What’s Fresh This Week
FRIDAY, JANUARY 11th / 3–5:30pm
Winter Season Market continues January 11th and every 2nd & 4th Friday through April! Find us outside on State St between Union & Broad with a seasonal selection of produce, freshly baked sourdough breads, delicious cheeses & dairy products, meats & poultry, fresh eggs, artisan & prepared foods—all locally grown or produced!
Please note: The vendor lineup is changes somewhat week to week and is typically updated by the Thursday prior to Market day. So please check back for current information. Thank you!
FARMS & GROWERS (In-Season Produce, Meats, Plants/Flowers)
Canter Hill Farm (all Markets Jan-April) Wayne always has a wide array of pastured chicken, turkey, duck, lamb, ostrich (seasonal), pork, grass-fed beef, a variety of sausages and fresh eggs. Get your weekend game day needs like chicken wings, chili & stew meats, and more. Stock the freezer for easy access to local meats between Market days!
Collective Creamery (all Markets Jan-April) Birchrun Hills Farm and Valley Milkhouse Creamery collaborate to bring their artfully crafted cheeses to the community as Collective Creamery! Sue Miller of Birchrun Hills is a farmer + cheesemaker, using milk from her own grass-fed cows in Chester County. Stefanie Angstadt of Valley Milkhouse produces fresh, soft-ripened and aged cheeses in Berks County, using local milk from 100% grass-fed cows. Come taste and enjoy the variety of their artisanal cheese offerings!
Fiddle Creek Dairy (all Markets Jan-April) Fiddle Creek is a family-operated micro dairy in Quarryville, PA. Tim Crowhill Sauder & Frances Miller produce Greek & Swiss style YOGHURT with whole milk from their small herd of grass-fed Jersey cows, who graze on 33 acres. Their yoghurt comes in glass jars and is full of incredibly rich, all-natural flavor (no fillers or sweeteners added). They may also bring 1/2 gallon jugs of their wonderfully rich, low-temp vat pasteurized, non-homogenized whole milk (not this week, sorry!) + creamy Camembert cheese + NEUFCHÂTEL CHEESE made with their milk!
Flying Plow Farm (every 2nd Friday) Brittany is bringing a variety of Flying Plow’s certified organic seasonal vegetables on 2nd Fridays through Winter, PLUS nutritious eggs and a selection of pastured chicken & 100% grass-fed/finished beef—all raised on the farm in Rising Sun. This week’s vegetable harvest: sweet winter carrots, beets, LETTUCE MIX, fresh baby spinach, GREENS MIX, arugula, parsnips, garlic, onions, red radishes + French breakfast radishes.
FOOD ARTISANS & PRODUCERS
Brandywine Valley Bread (all Markets Jan-April) Fran bakes naturally leavened (sourdough) breads in Downingtown using local & organic grains. He always brings rustic baguettes, several types of crusty boules, pre-sliced sandwich loaves (Pullmans) and a selection of handcrafted pastries. It is all baked the day of Market, so come get a taste of Brandywine’s best!
Cucina Verde (2nd Fridays Jan-April) Annmarie brings her amazing small-batch lacto-fermented sauerkrauts such as Kurry Kraut, Curtido, Rosemary Red, Apple Fennel + 3D Kraut (varieties may vary.) Incredibly flavorful and rich in natural probiotic life, they are a wonderful supplement to any meal. Add a bit to sandwiches, alongside eggs for breakfast, or just straight out of the jar!
Sunset Park Cookies Fred is BACK this week! His gluten-free/vegan/nut-free/soy-free baked goods can be enjoyed by anyone! He always brings a variety of cookies (molasses spice, chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, snickerdoodles, brookies), sweet breads (zucchini, pumpkin, banana, blueberry, carrot), as well as sweet-tooth satisfying whoopie pies.
Whiskey Hollow (some 2nd Fridays through Winter) Sara bring her family’s amazing pure PA maple syrup, along with all the maple-goodness they create with it—infused syrups (vanilla & cinnamon are favorites!), maple mustard, maple sugar, maple cream (a vegan maple spread!). Maple candies & chocolate maple creams are a seasonal treat! She also has a variety of wonderful low-sugar jams/preserves made with local fruit. Have you tried their barrel-aged syrups? They use whiskey & rum barrels from Manatawny to age these special batches of maple syrup. Pair it with their homemade pancake mix with local flours!
PREPARED FOODS (ready-to-heat + serve)
Katja’s Empanadas (all Markets Jan-April) Bringing at least 12 different varieties of delicious frozen empanadas and pastelon (lasagne with plantains instead of pasta), Katja’s creations are ready to take home and heat for easy breakfast, lunch or dinner on cold winter days!
Taste of Puebla (all Markets Jan-April) Grab a bite to eat at Market: Chris is bringing their fresh, HOT TAMALES (pork, chicken or vegan.) Chef Mariana & Cristobal Castaneda make delicious Mexican fare using family recipes. They always have plenty of hand-cut corn chips, fresh guacamole, pico de gallo, spicy red salsa, enchilada sauce & salsa fresca. For easy meals, the take-home TACO KITS are always a hit—2lbs of prepared meat (pulled pork or chicken tinga), 9oz guacamole, 9oz salsa fresca, chopped onion & cilantro, plus 16 corn tortillas! Seasonal products include Mexican Rice, Black Beans, and Pozole soup—great to stash in the freezer for simple suppers!
The Market is held RAIN OR SHINE. As long as we don’t have high winds or severe storms, we will be there! So gear up when needed and make a quick run through the market to support our local vendors who come out in all weather!
* Location: 100 block of E State St and the Genesis Walkway / GPS: 113 E State St, Kennett Square, PA
* Starting at 3pm on market days, Farmers Market customers are welcome to park on any level of the garage. Entrance to the garage is on Linden Street.
* Metered street parking is also available before 5pm. Parking is FREE AFTER 5PM at all meters in town!