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Atchison  Farmers’ Market

Fresh, Friendly, Local

Market E-Newsletter, Wednesday, August 2, 2017

2:30 – 5:30 p.m.

The Wednesday Farmers’ Market on Main Street will be a great time to get out, get some fresh (cool) air, and shop for fresh, local produce. Our farmer/vendors will have summer crops as well as the beginning of fall produce such as apples.  We will also have baked and other items available for you.

The Market Manager, Debbie Genova, (green and white striped tent) can swipe your credit, debit or SNAP cards. We participate in the Double Up Food Program and the Kansas Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program. Buy your Farmers Market gift cards ($10) from Debbie and we accept Chamber of Commerce gift certificates.

You can support your Farmers’ Market by buying a Plant a Carrot sign to put in your yard and/or “I love my Farmers Market” bumper sticker.

Follow us on atchisonfarmers.market and Atchison Farmers Market Facebook.

Vendor Produce (Wednesday,  August 2):

Genova Farm (Debbie and Mark Genova and girls)   Sweet Corn, Green beans, Tomatoes, carrots, beets, bell peppers, banana peppers, red and white candy onions, new potatoes, squash, cucumbers, cut flowers and baby kale.Independence Creek Farm (Paul Steinbach and Family)  Apricot preserves, blackberry jam, fresh basil & oregano, kohlrabi, turnips, green beans, onions, and icicle radishes.

Independence Creek Farm (Paul Steinbach and Family) Apricot, blackberry, and plum jams, as well as various tomatoes and herbs.

Jirak Family Farm (Mark and Theresa Jirak and Family)   Corn, green beans, squash, cucumbers.   Also, call ahead for sweet corn to freeze or can.  367-0560

L&R Farms (Monie Frakes) Cantaloupe, delicate squash, sweet corn, tomatoes, grape tomatoes, local Missouri peaches, green beans, Candy onions, cucumbers, zucchini, yellow squash, bell peppers, jalapenos, hot banana peppers, eggplant, new potatoes, beets, cabbage, kohlrabi, kale, sweet potatoes, fresh herbs, sweet banana peppers, Yummy snack peppers, and carrots.  Call ahead (816-390-7453) to reserve canning tomatoes, pickling cucumbers, beets, and hot or sweet banana peppers in 1/2 bushel lots.

Long View Farm (Gunther and Betty Fischer) Arugula, leeks, dill for pickling, tomatoes (cherry, chef’s choice orange, and San Marzano paste), English (burpless) and lemon cucumbers, beans (green, French and Asian yard long “noodle” beans), baby carrots, beets (Detroit red, chioggia), garlic, Dutch and French shallots, onions ( Candy and red cippolini), yellow and green salad zucchini, larger green and zucchini for frying or making bread,  brown eggs, white loaf bread made with organic flour, jams and jellies, and fresh cut flowers.

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

St. Andre Orchard (John Rziha and Family)  Peaches, apples and maybe blackberries.

Other vendors may be present.

 

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