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Market E-Newsletter, Saturday, October 14, 2017

8 a.m. – noon

 The countdown has begun on open days for the Atchison Farmers’ Market. We will be open (rain or shine) this Saturday, next Wednesday, and the following Saturday. Stock up on locally grown and produced items for fresh use and for holidays coming up.

Remember, if you have Kansas Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition coupons, you must use them before November 1st. See Debbie Genova, market manager at the green and white striped tent, to swipe your credit, debit, or SNAP cards. We participate in the Double Up Program for SNAP users.

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 and follow us on

See you at the Market!

Vendor Produce (Saturday, October 14):

Cedar Lane Farm  (Carrie Kesse and Kirk Russell and Gus)  Arugula, salad mix, radishes, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, sweet and hot peppers, garlic, potatoes, herb plants and eggs from organic and grass fed hens.

Crunchy Granola (Jessica Gigstad)  Homemade granola.

Debbie Dooley Farm eggs, homemade angel food cakes, healthy banana blueberry muffins,

Elias Honey (Chuck Elias)  Will not be at the Market this week.

Genova Farm (Debbie and Mark Genova and girls)  Green beans, Fall salad mix, baby kale, sweet candy onions, beets, okra, new potatoes, cucumber, bell peppers, squash, and carrots.

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)  Baked corn chips, freshly cut cilantro, locally grown figs, fudge (chocolate, no nuts), organic softneck garlic, jalapeno peppers, poblano peppers, serrano peppers, traditional flour tortillas, spaghetti squash, butternut squash, zucchini bread, and sweet potatoes.

J & K Pollock Ranch LLC (Jonathan Pollock)  This will be our last regular day at the Farmers’ Market.  Be sure to take time to come get your locally grown food.  We offer home grown beef, lamb, and pork.  We want you to enjoy the taste of fresh food that is safe for your family.

After Saturday the 21st, the next chance to get our meats will be November 10, 5:30 – 6 p.m., for our winter food drop.  All items to be delivered (meats, flours, eggs) must be pre-ordered: call 785 741 3111 or email by November 9th.  See the printed price list or visit our web site ( for items available.

Thank you for your support of our Ranch this summer at the Atchison Farmers’ Market.  It has been a pleasure serving you.

L&R Farms (Monie Frakes) Broccoli, cabbage, pumpkins, ornamental squash, locally grown apples, delicata squash, acorn, spaghetti and butternut squash, kohlrabi, okra, tomatoes, grape tomatoes, Candy onions, cucumbers, zucchini, yellow squash, bell peppers, jalapenos, hot banana peppers, eggplant, new potatoes, beets, brussels sprouts, kale, sweet potatoes, fresh herbs, sweet banana peppers, Yummy snack peppers, and carrots.

Long View Farm (Gunther and Betty Fischer) Arugula, scallions (green onions) new crop sweet potatoes, salad turnips, baby bok choi, Swiss chard, kale, chestnuts (boiled and peeled), radishes (a variety, including daikon), okra, Asian yard long “noodle” beans,  Dutch and French shallots, peppers (hot and sweet), onions (ring master and copra), squash (butternut and spaghetti), zucchini, freshly cut herbs, brown eggs, French bread, honey whole wheat, and rolls (made with organic flour), jams and jellies (Five fruit, apricot (a variety), blueberry, apple butter, plum butter, pear butter, and peach-orange marmalade), and potted plants (Jade, Sansevieria (mother-in-law tongue), and cactus).  Naturally grown produce.

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

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

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

Two Hungry Lads (Rosa and Luca Zia)  Pizzelles (Italian waffle-like cookies, freshly squeezed lemonade, homemade pasta, ginger molasses cookies, and Boylan’s pure cane sugar root beer.

Other vendors may be present.

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