Market News

Another Cool Day in August!

Atchison  Farmers’ Market

Fresh, Friendly, Local

Market E-Newsletter, Wednesday, August 9, 2017

2:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Plan to be at the Market sometime between 2:30 and 5:30 pm on Wednesday to get fresh, local produce and baked goods from our friendly vendors.  We really enjoy serving you when the weather is pleasant.

A Heads Up for the Saturday Market: Don’t eat breakfast that day because between 8:30 am and 10 am the Market will have its August Festival – “Tooty Fruity Pancakes”! The Hardware Store will be flipping pancakes and our Janean Bowen and Susan Turnbull will serve homemade fruit toppings on pancakes. Free will offering to go to the Salvation Army Food Pantry.

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. Register for the September Bundle Give Away.

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 and Atchison Farmers Market Facebook.

Vendor Produce (Wednesday,  August 9):

Genova Farm (Debbie and Mark Genova and girls)   Cucumbers, bell peppers, banana peppers, tomatoes, green beans, baby kale, candy sweet onions, beets, carrots, new potatoes, chili peppers and cut flowers.

Independence Creek Farm (Paul Steinbach and Family) Tomatoes, okra, tomato & apricot preserves, and fresh herbs (basil, oregano, sage, and mint) and maybe some jalapenos.

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

L&R Farms (Monie Frakes) Cantaloupe, delicate squash, okra, 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, new potatoes, tomatoes (cherry, chef’s choice orange, and San Marzano salsa and paste), English (burpless) and lemon cucumbers, Asian yard long “noodle” beans, baby carrots, beets (Detroit red, chioggia), garlic, Dutch and French shallots, onions ( Candy and red cippolini), salad zucchini, larger green and yellow zucchini for frying or making bread,  brown eggs, traditional 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.

Other vendors may be present.


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