Market News

A Cool Wednesday Market Day

Atchison  Farmers’ Market

Fresh, Friendly, Local

Market E-Newsletter, Wednesday, August 24, 2016

2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Did you see “Muriel” when she arrived in town?  She will be a wonderful addition related to Atchison history and she is beautiful!

Cooler weather will make the Wednesday market enjoyable for all – vendors and customers.  Our farmers and other vendors continue to have a wide selection of local produce, jams and jellies, and baked goods for you and your family.

Register with Lynn Hoffman, the market manager, for the September 3 Bundle Give Away.   It will be given away the same day as our Sweetness of Autumn festival.  Remember the Market continues through the last Saturday in October.

If you have a gift certificate from the Health Clinic, please let the vendor write in their name and the amount you spent at their booth before taking it to the next vendor.  When you have spent the full amount on the gift certificate, leave it with the last vendor from whom you made a purchase.

Double your SNAP benefits ($1 to $25 per market day.)  Get your swiped amount in wooden coins for regular purchases and a matching amount in silver coins to use on local, fresh fruit and vegetables!

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 gift cards 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 may still be some coupon packs available for those who qualify at the Salvation Army or the Area Agency on Aging.

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Vendor Produce (Wednesday, August 24):

Genova Farm (Debbie and Mark Genova and girls)  Okra, green beans, walla walla and red candy onions, cucumbers, squash, baby kale, cabbage, red and white potatoes, and banana peppers.

Ghost Roast Coffee (Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach and Melissa Wolfe)  May be present.

New Vendor J&K Pollock Ranch, L.L.C.  Bacon, pork sausage, pork chops, pork loin ribs, beef roast, minute steaks, ham steaks, liver, and eggs.  If you want special cuts of meat, just ask at their booth to order.

Jirak Family Produce (Mark, Theresa and Family)  Watermelon, cantaloupe, cucumbers, squash, and sweet corn.

L&R Farms (Monie Frakes)  Green beans, new potatoes, Brussel sprouts, okra, sweet corn, spaghetti squash, cucumbers, peaches, tomatoes, Candy onions, zucchini, yellow squash, eggplant, cabbage, kohlrabi, kale, collards, bell peppers, sweet & hot banana peppers, yummy snack peppers, jalapenos, and sweet potatoes.

Long View Farm (Gunther & Betty Fischer)  New potatoes (Yukon gold, Corolla, and Mountain Rose), tomatoes, garlic (Music, German Red, and Spanish Roja), elephant garlic,  “Fooled You” jalapenos, and shallots, all grown chemical free.  Jams and jellies, including hot and medium Jalapeno jelly and other homemade pure fruit jams, French bread, and brown eggs from pastured chickens.

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

New Vendor Two Hungry Lads  May be present.

New Vendor Zoe Miner. Sweet baked breads.

Other vendors may be present.


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