Saturday, May 25, 2019

Happy Memorial Day Weekend BFM -- meet the new meat producer !

Happy Memorial Day Weekend BFM!

Our NEW Meat Producer, Groff’s Content Farm, is joining us on Sunday just in time for Memorial Day weekend!

Our Pennsylvania and West Virginia strawberries are here! If you
missed last week’s cooking demo with Chef Jonathan for strawberries here’s the

  • BIKE HOUSE will be here so that your bikes are ready
         for the summer season
  • Lawrence is our musician at market and the kids adore
         him (adults too)
New or Special:
  • Here for limited time: Dilly Beans and Lemon Asparagus
         pickled in Virginia ACV and local sorrel from Number1Sons.
  • Be sure to taste the Half Sours and Spears pickled in
         Virginia Apple Cider Vinegar
This week at the market: strawberries, apples, asparagus, carrots, peas, lettuces, broccoli, broccoli rabe, cauliflower, swiss chard, kales, spinach, collards, tat-soi, bok-choi, beets and their greens, cucumbers, lettuces, radishes, sweet potatoes, lots of spinach, cut herbs, early girl tomatoes and cherry tomatoes, summer squash, kohlrabi, sugar snap peas, 8 kinds of mushrooms from GARNER and MOUNTAIN VIEW and KING MUSHROOMS.

Go RED: red ripe strawberries and early tomatoes at the same time!

KESWICK: 20 different aged and fresh cheeses plus Robin’s favorite yogurt

What NUMBER 1 SONS stand is full of must haves for your grilled and picnic foods: krauts, kimchi, cucumber pickles (half sours and Koshers this week), an

PANORAMA ARTISANAL BAKERY: Baguettes and rolls, boules and sandwich breads. croissants, breakfast pastries Whisked pies, cookies, cider, dried apples, jams and jellies, honey. 

WHISKED Pies, cookies and quiches settle the dessert question for Memorial Day picnics: 6 pies including Strawberry Rhubarb, Salted Caramel Apple, Sea Salt Chocolate Chess.  Quiches:  Kale, Pesto and Parmesan, Spinach with Sun dried Tomatoes, Cheddar broccoli quiches. Addictive cookies packs: Chocolate Chip, Salty Oatmeal, Molasses Spice, Hazelnut Swirl, Snickerdoodle. Flourless: Mexican Chocolate. VEGAN: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip, Simply Sugar, Chocolate Blackout

REID, GARNER AND MOUNTAIN VIEW create popup nurseries in May. Not just the usual thyme, oregano, basil, thai basil, cilantro and parsley.  Plus flowers and vegetable plants for your gardens, pots and patios.
Here are a few recipes for the grill or for your potluck for Memorial Day weekend. We have terrific collards—did you know that they make very good rolls and wraps?


Robin Shuster
14 and U Farmers' Market 
Bloomingdale Farmers' Market

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