings Anna Butcher, a talented fiddler who will serenade our market from 9-12. Starting at 12 pm will be performances by the String Sisters, a trio playing classical music! 

LOCAL FARMS

  • Peace Valley Farm– Bill and Susie are bringing a variety of lettuce and Swiss chard, plus zucchini, cucumbers, summer squash, broccoli, cauliflower, their renowned tomatoes, and beautiful flower arrangements!
  • Sweet Brook Farm– Sarah brings local maple syrup in bottles ranging from tiny to enormous (and in varieties perfect for tasting, cooking…and over pancakes!) and delectable maple cream. Don’t miss the samples!!

  • Windswept Farm –  John will be bringing some corn, tomatoes, summer squash, blueberries, cucumbers, and peaches!

  • Bigfoot Farm– Brian will be selling his famous Bigfoot salad mix, head lettuce, cherry tomatoes, full size tomatoes, beets, sweet peppers, shishito peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, potatoes, kale, green beans, radish, onions, garlic, parsley, basil, summer squash, carrots and artichokes! He will also be bringing gorgeous flower arrangements!

  • Blair Farm– The Quimbys will be bringing their local large brown eggs, lettuce, salad turnips, potatoes, and corn!

  • Earth Sky Time– Earth Sky Time will be bringing an incredible assortment of wood-fired breads along with their famous pesto, hoomoos, and VT Goldburgers. Come check out one of our newer additions to the market this year!

  • East Mountain Farm– BEEF IS BACK!!  All of EMF steaks-Ribeyes, Strips, Sirloins, London Broils and others are back. Plus Korean Ribs, Beef Bratwurst, Bistro Steaks and our delicious Ground Beef are back on the board in addition to their Pork and Chicken offerings. EMF also has delicious hot dogs (back by popular demand!), chorizo, andouille, chickens (whole and parts), deli ham, sausages, bratwurst, ribs, chops, bacon, ground pork, and pork tenderloins. (Note: East Mountain Farm accepts SNAP payments). Try a sample of Kim’s meats at his booth – also in the burgers grilled by The Store at Five Corners! 

  • Hay Berry Farm– Hay Berry have shiitake mushrooms, fresh cut lavender, dried flowers, fresh mint, and lots of blueberries – perfect for summer!

  • Mighty Food Farm– Lisa brings lots of head lettuce, baby lettuce mix, Haukeri turnips, collards, Bok Choi, beets, scallions, cucumbers, summer squash, zucchini, mini onions, a wide assortment of tomatoes, eggplants, and even some watermelon! So yummy!

LOCALLY PREPARED FOODS

  • Chris’s Kitchen and Serendipity Quilt Designs–  This week Chris will be bringing her amazing jams, plus baked goods of brownies, chocolate chip cookies, raspberry ricotta breakfast cake, lemon bars, seven layer bars, whoopie pies, and assorted muffins! Also, beautiful examples of her other impressive skill: quilt-making, including batik table runners and larger quilts.

  • Little Sticks Pops– Delicious locally made frozen pops in non-dairy and dairy assortments! This week’s flavors include roasted peach, raspberry-mango, watermelon-hibiscus, avocado-lime, banana-coconut, and fudge- yum!

  • R&G Cheese Makers– Sean offers a full line of hand crafted artisan cheese, including chevres (garlic/herb, honey, and maple/chipotle, among others), ripened goat camemberts – including blackbert and trufflebert, and selected mozzarellas and hard cheeses made from both cow and goat’s milk

  • The Store at 5 Corners– The Store at 5 Corners of South Williamstown is bringing their wonderful pastries and cookies- including assorted croissants and donuts (donuts with Sweet Brook Farm’s maple cream have been selling out!) Also back this week, the grill will running, meaning cooked-to-order chocolate chip banana bread toast and veggie or beef burgers, with East Mountain’s Farms local meats!

  • Tunnel City Coffee–  A wide variety of Tunnel City’s signature coffee beans roasted in North Adams and samples of their pour over coffee – plus coffee bean bags, great for repurposing!

LOCAL ARTISANS

  • 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 adorable birthday fairies!

  • Dancing Bare Soap –  Maud is back with her hand made soaps using organic, vegan, and fair trade materials. The cold process method used to make this soap creates luxurious lather and makes it both firmer and longer lasting. Dancing Bare Soap brings to the market a real treat for the skin!
  • Heritage Artisans ∼ The artisans are skilled in weaving, spinning, knitting, and fine basketry – what can they not do? They use local and natural materials, including their own wool and alpaca fibers. They’ll have a new demonstration each week at the market

  • 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!

  • Berkshire Mountain Pottery– Anne will be there with her mugs, bowls, plates, and other products which are both beautiful and functional. They’ll look great on your countertop, but are sturdy enough to use!

IMPORTANT MARKET INFORMATION:

  • We will be accepting and doubling WIC and senior farmers market coupons at the market until we meet our market maximum! We are happy to answer any questions at the market info booth.