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Friday, August 17, 2012
At the Market on Saturday!
Shopping the Bellevue Farmers Market not only gives you access to healthy, beautiful locally grown produce it helps our regional economy. (more below)
Matthew Buschle from Virgil's Cafe brings a touch of the south to the Farmers Market. Learn the tricks of making biscuits, sausage and gravy. His version will be with freshly made goat meat sausage from Atwood Village Family Farm.
HAVE A GREAT START TO YOUR MORNING. Breakfast served from 8AM to10:30AM BREAKFAST MENU: Eggs featured by The Farm at Holiday Harbor
Egg and bacon Egg and potatoes Egg and refried beans Egg and Monterey Jack cheese
Egg and veggies
HUEVOS RANCHEROS 2- Eggs over easy w/ red or green sauce
2-Strips of applewood smoke bacon w/ side of country potatoes
LUNCH MENU TACOS * TORTAS * TOSTADAS * QUESADILLAS CHOICE OF MEATS: Chipoltle pulled chicken
Picadillo (seasoned ground beef)
Gato Negro braised brisket
Vegetarian and vegan options also available!
Chipotle pulled chicken with black bean salsa.
Wednesday's market hosts a few vendors that cannot join us on Saturday.
Blue Oven Bakery is at market with their extraordinary wood-fired bread made with local organic ingredients.
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Making a 10% shift in buying or producing local food does not mean all of your food has to be local. It just means shifting what you currently eat to include 10% more locally grown and/or produced food.
If 10% of the regional population takes the pledge it will result in over $49,000,000 infused into the local economy and 544 local jobs! Plus, it's better for the environment and a healthier option.
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Shopping the Bellevue Farmers Market not only gives you access to healthy, beautiful locally grown produce it helps our regional economy.
Below you'll get an idea of some of the farm fresh vegetables, fruit, baked goods... to expect a the market.
Atwood Village Family Farm
Amy will be at the market with heirloom tomatoes, potatoes, kale and chard. Okra, eggplant, peppers and herbs. She's been out on the farm and in the kitchen baking multigrain ciabattas, apple mint zucchini bread, lemon balm sour cream cake and maybe even more!
Tomatillo Salsa Kit
Greensleeves looks forward to introducing the "totally cool" Campbell County Back Roads calendar. They'll also be bringing lots of tomatoes, of all colors and sizes, tomatillos, okra, kale, quirky onions/shallots, garlic, Yukon Gold and German Butterball potatoes, regular and Asian cucumbers, basil bouquets, all to feast at your table.
Come early to get the few dozen eggs. They only have 22 chickens, a mixed flock of Rhode Island Reds and Aracaunas, and they are running around the farm to put extra goodness into those eggs!
Hawaiian ginger and rosemary plants still available for your gardening adventures.
And, Gretchen always has a selection of divine Kenny Farmhouse Cheeses.
Eggs and Veggies - A Delicious Union
Once you've loaded up on your favorite veggies, herbs and fruit. Omelets, frittatas, crepes, custards, quiche, fried egg sandwiches, souffles, and more!
Make a Bouquet!
Flowers ready to cut for Saturday's Market!
Charles will bring tomatoes, green onions, apples, cucumbers, squash, eggplant, peppers (hot and sweet), okra, dried onions, and whatever else surprises them when they pick on Friday. Large fragrant rosemary plants are still available.
Roena's flower tent will be bursting with beautiful blooms, such as zinnias, cockscombs, sunflowers, and many other varieties of flowers to decorate your house or give as a gift. She designs bouquets for you, or you can "pick your own" and create your own bouquet. Vases available upon request.
Backyard Orchard will have peaches, 7 varieties of apples, Asian and European pears, and Stanley plums along with Niagara grapes.
Vicky's beekeeper passed away last year and so she has taken over the roll as official beekeeper of Thistlehair Farm. In doing so, she has joined a local beekeeper association and is learning about how to take care of my bees. So, that being said, she will have a midsummer harvest of honeyfor sale. Besides being available in 1 lb. bottles, they will have in limited supply, honey with comb and honey straws. Also this week, don't forget to pick up those beautiful heirloom tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic, cranberry and wax beans, carrots, kale, sweet and hot peppers, pastured chicken eggs and more. Also, this will be the last week they will have peaches from McGlassons Farms so don't miss out on this delicious fruit. They are looking forward to seeing you at the market.
Shady Grove Farm
Stop by and visit Nancy for some insight on farming and her selection from the farm. Join her blog to learn about life on the farm.
Shady Grove Farm will not be at Market this Saturday. Just not enough tomatoes in the right color! But please note that Nancy will have local pasture-fed beef available for sale, beginning Saturday, September 22. USDA-processed retail cuts, no antibiotics, steroids or hormones. There will be more pasture-fed goat meat for sale in October, and for the very newest farm event check out their blog and Facebook pages.
Find out how to dispose of the hazardous waste in your garage.
Products like paint, car cleaning products, insecticides, and fertilizer shouldn't be tossed in the garbage collection. To ensure hazardous waste don't end up in our landfill go to www.911.org/householditemsand find out how to dispose of hazardous waste in your area.
The surest way to protect your family from the dangers of toxic synthetic chemicals is to choose products made of safe natural ingredients. Add essential oil and it's like aromatherapy every time you clean with the added benefits of being antibacterial, anti fungal, and antiviral.
There will be plenty of Hand Sanitizers for back to school needs, Air Fresheners, Linen Mist, All Purpose Cleaner, Disinfectant Spray Cleaner, Glass Cleaner, Sink and Tile Cleaner, Soft Scrub, Soy Tarts, Tart Warmers (made by Bethany) and Organic Dog Treats.
All bottles & containers are made in the USA!
The Farm at Holiday Harbor
That's a lot of veggies!
Beans, beans and more beans. Come and get yours from The Farm at Holiday Harbor. Theye have Jade, French Filet, Top Crop, Blue Lake and even Purple beans. There's no better time for mouth-watering tomatoes. They have a bountiful harvest of tomatoes including Early Girl, Early Doll, Early Goliath, Celebrity, Golden Jubilee and Heirloom; cherry tomatoes include Chocolate, Black, Red, Coyote and Sun Sugar. Potatoes include Purple Majesty, Yukon Gold, Russian Banana Fingerlings and Mountain Rose. Squash are coming on strong and include Patty Pan, summer squash, green and yellow zucchini and pool ball zucchini. They will also have an assortment of colorful bell peppers, Golden Treasure, purple and yellow cayenne and hot and sweet banana peppers. Also available are fresh eggs.
Turner Farm been busy hauling in potatoes (more than 1500 lbs so far - more reds and russets on Thursday) and hoeing their 2 acre pumpkin field. That's the one that that panoramic picture was taken of that ran in this e-newsletter a few weeks ago. They've been able to take the horses through the aisles until now, as the vines started to run last week. So it's all by hand now. Quite a daunting task!! Their tomatoes have come back now that the heat wave after-effects are behind us and they also have some wonderful sweet corn - a new yellow variety that is just delicious, and big ears too. They'll have basil and peppers and a big squash sale. Beans are back... It's going to be a great spread.
Neltner's Farm & Greenhouses
They will have tomatoes, peaches, preserves from Claire's Kitchen, squash, cucumbers, onions, peppers, eggplant, and potatoes.
Ireene has been busy making soap and planting succulent gardens. She has a limited supply of lavendar and goats milk soaps including cute animal shaped soap for the kids (or you). We hope to have our new soaps for your four-legged friendsL Diesel's Dynamo Soap and Bella's Beauty Bar! Back soon by popular request is Man Bar and Lemon Silk.
Handcrafted soaps are so much better than any you can buy in the big retail stores. Stop by and get your free sample! Or see our new selection of succulent gardens for your home or for a gift.
Bellevue Farmers Market | at The Party Source | 95 Riviera | Bellevue | KY | 41073