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At the Market: Saturday, Aug. 18

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.

Applegarth Honey returns with honey, honey sticks and honey comb.

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

Mama Mofoods: 17 varieties of hummus; pesto

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

Day Vendors
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

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