who came out on opening day! The weather was perfect and we had
hundreds and hundreds of folks come out. If your kids planted a
seed with Miss Chelsea, you've met one of our performers for this
The Parks &
Rec Touch-a-Truck event was pretty dramatic with lots of trucks,
construction equipment and even a helicopter! But we had our own fun. A
ton of cute kids showed up and drove the tractor from James River
Here's my favorite pic from last week!
4/23: Week 2!
Musical guests: Chelsea
Childers, Mary Gillespie, Sue McHugh
If you've lived
in Salisbury for more than a year, you have probably heard of
Chickweed, the indestructable women's music and art festival (it'll be
July 23rd this year). Major Chickweed contributors Sue McHugh, Chelsea
Childers, and their friend Mary Gillespie will all take a turn busking
at the market. We're so glad to have them! (Please chip in if you like
what you hear!)
Guest chef cooking demo: Dustin
has been a cook at Salty Caper and Romo's and like any good home cook,
he likes a chance for improvisation (Fun fact: he now helps build
custom motorcycles). We're glad to have him and excited to try what he
Emma's Bread Basket
is back (they had a wedding to attend last weekend) with a big inventory: Assorted yeast breads, artisanal breads, sweet
breads, pies, cakes, cookies, granola, fried pies and donuts. Our
tables will be loaded!
excited about a beautiful Saturday and the beautiful greens that we
will have available! This week we will have a huge selection of
lettuce, including Romaine, Green Leaf, Red Leaf, a beautiful Lettuce
Mix, and a few others. We also will have lots of Kale (red, green and
toscano,) Collards, Bok Choi, Koji, and possibly Napa Cabbage. We also
will bring some of the most beautiful Spring Onions and asparagus that
we have ever grown, fennel and a few Radishes. See you Saturday!
Country Gardens (probable)
totally sure if they'll be in but last week they had lots of pretty
flowers and garden transplants!
Fading D Farms
Cheeses. New: Mozzarella di
Bufala. Aged cheeses include: Bel Bufala, Roco, and Sapore.
Fresh cheeses: Pograsso (BLUEBERRY, plain, dill, or garlic). No ricotta
this week. ALSO: ground water buffalo meat and a few select
How Sweet It Is
About the same as last week! Dinner rolls, Cinnamon
buns, Pound cake (Lemon, Chocolate, Sour cream cinnamon), Coffee cake.
Banana nut bread, Chocolate pecan brownies, Butterscotch brownies, red
velvet raspberry cream filled cake. Cookies! (Peanut butter, Chocolate
chip, Sugar, "Kitchen sink", Molasses). Muffins: (lemon,
blueberry and harvest). Pies: blackberry, apple, cherry, mixed berry.
Like last week...it
looks like it'll be just eggs... for now!
Lee's Fresh Flowers and
Spring onion, green garlic, radishes, oriental greens, baby boc choy.
Flowers: Irises and maybe peonies.
original and jalapeno. Chicken salad, slaw, Firecrackers (spicy snack
crackers). They'll have their new "mild"
"Fire"crackers. "All the flavor without all the
lettuce, kale, spring onions. Plants. Also possibly tomatoes, potatoes
and cucumbers from off farm.
tomato plants and herbs. Plus fresh: Oregano. Lemon Thyme. Mint.
Rosemary. Sage. Lemon Balm.Plus
a variety of beatiful recycled demin and repurposed glass crafts!
Shack Goats Milk Soaps, Goats Milk Lotions, Bath Teas, Bath
Fizzy Goats Milk Laundry Soap, Bath Salts, Bubble Scoops, Bubble
Crumble, Lip Balm, Lip Scrubs, Cookbook, Sugar Scrub, Salt Scrub, Kids
Soaps, Tomato Soap, Charcoal Soap, Carrot Soap. Plus gift sets for:
Mother's Day, Birthday, Get Well, and Teacher Appreciation
Thomas Family Farm
raised pork, sausage and select cuts (picnic hams, boston butt, ham
steaks, spare ribs, shoulder roasts, etc.).
Treehouse is introducing a new gardener's soap Saturday, called
EarthMover. She'll also have her "Yuzu" soap, a Japanese
fruit scent; Goat milk with lavender & lemongrass essential oils;
unscented ones with Shea butter, almond oil, avocado oil, & mango
butter; and Pure Castile.
Two Pigs Farm
STRAWBERRIS, spinach, kale, green garlic, spring onions, Swiss chard,
asparagus. Pasture raised Berkshire pork, non-gmo grain finished beef,
lamb, pastured chicken, heritage duck. Free range chicken and duck
eggs. *Opening day sausage special*
Upside Down Farm
Shiitake mushrooms are back! Plus homemade sewn and woodworking
Absent vendors: Twin Oak Farms, Spring Lake Family Farm, All Grown Up,
Garden Greenhouse (a great place to go if you're looking for
transplants!), Vanhoose Cake Connection, JB Dog Treats.
That's all for now. I look forward to seeing y'all
Eric Bowen Manager, Salisbury Farmer's Market Executive Director, Bread Riot
April 23 -
Cooking demo by Dustin Watson formerly of Romo's
April 30 - "Cooking Fresh at the Market" monthly cooking demo
on fourth Saturdays of the month.