Jul 13 2016

‘Meet Your Farmers’ Program,
New Vendors at Our Next Market


Don’t miss this Sunday’s Farmers’ Market featuring two new vendors and a terrific program with several of your local farmers. We’re open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dvoor Farm, 111 Mine St. in Raritan Township.

What’s New

Learn all about local food and farming at our “Meet Your Farmers” event at 11 a.m.

The presentation will be held in our wagon house; if you haven’t been in the restored building come check it out while enjoying this fascinating conversation with Comeback Farm’s Mark Canright, Sandbrook Meadow Farm’s Alex Sawatzky and Chris Whitney from Locktown Farm.

If you’d like to submit a question in advance, you can do so by emailing Director of Cultural Resources Catherine Suttle at catherine@hunterdonlandtrust.org

This program is free, and everyone is welcome. Reservations are not required.

photo-4We will welcome two new vendors to our market this Sunday! The Farmer and the Chickpea, an artisan food company that makes high quality and distinctive menu items by hand, will make its first appearance with us. You’ll want to check out its delicious selection of prepared foods using farm-fresh ingredients. Enjoy something tasty while listening to live music and spending some quality time on our beautiful farm.

Also joining our market is Doc Bakers Farmulations. Based in Central Bucks County, Doc Bakers Farmulations offers organic, highly nutritious plant-based beverages.
It specializes in fresh, organic drinks that are all suitable for vegan and vegetarian diets.

Also, our featured artisan is Val Sivilli of Civilian Art, who will be setting up her tent with paintings, prints and a few T-shirts. Come say hello and see what she has been up to lately.

Here’s this week’s Jersey Fresh Availability Report.

Land Trust Special

This is a truly special Land Trust Special: Save 20% off your total purchase from Sandbrook Meadow Farm. The farm, located in Stockton, grows a delicious assortment of certified organic vegetables. Don’t forget to stop by the HLT booth before you shop!

Recipe

Blueberry Salad

The salad itself has only two ingredients (almonds are optional), but it’s the simple dressing that brings it to life. A crispy Romaine for the lettuce is recommended but any greens will do.

blueberry for eblastWhat You’ll Need:
5-6 cups salad greens, chopped
1.5 cups blueberries
1/4 cup chopped or slivered almonds (optional)
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1.5 tablespoons lemon juice
1 garlic clove, minced
1 heaping teaspoon raw honey
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
pepper to taste

What To Do:
Toss together greens and berries. Mix dressing ingredients and stir gently into salad until well coated. Top with slivered almonds (if desired).

Recipe courtesy of The Nourishing Gurus.

Music

Rockin’ Robbie Viola will be performing many of your favorite tunes under our music tent from 10 a.m. to noon.

Sponsors

Please support the businesses that support our Farmers’ Market: Basil Bandwagon Natural Market, Tom McMillan with Weidel Realtors, McPherson & Newland Insurance, Farmers Insurance Company of Flemington, Brighton Financial Planning, Matt’s Red Rooster Grill, Provident Bank Foundation, Amy S. Greene Environmental Consultants, Gattuso Media Designs, NJ Environment News, ShopRite of Hunterdon County, Kelly Mac Interiorscapes and Peragrin LLC.


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