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Saturday, September 25, 2010

Grapes and Grape Juice! Fall Raspberries! Tomatillos! Heirloom Tomatoes Still Good But the Chill Will Come Soon! Beautiful Peppers!!

Sorry to be so late, but so it goes! Fantasy Fruit says this is their last week for the market and their blueberries. Locust Grove has apples, pears, heirloom tomatoes, quinces,and grapes. Red Jacket has SWEET FALL RASPBERRIES!! Buzzard Crest has delicious grapes and grape juices. Nemeth Orchard has baked goods and apples. Eckerton has okra, heirloom tomatoes, and is in the height of their pepper season! Oak Grove also has excellent peppers, in addition to tomatillos, all kinds of wonderful squashes, heirloom tomatoes, summer squashes, and corn. Hoeffner has cranberry beans, broccoli, string beans, peppers, and other produce. S&SO has their great selection of salad and other vegetables, in addition to their economically priced baby vegetables and tiny hot peppers.

Cheerful Cherry has several tomato varieties as well as grapes and jams. Beth's Farm Kitchen has a wide selection of jams, jellies, chutneys, pickled vegetables, and gifts. Cherry Lane has lima beans, corn, heirloom and field tomatoes, eggplants, and other tasty items. Paffenroth is here with many unusual vegetables, delicious potato varieties, many kinds of beets, carrots, onion family items, and herbs. Sycamore has corn, peppers, field tomatoes, and string beans and will have heirloom tomatoes again soon.

It makes a huge difference in the quality of your bread if the flour it is made from is local. Cayuga has several types of flours, grains, and beans, in addition to excellent whole wheat bread. I like to use Ronnybrook's excellent butter or Beth's succulent jams on their bread. Violet Hill has good-looking Belle Rouge chickens and interesting mushrooms. Mountain Sweet Berry has wild arugula, sucrine lettuce, wonderful sauce tomatoes, Spigarelli broccoli, Lamborne pea shoots,and tiny potatoes. Breezy Hill has crab apples, pears, various apples, and pastry. Windfall has edible flowers, many micro and other greens, and squashes.

Keith has organic heirloom tomatoes, herbs, and other tasty produce. Stokes has heirloom tomatoes, a wide variety of herbs, garlic, squashes, lemon grass, and peppers. Norwich Meadows Farm has heirloom tomatoes, peppers, squashes, eggplants, beans, and greens.

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