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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Gather Ye Tulips While Ye May! RAMP Season is Here! Asparagus!

Another nasty day, but the tulips and other brightly colored flowers all around the Greenmarket make it a pleasure to be there. Berried Treasures and Mountain Sweet Berry are well supplied with ramps and Bodhitree had the first of their delicious asparagus today (all gone already, unfortunately). Silver Heights, Oak Grove, and Stokes have great looking herb and other vegetable plants and Oak Grove has heirloom tomato plants and edible nasturtiums. Windfall has all sorts of deliious greens, edible flowers, and root vegetables. Bulich Mushrooms and Madura's mushrooms are here. In addition to mushrooms, Madura has various greens. Bodhitree has the last of their tasty wintered over broccoli raab. Oak Grove has many pork cuts and delicious scrapple.

Several flowering plant farms including Hodgson, Stokes, Hoeffner, and Van Houten are here with beautiful flowering sets and flats. Silva has lovely and unusual orchid plants. Hot Kitchen and Bakers Bounty have a variety of breads and Cayuga is here with whole wheat bread, ale btead, flours, grains, and beans. Locust Grove, Terhune, and Breezy Hill have apples and cider.Andrews Honey is here with honey and honey products and Beth's Farm Kitchen has jams, chutneys, and pickled vegetables. Shushan has hydroponic tomatoes, herbs, and greens, and Two Guys has hydroponic salad and other greens and herbs.

Tamarack Hollow Farm has many pork cuts, including hams, various roasts and chops, and bacon, as well as sausages and eggs. Garden of Spices has pastured cornish game hens, fresh pastured duck, and various chicken products including livers and eggs. Ronnybrook has milks, creams, ice creams, butters, creme fraiche and yogurts.

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