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At the Bushel Basket Market Wednesday, May 15

A beautiful day for a market opening.
File photo from opening day at the Wednesday Bushel Basket Farmers’ Market.

The Bushel Basket Farmers’ Market will be open Wednesday, May 15 from 2:30 to 6 p.m. in the back of the parking lot across from the Chelsea Wellness Center.

Last week, on opening day, visitors smashed last year’s opening day number of 160 people. On May 6, 235 people visited the market in its new location on the hospital grounds, in the back of the parking lot across from the Chelsea Wellness Center.

Here’s what the vendors expect to have on this week.

Roses from TJ Farms.
Roses from TJ Farms.

Kapp Farms: baked goods, pretzels, and rolls, maybe rhubarb, onion rolls, olive twists, cinnamon rolls.

Lutchka Angus and Farm Market: onions, eggs, asparagus, rhubarb.

Oak Hill Farm: honey, bee pollen, lotion bars, candles, gift bags with assorted honey products.

Mark’s Farms and Greenhouse: hanging baskets, herb plants, strawberry plants, succulents, assorted vegetable plants.

Golden Fleece Farm, LLC: grass fed lamb products including chops, steak, shanks, stew, shish kabob, sausage, eggs.

Greystone Creamery: feta, possibly ricotta, Man-chel cheese, possibly cow gouda, Chelsea-cam, blue Man-chel, sheep gouda, butternut, garlic pepper and plain cream cheese.

Pregitzer Farm Market, LLC: CSA (community supported agriculture) shares, tomato, pepper, egg plant,cucumber, herb plants, cabbage, broccoli, annual flowers.

Janet’s LLC: grilling rubs, jam, flavored nuts, suckers, U-M and MSU “dammit dolls,” and greeting cards.

T. J Farms: roses, lilacs, hydrangea and other perennials, nursery stock plants, trees and bushes.

Needle Lane Farm: kale, Swiss chard, spinach, arugula, herb plants, eggs, maybe lettuce.

Tasty Bakery: wheat-free, gluten-free bars, cookies, bread and scones, including Michigan cherry scones, mini zucchini bread, berry bars, oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, vegan chocolate chip cookies, lemon bars, fudge brownies, berry bars.

Parker Kitchen: banana bread, zucchini, honey oatmeal cookies, cookies, afghans and quilts.

Who wants honey?
Who wants honey?

Mama Mo: hummus and seitan. Hummus flavors include ginger squash, tan/cran orange, sesame chive satay, kalamata rosemary, black pepper walnut, roasted pepper, horseradish, roasted garlic, traditional, lemon zest, curry lime, tomato basil, onion dill, roasted beet, wasabi, jalapeno, chipotle. Seitan flavors include: nuggets, traditional, fajita strips, Italian fennel sausage, breakfast sage sausage, vegan BBQ, BBQ, roast.

Courtesy photo. Perrenial flowers.
Courtesy photo. Perrenial flowers.





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