What’s Fresh This Week
FRIDAY, March 8th / 3–5:30pm
Winter Season Market continues 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 (every Market day) Wayne is back this week with their once-a-year “BUY MORE, SAVE MORE” SALE + some special items! Stock up and save 5% on orders over $50, 10% on orders over $100, or 20% on orders over $200. He always brings a wide array of pastured chicken, turkey, duck, lamb, pork, grass-fed beef, a variety of sausages and fresh eggs. Special items this week: a bit of FRESH chicken (rare in winter!), fresh DUCK EGGS sold by the 1/2 dozen…and OSTRICH steaks, roasts & cubes (cubes on sale for $15/lb!) PREORDER by emailing the farm in advance to get exactly what you need: firstname.lastname@example.org
Collective Creamery (all Markets Jan-April) Sorry they will be away this week!
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). When possible, Tim may also bring 1/2 gallon jugs of their wonderfully rich, low-temp vat pasteurized, non-homogenized whole milk. They also regularly have creamy Camembert cheese + spreadable NEUFCHÂTEL made with their milk!
Flying Plow Farm (all Markets Jan-April) Flying Plow is bringing certified organic seasonal vegetables on ALL Fridays through the remainder of Winter Season, as harvest permits. PLUS nutritious eggs and a selection of pastured chicken & 100% grass-fed/finished beef—all raised on their farm in Rising Sun. This week’s vegetable harvest: baby Hakurei turnips, LETTUCE MIX, fresh mid-size & baby spinach, GREENS MIX, arugula, red Russian kale, red Cherriette radishes (limited). PREORDER on their website for easy pick-up!
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 beautiful 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 (once/month 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 (all Markets Jan-April) Fred’s 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.
PREPARED FOODS (ready-to-heat + serve)
Katja’s Empanadas (all Markets Jan-April) Bringing at least 12 different varieties of delicious frozen empanadas, pastelon (lasagne with plantains instead of pasta), homemade soups and more, Katja’s creations are ready to take home and heat for easy meals on cold winter days! This week’s selection of warming, traditional soups: Sopa de Pollo (chicken soup), Sancocho (hearty vegetable soup), and Sancocho de Carne (hearty vegetable soup with meat.)
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!