Market News

A Mid-September Wednesday at the Market

Atchison Farmers’ Market

Fresh, Friendly, Local

Market E-Newsletter for Wednesday, September 16, 2015

2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

The autumn days have arrived with the last heat of summer during the day and cool air at night and in the early morning. Peppers and winter squash love this weather! They are in abundance at the Market now.

Come to the Market this Wednesday, September 16 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. to get your mid-week needs.

The Atchison Farmers’ Market will have a booth (next to Ghost Roast) at the Taste of Atchison event this Thursday, 9/17, on the Mall near Gateway. Come by to visit with Lynn and Beth!

Be sure to come to the market on Saturday, September 19, from 8 a.m. until noon. Stephanie Glenn will be there to sing and play guitar.

Register for the October 3 Market Bundle Give Away. Lynn Hoffman can help you. She also has cards with information about vegetables and recipes for you to try.

SNAP (food stamp) users, double the amount you can purchase when you scan your card at the Market any market day.  If you scan for $5, you will get $10 of tokens; scan for $25, and get $50 of tokens. Lynn Hoffman can scan credit, debit, and SNAP cards.

Do you know of a musician or charity fund raiser group who would like to come to the market?  If so call Betty Fischer at 913 709 5050 or

This Wednesday the following vendors plan to be at the market:

Genova Farms Produce (Debbie and Mark Genova and children) Green onions, kale, new potatoes, squash, and red and white sweet onions.

Ghost Roast – Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach Wolfe and Melissa Wolfe New this week: Decaf coffee. Coffee beans and ground coffee. Sumatran coffee from Indonesia. Light roast Guatemalan, Medium roast Ethiopian, and Dark roast Rwandan. Iced coffee will be available as well as samples of some coffee. We can grind beans for you at the market so your coffee will be fresh.

L & R Farms (Monie Frakes) Sweet corn, cauliflower, cantaloupe, broccoli, radishes, peaches, tomatoes, grape tomatoes, green beans, eggplant, beets, kale, cabbage, brussels sprouts, zucchini, yellow squash, bell peppers, sweet and hot banana peppers, jalapenos, cucumbers, sweet potatoes.

Long View Farm (Gunther and Betty Fischer) Will return to the Market on Saturday, September 26.

Lynn Hoffman (Market Manager), Salsas, relishes, jams, jellies, fruit butters, fruit breads and dog biscuits

McLenon Prodice (Rob and Pat McLenon) Fresh produce.

Other vendors may be present.

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