Atchison Farmers’ Market
Fresh, Friendly, Local
Market E-Newsletter, Wednesday, August 30, 2017
2:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Autumn has come – early! We will have yellow and red delicious apples at the market on Wednesday – see Linda Trog’s booth. And, of course, there will be other vendors with lots of vegetables there too. Come between 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. to see what’s available.
Our last festival “The Zucchini 500” will be Saturday, September 9th. Kids between 4 and 14 can sign up at our Market Manager’s stall or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We need your name, age, and phone number. Deadline for sign-up: Wednesday, September 6.
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.
Go “like” The Atchison Farmer’s Market Facebook.
Vendor Produce (Wednesday, August 30):
Genova Farm (Debbie and Mark Genova and girls) Cucumbers, okra, bell peppers, banana peppers, tomatoes, green beans, baby kale, candy sweet onions, beets, carrots, new potatoes, chili peppers and cut flowers.
Jirak Family Farm (Mark and Theresa Jirak and Family) Watermelon, cantaloupe, green beans, squash, tomatoes, sweet corn, and cucumbers.
L&R Farms (Monie Frakes) Delicata 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, Brussel sprouts, 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, green beans, and hot or sweet banana peppers in 1/2 bushel lots.
Trog’s Apples (Linda Trog) Red and yellow delicious apples.
Long View Farm (Gunther and Betty Fischer) Arugula, leeks, parsley, okra, tomatoes, cucumbers, Asian yard long “noodle” beans, green beans, beets (Detroit red, chioggia), Dutch and French shallots, onions, salad zucchini, larger green and yellow zucchini for frying or making bread, squash (butternut, spaghetti, sweet dumpling and kabocha), brown eggs, traditional white bread made with organic flour, jams and jellies, and fresh cut flowers. Naturally grown produce.
Lynn’s Tasty Treats (Lynn Hoffman) Salsa, hot dog and hamburger relish, jams, jellies fruit breads and dog biscuits.
Other vendors may be present.