Atchison Farmers’ Market
Fresh, Friendly, Local
Market E-Newsletter, Wednesday, August 16, 2017
2:30 – 5:30 p.m.
|Late summer and early fall vegetables are bountiful and beautiful – tomatoes, onions, zucchini, squash. They are all available from your local farmers at the Wednesday Farmers’ Market between 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. on Main Street.
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 register for the September Bundle Give Away at her booth also.
If you are in favor of the Star Bond project providing funds to build a canopy over the Market area, let us know or contact the City Commissioners. This is a project that would not cost the City, but would use a portion of sales tax generated from that area. And… it would not only benefit the Market, but whatever other community organization that would like to use that area.
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.
Vendor Produce (Wednesday, August 16):
Genova Farm (Debbie and Mark Genova and girls) Cucumbers, sweet corn, peppers, tomatoes, green beans, candy sweet onions, beets, carrots, new potatoes, and cut flowers.
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 for salsa and paste), English (burpless) and lemon cucumbers, Asian yard long “noodle” beans, 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.
Mallow Farm (Barbara Bramblett and Jim Mallow) Tomatoes: cherry, salad, and BIG Sweet Peppers: bell, banana. yum-yum, Hot Peppers: jalapeno & banana, cucumbers, and garlic.
Other vendors may be present.