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At the Market, Saturday, Aug. 25

Please stop by the Saturday Chelsea Farmer’s Market on Aug. 25 before you head to the fair parade. And, here’s what to expect at the market that’s located in the library lot on Park Street from 8 a.m.-noon.

Beans and carrots

La Baguette returns with their array of brioche, madelines and what else … baguettes, of course.

Mama Mo will have all their Hummus, Pesto and Seitan products available this Saturday then will be off on vacation over Labor Day. They will return for the Sept. 8 market refreshed and ready to go. Give some thought as to what you might need to stock up on for the 2 weeks between markets.

Bristle’s Handmade & Homegrown will have tomatoes, red & orange sweet peppers and green beans this week. And as always handmade dishclothes and kitchen towels sets that are great for gifts.

Poultry for families both big and small. Along with whole birds, Back Forty Acres also now stocks parts separately packaged:  Duck: leg+thigh or breasts. Turkey: Individual packages of breasts, thighs, legs or wings. Chicken cut in 8 pieces, packaged together. They raise all their poultry on their pastures, which makes for a very fresh, clean tasting bird.

Carol will have HOT Pepper Jam this week, as they have had many requests for it.  She’ll also have fresh made Peach and Blackberry Jam at Myer’s Berry Farm booth.

Tantre Farm has a large list of produce they bring each week.  Thought we might share that entire list with you this time, so you have a sense of knowing all they grown on their organic farm.  Arugula, Beans (Green, Purple, Yellow), Beets, (Chioggia-bulls eye, Cylindra-long root, Red), Green Cabbage, Carrots, Swiss Chard, Collard Greens, Sweet Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic bulbs, Green Curly Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Head Lettuce, Melons, Shiitake Mushrooms, Okra, Onions (Cipollini, Sweet Red, Sweet Yellow, White), Peppers (sweet green bell, sweet red bell, sweet red Carmen, hot-mixed, Jalapeno, Padron, Poblano/Ancho, Serrano, Shishito), Potatoes (Purple Viking, Red, Yukon Gold), Spicy Greens, Summer Squash, Tomatillos (pineapple), Tomatoes (cherry/grape, green, heirloom, sauce/plum, slicing, Watermelon, Zucchini (green & yellow)

Along with our normal season vendors and the ones mentioned above, we also expect Flying Dragon Arts, Cassidy Farm and Chandra June.


And as far as we know, we’re expecting all of our season vendors listed below except Fairy Hill Woodsworks and Stone Hearth Breads & Bakery, Fairy Hill Woodsworks, Country Hills Pottery and Bev’s Crafts & More.

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 eggs

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 goods

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

onions and other veggies

Ruhligs Produce:  Vegetables, cut flowers

Stone Hearth Breads & Bakery:  Breads, cookies, rolls

Tantre Farm:  Certified organic vegetables, fruits; cut flowers

Day Vendors that 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, landscapes

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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