Here’s what to expect at the Chelsea Farmers Market on Saturday, Aug. 18 located in the library lot on Park Street from 8 a.m.-noon.
There will be a market basket giveaway and you could win a great collection of goodies contributed our market vendors. Sign up at the round table with the basket. The winner is drawn at 11:30 and we’ll call you to pick-up your prize.
Dave Boutette will play music from 10 a.m. – noon.
Here’s what you’ll find this week
Kapnick Orchards will have Flaming Fury peaches, a freestone, sweet ‘n juicy, great to eat, can or freeze. White peaches and maybe a few nectarines or blueberries. Paula Red apples will also be available, a semi-tart and an excellent all-purpose apple. Plus, McIntosh and Gala, fans, these apples are almost ready to be picked.
Carol’s fresh Blackberry Jam and Peach Cobbler Jam will be featured at Myer’s Berry Farm. But those aren’t the only flavors, there will be lots of other varieties, too. Plus, they’ll have veggies, and if your bats need a new home, Jim will have nice one for them.
Back Forty Acres will offer something new. Turkey in individual packages of breasts, legs, thighs and wings. But if you want a whole turkey, that can be arranged as well. There will also be pork products, including roasts, brats, sausage, both bulk & links, ribs, fresh or smoked hocks, ham steaks, leaf lard, (back fat), duck (whole or parts), chicken (whole or cut into eight pieces), ground Beef and a limited number of eggs.
Cassidy Farm will be on hand with their greens, granola and more.
Fairview Studios will be back with lots of new wreaths to send off to college with a departing son or daughter, lots of fresh smudge, some new fans, rattles, critters, paperweight landscapes, and feather flowers.
Other artisans on hand include Chandra June and Bristle’s Handmade & Homegrown.
Stone Hearth Breads & Bakery brings Artisan Breads, all made from scratch without preservatives, such as Apple Cinnamon, Cinnamon Raisin, Peach Pecan, Strawberry White Chocolate, Red Raspberry Dark Chocolate, Asiago Favo Bread (great with wine or dipping oils), Spinach Feta Cheese Bread. Fresh Baked 4-Cheese Pepperoni Rolls and Ruben Rolls (2 per pack), Vermont Krunchy Cookies (no flour added).
All season vendors except Fairy Hill Woodsworks, Country Hills Pottery and Bev’s Crafts & More are expected to be at the market.
Visit the Bridge Card and present your Bridge Card and Kathy will assist you to receive tokens to purchase food products at participating vendors.
These are the vendors that have signed up for the entire season and
will be at the market most weeks:
Back Forty Acres: Naturally-raised meat, poultry and free range
Beverly Crafts and More: Soap, bread, crocheted items, B. Anne all
natural skin care products
Country Hills Pottery: Wheel thrown and hand built stoneware pottery
Fairy Hill Woodworks: Handcrafted doors and other Celtic inspired
fresh: Locally roasted coffee beans
Frog Hollar Farms: Produce, home baked breads & cakes, bird houses
Greystone Farm & Creamery: Sheep and cow’s milk cheeses
Heim Gardens: Vegetables, plants, herbs
Johnny Secreto Foods: spice blends, BBQ and spaghetti sauces; vegan chestnut chili
Kapnick Orchards: Fruits in season, baked goods
Merkel Gardens: Plants, vegetables, cut flowers
Myer’s Berry Farm: Berries, jams, birdhouses
Papa Tom’s Cajun Boiled Peanuts: Cajun boiled peanuts
Ruhligs Produce: Vegetables, cut flowers
Stone Hearth Breads & Bakery: Breads, cookies, rolls
Tantre Farm: Certified organic vegetables, fruits; cut flowers
Vendors will come from time to time.
Angie Godek & Sis: Crochet & knitted items
Applegarth Honey: Honey and beeswax products
Art with Annie: Hand-crafted jewelry, with simplicity in design
Bristle’s Handmade & Homegrown: Knitted items & produce
Cassidy Farm: heirloom vegetables
Chandra June: handmade adornments and pretty things
Elder Woods: Great Lakes stone birdhouses
Fairview Studios: Earthcrafts – medicine wheels, smudges, fans,
Flying Dragon Arts: Beaded and wrapped jewelry
Flying Hammer Forge: Metal bottle trees, garden gates, hanging planters, hooks, smaller metal sculpture
Fresh Baked Confidence: Baked goods with motivational messages
H & H Sugarbush: Maple syrup and maple molded candy
The Happy Peasant: Soap, herbs, wool, rhubarb, peaches, apricots, apples, plums, honey, eggs, beeswax
Kritter Komforts: dog beds, toys, towels
La Baguette: Baguettes, bagels, brioches
Nancy Camden: Hand-dyed silk scarves, fabric art dolls, tapestry purses, relaxation/creative visualization CD, audio oral histories
Pregitzer Farm Market: Produce and plants
Sisters, Suds and Salves: Natural body care
Time Engraved: jewelry