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Monday, May 31, 2010

Last Day For Anna's Beautiful Peonies!Consider Consider Bardwell's Cheeses!! Scarborough's Herbs! Maxwell's Zucchini!!

Red Jacket has rhubarb and Maxwell's has strawberries. (Pie! Crumble!) Maxwell's also has sugar snaps, herbs, onions, zucchini, garlic scapes, and beets. Scarborough has herbs and bonsai in pots. Consider Bardwell has delicious cheeses. Madura is here with mushrooms, greens, and onions, as well as potted flowering plants. Anna of (Dutchmill)Newfield Farm has herbs in pots as well as lilies, lavender, and other flowers. Lani has strawberries, asparagus, young onions and garlic, calaloo, Tuscan kale, and salad greens. Healthway Farms has tomato plants, herb plants, and potatoes. Central Valley Farm has eggs, heirloom tomato soup, and butter. PE&DD has beautiful fresh fish, shellfish, and steamed lobsters. Race has RASPBERRIES!!

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Keith's Roambole Garlic!! Sycamore's Strawberries!! Eckerton's Sugarsnaps!

Locust Grove has strawberries. Cherry Lane has strawberries, asparagus, lettuces, broccoli rabe, and greenhouse heirloom tomatoes. Paffenroth has all sorts of greens, including stinging nettles, various kinds of arugula, many herbs, and purple asparagus. Hoeffner has asparagus and rhubarb.
Keith has beautiful organic greens, rocambole garlic, young onions, and herbs. Stokes has beautiful potted plants and cut herbs. Gorzynsky has lettuces, herbs, and rhubarb. D'Attolico has salad greens and sprouts. Miglorelli has sugar snaps and shell peas. Sycamore has sweet strawberries and sugar snaps as well as greenhouse tomatoes. Mountain Sweet Berry has young onions, wild arugula, and pea shoots. Windfall Farm has edible flowers, mesclun, pea greens,and golden purslane, along with other mini and other greens. Norwich and Eckerton have beautiful organic lettuces and other greens. Oak grove has lush lemon verbena plants along with other herb jplants and heirloom tomato and pepper plants. They also have delicious cornmeal.

Anna of Dutchmill farm (formerly Newfield) has the last of her lovely peonies and the first of her beautiful lilies. Local Roses has roses and other flowers and James Durr has peonies and asparagus.

Seatuck has live crabs, clams, and other seafood. Their stand has moved across the aisle. Cato has delicious cheeses and Three Corner Field Farm has yogurts, cheeses, soaps, and lamb cuts. Quattro's has duck,pheasant, and chicken eggs, along with their excellent poultry, smoked poultry, and sausages. Violet Hill is here with eggs and poultry as well as bacon and Northshire has unusual greens and eggs.

Friday, May 28, 2010

Tri Star Strawberries! Zucchini! Sungold Cherry Tomatoes!

Berried Treasures has Tri-Star strawberries, lambs quarters, herbs, and several kinds of small potatoes. Two Guys is here with greens and herbs. Norwich has garlic scapes, fresh garlic, several greens, baby carrots,and the first of their baby zucchini. Stokes has strawberries and greenhouse tomatoes as well as several cut and potted herbs and flowering plants. Miglorelli has sugar snap peas and shell peas and Samascott has strawberries and rhubarb. Bodhitree has sungold cherry tomatoes, greens, young garlic, leeks, garlic scapes, herbs and strawberries. Oak Grove has heirloom tomato and hot pepper plants, edible flowers, and their excellent corn meal. Muddy River has nettles, bok choi, and other greens. Cheerful Cherry has beautiful flowering and tomato plants. Cayuga is here with their delicious whole wheat bread, spelt flour, half and whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, and beans. (They're all the way at the West end of the market.)

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Sycamore's Back With Sweet Strawberries! Mountain Sweet Berry and Berried Treasures Have Watercress!

Sycamore's first appearance this season has them here with their long anticipated sweet and tasty berries. Other stands with strawberries include Stokes, Bodhitree, Cherry Lane, and Locust Grove. Berried Treasures has the first of their strawberries as well. S&SO and Hoeffner have rhubarb as well as asparagus and S&SO has a wide variety of reasonably priced produce. Honey Hollow has angelica, ramps, dried mushrooms, porcini powder, and other unusual items. Ronnybrook has some new cheeses, blueberry ice cream and other flavors, drinkable yogurts, milks, and butters. Cherry Lane has greenhouse heirloom tomatoes, spinach, lettuce, sugar snap peas, and potatoes. Cayuga, Hot Bread Kitchen, and Our Daily Bread are here with their distinctive offerings. Cayuga has the last of their delicious dried beans, Hot Bread Kitchen has lavash and other regional breads, and Our Daily Bread has various European breads and scones.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Kohlrabi, Sugar Snaps, Asparagus, Strawberries!

Maxwell has kohlrabi, strawberries, asparagus, lettuces, and other produce. Phillips has sugar snap peas (the only one today), broccoli rabi, asparagus, and many greens. Lani has asparagus, strawberries, salad and braising greens, and young onions that are already pretty big. Scarborough has lush potted dill and other herbs. Anna's Newfield Farm is now called Dutchmill. She's brought in the last of her gorgeous peonies and Dutch irises today. PE&DD have delicious fresh fish and seafood, including steamed lobsters.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Early Bird Catches the Sugar Snaps!

Well, 8AM isn't early enough! By the time I got to Eckerton all of their sugar snaps and shell peas were gone! They still have a lot of delicious greens and heirloom radishes. Cherry Lane's strawberries are here and they still have great asparagus and greenhouse heirloom tomatoes. Binder and Oak Grove have beautiful herb and other potted plants and Stokes has great cut herbs and flowering plants. Silver Heights, Oak Grove, and Cheerful Cherry have lush heirloom tomato and other vegetable plants.
Quattro's has all sorts of poultry as well as duck, turkey, and chicken eggs. Northshire has tasty greens and eggs. Gorzynsky has beautiful lettuces and other organic greens and D'Attolico has mint, salad mix, and young garlic. Mountain Sweet Berry has wild baby arugula, young garlic, young onions, and chives.
Three Corner Field Farm has a new long lasting tallow based soap as well as fresh sheep's milk ricotta and their excellent lamb cuts and beautiful wool.

Friday, May 21, 2010

New Duck and Rabbit Farm! Angus Grass Fed Beef Farm!

John Fazio Farms will be here on Fridays with ducks and rabbits. Grazin' Angus Acres has been here for a while with various meats and will start having chickens next Friday. Norwich has greens and their first organic strawberries, along with leeks, onions, and scallions. Bodhitree has strawberries, rainbow kale and other braising greens, salad greens, and sugar snaps, in addition to young garlic. Stokes has lemon balm, chives, sorrel, and other cut herbs. Samascott has rhubarb AND strawberries (Pie, crumble, compote!!) Berried Treasures has various small European style potatoes, greens, herbs, and "wild hearts of palm". Several stands have strawberries.

Cayuga is here with great whole wheat bread and all sorts of wonderful flours. Our Daily Bread has various breads and scones.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Hot Bread bakery, Morels, Sugar Snap Peas

Hot Bread bakery has delicious whole wheat rolls and other breads and focaccia. Cayuga is here with their excellent whole what bread and various grains and flours. Hoeffner and Stokes have purple and green asparagus. Stokes has tasty cut herbs and Oak Grove has lush herb plants, mesclun windowsill gardens, pepper and tomato plants, popping corn, and pork products. Nevia and Cherry Lane have strawberries and asparagus and Cherry Lane has greenhouse heirloom tomatoes. Beth's Jam is here with jams, chutneys, and pickled vegetables.

Honey Hollow has morels and other mushrooms, young garlic, and herbs. Berried Treasures has lamb's lettuce and other greens. Bodhitree has sungold cherry tomatoes, strawberries, asparagus, and various herbs and greens. Windfall Farm as pea greens and other greens, mesclun, and edible flowers. Ronnybrook has a nw Spring ice cream flavor -- Blueberry!

Late note: I just found out that Hot Bread Kitchen uses Cayuga flours in their breads!

Monday, May 17, 2010

Only two more weeks for peonies! Cut and potted herbs have arrived!

Scarborough and Newfield Farm have beautiful potted herbs and Lani has tasty cut herbs as well as strawberries, asparagus, salad, and other greens. Greener Pastures has cat grass and sprouts. Race has tasty pastries, rhubarb, strawberries, asparagus, and potted flowering plants. Anna of Newfield has beautiful peonies and irises. PE & DD has lovely fresh fish and other seafood.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Sugar Snap Peas! English Shell Peas!! Wild Watercress!! Asparagus! Thubarb! Strawberries!

Eckerton has sugar snaps and shell peas. Cherry Lane has sugar snap peas and strawberries, as well as their excellent baby lettuce, and asparagus. Norwich is on the East side of the market near Park Avenue again and has mizuna, red mustard greens, spinach, and other greens. James Durr and Newfield Farm have beautiful peonies and Durr has lovely irises as well. River Garden has lilies of the valley. Other stands have various country wildflowers. Mountain Sweet Berry has wild baby arugula, young garlic, and chives. D'Attiloco has salad and other greens, sprouts, and young garlic. Tonjes is here with buttermilk and cheeses, Cato has a variety of tasty cheeses, and Three Corner Field Farm has cheeses, yogurt, lamb cuts, soaps, and wool.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Norwich's Garlic Scapes!! Muddy River's Young Spring Beets!!

Norwich has fresh garlic scapes and chive flowers, as well as spinach, arugula, kales, and other greens. Muddy River has bok choi, new season beets, and other produce. Bodhitree has greenhouse tomatoes, greens, and strawberries. McEnroe has several radish varieties. Two Guys has salad greens and herbs. Stokes has several cut herbs in addition to their herb and vegetable sets, flowering plant sets, and hanging potted flowering plants. (Sadly, their asparagus season seems to be over. No more delicious purple asparagus!) Berried Treasures has Red Norland and creamy Red Fingerling potatoes as well as plenty of watercress. Ardith Mae is here with several delicious farmstead goat cheeses. Cheerful Cherry is here with flowering plants and succulents.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Greenhouse Heirloom Tomatoes!! Morels!! Young Garlic!!

Honey Hollow is back with several kinds of mushrooms, including good-looking morels. Cherry Lane has their first greenhouse heirloom tomatoes and promises sugar snap peas for Saturday. Bodhitree has great cucumber varieties, many types of greens, radishes, herbs, and strawberries. Stokes Farm has beautiful potted flowers, cut and potted herbs, and delicious purple and green asparagus. Locust Grove and Terhune have many kinds of apple and Red Jacket has several types of fllavored apple juices. Mountain Sweet Berry has beautiful young garlic, wild arugula, and chives.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Hudson Valley Duck Farm Moves! Newfield Has Peonies and Irises! Lani Has Beautiful Strawberries!

A new farm, McEnroe, has tomatoes, radishes, and other produce. Scarborough has bonsai as well as herb and other plants in sets and pots. PE and DD Seafood has fresh fish and other seafood. Race Farm has asparagus and other produce, herb and flowering plants, and baked goods.Greener Pastures has wheat grass and sunflower sprouts. Tello's Green Farm has great eggs. Consider Bardwell Farm has delicious cheeses. Hudson Valley Duck Farm is in the middle of the market.

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Eckerton is Back!! Three Corner Field Farm is Back!!

ECKERTON IS BACK!! Tim says there will be peas next week and fava beans are coming soon. James Durr has gorgeous PEONIES!!! Stokes and Hoeffner have purple and green asparagus and Cherry Lane has great green asparagus. Gorzynsky has cress, lettuce, and rhubarb, as well as other greens. D'Attolico is here with young garlic, salad mix, sprouts, and other produce. Eckerton has many sorts of radish, including French breakfast radish, as does Paffenroth.

Norwich Farm has been moved!! They are now on the Eastern end of the Greenmarket, near 16th Street. They have all sorts of tasty greens. Stokes, Oak Grove, and Binder have wonderful herb plants, as do Silver Heights and Newfield Farm. Northshire Farm has good looking salad mix and other greens as well as eggs and honey. Mountain Sweet Berry has ramps, wild baby arugula, chives, and tiny potatoes. Windfall has all sorts of delicious greenhouse greens, including pea shoots, as well as edible flowers. Oak Grove has beautiful edible nasturtium plants as well as their excellent variety of heirloom tomato plants.

THREE CORNER FIELD FARM IS BACK!! They have all sorts of tasty lamb cuts. Violet Hill is here with Belle Rouge chickens, eggs, and various sausages. Quattro's has lovely poultry as well as great eggs.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Cheerful Cherry! New Goat Cheese Farm! Rhubarb!!

Berried Treasures has watercress, ramps, and fiddleheads. Bodhitree has several salad and other greens, pullet eggs, asparagus, and strawberries. Two Guys From Woodbridge has salad greens, minigreens and herbs. Stokes has purple and green asparagus. Muddy River has bok choi, spring onions, arugula, and other greens. Beth's Jams has various pickled vegetables in addition to chutneys and jams. Our Daily Bread is here with tasty breads and scones and Red Jacket is here with juices. River Garden has dried flowers.Miglorelli has various greens, including broccoli rabe.Ardith Mae Goat Farm is here with delicious cheeses. Cheerful Cherry is back for the first time this year! (I'm looking forward to Jim's wonderful cherries, peaches, tomatoes, flowers, and other good things.) Check out the ostrich stand for ostrich meat and eggs!

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Purple and Green Asparagus! Early Strawberries! Rhubarb!

The New York Times features watercress today, with a picture of Rick Bishop holding a big bunch of his beautiful variety. The article says he has it on and off and unfortunately today is an off day! It is indeed great watercress, so do check it out week to week!

Hoeffner and Stokes both have beautiful purple and green asparagus today. Hoeffner has rhubarb and Bodhitree has strawberries. Pie!!! Stokes has lovely cut herbs and Nevia, Cherry Lane, S&SO and others have asparagus. Bodhitree, Windfall, Madura, and others have all sorts of greens and Cherry Lane has the first of their bags of beautiful young lettuces. Berried Treasures and Mountain Sweet Berry have ramps.