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MtP Farmers' Market: Nov 24 - Green Saturday

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    Dear Mt Pleasant Far Mar Friends, NEW: Market’s still running! Assuming you boycotted Black Friday, you can still indulge your shopping
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 23, 2012
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      Dear Mt Pleasant Far Mar Friends,

      NEW: Market’s still running!

      Assuming you boycotted Black Friday, you can still indulge your shopping addiction in a totally righteous way on “Green Saturday” at the first ever Mt P Far Mar Still Open After Thanksgiving market day! If you actually want to get Xmas presents, Groff’s Content Farm has soap made from their own tallow, Reid and Quaker Valley have delicious, local jams and other canned goods, and Truck Patch Farm has beautiful globes of heirloom tomatoes floating in jars. Or just come and hang out and show off to your visiting relatives what a fun and lively downtown Mount Pleasant has!


      • Mt P Market Buskers: Feel like busking? Come on down!
      • Farmers’ Market Bike Clinic: See you next year! Keep riding!

      Local Foods:
      V Picnic Club: Taking a week off.

      People’s Bao: Stay warm and full while shopping, Peter has Chinese steamed buns with tender, slow roasted heirloom Berkshire pork shoulder or duck confit or savory mushrooms and market fresh greens.

      Truck Patch Farms: Yellow sweet onions. Orange and purple carrots. Cheddar, romanesco and white cauliflower. Winter squash. Potatoes. Green and purple broccoli. Red beets with greens on. Arugula, kale, collards, mesclun, baby spinach, loose leaf lettuce, bunched red Swiss chard. Italian parsley, cilantro, rosemary, mint and sage.

      Truck Patch Farms Meat Department: All cuts of pork, like loins and chops, plus ham, bacon, jowl, salt pork, lard and scrapple. Check out the new Mangalitsa heritage breed pig featured in some of the pork chops and other cuts, it’s a super fatty and slow growing pig with strong and juicy flavor. Eggs. Whole chickens and fresh chickens parts and ground turkey and cut up turkey. Bryan will have some extra turkeys in the 8-10 pound range with well filled out breast meat, if you forgot to order!

      Earth Spring Farm: Taking a week off!

      Quaker Valley Orchards: Winter squashes like pumpkins, acorn, butternut and spaghetti squash. Bosc Pears. Granny Smith, Fuji, Pink, Honeycrisp, Jonagold, Mutsu, Rome, York, Cameo, Stayman, Candy Crisp and Golden Delicious apples. Orange and white sweet potatoes and potato potatoes. Cider! Peach, blackberry and Fredi’s amazing Strawberry jam, apple butter and sauce, honey. Delicious, fresh tasting tomato sauce.

      Reid Orchard: Asian, Bosc and Seckle pears. Apple and Grape Apple cider. Apples: Gala, Honeycrisp, Ginger Gold, Fuji, Haralson, Cortland, McIntosh, Macoun, Pinova, Jonathan, Cox Orange, Bramley, Fameuse Snow Apple, Paradise, Smokehouse, Empire, Jonagold, Golden Delicious, Virginia Beauty, Esopus Spitzenburg, Mutsu, Cameo, Black Twig, Albermarle Pippin, Brayburn, Granny Smith and Pink Lady.

      Groff’s Content Farm: Beef: steaks, short ribs, roasts, jerky, ground beef. Lamb. Most pork cuts. Eggs. Complete raw meat dog food. Tallow soaps.

      Richfield Farm: Hardneck garlic, sweet Candy onions, all-purpose potatoes and sweet potatoes. Winter squash: Fairy tale, Long Island Cheese pumpkins and Blue Hubbard. Brussels sprouts on the stalk. Purple and green broccoli, purple, green, white and orange cauliflower, romanesco. Butternut and acorn squash. Autumn greens like curly kale, dino kale, Swiss chard, red and Savoy cabbages, tatsoi, collards, turnip greens. Beets, Purple Top turnips. Dried flower bouquets. Dark golden brown honey.

      Atwater’s Bread: Naturally leavened, hand shaped loaves like Peasant Wheat, Caraway Rye, Cranberry Pecan, Kalamata Olive, traditional San Francisco Sourdough, Ciabatta, Country White, Chili Cheddar, Spelt, Sunflower Flax, more. Ned Atwater does slow fermentation with carefully tended starters and wild yeast, organic stone ground flour from a family mill in North Carolina. Also yeasted breads like the slightly sweet, traditional Irish Struan bread. Great scones, muffins, cookies, brownies, granola, bagels and delicious soups to take home!

      Please bring your own bags for shopping.

      Yours Truly, Mrs. Higgins
      Market Director
      Mount Pleasant Farmers' Market
      between 17th & Mount Pleasant and Park & Lamont Streets
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