Hope everyone has a marvelous Independence Day! Don’t forget to come out to the market to pick up some produce for your celebratory meals. A few highlights…Peace Valley Farm will have squash, sugar snap peas, broccoli, and lettuce. Diggers Bend will have oyster mushrooms, eggs, and squash blossoms. Don’t forget to pick up some burgers, T-bone steaks, pork chops, sweet and hot links and other pastured meats for grilling from East Mountain Farm. If you’re looking for something sweet and healthy, Nick Wright will have raspberries and dried pears. For hobby knitters and curious kids alike, Heritage Artisans will have one-on-one knitting clinics and spinning demos!

Local Farmers
•Bear Meadow Farm – hard cider (dry and semi-dry), cider vinegar, honey
•Blair Farm – spinach, lettuce, kale, radishes, bedding flowers, veggie seedlings, eggs, maple syrup
•Diggers Bend Farm –oyster mushrooms, lettuce, braising mix, mesclun mix, kale, chard, summer squash, snap peas, green beans, basil, squash blossoms, and eggs; hot dogs and kielbasa starting this week or next
•East Mountain Farm – burgers, T-bone steaks, sweet and hot links, bratwurst, chorizo, andouille, pork chops, pork tenderloins, and poultry
•Nick Wright- raspberries, rhubarb, potted bay leaf plants, dried pears, and iris rhizomes (mystery colors!)
•Peace Valley Farm – sugar snap peas, Swiss chard, bok choy, broccoli, scallions, basil, parsley, chives, squash, and lettuce
•Sweet Brook Farm – maple syrup, maple candies, maple roasted nuts, alpaca yarn

Local Prepared Food Vendors
•Chris’s Kitchen and Serendipity Quilt Designs – jams, baked goods, quilts, runners
•Cindy’s Cookin’ Greek – homemade baklava, spanakopita, salad dressing, Greek salad, moussaka, and galatoboureko
•Four Fat Fowl Cheese – artisan triple cream cheese (sold at Sweet Brook Farm booth)
•Hobson’s Choice Restaurant – grilled local burgers, chicken teriyaki, portabella mushrooms, lobster rolls
•BabyCakes and Breads – scones, bread, shortbread, cakes, hand-pies, biscotti, whoopie pies

Local Artisans
•Beach Woodworking – tables, benches, boxes, cabinets, coat racks from locally sourced wooden boards (some from ancient barns)
•Berkshire Mountain Pottery – handcrafted stoneware – mugs, bowls, plates, platters
•Briar Road Guitars – Nick Lenski’s expertly crafted guitars, mandolins, and ukuleles from locally sourced woods
•Crow Hill Farm – craft kits, wood carvings, cards, miniatures
•Heritage Artisans – traditional fiber crafts of weaving, spinning, knitting and basketry, knitting clinics, hands-on spinning demos
•Memphremagog Studios – silver jewelry, etched glass, silk scarves
•Nora Phykitt – knitted, crocheted and felted clothing and accessories
•Peterman’s Bowls & Boards – locally sourced wooden bowls, trays, napkin rings, salad tossers, bottle stoppers, cutting boards
•ThatPanGuy – vintage cast iron cookware, restoring your pans too

Musical entertainment this Saturday will feature the melodic talents of Duo Eamon (celtic fiddle and guitar). Many thanks to Adams Community Bank for sponsoring our music program!