Opening Day is here! To tantalize your taste buds, here is a bit more information on the farmers/producers and what they will be bringing to the market this SATURDAY, MAY 8th. Don't forget that best selection is during the market's earlier hours, while the best deals come at the end of the day (last year there were some two for one specials for example just before closing at 2 pm).
At the market this weekend:
Wimer's Organics - eggs, snap peas, green beans, red beets, salad greens (lettuce, arugula, Wimer's spring mix), cooking greens (baby boc choy, swiss chard, dandelion, kale) radishes, cucumbers, herbs, potted plants
Livengood's Family Farm - strawberries, rhubarb, lettuce and salad greens, spring onions
Two Gander Farm - honey, Asian mix salad greens as well as spring mix, storage potatoes and sweet potatoes, plant seedlings, eggs
John & Kira's Chocolates - An assortment of their beautiful boxes of specialty chocolates. The perfect hostess gift!
ShellBark Hollow Farm - goat's milk food products including milk, yogurt and kefir, several varieties of chevre including their delicious honey biscuit chevre
Hails Family Farm - whole, lowfat and nonfat cow's milk, yogurt, cheeses
Birchrun Hills Farm - award-winning cheeses, beef and pork
Amaranth Bakery - gluten-free baked goods
Herbal Springs Farmstead - annuals and perennials, baked goods, jams & jellies, grassfed beef
Wild Flour Bakery - European style breads and baked goods
Lower Merion Conservancy - native plants
Starting at the market on May 15:
AndyB Confections - desserts and baked goods
Canter Hill Farm - eggs, poultry, produce. Did you see the lovely article on Canter Hill Farm in this week's Main Line Times?
Green Zebra Farm - produce
Starting at the market on June 12:
Frecon Farm - orchard fruit
Lastly, a special Mother's Day brunch for all you mom's. Happy Mother's Day! Click here for the Goat Cheese Souffle recipe featured in Alice Waters' The Art of Simple Food. Pair the souffle with your favorite produce for a springtime Farmers Market salad. And finish with a strawberry-rhubarb crisp!
And moms & dads - don't forget we'll have tons of complimentary fun on-hand for your little ones - a moon bounce, arts & crafts from the Hand Work Studio, hula-hoops, live music, face painting ... this is a celebration of food and community that the entire family will enjoy.
Hope to see you on Saturday!