Aug 16 2017

This Sunday at Our Farmers’ Market


Join us at the Dvoor Farm, Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for our weekly Farmers’ Market.

This Week

This is the peak time of year to visit our producers-only Farmers’ Market for all your summer favorites including watermelon, corn, heirloom tomatoes, summer squash, cucumbers, beets, hot peppers (including jalapeños and habaneros) and more.

Black River Spice & Tea Co. returns this Sunday with its incredible assortment of herbs and spices including black pepper, cumin, turmeric, Mexican oregano, Turkish oregano, thyme, cinnamon and allspice. It also offers its unique renditions of several traditional spice blends including herbes de provence, celery salt, chili powder, old bay, curry powder (multiple varieties) and garam masala. You’ll find unique renditions more contemporary seasonings: jerk, Cajun, Montreal and more. The company also sells wholesale spices, herbs & tea to businesses in the western-central New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania areas.

Stop by its booth and find out how much better your home-cooked meals can taste with Black River’s delicious freshly ground spices.

The Hunterdon Art Museum will conduct a Plein Air Painting workshop with artist Oscar Peterson this Sunday starting at 10 a.m.

Peterson will teach the techniques to start, establish and finish a painting en plein air at the Dvoor Farm. Fundamental principles of capturing color, light, planes and structure will all be covered. This workshop is for adults and teens ages 16 and up.

The 40-acre Dvoor Farm offers a beautiful variety of landscapes to paint including wetlands, meadows and more.

Please register in advance by visiting the Hunterdon Art Museum’s website.

The Hunterdon Art Museum is offering all Hunterdon Land Trust Supporters the chance to enroll in the workshop at the HAM members’ discounted price — you can save $20. If you’re interested in becoming a Land Trust Supporter, please visit our Farmers’ Market booth or call 908-237-4582.

If you have any questions about the workshop, call the Museum at 908-735-8415.

Land Trust Special

This week’s Land Trust Special is going to perk you up! Enjoy $1 off a bag of beans at the Fieldstone Coffee Roasters stand which is currently featuring its new Eclipse Coffee, an exquisite perfectly balanced blend of light and dark beans. All Land Trust Supporters should visit our booth to pick up their coupon for this deal. Also visit our booth if you’d like to learn more about becoming a Land Trust Supporter.

Recipe

Looking for a super dessert? Try this yummy treat!

Watermelon Yogurt Ice

watermelon yogurt iceWhat You’ll Need:

1/4 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
4 cups diced seedless watermelon, (about 3 pounds with the rind)
1 cup yogurt
1 tablespoon lime juice

What To Do:

— Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan. Cook, stirring, over high heat until the sugar is dissolved. Transfer to a glass measuring cup and let cool slightly.

— Puree watermelon in a food processor or blender, in 2 batches, pulsing until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl. Whisk in the cooled sugar syrup, yogurt and lime juice until combined. Pour the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into another large bowl, whisking to release all juice. Discard pulp.

— Pour the extracted juices into an ice cream maker and freeze. Or if you don’t have an ice cream maker you can pour mixture into a shallow metal pan and freeze until solid, about 6 hours or overnight. Remove from freezer to defrost slightly, 5 minutes. Break into small chunks and process in a food processor, in batches, until smooth and creamy. Serve immediately or transfer to a storage container and freeze for up to 2 hours.

Music

The Back Porch Jug Band performs live in our music tent from 10 a.m. to noon.

Sponsors

We ask you to kindly support the businesses that support your favorite local Farmers’ Market:  Basil Bandwagon Natural Market, Matt’s Red Rooster Grill, ShopRite of Hunterdon County and Peragrin LLC.


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