Summer is in full swing at the Falmouth Farmers’ Market every Thursday from 12 PM to 6PM at Marine Park overlooking Falmouth Harbor. Long tables filled with bountiful crops from fresh cut flowers to alliums, herbs, root vegetables, mushrooms and more! There are artisanal products: jams, jellies, handmade cheeses, soaps and scrubs. Hungry? Come for lunch: made to order pizza, smoked fish spreads, hot apple cider donuts and sweets of all kinds. There is definitely something to please everyone at the market. To show your support, stop by the market information table to pick up a bag with our turnip logo. Don’t forget a “Buy Fresh, Buy Local” sticker, too!
Here is some of what you will find this Thursday at the market:
Allen Farm is certified organic out of Westport. They offer salad mix, tender pea greens, potted herbs, blooming nasturtium plants, garlic scapes and cut and grow lettuce mix that you can harvest at your leisure.
Pies a la Mode is back with all sorts of seasonal fruit pies, pasties and quiche. Their OMG cookies made with oatmeal, molasses and ginger are a must try. Take home some of their specialties “baked from scratch with love!”
Come early to get local, free range eggs, savoy cabbage, large bunches of broccoli and lettuce by the head from Pariah Dog Farm.
Fromage a Trois offers freshly made mozzarella and burrata cheeses. Spinach based pasta, cauliflower stuffed shells, mushroom cream sauce and more!
Tina’s Terrific Plants has a variety of vegetable plants including tomatoes such as Mr. Stripey and Black Prince. Peppers, eggplant, herbs: Genovese basil, chives and parsley. Check out the self-seeding annuals: calendula with orange and yellow blossoms. Tina will only be at the market for two more weeks so get your plants ASAP.
Donde Thiago is cooking up an array of arepa flavors perfect for eating as you stroll through the market such as, Pulled Pork, Bacon and Mozzarella and Ceviche with salsa rosada. Grab some frozen empanadas to stash in your freezer. The can be baked or fried at home for a quick and satisfying meal.
Green Goddess Herbals makes artisanal soaps, goats’ milk lotions and sugar scrubs for smoothing your skin using all natural ingredients sourced from their farm in Waquoit. They also have healthy solutions for cleaning your home. Check out their brand new Kitchen Scouring Paste perfect for cleaning glass cook tops, stainless steel sinks and pots and pans.
Pain D’Avignon brings all sorts of breads and snacks from their bakery in Hyannis. Cranberry Pecan rolls, focaccia and sandwich bread are popular items as well as Parmesan Crisps for topping salads and soups and monkey bread covered with streusel.
Lilac Hedge Farm has smoked pork bacon, baby back ribs, house made sausages and their best-selling rib eyes perfect for grilling as well as so many other offerings you will have to stop by to check it out for yourself! Their meats are 100% grass fed and pasture raised. Hungry now? Grab some of their house made beef jerky!
Stop by to sample Cape Cod Winery’s local wine selection. Their new and classic wines: Nobska Light White, Reel Red and Rose Mermaid Water are perfect complements to dining al fresco on warm summer nights!
Martha’s Vineyard Smokehouse features two new spreads in their already delicious and popular menu: Cracked Pepper Mahi Spread and White Fish Salad with black sea bass and fluke. Smoked bluefish fillets and favorites: Spicy Tuna Spread and Bluefish Spread will also be available.
Peachtree Circle Farm has heads of lettuce, fresh garlic, bunches of kale, scapes and more! Check out Carrie’s variety of pickled peppers, garlic, tomatoes and cauliflower with ginger. She also offers all sorts of homemade jams: strawberry rhubarb, balsamic fig and garlic jam that makes a cheese platter extra special.
Stir Crazy has healthy street food that you can enjoy on a bench overlooking the harbor or bring it home to savor later. Light and flavorful Cambodian dishes featuring mango, cucumber, basil and toasted coconut. Try out their vegan sushi and cold noodle dishes perfect in this summer heat!
Moonlight Rose farm has alpaca products: socks and dryer balls (they cut drying time in half!). Stop by early for summer squash, zucchini, broccoli, scallions, various types of cucumbers, fennel and early tomatoes.
Ella’s Wood Burning Oven Restaurant is here with a pizza menu featuring market specials and favorites. Try out their Mexican Street Corn Pizza, a crowd favorite! Grab some lunch or take home a freshly baked pizza for dinner from their mobile wood oven.
Foss Farm features simple yet delectable sauce for pasta, pizza, lasagna and more! Only five ingredients make this item a must taste and take home.
Stop by for a kombucha sample from Independent Fermentations Kombucha out of Plymouth. Flavors such as Turmeric Mango and Blueberry as well as new flavors each week will have you hooked. Kombucha is full of antioxidants and promotes gut health.
Silverbrook Farm brings free range chicken and duck eggs. Ask about their cultivated mushrooms: Shiitake, Maitake and King Oyster. You can also find assorted greens, radishes, turnips and more surprises under the double tent.
Peck O’ Dirt Farm offers a variety of traditional and gluten free baked items that range from savory to sweet: rugelach with rhubarb and walnuts, granola, fruit leather and even homemade dog treats. Try out their ever popular gluten free Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes.
Olio di Melli features aged balsamic vinegars of Modena Italy. Extra virgin olive oil curated with care and a variety of cheeses from local Shy Brothers Farm and Great Hill Blue cheese from Marion. Ask about this summer’s cheese special!
Get your apple cider donuts from Michael’s Donuts to take home or nibble on while you shop.
Lara’s Cuisine offers toppings for bruschetta, delicious additions to snack platters and mix-ins for their handmade egg pasta. Try out Balsamic Red Onions, Spicy Sundried Tomatoes and Black Olive Pesto to name a few.
Compost with Me will be at the market to answer questions about their creative community composting solutions. Ask about their commercial and residential services. They have excellent ideas on how to turn food waste into a useful tool for our environment!
At our community tables this week:
Cape Light Compact is an energy services organization run by the twenty one towns on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Dukes County. The Compact’s mission is to serve its 200,000 customers through the delivery of proven energy efficiency programs, effective consumer advocacy and renewable, competitive electricity supply. Find out more from them on Thursday from 12-6pm.
From 1:30pm-3:00pm, the Falmouth Public Library Book Bike will be at the market. Come see what this new addition to our local library is all about!
Things you can do at the market on Thursday:
Continue to help us divert food scraps from the landfill this year. Bring your fruit/vegetable scraps, eggs shells and coffee grounds to add them to the self service station adjacent to the market information table. You can also take home a small bucket to fill and bring back the following week.
Our market honors SNAP and HIP benefits. Please visit the market information table before shopping to get started and find out about matching benefits and reimbursable purchases.
The Thursday Falmouth Farmers’ Market opens at noon-no early birds. There is parking available in the lots adjacent to the park (only vendors may park on the grass).