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Aug. 16: At the Chelsea Saturday Farmers Market


The Saturday Farmers Market takes place on the former Palmer lot with is across from the Police Station  from 8 a.m.-noon.

A representative from The HomeGrown Festival, a grassroots community event showcasing the best of our regions locally grown food, drink, music and fun, will be at the farmers market talking about their work to celebrate and improve our food system. The HomeGrown Festival will be held on Sept. 6, from 6-10.p.m. in Kerrytown at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market.

Music this week is from Dorkestra starting at 10 a.m.

Here’s what to expect from the vendors this week:

vegetables-and-fruitKapnick Orchards:  Peaches, nectarines, sweet cherries, Paula red apples, blueberries, maybe red raspberries, potatoes,  pie, peanut, cashew and almond butters, assorted varieties of bread, sweet rolls and fudge.

Affeathermations: Natural media, earthwork arts and crafts for ceremony or celebration, medicine wheels, Chakra Wheels, smudge. New items each week.

Chandra June: Pretty jewelry using gemstones and precious metal. Earrings, bracelets, necklaces, key ring charms, anklets.

Country Hills Pottery: Functional stoneware pottery. All pieces oven, microwave and dishwasher safe. New magnifier for smart phone for music and ringing.

Debbie’s Bead Design: Simple, easy-to-wear jewelry. Delicate, colorful, sparkling handmade woven and strung bracelets, necklaces and earrings.

Two Track Farms: carrots, garlic, kale, pastured raised whole chickens, potatoes, eggs, onions, heirloom tomatoes, cukes. Thanksgiving turkey sign-up soon with more information coming.

Goetz Greenhouse and Family Farm: fresh flower bouquets, Yukon gold and Red Pontiac potatoes, zucchini, yellow squash, fresh basil, dyno kale, red and golden beets, hoop house and field tomatoes, Swiss chard, carrots, Spanish sweet onions, cukes, cabbage, garlic, green and wax beans, white, purple, green red and yellow peppers, old-fashioned (no GMO) peaches and cream corn, personal size orange, firm melon, seedless, red watermelon, seedless red watermelon, seeded yellow watermelon, fingerling potatoes – French, Red Thumb, Austrian Cresant, coming soon Ozzett, sunflowers.

Frog Hollar Farms: radishes, cukes, zucchini, blueberries, cabbage, sweet cherries, green beans, beets, green peppers, tomatoes, peaches, plums, Roma beans, apples, corn.

File photo. Fresh fruit at the farmers' market.
File photo. Fresh fruit at the farmers’ market.

Rulig’s Produce: kale, purple and white eggplant, cherry tomatoes, maybe broccoli, Swiss chard, cukes, pickling cukes, maybe pattypan squash, round zucchini, summer squash, green beans, cut flowers, corn, green, purple and yellow peppers, banana, maybe hot, sweet Hungarian, Anaheim, cherry bomb, jalapano, Pablano peppers, grape tomatoes, white and orange cauliflower, cantaloupe, seeded and seedless watermelon, maybe pole beans, cut flowers.

Tantre Farm: All organically grown.Arugula, green and yellow beans, red beets, broccoli, green and red cabbage, Swiss Chard, cukes, eggplant, garlic bulbs, green curly, Lacinato and red Russian kale, leeks, head lettuce, mushrooms, white, yellow, red onions, all blue, red and Yukon potatoes, black, red and yellow raspberries, spinach, squash flowers, patty pan and summer squash, cherry, grape, sauce, plum and slicing tomatoes, watermelon,  yellow and green zucchini and carrots.

Heim Gardens: Annuals, radishes, maybe cut rhubarb, Swiss chard, assorted herbs, geraniums, carrots, potatoes, kohlrabi, zucchini, broccoli, annuals, blueberries, cukes and pickling cukes, tomatoes, onion, green pepper, beets, corn.

French bread
French bread

Merkel’s Gardens: cut flowers, sunflowers, yellow squash, zucchini, cukes, pickling cukes, spinach, Swiss Chard.

Stonehearth Bread: Artisan breads made from scratch with no preservatives. 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 wheat, 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, San Francisco sourdough, soft three-cheese pretzels, three-cheese jalapeno pretzels and Jewish rye.

H and H Sugarbush: Michigan-made syrup, maple candy, maple sugar, maple cream (makes great fruit dip), maple-coated pecans and almonds.

B. Anne All Natural Goodies: soaps, shampoo and conditioner, body cream, granola, cookies and cakes (different flavors each week).

LA Baquette features a variety of French pastries: the classic baguette, boule, a rustic rye and sesame bread, Madeleines and brioche. Come and sample our products.

Coffee-cakeZakovich Pastures: Pasture-raised organically feed poultry, whole birds, bone-in  breasts, thighs, wings, legs, feet, livers, eggs, beef bones, chuck roast, sirloin tip, stew meat, short ribs, NY strip, sirloin, ribeye, tongue, brisket, rump roast.

fresh: locally roasted coffee beans, roasted every Wednesday. Fair trade organic Guatemalan, Brazil Cerrado (great for expresso), Mexican Altura in 6 and 12-ounce bags, new Sumarta, a darker roast.  Order your favorite coffee before market day.

Greystone Farm and Creamery: feta, plain and garlic cream cheese, feta, grated butternut, Chelsea-Cam, Rosy-cam, ricotta, grated man-chel, cow gouda, sheep gouda and butternut by the piece, maybe  horse radish-bacon cream cheese.

Cakes by Penny: Sour cream cinnamon pecan coffee cakes and muffins and blueberry muffins.

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. Pesto with the following ingredients: walnuts, Pecorina Romano cheese, organic basil, garlic and extra virgin olive.

Renovatio Woodworks: Locally found old barn wood “repurposed” it into something lovely to enjoy again in another form.  Check out our lovely wooden tables and more. They also invite local artists to share their booth.

cornAngie Godek and Sis:  Knit crafts.

Bristle’s Handmade and Homegrown: dried cookie and soup mixes, friendship bracelets, dishcloths, catnip toys, kitchen scrubbies, thermal cup warmers, also special order shawls, baby blankets, afghans, green beans, maybe radishes, fresh lemonade.

Tasty Bakery: Wheat free, gluten free, soy free organic, mostly vegan donuts, cookies, fruit and berry bars, brownies, maybe crackers and zucchini bread, eff bread mix – stop by and find out what’s in it.

Dancy’s Fancy Butter: herb, garlic, lemon pepper, brown sugar and cinnamon, honey and cinnamon, and pumpkin – flavor enhanced butters.

Flying Hammer Forge:  Gates, garden railings, art, candle holders, lamps and ornaments.

Bordine Farms: Flower bouquets and gladiola.


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