WHAT’S FRESH THIS WEEK
NEXT MARKET DAY: Friday, January 17th / 3–5:30pm
Continue to support local growers & producers through the Winter Season at KSQ! Bundle up and join us on State St bi-weekly (Fridays) from 3–5:30pm.
The weekly lineup is typically updated by the Thursday prior to Market day to be as accurate as possible, so please check the date above to know that you are seeing details for the current week. The vendor lineup will vary a bit each week—make note of the dates in parentheses after each vendor’s name.
ON JANUARY 17th:
(FARMS & GROWERS)
Birchrun Hills Farm (1/17, 2/14, 3/13, 4/10) Sue Miller of Birchrun Hills is a Chester County farmer + cheesemaker, using milk from her family’s own grass-fed Holstein cows. Come chat with Sue to taste & take home some of Birchrun’s award-winning cheeses!
Canter Hill Farm (all Winter) Wayne always has an array of pasture-raised poultry (chicken, turkey, duck) & eggs, pork, and grass-fed meats (beef, lamb). Choose from a wide variety of cuts along with pork, chicken, lamb & turkey sausages. Preorder by emailing the farm in advance to get exactly what you need or for large/bulk orders. On SALE this week: Stay tuned!
Fiddle Creek Dairy (all Winter) Fiddle Creek is a family-operated micro dairy in Quarryville, PA. Tim Crowhill Sauder & Frances Miller produce Greek & Swiss style Yoghurts (in glass) with whole milk from their small herd of grass-fed Jersey cows. Their naturally-cultured yoghurt is full of incredibly rich, all-natural flavor—no fillers or sweeteners added. Also available: a Camembert cheese made with their milk plus their own grass-fed beef (ground, steaks, roasts, chip, sausages), natural beef jerky & beef sticks, and veal (ground, cuts.)
Flying Plow Farm (all Winter) Rachel continues to bring a variety of certified organic vegetables plus their own pasture-raised chicken, eggs + 100% grass-fed beef—all direct from their farm in Rising Sun. This week’s harvest: chard, spinach, collards, curly kale, greens mix, lettuce mix, arugula, red Russian kale, carrots, beets, garlic, potatoes, Cherriette radishes, Hakurei turnips, watermelon radishes, butternut squash, sweet potatoes (all purple + Murasaki – purple skin, white flesh), rutabaga, garlic, potatoes. Preorder on their website for bulk items & easy pick-up.
(FOOD ARTISANS & PRODUCERS)
Brandywine Valley Bread (all Winter) Fran bakes naturally leavened (sourdough) breads in Downingtown using local & organic grains, creating more flavorful & more easily digestible loaves. They always have beautiful freshly-baked baguettes, several types of crusty boules, pre-sliced sandwich loaves (Pullmans), a variety of BAGELS, focaccia, and a selection of handcrafted morning buns and croissants. Preorder what you need by emailing or calling the bakery at least 24 hours before!
Cucina Verde (1/17, 2/14, 3/13, 4/10) Annmarie makes amazing small-batch lacto-fermented sauerkrauts using local ingredients. 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 enjoy straight out of the jar. This week’s varieties will include: Kurry Kraut, Dragon Kim Chi, Curtido, Apple Fennel, Rosemary Red, and Caraway.
Sunset Park Cookies Fred’s gluten-free/vegan/nut-free/soy-free baked goods can be enjoyed by anyone! He always has a variety of cookies (molasses, chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, snickerdoodles, lemon, sugar-free), sweet breads (zucchini, pumpkin, banana, blueberry, carrot), plus sweet-tooth satisfying whoopie pies (pumpkin, chocolate, lemon, mocha). Fred takes special or advance orders—just reach out.
Taste of Puebla (all Winter) Grab a quick bite at Market or to-go: Chris always brings 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 & salsa fresca. For simple suppers, try their take-home options: Pozole Verde, Black Beans, vegan Mexican Rice, and seasoned meats such as Mole Poblano with Chicken, Chicken Tinga, Pulled Pork plus 3-packs of refrigerated tamales.
Hip Brick (GUEST) Martin Indars of West Chester repurposes bricks from demolished buildings and gives them new “light!” For KSQ customers, he will have Kennett Square Hip Bricks — so named as they originally were part of the 1915 Kennett High School and most recently the old Kennett Square Borough Hall, which was built in 1938 and demolished in 2019. Like all Hip Bricks, they are solar accent lights set in recycled brick.
OTHERS RETURNING SOON:
Aunt Mamie’s Pasta (returning 1/31)
Bee Our Guest Wraps (returning 2/14)
Manatawny Still Works (returning 1/31, 2/28, 3/27, 4/24)
Mediterranean Delicacy (returning 1/31, 2/28)
Whiskey Hollow (Winter Schedule TBD)
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, but metered spots must be paid until 5pm. 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!
Thank you to our generous Farmers Market Sponsors: