Old Rochester's Farmers' Market



Visit us every Tuesday, from 3:00pm- 6:00pm Rain or Shine, outside the Old Rochester Regional Junior High School Gymnasium from June 6th- October 24th (excluding July 4th holiday) for our local Farmers' Market.


See you at the Market!

Sunday, July 3, 2011

July 5, 2011 Old Rochester Farmers' Market


Do you love Barbecue?
We do, too!
Barbecue is what summer is all about.

The Old Rochester Farmers' Market has everything you need to have that incredible summer party. Appetizers, main course, dessert--it is all there. Whether you want to keep it easy with prepared foods from Dave's Cape Cod Smokehouse and How on Earth, or you want to cook it all yourself from the meats and vegetables from local farms; we have it all. Come along and join us.

Farms:

Allen Farm (Organic, Westport) Fresh Greenhouse Grown Greens, Potted Herbs
Each week, Allen Farms comes with a wide array of potted herbs, vegetable and herb starts as well as freshly grown greens. From herbs to tea plants, cherry tomato starts to freshly clipped pea greens Allen Farms brings you Spring's harvest to enjoy.

Cervelli Farm (Conventional, Rochester) Produce, Flowers
Looking for Cervelli's famous strawberries? Stop by early this week to get yours--they sell quick. Also available are greens, yellow squash and zucchini, tomato plants, zinnias and more.

Engelnook Farm (Pesticide-free, Rochester) Farm fresh eggs, Great Hill Blue Cheese, Narragansett Creamery Cheeses and Yogurt, Llama Manure
Have you read all the buzz about using llama manure in the garden? It gets exceptional reviews--like you can use it close up to plants and it won't burn, it composts well, and it makes the plants grow big and with great color. That is only what you read about it. For certain, one would have to try it out to see...

Hickory Knoll Farm (Pesticide-free, Lakeville)
New to the farm this week, Hickory Knoll Farm will offer a variety of all natural hand cream, lip balm and sugar scrubs. Beautiful herb starts, kale, Swiss Chard and more...as well as delicious lemonade (made from lemons--this is the real deal).

Lucky Field Organics (Organic, Rochester) Vegetable starts, Potted annuals, Fresh Herbs and Greens
Seed starts to fill in your gardens, fresh cut flowers to adorn your rooms, and veggies to fill the fridge can be found at Lucky Field. Garlic Scapes, Cucumbers, fresh greens and more are available. Vegetable starts ready for planting in your garden are there, too. Check out the wide variety of unique tomato types.


Bakeries:

Gail's Goodies (Mattapoisett, MA) An assortment of Delightful Deserts
Goodies abound at Mattaopoisett's own Gail's Goodies. Great place to stop if you ever need that perfect dessert for dinner plans.

Great Cape Baking Co. (Marston Mills, MA) Fresh baked breads
If you want to see a plethora of bread types, Great Cape has just the variety to impress you. Patience offers market goers with an amazing spread of breads each week. A bountiful selection of sandwich breads, quick breads, and bread sticks is available for you to choose from. This week the doughnut trailer will make its first appearance. This is a rare treat.

Rein's Real Rye (Waquoit, MA) Fresh Baked Traditional Rye Bread
Have you tried Rein's Rye yet? It is Real. Rein has really worked hard to perfect this age old recipe. You have got to check it out.


Value Added Foods:

Al's Backwood's Berrie Co. (Plymouth, MA) Fresh Jams and Jellies, Honey
Al has spent a while learning his grandmother's jam and jelly recipes and with good result. Stop by and enjoy a sample of the Raspberry Rum or Blueberry. Delicious. The Strawberry Chocolate is great, too--it sold out last week! Check out the raw honey, too. Known for its amazing health benefits for allergies, raw honey is great for seasoning foods, tea, or as a replacement for sugar in recipes.

Dave's Cape Cod Smokehouse (Harwich, MA) Fresh smoked meats and fish, Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Cod Cakes
Dave has figured out how to use the grill. And the smokehouse is figured out, too. With fresh ingredients and tried and true recipes, Dave offers delectable fish every week. If you are looking for that certain something to start a meal off, a pate or smoked fish can be quite wonderful.

Joslin Foods Summit 6 Pasta Sauce (Dartmouth, MA)
Need a quick dinner? Boil up some pasta and heat up this loaded with vegetables pasta sauce and dinner is done in no time. Enjoy a sample and take a bottle home. (Previously Eat Your Vegetables! Pasta Sauce)

How on Earth (Mattapoisett, MA)
Chef Colin offers market goers with a sampling of what is available at How on Earth in Mattapoisett. With locally sourced, naturally raised product--a chef is always happy to have fresh and vibrant ingredients to work with. Stop by to see what is on the menu this week. How on Earth sources their ingredients from a variety of local farms, including Round the Bend Farm and Silverbrook Farm, both in Dartmouth. This week, How on Earth features grilled pizza to enjoy as you are shopping, as well as grilled pizza dough to bring home. Also, to make menu planning easy, homemade meatloaf and hummus are available from How on Earth.

Other Necessities:

Green Feather Herbs
(Swansea, MA) Herbal Teas, Creams, Lip Balms and more...

Sourcing their indigenous ingredients from the wild--Green Feather Herbs has figure out how to nourish our bodies from what is available locally. With "Bug Be Gone" all natural spray, herbal teas, lip balms and more--this is one stop shopping.

Go Fetch! Treats (New Bedford, MA) Fresh Baked Doggie Treats
Your pup will love these fresh, wholesome treats. Fresh baked--these doggie treats are the real thing. While made from carrots, rolled oats, rye flour and molasses they really are designed for man's best friend.

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