Farmers Market 2018

Plenty of rain and small doses of sunshine throughout June yield large bunches of kale, ruby red strawberries and lettuces in an array of choices. Hopefully, warm summer days are forecasted as we head into July. New vendors and returning favorites are here. Grab some lunch and enjoy it under a sprawling shade tree or by the cool breezes of Falmouth Harbor. Stop by our market information table to purchase a sturdy canvas market bag emblazoned with our logo and slogan: “I Turnip for Falmouth Farmers Market” to show your support and fill it with the abundance offered on Thursday.

Some of what you can find at the market this week:

Allen Farm is certified organic out of Westport, MA. 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. Take home some of their specialties “baked from scratch with love!”

Come early to get local, ripe strawberries, 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.

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, MA. 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, MA. Cranberry Pecan rolls, focaccia and sandwich bread are popular items as well as Parmesan Crisps and monkey bread topped with streusel.

Nobska Farms only makes a few appearances this market season so be sure to come by and check out their products. Retro Rocket Hot Sauce, Rocket Fuel Hot Sauce, Pedro’s Salsa Picante and Mocha Madness Chocolate are just a few of their specialty items.

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.

Welcome back Cape Cod Winery! Stop by to see their new and classic wines: Nobska Light White, Reel Red, Rose Mermaid Water and much more!

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: Curly, Russian and Blazing Blue Italian. Check out Carrie’s variety of pickled peppers, garlic and tomatoes. She also offers all sorts of homemade jams: strawberry rhubarb, balsamic fig and more!

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!

Moonlight Rose farm has alpaca products: socks and dryer balls (they cut drying time in half!). If you want strawberries, arrive early. You can also find: summer squash, zucchini, broccoli, scallions and two types of cucumbers.

Ella’s Wood Burning Oven Restaurant is here with a pizza menu featuring market specials and favorites. 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, MA. 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, cultivated mushrooms: Shiitake, Maitake and King Oyster, greens, radishes and rhubarb. Stop by early to grab some of their fresh, ripe strawberries.

You can find vegan Molasses Ginger Chocolate Chip cookies as big as a giant’s hand at Peck O’ Dirt Farm. They offer 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!

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, MA. 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.

At our community table this week:

Falmouth Fireworks is taking donations and selling t-shirts and hats to support the spectacular show that is scheduled for sundown on July 4, 2019. All profits go to the fireworks fund.

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, eggshells 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). For updates, news and photos, visit our website http://www.falmouthfarmersmarket.org/ and like us on Facebook.

As the weather begins to turn warmer and the days longer, inching us into summer, there are an increased variety of colors and flavors at all of the market tables. Strawberries are suddenly in abundance as well as scapes and all sorts of greens in overflowing containers. Many offerings to rev up your salad game and even a variety of meats and cheeses to round out your dinner plate. Hungry for lunch or too tired to prepare dinner? You can find exceptional handmade, from scratch ideas to take home to solve that problem. Grab your reusable shopping bags, baskets and totes and head over to the market on Thursday to show your support for local farmers and artisans.

Here is some of what you can find this week at the market:

It’s not too late to plant your own garden. Tina’s Terrific Plants has a variety of tomato plants: Kellogg’s Breakfast, Large Orange Beefsteak and other heirloom varieties. She also has Islander Sweet Pepper plants, eggplants as well as herbs such as dill and sage.

Green Goddess Herbals makes artisanal soaps, goats’ milk lotions and sugar scrubs for smoothing your skin using all natural ingredients sourced from her farm in Waquoit, MA. Don’t forget to pick up some plant based bug spray to keep the mosquitos away!

Pariah Dog Farm offers lettuce, kale, broccoli, mustard greens and local, ripe strawberries for fresh strawberry shortcake or just popping into your mouth!

Martha’s Vineyard Smokehouse is back with their famous smoked bluefish spread and other house made specialties crafted from 100% wild caught local fish. The perfect addition to any summer meal.

Stuffed arepas are the specialty at Donde Thiago. Fresh, handmade corn based flatbread is sliced open and filled to the brim with all sorts of cheeses, vegetables and meat. Take home some empanadas to put in your freezer for a quick dinner or snack.

Peck o’ Dirt Bakery has an array of vegan, gluten free and traditional baked goods. Granolas, candied nuts, fruit leathers and a table full of treats such as Lemon Squares and 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, MA. Ask about the special he is running all summer on cheese purchases.

You can smell the aroma of hot donuts wafting into the parking lot. Get your apple cider donuts from Michael’s Donuts to take home or nibble on while you shop.

Lilac Hedge Farm brings 100% grass fed, pasture raised beef, pork, chicken and more! Check out their house made jerky, French Apple Pork Sausage, mostly meat Chicken Pot Pies and all sorts of marinated tips for your grill.

Peachtree Circle Farm has buckets of fresh flowers, colorful kale varieties as well as local honey and freshly made jams made in Sippewissett, MA. Not to be missed: Carrie’s pickle jalapenos!

Foss Farm is here with Chef Doug’s famous Foss Sauce: award winning marinara made with just five simple, fresh ingredients.

Allen Farm has pea greens to add flavor and nutrients to your salads, omelets and side dishes and fragrant herbs such as sage, thyme, basil and more.

The ever popular alpaca wool dryer balls that reduce drying time (save energy!) as well as zucchini, cucumbers and sweet, tasty strawberries will be featured at Moonlight Rose.

Calling all kombucha fans! Independent Fermentations Kombucha makes its debut at the market with their healthy elixir.

Pain D’Avignon Bakery offers all sorts of bread: Pullman, baguettes and sourdough to name just a few. They also have cookies and croissants and handmade potato chips.

Looking for some cheese to go with that bread? Fromage A Trois is back with their freshly made mozzarella, creamy burrata and a variety of handmade pastas.

Another great idea to go with bread and cheese is a jar of one of Lara’s Cuisine’s toppings. Pick up Zucchini Curry Pesto, Spicy Sundried Tomatoes or one of many others at their table.

Silverbrook Farm brings free range chicken and duck eggs, cultivated mushrooms, greens, rhubarb and ruby red strawberries fresh from their farm in Dartmouth, MA.

Craving something satisfying yet light and filling? Stir Crazy Healthy Street food will satisfy that need. Try out their version of Cambodian street food filled with fresh ingredients.

At our Community Tables this week:

Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment is here to answer all of your questions as well as raise awareness for Lyme disease prevention, proper sun protection, and much more.

Falmouth Fireworks is raising money for their annual show in the sky held on Thursday, July 4, 2019 just off Falmouth Heights Beach. Stop by to make a donation and find out more.

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, eggshells 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). For updates, news and photos, visit our website http://www.falmouthfarmersmarket.org/ and like us on Facebook.

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