Market News

Market Update – Vendors & Products Available This Saturday

Saturday, May 26, 2018, 8AM – Noon:

spinachbulletRefresh yourself with fresh Strawberries (Mallow Farm) at the Market!

spinachbulletCome early to beat the heat and load up on your favorite Memorial Day weekend ingredients, or come later and keep cool with ice cold Ozarka water (Interbrook Ridge Farm).

spinachbulletIs Bitter Better? Discover the health benefits of eating bitter foods (herbs and vegetables) like our ancestors did. Subscribe to the AFM E-Newsletter to learn the latest on such specialty crop information and trivia, as well as about upcoming AFM Events.

spinachbulletDebbie Genova, the market manager, can swipe your credit, debit and SNAP (Double Up Food Bucks).  Buy Atchison Farmers’ Market gift cards at Debbie’s booth, too!


Market Update of Vendors & Products for this Saturday!

spinachbulletGenova Farm (Debbie and Mark Genova and girls)  Baby kale, Green Onions, Lettuce, Radishes, Spinach, and Swiss Chard

Ghost Roast (Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach and Melissa Wolfe) Ghost Roast Coffee will be selling whole beans and we will grind your coffee fresh right there for you as you wait.  We will also have free samples and cups of hot coffee for purchase for only $1.00

Interbrook Ridge Farm (Juan Jorge) Traditional flour tortillas made with local Kansas pastured pork lard & Mexican sea salt, baked corn tortilla chips, fresh Chile de Arbol salsa, cilantro, spinach

J & K Pollock Ranch LLC (Jonathan Pollock) We will not be at market on May 26, 2018, but will be back on June 2nd

Place your orders at our web site jkpollockranch.grazecart.com for delivery on June 2nd. Thanks!

spinachbulletL&R Farms (Monie Frakes) Grape Tomatoes, 6-paks of Marigolds & Dusty Miller Strawberry Hanging Baskets, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Collards, English Cucumbers, Green Onions, Herb plants, Impatiens Hanging Basket, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Radishes, Spinach, Sweet Potatoes

Long View Farm (Gunther and Betty Fischer) Asparagus (maybe), Arugula,  Bamboo Poles for bean tepees, Bok Choi, Butterhead Lettuces, Farm-Fresh Brown Eggs, French Whole Wheat and Rye Breads Made from Organic Flours, Fresh Cut Flowers, Jams (variety), Kale (variety), Mustard Greens, Potted Plants, Radishes (variety), Scallions, Spinach.

Mallow Farm (James E. Mallow, MD and Barbara Bramblett)

Herbs—Basil, Borage, Cilantro, Catnip, Chives, Dill, Fennel, lemon Balm, Lavender, French Lavender, Lemongrass, Lovage, Oregano. Greek Oregano, Parsley, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sage, Thyme

Bedding PlantsCelebrity tomato plants, heirloom tomato plants; Hot Pepper Plants and Red Bull & Yum-Yum Sweet Pepper Plants

Tumbling Toms Hanging BasketsCherry tomatoes

Flowering Plants Perennial Coneflower Plants in purple, pink, and orange colors, Perennial Dianthus plants, Summer Mix  variety, Geraniums, Gerbera Daisies, Shasta Daisies, Hyacinth Beans-Dwarf

Milkweed Plants—For the Monarch butterflies

Strawberries

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spinachbulletThe Tortilla Man (Gilbert Gasper) Regular, whole wheat, and spicy flour tortillas.  (He makes balloon animals for children.)

Vendors Arriving Later in Season:

  •  J&K Pollock Ranch will return on Saturday, June 2;

  • Pie Lady will return on Saturday, June 2;

  • Jirak Family (June)

Other Vendors May Be Present!

 

Market News

Market Update – Vendors & Products Available This Wednesday

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM:

spinachbulletGenova Farm (Debbie and Mark Genova and girls)   Green onions, radishes, lettuce, salad mix, baby kale, and marigold plants.

Ghost Roast (Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach and Melissa Wolfe) Ghost Roast Coffee will be selling whole beans and we will grind your coffee fresh right there for you as you wait.  We will also have free samples and cups of hot coffee for purchase for only $1.00.

spinachbulletL&R Farms (Monie Frakes) will be at the Atchison Farmers’ Market on opening day this Saturday 8am-12 noon. We will have Grape Tomatoes, Asparagus, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Spring Blend, Spinach, Kale, Green Onions, Radishes, Bedding Plants (ie: Tomatoes, Bell Peppers, Jalapeños, Eggplant, Zucchini, Cucumbers, Herbs, Annual Flowers) and Strawberry Hanging Baskets. Hope to see you there!

spinachbulletThe Tortilla Man (Gilbert Gasper) Regular, whole wheat, and spicy flour tortillas.  (He makes balloon animals for children.)

Vendors Arriving Later in Season: Just B Stuff (Saturday, May 26); Jirak Family (June)

Other Vendors May Be Present!

Market News, Recipes

Mid-Week Meal Ideas & Why Scallions Are So Good For You!

Need Mid-Week meal inspiration? How about inspiration for just a delicious healthy snack or sidedish? Well, in anticipation of AFM’s upcoming Food Demos: Jordan Mueller on June 2, and Spring on the Table on June 9, first discover why scallions (or green onions) are so good for your health and well-being (below)!  Then, check out the following two YouTube videos on quick, easy, nutrish and delish asparagus and scallion recipes that will make your mouth water!

Why Are Scallions So Good For You?

Mouth-Watering Asparagus & Scallion Recipes!

Recipes

Arugula Arugula Wherefore Art Thou!?

Try these absolutely TASTY Arugula recipes: One from Youtube shows you how to suatee arugula with garlic. Mmm mmm good! Here she is!

 

Another excellent arugula recipe is brought to you by K-State’s Savor the Season recipe developed by Chef Alli Winter: Roasted Pork Loin and Sweet Potatoes over Arugula. Who could “arugula” over that!?

arugula-Storage Tip

If you have old eyes like mine, click on this downloadable pdf link of the Roasted Pork Loin & Sweet Potatoes Over Arugula recipe for easier reading!

Roasted Pork Loin & Sweet Taters on Arugula-Photo

Bon Apetit!

Market News

AFM Kids Cooking School Applications Available Now!

Subscribe to the AFM’S E-Newsletter and to receive the latest news on AFM’s Kids Cooking School! As a subscriber, you will receive the latest updates on the Cooking School selection process as well as the latest information on upcoming AFM events and festivals!

We have also provided the link to the Kids Cooking School application on our Kids Cooking School Event Page on the AFM Website. Just click on the button towards bottom of page, to download the application form.