Old Rochester's Winter Farmers' Market

Visit us every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month, from 10:00am- 1:00pm inside the Old Rochester Regional Junior High School Gymnasium from December 9th- April 28th for our local Farmers' Market.

See you at the Market!

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Week 5 of the Old Rochester Farmers' Market, July 3, 2012

Local corn has arrived!  Just in time to celebrate the 4th of July.  Stock up this Tuesday with fresh, local, vibrant produce and meats to celebrate our nation's independence. 

The growing season is truly moving along...the arrival of fresh, delicious, local corn is the tell-tale marker that the season is in full bloom.  You can now expect to see all sorts of delightful new treats at each market.
Let's all show up between 3-7pm at ORR Junior High School to celebrate all things locally grown and produced.  See you at the market.


Allen Farms, Westport, MA Certified Organic
Allen Farms brings a variety of greenhouse greens, herbs, and potted herbs and tomato plants.  It isn't too late to get your herbs and tomatoes into the ground.  Stop on by to get yours.  This weeks greens include pea greens, a lettuce mix, and Red Russian kale. 

Cervelli Farm, Rochester, MA Conventional
Available this week from Cervelli's will be CORN, summer squash, zucchini, cucumbers, spinach, and heads of lettuce. New this week will also be Butta Squash, which is a new variety of zucchini.  It is a creamy color with green stems.  Always something new over at Cervelli's!

Engelnook Farm, Rochester, MA Pesticide-Free
Engelnook's Macho will join us at the market this week.
Eggs, Narragansett Creamery Cheeses, and meats available for order can all be found at the Engelnook tent.  Stop by for some kale for your salads or some beets for pickling or roasting up for dinner.   

Hilltop Farm, Westport, MA, Pesticide-Free
Joining us this week is Hilltop Farm--a 28-acre farm located just up the road in Westport.  Growing a wide variety of produce, you are sure to notice something new and different each week.

J.H. Beaulieu, Fairhaven, MA Hormone-Free
Humanely raised, hormone free meats are available from Beaulieu Farm.  Joe has steak, steak, and more steak ready for you for all your 4th of July grilling needs.  Other cuts are available as well, so go on and gear up to get some grilling done to celebrate the 4th.

Gail's Goodies, Mattapoisett, MA
Gail bakes all day on Tuesday to bring you a wonderful assortment of fresh bread, muffins, scones, delicious treats and prepared food items as well.

Great Cape Baking Co., Barnstable, MA
With a wide variety of fresh baked breads, you are sure to find a bread that suits your tastes.

Value Added Foods
Al will have an assortment of jams and jellies as well as raw honey.  Always happy to delight market go-ers with a sample, go on and ask Al to try out one of his delectable fruity jams.

Liv a Little, Rochester, MA
Chocolate Nachos made fresh in Rochester.  Varieties include Sunflower Seed, Toffee and Pecan. These would be a lovely hostess gift.

Mama Stella's, Osterville, MA
Mama Stella's is back with their addictive vegetable and meat seasoning.  If you haven't tried it yet, get in the know and try a sample.

Simpson Spring, Easton, MA
Joining us this year is Simpson Spring.  They make their own sodas from water they source from their spring.  The orange soda includes so much real orange--it is like drinking carbonated orange juice.  Ask for a sample, you'll be glad you did.  Bottled spring water is available, too.  With so many varieties, you are sure to find a six-pack or two to enjoy this holiday.

Ruuska Pickles, Plymouth, MA
These pickles are dill-icious.  Fresh, crisp, and perfectly seasoned. Pick up a container for your own holiday party, or bring it along as a fabulous contribution to a cook-out.  Everyone will be talking about how wonderful the pickles are...available in Dill, Spicy Dill, and Bread and Butter. 

Additional  Necessities

4 Elements, Westport, MA
Amazingly gorgeous hand painted silk scarves is what you will find under the 4Elements tent.  These scarves are truly works of art.  A must see!

Go Fetch! New Bedford, MA
Go Fetch! offers market-goers high quality dog treats made from real foods.  Hand-made dog beds are also available.  These treats will make your doggie quite happy.

SoBerry Clean Bourne, MA
Are you looking for a way to get your laundry and home clean without using chemicals?  Then soapberries are exactly what you need.  These amazing little berries will get the job done without introducing harmful chemicals to your home or our groundwater drinking supply.

Some of Willow Grove's new additions.
Willow Grove, Fall River, MA
Back with her lovely soaps, the Willow Grove product line has expanded with body lotions, bath teas and other great body care products.  This week the tie dye will be at the market, too.

Don't forget your re-usable shopping bag.  There will be lots at the market to fill it up with!