Thursday, June 20, 2019

first corn at the Bloomingdale Farmers Market - this Sunday, 06-23-2019

From: Robin Shuster
Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:49 AM
Subject: First Corn at BFM
Hello BFM fans,

Garners has their first harvest of corn here this weekend. Now we can officially declare that summer has started.The weather looks nice in the low 80’s but we are open rain or shine. To inspire you here are some recipes for corn, berries and pasta.

Produce Plus is on going at Bloomingdale between Reid’s tent and Number 1 Sons. Please come early if enrolled.    

New and Notable:

  • First Corn From Garners
  • Berries of all kinds in season
         from sour cherries to fresh picked strawberries
  • Music this week is Dave McCagg.
  • Bike House will be here from 11
         to 1 to help you fix your bikes. Flat tire? Brake adjustments? Trueing a
         wheel? Shifting problems with gears? Adjusting chains? They know it all.
At Market This Week:

Groff's Content Farm: Grass fed beef: ground, stew cubs, roasts and steaks. Grass fed lamb: shank, shoulder, and leg bone-in. Free range turkey: breast, thighs, legs, and ground. Free range chicken: whole, breast (boneless or bone-in), leg/thigh quarters, wings, legs, necks/backs, and liver/heart. Bone broths. Sausages. Pasture raised Berkshire pork: ground, Canadian bacon, spare rib, shoulder roasts, smoked hams, pork chop, smoked bacon, and ham hock.  

Bri's Brookland Creamery: Brown sugar vanilla brownie, coconut, cold brew coffee, mint, and chocolate chip. Did you know she bakes those brownies herself?

Reid's Orchard: Sugar snap peas, sweet cherries.  Herbs. Mosquito plant Cat grass. Apples, apple sauce, apple butter, apple cider, and strawberries.  

King Mushrooms: Mushrooms fresh and dried; oyster, shiitake, lion’s mane, portabello cremini, maitake, chestnut, pioppini, enokitake, and chanterelle.

Have you tried their Hungarian soup? Chock-full of mushrooms, It makes a great
pasta sauce too or a versatile base for a mushroom stew or a mushroom-chicken
stew. Puree it a bit for a different texture.

Mountain View Organic: Tomatoes, garlic w/stem, young shallots, fava beans, summer squash, cukes,  sour cherries, carrots, bok choy, radishes, peas, strawberries,fresh lavender, eggs,  fennel, herbs, kale, collard greens, salad greens, heads of lettuce, and cilantro.

Garners: *New Corn*, green beans, yellow beans, blueberries, beets, red sweet potatoes, tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, shelled peas, kale pesto, green kale, Toscano kale, red kale,
collards, swiss chard, slicing cucumbers, Kirby cucumber, squash blossoms, zucchini, golden zucchini, yellow squash, patty pan squash, Mediterranean squash, sunflowers, basil bunches, cilantro bunches, dill bunches, and potted plants.

Cucina Al Volo: Dried pasta, ravioli, and sauces such as pesto, lamb ragu, beef bolognese,
cherry tomato, wild mushrooms, eggplant norma.

Keswick Creamery: Cow milk and mixed milk cheese. Hard to soft, styles from around the world, Robin’s favorite yogurt and chocolate pudding. Gouda-inspired Vermeer,  Alpine-style Tommes, Swirly Girl, Mesquite smoked Smokey Isabelle, funky Cowttin.  Soft-ripened, ash-covered Winter Morning has a creamy center, ricotta, quark, and feta.  

Number 1 Sons: Everything Fermented! Kimchi: Kicky and Sons. Pickles (cucumber kind): Crispy Koshers, Szechuan Spears, Sunny Dills, Super Sours, Half Sours, Honey Habs, and Deli Dills. Other pickled Veg: Clean Kraut, Giardiniera, Masala Beets, and Hot Hearts.   Kombuchas flavors are Turmeric Tang, Lavender Fizz, Original Ginger, and *New Strawberry*. Condiments for every meal. Have you tried a Grilled Kimcheese sandwich yet?

Panorama Bakery: French style bread and breakfast pastries. Demi french baguette, traditional artisan baguette, petit rustique, challah (makes the best French toast), sourdough, walnut raisins sourdough, multigrain loaf, honey-wheat with oats, alnut-cherry
baguette, walnut-cranberry baguette, olive baguette, multigrain baguette, and pumpernickel boule. Croissants (plain, chocolate, raisin), scones, muffins, etc.

Whisked: Cookie 6-Packs: Chocolate Chip, Salty Oatmeal, Molasses Spice, Hazelnut Swirl, Pretzel Cowboy, Snickerdoodle, Mexican Chocolate (flourless), Oatmeal Chocolate Chip (vegan), Simply Sugar (vegan), and Chocolate Blackout (vegan). Pies: Salted Caramel
Apple, Lemon Coconut, Cherry, Bourbon Pecan, Sea Salt Chocolate Chess, Key Lime Pie, and Strawberry Rhubarb. Quiches: Cheddar Broccoli, Spinach with Sun Dried Tomato, and Kale, Pesto, Parmesan.


Clara, the
Teds and Robin from afar

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