Old Rochester's Winter Farmers' Market

Visit us every Tuesday, from 3:00-6:00pm outside the Old Rochester Regional Junior High School Gymnasium from June 19th- September 18th at our local Farmers' Market.

See you at the Market!

Friday, July 30, 2010

August 3, 2010 Old Rochester Farmers' Market

A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. ~James Dent

Come join us for a perfect summer day at the Farmers' Market. Bring along your reuseable shopping bag, and fill it up with the wonderful produce the market abounds with.

Participating this week are a variety of vendors to bring you the best of what the area has to offer.

For local farmers:
Lucky Fields Organics (Rochester), with a large variety of organic produce--including eggplant, tomatoes, broccoli, fava beans, carrots, parsnips, pea greens and more.

Englenook Farm (Rochester) will be at this week's market for the first time. Englenook is a rescue farm that takes in animals. We are so pleased they are joining us at the market. Be sure to stop by their table to find out more about what they do. They will have produce, EGGS, herbs and Great Hill Blue Cheese.

As always, Cervelli Farm (Rochester, conventional) will bring along their famous corn--but they will also have fresh cut flowers, green beans, beets, potatoes, squashes, and more. Their flowers are absolutely gorgeous--the zinnias have the most incredible colors.

Tripp Farm (Westport, conventional) will have available for you peppers, potatoes, eggplant, summer squash and zucchini, and beautiful potted plants (pink ladies and hyacinths).

For local bakers:
The Artisan Kitchen (Rochester), will keep you well stocked with fresh baked breads, brownies, granola bars, cookies, pies, quiches, garlic bread and so much more. Stop by early--before they sell out!

Great Cape Baking Co. (Marston Mills) has joined us, and we are excited to have them participate. They have such a wonderful variety of fresh baked breads. Canadian Brown bread, Jalapeno bread, Vermont Cheddar bread, Dill bread are just some of the incredible varieties they make. Who knew there were so many varieties of bread. You really need to stop by their booth and be amazed by how many they make.

If you are hungry while at the market, stop by our hot dog vendor, Franky's Frank's (Plymouth). The hot dogs Franky's offers are of the highest quality. They offer nitrate-free organic hot dogs, veggie hot dogs, as well as conventional hot dogs. Their are a number of different styling you can order up as well. I enjoyed the New Yorker this week, with a little Jalapeno jam on it, too. Good stuff!

For local artisans:
Green Knoll Designs (Rochester) will be at the market with their marvelous hand-made jewelry. A local favorite, these beautiful pieces are hand crafted out of the highest quality silver with a variety of gorgeous stones. Be sure to wander through this booth to admire the artistry.

Within Organics (Westport) will again be at the market with their stylish screen printed organic shirts. For a great value, you can have a unique screen printed shirt made from organic cotton. Shopping for locally made clothes--fantastic.

For local Body Care products:
Green Feather Herbs (Swansea) will bring along their hand made facial care, salves, tooth powder, herbal extracts, and get this: Insect Away bug repellent. All of Green Feather Herbs products are organic or locally wild harvested and then made with great care by Jacqueline. What a wonderful way to keep it local.

One Love Body Care (Adamsville, RI) offers you a variety of soaps, creams, balms, oils and bath salts. Many of the herbs, flowers, vegetables and berries used in the recipes are grown by One Love Body Care. Great for all skin types, all products are free of chemicals, tallow, dyes & detergents.

Come on by the market and surprise yourself with what you fill your bag up with...

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