Thursday, October 22, 2015

Lake Norman Beer Dinner

Two nights in a row we got to enjoy Farm to Fork meals.  Tonight we were at Fork in Davidson, NC.






Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Sweet Potato Dinner at The Asbury

One of my favorite events we get to do is the Farm to Fork events.  We work with many amazingly talented chefs & when we get to sample their creativity we always go away amazed!!
Last night was no different.  Chef Chris Coleman & his staff at The Asbury did an amazing job with the Sweet Potato Dinner.
We were able to join our friends from Barbee Farms, who provided the sweet potatoes & have a nice evening of fellowship & food.

The Menu


Coal-Roasted Sweet Potato Bisque
chevre mousse, cornbread crouton, petite leaf salad

Ginger + Chipotle-Spiced Green Tea Mocktail

Chicken Liver, Mushroom, + Sweet Potato Leaf Risotto
roast lemon chicken jus

Coffee + Sorghum Glazed Pork Belly
sweet potato spoonbread, celery butter, caramelized white chocolate gel

The Asbury Mudslide

Pipeable Sweet Potato Cheesecake
graham cake, cream cheese, smoked chocolate-sweet potato truffle, oat + cocoa nib granola

Friday, October 2, 2015

SFM Newsletter - October 3, 2015

Hey Market Friends,

We rarely cancel the farmers' market. We've been out there in the rain and snow. The only way tomorrow is canceled is if wind picks up and there are powerlines down all over the place. We except a brave crew tomorrow to brave the weather and hope you'll join us! How Sweet it Is, Eagle Farm, Lee's Flowers and Produce, Two Pigs Farm, OBX Seafood, Larry Pruett, Mean Mug, and possibly UpsideDown Farm are all expecting to be there. Our product list this week may be a bit off. The rain is adjusting harvests and other schedules.


Here's what we've got lined up for tomorrow!

Eagle Produce Farm (Accepts WIC/Senior FMNP Vouchers):

Still bringin' great slicing and cherry tomatoes. Cucumber, squash, zucchini, green beans, asian pears, Japanese (thin skinned) eggplant. GA onions. Possible field peas, NC APPLES.


How Sweet It Is:

(Recent lineup, which has frequent slight changes) And her usual items including: morning muffins (lemon and harvest), pound cake, coffee cake, chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter cookies, brownies (Butterscotch & triple chocolate), cookies: sugar, choc. chip, molasses, peanut butter. Special cinnamon buns & "black bottoms". Cakes: pound cake, chocolate, lemon, vanilla.


Lee's Fresh Flowers and Vegetables (Accepts WIC/Senior FMNP Vouchers):

Beautiful radishes, fresh ginger, green onions, cilantro, lemongrass, baby bok choi, regular bok choi, thai hot chili peppers, thai eggplant, thai basil, cherry tomatoes, green beans, purple top turnips, malabar spinach.

Statics, zinnias, sunflowers, dahlias.


OBX Seafood:
Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, Grouper, Black Sea Bass, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Scottish Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Cod, Whole Snapper, Lump Crab meat, Lg Sea Scallops, Jumbo & Large Shrimp, (21/25), Jumbo Peeled & Deveined Shrimp (16/20) , Littleneck Clams


Pruett Farm:

Apples, butter beans, big boy peas, eggplants, possible greens


Veggies including tomatoes, Swiss chard, and herbs. AND: duck breast, whole duck, guinea fowl and ground chicken. And usual free range eggs, beef, pork, chicken. If you're looking for a specific cut you may want to email them in advance:

UpsideDown Farm:
Back this week with mushrooms. Other foods and corn hole bag toss game sets also available (custom painted on commission).

The "DL":
Out: Bame Farms, Miller Produce Farm, Treehouse soaps, Bread Basket
Inactive: Correll farm


Be safe!


Executive Director,