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!

Monday, August 29, 2011

August 30, 2011 Old Rochester Farmers' Market

Gorgeous Zinnias and Potted Herbs from Allen Farm

After some intense weather this weekend, it looks like clear skies and sun for our Market Tuesday. Come along and join us between 3-6pm at the Old Rochester Regional Junior High School for a wonderful afternoon of live music, shopping, and chatting with the neighbor. New to the market this week is, Singe-Sations a locally made jalapeno topping that will add some pep to your day. As always, there will be an amazing assortment of fresh produce picked fresh from the field Tuesday morning for you. The following are this week's participants:

Farms:

Allen Farm (Organic, Westport) Fresh Greenhouse Grown Greens, Potted Herbs
From herbs to tea plants, pea greens to farm fresh tomatoes the Allen Farms tent is always a colorful, cheery display of what this local farm has to offer. Each week, Allen Farms comes with a wide array of potted herbs, vegetable and herb starts as well as newly grown greens. Stop by early to get your greens. Emily will bring along husk cherry tomatoes--they are amazingly sweet and super yummy! Just like Allen Farm's wineberries, they sell out quick--so be sure to get them before they are gone.

Cervelli Farm (Conventional, Rochester) Produce, Flowers
Cervelli Farm, out of Rochester, brings along great produce. Every week their tent is busy, providing Old Rochester Farmers' Market shoppers with the bounty of summer. Cervelli Farm will be at this week's market with their infamous corn. 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
Engelnook Farm has a colorful variety of vegetables and greens for that summer salad you were planning. The lemon drop cucumbers are delicious in salads. Perhaps a hard boiled egg to top it off? Engelnook's chickens are humanely raised with space to roam and excellent care. Also available under the Engelnook umbrella are Narragansett's cheeses, which are delectable--their smoked mozzarella gets rave reviews.

J. H. Beaulieu Livestock and Produce Farm (Naturally grown field raised beef, chicken, eggs Fairhaven)
With all the reports that naturally raised, farm fresh meat is superior nutritionally and for its quality, Beaulieu Farm is committed to meeting these standards. This week Joe will be fully stocked with all beef cuts. Pork cuts will also be available this week--ham, sausage and bacon.


Lucky Field Organics (Organic, Rochester) Vegetable starts, Potted annuals, Fresh Herbs and Greens
Our certified organic farm brings to you a delectable variety of summer produce. Beautiful onions, delicious tomatoes, refreshing cucumbers, fresh cut herbs all on display, waiting for you to bring them home to fill your fridge. In addition to the summer staples of summer squash, radish, pea pods, and lettuce, Lucky Field also offers potted annuals and fresh cut flowers to bring some beauty to our homes. If you are looking for heirloom varieties or maybe even a vegetable you have never heard of before, this is the tent to be at. Lucky Field Organics is proud to offer an organic and sustainable choice to the Old Rochester Farmers' Market shoppers.



Bakeries:

Gail's Goodies (Mattapoisett, MA) An assortment of Delightful Deserts
Goodies abound at Mattapoisett's own Gail's Goodies. Gail's is the perfect place to stop if you ever need that perfect dessert for dinner plans. Also available are fresh baked breads, Colonial rolls, and hamburger buns. The hot dog rolls and hamburger buns are perfect for summertime grilling--and do not contain the high fructose corn syrup or chemical preservatives you get when buying grocery store rolls--they taste amazing, too!

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. Ask Lisa what is new at the market this week.


Value Added Foods:

A1 Pickle Company (Attleboro, MA) All Natural Pickles
Alberto is proud to offer pickles that are made from real ingredients, without any chemical additives. Made at the Dartmouth Grange with locally sourced ingredients, these pickles are literally award winning. Dilly Dill, Kickin' Kukes, and Pucker Pickles are fresh made and ready for you to bring home.

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.

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)

Mamma Stella's (Barnstable, MA) Prepared Seasoning
Mamma Stella's Cape Cod Seasoning has put in a bottle a seasoning mixture that makes everything from vegetables to steak taste great. Especially good for a quick seasoning for grilled foods, Mamma Stella's seasoning is a must try. Visit their table and they will offer you some fresh cut veggies with Mamma Stella's on it and roasted sunflower seeds that have been roasted with the seasoning. Good stuff!


Singe-Sations
(Sagamore Beach, MA) Jalapeno Topping
Enjoy a little spice in your life? If so, stop by the Singe-Sations tent for a little pep in your day. Marci's jalapeno topping can be enjoyed lightly or with generous helpings--whatever your tastes may be. With so many varied uses, it is wonderful to add some kick to your snacks or cooking without having to chop up those jalapenos. Stop by this tent for a sample.

Other Necessities:

Go Fetch! Treats (New Bedford, MA) Fresh Baked Dog 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.

The Willow Grove (Fall River, MA) Handcrafted Soaps and Aromatherapy Products
With long lasting small batch soaps and aromatherapy pillows, the Willow Grove tent allows one to stop and enjoy the scents of the flowers. Their colorful tie dyes are whimsical and youthful. Relax and enjoy under the Willow Grove tent.

See you at the market!

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