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Saturday, June 5, 2010

Garlic scapes!! Broccoli! Raspberries! Strawberries!! (Unfortunately, Mountain Sweet Berriy's excellent tiny strawberries won't be here until July!!)

Eckerton has mixed heirloom beets, mixed radishes, and reputedly the best broccoli today. Cherry Lane and Locust Grove have RASPBERRIES, and Locust has sweet cherries. Norwich has garlic scapes, Japanese white turnips, young onions, young garlic, beautiful braising greens, and radishes. Stokes has asparagus, many cut and potted herbs, and flowering plants. (I was there before they were completely set up, but since they had strawberries and tomatoes yesterday, I'm going to gamble that they have them again today!) Cato has delicious cheeses -- it's hard to pick a favorite, but I bought "Brigid's Abbey" for lunch today.

Terhune has cherries and strawberries. Keith has gorgeous young Rocambole garlic, young onions, salad and braising greens, Rocambole garlic scapes, rhubarb, sorrel, stinging nettles, and lovage. River Garden has brought in some of their beautiful wildflowers and Binder has great potted flowering and herb plants. Quattro's has poultry, smoked poultry, sausages, and pheasant, turkey, duck, and chicken eggs. Violet Hill has Belle Rouge chickens and several egg varieties. Flying Pig is here with various pork cuts and sausages.

Seatuck has a wide range of seafood, including live crabs!! Ronnybrook has a new Greek-style yogurt, ice creams, butters, drinkable yogurt, and cheeses. Milk Thistle is here with various milks. Dutchmill Gardens(Newfield Farm) has beautiful sunflowers, lavender, lilies, and other flowers. Three Corner Field Farm has fresh ricotta and yogurt as well as lamb cuts, soaps, and knitting wool. The Local Rose people have lovely roses and other flowers.

Sycamore has sweet little strawberries, hothouse tomatoes, and sugar snap peas. Mountain Sweet Berry has tiny mixed potatoes, pea shoots, and other salad greens, as well as young onions. Windfall Farm has various sizes of mesclun and other greens along with edible flowers.
Northshire has wild cress, bok choi, and eggs. Gorzynsky has strawberries, eggs, and a wide variety of organic greens, root vegetables, and herbs. Paffenroth has an extensive selection of unusual greens, including puntarella, red dandelion, stinging nettles, purslane, epizote, and many delicious potato varieties. Cherry Lane has heirloom tomatoes, lettuces, asparagus, and other delicious produce. Bulich has several varieties of mushroom, and Tweefontaine is here with pestos, soaps, and other herbal items.

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