Durr has beautiful dark peonies this week as well as fragrant white and pink varieties, and mixed bunches of old fashioned irises. Duva has Dutch irises and pretty old fashioned irises and Rose Meadow has snapdragons, sweet peas, anemones, and lovely roses. River Garden has grasses and wildflowers.
Cherry Lane has tasty greenhouse heirloom tomatoes and Shushan has their succulent red cherry tomatoes. Stokes has had the last of their asparagus and Hoeffner, Cherry Lane, Lani, S&SO and others have green asparagus today. The market is getting greener in general, with many sources for lettuces, such as Two Guys, Lani, Eckerton, S&SO, Gorzynski, Stokes, and others. Paffenroth, Lani, Windfall, Mountain Sweet Berry, Norwich Meadows, and others have unique greens and cut herbs.
Northshire has sucrine, eggs, honey, and MORELS today and Bulich has several kinds of mushroom. Cayuga is here today with many kinds of grains and beans, including "bumblebee beans" (Ask what to do with those!), and delicious beer and wholewheat breads. Violet Hill has interesting mushrooms along with many varieties of chicken egg and a large supply of chicken parts and whole chickens.
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Greenmarket May 19, 2012