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!

Sunday, August 26, 2012

August 28, 2012 Old Rochester Farmers' Market

With the holiday weekend approaching, this Tuesday is the perfect time to stock up on all your holiday shopping needs.  Meats, cheeses, lovely vegetables, fruits, breads, and desserts the Old Rochester Farmers' Market has most of the items on your shopping list.  Great grilling vegetables, stunning meat cuts, and wonderful cheeses and yogurts for all those main dishes and sides you are looking forward to making for your holiday festivities.  

We look forward to seeing you at the market...

Allen Farm's Colorful Squashes
Allen Farms, Westport, MA Certified Organic
Allen Farms brings a variety of greenhouse greens, herbs, fresh cut lavender and potted herbs.  Zucchini, summer squash, zephyr summer squash and mild spice peppers will also be at the market with Deb this week.  Looking for something new to grill?  The mild spice peppers are wonderful for kabobs or grilled whole for some lovely flare to your BBQ meal.  The zephyr summer squash also add some lovely color to a grilled vegetable medley.  Last week, Deb brought along this recipe, which made some super yummy lunches this week:

4 c. grated zucchini
2 eggs
1/2 c. mozzarella cheese
Mix together and put into a casserole dish, bake at 400 for 15 minutes or until set.
Top with tomato sauce and any pizza toppings you like
Bake another 15-20 minutes at 400.

We have made it twice now with fabulous results. We did not have any mozzarella on hand, but used Narragansett Creamery's Queso Blanco--delicious.

Cervelli Farm, Rochester, MA Conventional
This week, Scott will have available tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, summer squash, zucchini, butta squash, cucumbers, and eggplant. Fresh cut flower bouquets ready made for bringing some color to your rooms for this holiday weekend.

Engelnook Farm, Rochester, MA Pesticide-Free
Eggs, Narragansett Creamery Cheeses, kale, swiss chard and meats available for order can all be found at the Engelnook tent. This week Joanie is featuring Narragansett Creamery's 8 oz. Low fat Yogurts.  Also available are pullets and layers to bring home for your own backyard chicken experience.

J.H. Beaulieu, Fairhaven, MA Hormone-Free
Beaulieu's Ground Beef
Humanely raised, hormone free meats are available from Beaulieu Farm.  Each week, Joe drives his trailer to the market with a variety of beef and pork cuts.  Stop on in to find out which cuts are available this week.

Skinny Dip Farm, Westport, MA Certified Organic
Skinny Dip Farm's tomato plants are almost done fruiting.  This week Hannah will bring along flats and flats of tomatoes.  So come along to the market and get your seconds for sauces and salsas.  Green tomatoes will be there for green tomato salsas.  With many onions, garlic, hot peppers and more you can make the most delicious sauces and salsas for this winter.  Rough chopping tomatoes with some basil and then freezing it in containers makes for some fabulous meals this winter, too.  Also at Skinny Dip Farm's tent will be cantaloupe and watermelon.

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
5 pounds of Local Raw Honey
With a wide variety of fresh baked breads, you are sure to find a bread that suits your tastes.

Value Added Foods

Al's Backwood's Berrie Co., Plymouth, MA
Al is working hard in his jam kitchen working up delicious new recipes all the time.  Each week brings a new surprise.  His spreads aren't just for toast either--they lend themselves well to using in marinades, thickeners, and whatever else your culinary genius can concoct.  Stop on by Al's tent to try some samples and choose some yumminess to bring home.  Raw, local honey is available as well.

Liv a Little, Rochester, MA
Chocolate Nachos made fresh in Rochester.  Varieties include Sunflower Seed, Toffee and Pecan.  Sarah's chocolate nachos are not your average dessert.

Mama Stella's, Osterville, MA
Mama Stella's in the Stella's family recipe for seasoning.  A versatile seasoning, it can be used for vegetables, meats, fishes, eggs--anything, really.  If you are curious, try a sample.

Additional  Necessities

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.  With flavors like liver, salmon, and peanut butter--how could you go wrong?  Michelle also makes an all natural flea and tick repellent, Fur Factor, from essential oils--no chemicals involved, so that you don't have to worry about your doggie's health.

So Many Stitches, New Bedford, MA
Unique, one of a kind, handmade children's clothing.  Deb uses fabric in delightful ways to come up with the cutest little outfits.  These pieces are a wonderful addition to any little one's wardrobe.
So Many Stitches

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. Using only natural ingredients these products are a dream.

See y'all at the market!  Please hold all purchases until 3pm.  Thank you!

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