Market News

A Great Autumn Day at the Market

Atchison  Farmers’ Market

Fresh, Friendly, Local

Market E-Newsletter for Wednesday, October 9, 2013

2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Isn’t this weather wonderful!  The nights are cool enough for a blanket, but the days are still shirtsleeve warm.  It is a great time to work in our gardens harvesting the end of summer produce and readying the garden for its winter rest.  Those of us with hoop houses are amending the soil and preparing them for winter crops.  It’s great to have fresh greens in January!

Come to the market today to check out your mid-week produce needs.

We have two “official” Saturdays and one Wednesday left this season.  October 19th will be our last official day for this season.  However, if our vendors still have produce, they may still come to the market to bring you their produce.

The invitation for any and all Atchison musicians to come play at the market still stands.  Just give me a call and I’ll advertise for you (913 709 5050).

Vendor Produce (Wednesday, October 9):

Genova Farms (Debbie and Mark Genova)

Green beans, new potatoes, sweet onions, okra, tomatoes, squash, kale, pumpkins, turnips, cucumbers, carrots, and pears.

Jirak Farm (Mark Jirak and Family)

Squash (butternut, acorn, and spaghetti), tomatoes, zucchini, and watermelon.

L & R Farms (Monie Frakes)

Bell peppers, banana peppers, sweet potatoes, new potatoes, tomatoes, grape tomatoes, apples, zucchini, cucumbers, kohlrabi, cabbage, green beans, candy onions, delicata squash, acorn and carnival squash, butternut and spaghetti squash, jalapenos, yummy snack peppers, ghost peppers, kale, pumpkins, ornamental gourds, Indian corn, specialty pumpkins, carrots, and brussel sprouts.

Providence Farm (Christy Harris)

Artisan breads made with locally grown organic wheat, brown eggs, goat milk soap and lotion, and snow cones.

Other vendors may be present.

 

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