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At the Bushel Basket on Wednesday, June 11


There’s a very good chance that there will be strawberries this week from Kapnick Orchards, so be sure to get to the market early. The market takes place from 2:30-6 p.m. in the back of the Professional Building parking lot across from the Chelsea Wellness Center.

Events for this week include “Kid Friendly Veggies” an educational program by Tantre Farm. Learn about where food comes from in a fun, kid-friendly format. Fresh, seasonal veggies will be served in a variety of ways for taste tests. Stop by to vote for your favorites, collect recipes, or just say hello. Demonstrations will be hourly.

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Here’s what to expect from the vendors at the Wednesday Bushel Basket Farmers’ Market on June 11.

Kapnick Orchards: A good chance of strawberries, apple cider, peanut, cashew and almond butter, assorted varieties of bread, sweet rolls and fudge.

Greystone Farm and Creamery: feta, cream cheese, garlic-pepper spread, cow ricotta, sheep ricotta (maybe), Chelsea-cam, Man-Chel (grated or by the piece) cow Gouda, butternut, Rosy-cam, sheep Gouda and new this week horse radish-bacon spread, which I highly recommend.

Lutchka Farm: eggs, onions, bok choy, radishes (maybe), kale.

Stonehearth Bread: cheese sticks, rosemary herb bread, Asiago Kalamata bread, Polish pumpernickel, Country loaf, Apple cinnamon, red raspberry/dark chocolate, strawberry/white chocolate, blueberry cream cheese, eight grain, Italian, honey whole week, German rye, spinach feta cheese, bacon cheddar beer bread, cookies, brownies, sticky lemon buns, blueberry buns, 4-cheese pepperoni rolls, habanero/jalapeno pepperoni rolls, apple walnut, red raspberry bread and San Francisco sourdough.

File photo Flowers at the farmers' market
File photo Flowers at the farmers market

Guthrie Gardens:  perennials, flowering baskets and planters, hearty fig, shrubs, specimen trees, veggie plants. raspberry plants, evergreen trees, dawn redwoods and Japanese maples.

Needle Lane Farm: 32 varieties of vegetable and herb plants, kale, lettuce, salad mix, spinach, chives, turnips, Bok choy, chard. Last week at the market.

DeVulder’s Farm: vegetable plants, lettuce bowls, herbs, cut flowers, cuts of rhubarb and rhubarb plants, arugula, basil pots, strawberries, radishes, lettuce, maybe cucumbers.

Mark’s Greenhouse: hanging baskets, lots of herbs and combination pots, lettuce, succulents, peanut plants and more than 20 varieties of tomato plants, assorted other vegetable plants, kale, citronella plants.

Janet’s LLC: pecan and cashew brittle, flavored peanuts from mild to hot, salted caramels, assorted jams, pretzel mix, nut bars, turtles, cross-stitch greeting cards, Dammit dolls and grilling rubs.

Pregitzer Farm Market, LLC: vegetable plants, including broccoli, cabbage, kale, cucumber, container tomatoes, annuals, herbs, lettuce bowls (maybe), hanging tomatoes. Ask about the farm’s community supported agriculture (CSA) shares of fresh fruit and vegetables delivered to the market beginning this summer.

herb-plantsKapp’s Bakery: snicker doodle, peanut butter, chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin,  rice crispy treats,  cottage cheese onion dill loaf and rounds, dried herbs and cinnamon rolls.

Kelly Farms: maple syrup.

Golden Fleece Farm, LLC: lamb — chops and ground, pork – ham steak, soy-free eggs, grass fed beef soon.

Eisenhower Center: Essentials line soap, lip balm, pens, seeds, soy candles, body, hand lotions and sanitizer, assorted wooden toys and puzzles, assorted vegetables, bird houses, seeds, flower pots with tulips,  build your own $10 tins with assorted Essentials line inside.

Family Circle Centennial Farm: spinach, scallions, herbs, baby carrots, radishes, maybe garlic scapes, Swiss chard, collards and kale.

Mama Mo: 17 flavors of hummus – traditional, lemon zest, tan/cran orange, roasted pepper, tomato basil, onion dill, roasted garlic, roasted beet, chipotle, ginger squash, sesame chive satay, curry lime, kalamata rosemary, black pepper walnut, horseradish, wasabi, jalapeno; 8 flavors of seitan – traditional, nuggets, fajita strips, BBQ, vegan BBQ, roast, Italian fennel sausage, breakfast sage sausage. Soon to have pesto-walnut and Romano.


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