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Everything you need for Father’s Day

So much at the Market for Father’s Day

Atchison  Farmers’ Market

Fresh, Friendly, Local

Market E-Newsletter, Saturday, June 17, 2017

8 a.m. – noon

What do Dad and Grandpa want to eat to celebrate Father’s Day? The market will have meat and plenty of fresh vegetables and desserts this Saturday. Also, you can get him an Atchison Farmers’ Market gift card ($10) so he can use it at our market!

Jessica Juczek, an AHS junior, will play her violin/fiddle this Saturday.  She has been volunteering at the Wednesday Vegetable Petting Zoo at the Market.

Debbie Genova, the market manager, can swipe your credit, debit and SNAP (Double Up Food Bucks).  We participate in the Double Up Food Bucks program and Kansas Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program.  Don’t forget to register for the July Bundle Give Away.

Do you want to be part of the Market? Support our Atchison Farmers’ Market by buying a “Carrot” for your yard ($2) or an “I Love My Farmers’ Market” bumper sticker ($1). Money goes to support the efforts of the market.

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Vendor Produce (Saturday, June 17):

Cedar Lane Farm  (Carrie Kesse and Kirk Russell and Gus)  Cucumbers, garlic scapes, new potatoes, eggs, herb plants.

Cold Springs Acres (Wayne and Marla Olson)  Pie cherries, turnips, beets, potatoes, onions, broccoli, cauliflower

DT Farms (Dan and Trina Earl)  Broccoli, lettuce, cabbage, zucchini, beets, potatoes

Elias Honey (Chuck Elias)  Local honey and honey sticks

Debbie Dooley  Goat milk soap and lotion, homemade angel food cake, homemade noodles, homemade pound cake, homemade chocolate chip cookies, sugar free peanut butter cookies, sugar free applesauce cookies, and brown eggs

Genova Farm (Debbie and Mark Genova and girls) Sugar snap peas green beans, kale, salad mix, green onions, new potatoes, candy onions, squash, carrots, cucumbers.

Ghost Roast (Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach and Melissa Wolfe) Fresh roasted coffee, coffee beans (can be ground at the market), Guatemalan, Rwandan, Ethiopian, Sumatran, and decaf.  Samples and a fresh cup.

Interbrook Ridge Farm (Juan Jorge) Broccoli, beets, baked corn chips, traditional flour tortillas, gourmet cookie bars

J & J’s Eggs (Jaemon & Jeven Smith)  Eggs

J&K Pollock Ranch (Jonathan Pollock)  Beef and Pork: No antibiotics and no added hormones in this!  Eggs:  Non GMO, free range, Non GMO grains: wheat , Rye , Corn  all milled fresh for the best flours and corn meal, Special grill bundles   Beef Patties buy 3 pounds or more $5.20/lb  save $0.30/lb, Pork chops buy 3 pounds or more  $3.50/lb  save $0.25/lb

L&R Farms (Monie Frakes) Peaches, tomatoes, grape tomatoes, cauliflower, broccoli, sugar snap peas, new potatoes, cabbage, English cucumbers, beets, turnips, green onions, daikon radishes, green leaf lettuce, baby kale, collards, Swiss chard, kohlrabi, sweet potatoes. Taking orders for canning beets and canning tomatoes sold by 1/2 bushel lots; call 816-390-7453 on Mondays or Thursdays for delivery to market.

Long View Farm (Gunther and Betty Fischer) Beets (Detroit red, chioggia, Italian), fresh garlie and Elephant garlic, onions, bok choy, shelling peas, daikon radishes, turnips, curly endive, scallions, kale, Swiss chard, broccoli, red and green cabbage, zucchini, potatoes (Yukon and Red northern), brown eggs, French bread, jams and jellies, English lavender wands, fresh cut herbs (dill weed, mint, sage and parsley), and fresh cut prairie flowers

Lynn’s Tasty Treats  (Lynn Hoffman) Salsa, hot dog and hamburger relish, jams, jellies fruit breads and dog biscuits.

Mallow Farm, LLC (Jim Mallow and Barbara Bramblett)  Herb plants: basil, parsley, catnip, mint, rosemary, sage, thyme, and chives.  Hot and sweet pepper varieties.  Tomato plants.  Flower plants: hyacinth bean, Shasta daisies, stocks, dianthus, Mexican sunflower, lavender, lanceleaf coreopsis, and more.  For butterflies:  butterfly bush perennial shrub, tropical and perennial milkweed, And: romaine lettuce and seabor kale.

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

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

Two Hungry Lads (Luca and Rosa Zia)  Fresh pasta: spaghetti, both spinach and traditional.  Will also be selling cheese biscuits and ginger molasses cookies

Other vendors may be present.

Recipe with ingredients from our Market

We hear a lot about how much food is tossed into the trash in the US.  Let’s try Root to Stalk – using all we can of vegetables!  You can’t usually get the whole vegetable at the super market, but you can at our Farmers’ Market.

Lemon & Butter Braised Beet Greens  (Recipe from Earthbound Farms Organic Foods) Choose leaves, 4 to 6 inches in length, for the mildest taste and most tender greens.

YIELD 4 servings greens


  1. Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet or Dutch oven over low heat, and add the garlic.
  2. Cook gently, stirring frequently, until the garlic is fragrant but does not take on any color.
  3. Add the moist greens, raise the heat to medium-high, and cover the pan. Cook until the greens wilt, about 2 minutes, shaking the pan once or twice.
  4. Remove the cover; if there’s any excess liquid, cook until it evaporates
  5. Toss the greens with the lemon juice, salt, and pepper, and serve hot.


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