Market News

Last Wednesday Market in June

Atchison  Farmers’ Market

Fresh, Friendly, Local

Market E-Newsletter, Wednesday, June 29, 2016

2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

In addition to all of the fresh, summer locally raised vegetables, there will be locally raised beef and pork from the J&K Pollock Ranch.  Lots of tomatoes, sweet corn, baked goods, and coffees.

Don’t forget to register for the July 2nd Market Bundle Give Away.  Lynn Hoffman, the market manager, has registration forms.

Remember that you can use your credit, debit or SNAP (vision) card at the Market Manager’s stand.  She will give you tokens to use as cash at the vendor stands.  We have Atchison Farmers’ Market in the amount of $10 that you can give as gifts and use at the Market.  We also accept Chamber of Commerce gift cards and Kansas Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program coupons.  There are still be some coupon packs available for those who qualify at the Salvation Army or the Area Agency on Aging.

Visit us on http://www.atchisonfarmersmarket.wordpress.com and www.facebook.com/AtchisonFarmersMarket

Vendor Produce (Wednesday, June 29):

Genova Farm (Debbie and Mark Genova and girls) Locally grown vegetables.

Ghost Roast Coffee  (Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach Wolfe and Melissa Wolfe)   Guatemalan, Rwandan, Ethiopian  Sumatran coffees, whole bean or freshly ground, decaf Sumatran coffee (water processed), fresh cups of coffee available, including cold ready to drink Sumatran coffee.

New Vendor J&K Pollock Ranch   Eggs, beef ,t-bone steaks, roast,ribs, and hamburger. Pork, chops, cured ham roast, and spare ribs.

L&R Farms (Monie Frakes)  Peaches, tomatoes, green beans, Candy onions, new potatoes, zucchini, yellow squash, daikon radishes, cabbage, kohlrabi, kale, collards, turnips, sweet & hot banana peppers, jalapeños, and sweet potatoes.

Lynn Hoffman (Market Manager)  Pies by Pauline, jam, fruit breads, salsa, relish, and dog biscuits.

McLenon Produce (Rob and Pat McLenon)  Sun ripened tomatoes.

New Vendor Zoeby’s Breads (Zoe Miner)  Sweet quick breads

Other vendors may be present.

Market News

New Vendors at the Saturday Market -19 in All!

Atchison  Farmers’ Market

Fresh, Friendly, Local

Market E-Newsletter, Saturday, June 25, 2016

8 a.m. to 12 noon

There will be several new vendors at the Farmers’ Market this Saturday:  the J&K Pollock Ranch, I.L.C. selling locally raised pork and beef, Sarah Gerving will return with prepared entrees, and Todd and Carrie Molz will return with 16 flavors of shaved ice!

 

We will also be hosting two fundraisers.  The Atchison Aviator 4-H club will be selling cinnamon buns and other baked goods.  Delores Hooper will be selling Indian Tacos and other Native American snack foods to raise travel money for her daughter, Daryl Hooper, who plays

Center Field for the Patriots 14U Softball team of Netawaka, Kansas.  Daryl has qualified for the fast-pitch softball team in the USSSA World Series in Orlando in July.

Long View Farm (Gunther and Betty Fischer) will handle the credit/debit/SNAP card reader this weekend.  They also have registration forms for the July 2 Give Away and Atchison Farmers’ Market $10 gift cards.  Lynn Hoffman, the Market Manager, will be gone this weekend.

Remember that you can use your credit, debit or SNAP (vision) card at the Market..  You will receive tokens to use as cash at the vendor stands.  We also accept Chamber of Commerce gift cards and qualified vendors accept Kansas Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program coupon.  KSFMNP booklets are still available at the Atchison Salvation Army and Northeast Kansas Area Agency on Aging.

Visit us on http://www.atchisonfarmersmarket.wordpress.com and www.facebook.com/AtchisonFarmersMarket

Vendor Produce (Saturday, June 25):

Apothic Fox Café (Sierra Fox) Café Offerings: espresso drinks, smoothies, tea, Italian cream soda, gelato.  Gourmet Pastries:  tiramisu, apricot tarte, carrot cake, lemon poppyseed bread with orange butter glaze, chocolate coffee bourbon cake w/raspberry truffle filling & vanilla bean rum buttercream, cheesecake w/shortbread crust, and fresh glazed berries on top and macarons.  Savory Pastries: spinach artichoke galette w/cornmeal pepper crust and tomato herb galette with parmesan crust.  Take Home & Enjoy: Fresh Pressed Juice (16oz bottles), compound butters, poppyseed bread loafs, salad vinaigrettes, dips, jams/chutney

Black Betty (Tiffany Bouldin)  Organic scones, muffins and foccacia bread.

Cedar Lane Farm (Carrie Kesse and Kirk Russell)  Salad mix, braising mix, spinach, kale, Swiss chard, salad turnips, and radishes all grown chemical free, eggs from organic and grass fed hens, a large variety of tomato, pepper and herb plants

Debbie Dooley  Eggs, Goat milk soap and lotion, angel food cake, and cinnamon rolls.

Earl Farms (Dan and Trina Earl)  Onions, spinach, lettuce, broccoli, possibly cauliflower and eggs.

Elias Honey (Chuck Elias)  Honey  Sizes in ounces: 2,8,12,16,80 and a variety of flavored honey straws.

Genova Farm (Debbie and Mark Genova and girls)  Locally grown vegetables.

Ghost Roast Coffee (Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach and Melissa Wolfe)  Guatamalan, Rwandan, Ethiopian, and Sumatran coffees, whole bean or freshly ground, decaf Sumatran coffee (water processed), fresh cups of coffee available, including cold Sumatran coffee.

New Vendor J&K Pollock Ranch, L.L.C.  Eggs (from pastured chickens), pork, beef, and artisan bread.

L&R Farms (Monie Frakes)  Peaches, tomatoes, green beans, Candy onions, new potatoes, cauliflower, zucchini, yellow squash, English cucumbers, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, kohlrabi, Daikon radishes, beets,  kale, collards, and sweet potatoes

Long View Farm (Gunther and Betty Fischer) New potatoes (Purple Majesty, Mountain Rose, and Yukon Gold), arugula, baby kale, baby carrots, English cucumbers, bok choi, fresh cut herbs (dill weed, basil, parsley), leeks, shallots, five varieties of garlic, elephant garlic, Japanese salad turnips, scallions, Swiss chard all grown chemical free, mixed prairie flower bouquets, brown eggs (pastured chickens), organic French and whole wheat breads, and new jams (gooseberry elder flower, strawberry, and strawberry rhubarb).

Lynn Hoffman (Market Manager) Jam, and pies by Pauline.

Mallow Farm (Barbara Bramblett and Jim Mallow)  A variety of herb and flowering plants.  Arugula, and Milkweed plants for those interested in helping the Monarch butterflies.  We have garlic curing, a few green beans, cucumbers, and tomatoes.

McLenon Produce (Rob and Pat McLenon)  Sunripened tomatoes.

The Pie Lady (Emilie Koehn)  Pies, bread and cinnamon rolls

New Vendor Sarah’s Comfort Food (Sarah Gerving)  Prepared entrees: Chicken Enchiladas, Cheese Enchiladas, and Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo.

The Tortilla Man (Gilbert Gasper) Regular, whole wheat, and spicy flour tortillas.  (He makes balloon animals for children.)

New Vendor Two Hungry Lads (Luca Zia and Augustine Blosser)  Homemadecheese biscuits, ginger molasses cookies, cold freshly squeezed lemonade, ice-cold old fashioned bottled crème sodas and root beer with pure cane sugar, and gluten free chocolate chip cookies and our signature Italian crostoli pastry..

Wide Horizon Farm (Karen Soyland)  Beets, cabbage, lettuce, and baked goods.

Other vendors may be present.

Recipe of the Week

It’s very important to keep hydrated in this hot weather.  One of the best vegetables to help you do this is the cucumber.  They are 97% water!  Obviously low in calories, they contain a variety of healthy nutrients.

Here is an easy salad for summer meals that only takes 15 minutes to prepare.  Taken from Allrecipes.

Hungarian Cucumber Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 large seedless English cucumbers, sliced thinly
  • 1 extra large onions, sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste

Directions

  1. Lightly toss cucumber slices, onion slices, and chopped dill together in a large bowl.
  2. Pour vinegar over cucumber mixture; toss to coat.
  3. Pour oil over cucumber mixture; toss to coat.
  4. Season with salt and black pepper.

 

 

Market News

More Vendors at the Wednesday Market

Atchison  Farmers’ Market

Fresh, Friendly, Local

Market E-Newsletter, Wednesday, June 22, 2016

2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

McLenon Produce rejoins the market this Wednesday with sun ripened tomatoes.  Our usual Wednesday vendors will have lots of fresh vegetables, peaches, freshly baked pies, cold ready to drink coffee and much more.

Don’t forget to register for the July 2nd Market Bundle Give Away.  Lynn Hoffman, the market manager, has registration forms.

Remember that you can use your credit, debit or SNAP (vision) card at the Market Manager’s stand.  She will give you tokens to use as cash at the vendor stands.  We have Atchison Farmers’ Market in the amount of $10 that you can give as gifts and use at the Market.  We also accept Chamber of Commerce gift cards and Kansas Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program coupons.  There may still be some coupon packs available for those who qualify at the Salvation Army or the Area Agency on Aging.

Visit us on http://www.atchisonfarmersmarket.wordpress.com and www.facebook.com/AtchisonFarmersMarket

Vendor Produce (Wednesday, June 22):

Genova Farm (Debbie and Mark Genova and girls) Locally grown vegetables.

Ghost Roast Coffee  (Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach Wolfe and Melissa Wolfe)   Guatemalan, Rwandan, Ethiopian  Sumatran coffees, whole bean or freshly ground, decaf Sumatran coffee (water processed), fresh cups of coffee available, including cold ready to drink Sumatran coffee.

L&R Farms (Monie Frakes)  Peaches, tomatoes, green beans, Candy onions, zucchini, yellow squash, English cucumbers, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, kohlrabi, Daikon radishes, beets,  kale, collards, and sweet potatoes

Lynn Hoffman (Market Manager)  Pies by Pauline, jam, fruit breads, salsa, relish, and dog biscuits.

McLenon Produce (Rob and Pat McLenon)  Sun ripened tomatoes.

New Vendor Zoeby’s Breads (Zoe Miner)  Sweet quick breads

Other vendors may be present.

Market News

Rock and Roll at the Market this Saturday

Atchison  Farmers’ Market

Fresh, Friendly, Local

Market E-Newsletter, Saturday, June 18, 2016

8 a.m. to 12 noon

“Rock and Roll” this Saturday with “Elvis” Garry Meyer at the Farmers’ Market.  Market music puts rhythm in our steps as we walk around the market and visit with vendors and friends.

There will be even more locally raised vegetables (new potatoes and fresh herbs) and a second vendor having pies!  Our coffee vendors and one bakery vendor will have cold drinks to refresh you.

Lynn Hoffman, the Market Manager, has registration forms.  You can register for the July 2 Give Away now.  She also has Atchison Farmers’ Market $10 gift cards for a great Father’s Day surprise.

Remember that you can use your credit, debit or SNAP (vision) card at the Market Manager’s stand.  She will give you tokens to use as cash at the vendor stands.  We also accept Chamber of Commerce gift cards.  There are a few Kansas Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program coupon booklets still available for those who qualify at the Salvation Army or the Area Agency on Aging.

Visit us on http://www.atchisonfarmersmarket.wordpress.com and www.facebook.com/AtchisonFarmersMarket

Vendor Produce (Saturday, June 18):

Apothic Fox Café (Sierra Fox) Café Offerings: espresso drinks, smoothies, tea, Italian cream soda, gelato.  Gourmet Pastries:  tiramisu, apricot tarte, carrot cake, lemon poppyseed bread with orange butter glaze, chocolate coffee bourbon cake w/raspberry truffle filling & vanilla bean rum buttercream, cheesecake w/shortbread crust, and fresh glazed berries on top and macarons.  Savory Pastries: spinach artichoke galette w/cornmeal pepper crust and tomato herb galette with parmesan crust.  Take Home & Enjoy: Fresh Pressed Juice (16oz bottles), compound butters, poppyseed bread loafs, salad vinaigrettes, dips, jams/chutney

Black Betty (Tiffany Bouldin)  Organic scones, muffins and foccacia bread.

Cedar Lane Farm (Carrie Kesse and Kirk Russell)  Salad mix, braising mix, spinach, kale, Swiss chard, salad turnips, and radishes all grown chemical free, eggs from organic and grass fed hens, a large variety of tomato, pepper and herb plants

Debbie Dooley  Goat milk soap and lotion, angel food cake, Sunshine cake and cinnamon rolls.

Earl Farms (Dan and Trina Earl)  Onions, spinach, lettuce, broccoli, possibly cauliflower and eggs.

Elias Honey (Chuck Elias)  Honey  Sizes in ounces: 2,8,12,16,80 and a variety of flavored honey straws.

Genova Farm (Debbie and Mark Genova and girls)  Kale, green onions, radishes, lettuce, and shell peas.

Ghost Roast Coffee  (Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach Wolfe and Melissa Wolfe)   Guatamalan, Rwandan, Ethiopian  Sumatran coffees, whole bean or freshly ground, decaf Sumatran coffee (water processed), fresh cups of coffee available, including cold Sumatran coffee.

L&R Farms (Monie Frakes) Peaches, tomatoes, English cucumbers, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, kohlrabi, snow peas, sugar snap peas, green onions, radishes, spring blend & green leaf lettuce, kale, collards, turnips, beets, and sweet potatoes

Long View Farm (Gunther and Betty Fischer) New potatoes (Purple Majesty, Mountain Rose, and Yukon Gold), arugula, baby kale, bok choi, dill weed, leaf lettuce, leeks, shallots, snap peas, rhubarb, Japanese salad turnips, scallions, all grown chemical free, mixed flower bouquets, brown eggs (pastured chickens), organic French and whole wheat breads, and new jams (gooseberry elder flower, strawberry, and strawberry rhubarb).

Lynn Hoffman (Market Manager) Jam, fruit breads, pies by Pauline, salsa, relish, and dog biscuits.

Mallow Farm (Barbara Bramblett and Jim Mallow)  A variety of herb and flowering plants. Milkweed plants for those interested in helping the Monarch butterflies.

The Pie Lady (Emilie Koehn)  Pies, bread and cinnamon rolls

New Vendor Sarah’s Comfort Food (Sarah Gerving)  Will return later in June.

The Tortilla Man (Gilbert Gasper) Regular, whole wheat, and spicy flour tortillas.  (He makes balloon animals for children.)

New Vendor Two Hungry Lads (Luca Zia and Augustine Blosser)  Fresh cheese biscuits, ginger molasses cookies, cold freshly squeezed lemonade, ice-cold old fashioned bottled sodas with pure cane sugar, and gluten free chocolate chip cookies.

Wide Horizon Farm (Karen Soyland)  New potatoes, beets, cabbage, lettuce, kale, whole wheat rolls, cornbread, and peanut butter cookies.

Other vendors may be present.

Recipe of the Week

There are so many types of cabbage – green, red, napa, Savoy.  Right now at the market, our vendors have heads of green cabbage.  Here is a recipe you make ahead of time so the flavors can “marry”.

Cabbage Salad (from AllRecipes)

  • 1 small head green cabbage, cored and shredded
  • 1 carrot, peeled and shredded
  • 1 small green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 slices bacon
  • Add all ingredients to list

Directions

Prep, 10 minutes; Cook, 10 minutes, Ready in: 4 hours and 20 minutes

  1. In a large bowl, toss together the cabbage, carrot, green pepper and onion. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar and salt. Pour over the cabbage mixture, and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight.
  2. Place the bacon in a large deep skillet. Cook over medium heat until evenly browned, turning occasionally. Drain, cool and crumble. Toss crumbled bacon with salad just before serving.

 

Market News

Peaches and Pies at the Wednesday Market

Atchison  Farmers’ Market

Fresh, Friendly, Local

Market E-Newsletter, Wednesday, June 15, 2016

2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Delicious new items at the Market this Wednesday:  fresh peaches (Monie Frakes) and pies (Lynn Hoffman).  Of course, there will be plenty of fresh, local vegetables, coffee by Ghost Roast, and fresh baked items.

Don’t forget to register for the July 2nd Market Bundle Give Away.  Lynn Hoffman, the market manager, has registration forms.

Remember that you can use your credit, debit or SNAP (vision) card at the Market Manager’s stand.  She will give you tokens to use as cash at the vendor stands.  We have Atchison Farmers’ Market in the amount of $10 that you can give as gifts and use at the Market.  We also accept Chamber of Commerce gift cards and Kansas Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program coupons.  There may still be some coupon packs available for those who qualify at the Salvation Army or the Area Agency on Aging.

Visit us on http://www.atchisonfarmersmarket.wordpress.com and www.facebook.com/AtchisonFarmersMarket

Vendor Produce (Wednesday, June 15):

Genova Farm (Debbie and Mark Genova and girls)  Kale, green onions, radishes, lettuce, and shell peas.

Ghost Roast Coffee  (Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach Wolfe and Melissa Wolfe)   Guatemalan, Rwandan, Ethiopian  Sumatran coffees, whole bean or freshly ground, decaf Sumatran coffee (water processed), fresh cups of coffee available.

L&R Farms (Monie Frakes)  Peaches, tomatoes, English cucumbers, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, kohlrabi, snow peas, sugar snap peas, green onions, radishes, spring blend & green Leaf lettuce, kale, collards, turnips, beets, and sweet potatoes

Lynn Hoffman (Market Manager)  Pies by Pauline, jam, fruit breads, salsa, relish, and dog biscuits.

New Vendor Two Hungry Lads (Luca Zia and Augustine Blosser)  Freshly squeezed lemonade, fresh cheese biscuits, ice-cold old fashioned bottled sodas with pure cane sugar, and our signature Italian crostoli pastry. .

Other vendors may be present.