At Market This Week
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7th / 3–5:30pm
We continue to be outside on State St through the Winter Season!
Please note: The vendor lineup is typically updated by the Thursday prior to Market day, so please check back for current information. Thank you!
FARMS & GROWERS (Produce, Meats, Plants/Flowers)
Canter Hill Farm (every week) Preorder and stock up for your holiday needs! 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. Sign up for their email list & preorder from their weekly newsletter—you’ll receive the sale prices offered at any of their markets (even if you’re picking up in KSQ!) Preorder forms available on their website, and email the farm with your order.
Cultinate Greens (returning next week 12/14, as growth in the high tunnel allows.)
Fiddle Creek Dairy (returning 12/21, then all weeks Jan-April)
Swallow Hill (Elizabeth & Douglas have ended their season for this year, back in the Spring!)
FOOD ARTISANS & PRODUCERS
Brandywine Bee Company Michael Langer, beekeeper extraordinaire, will have his local, pure HONEY in a variety of sizes & jars. Drizzle on hot cereal and pancakes, enjoy in your morning coffee or tea, or sweeten your hot chocolate with it instead of sugar! He also brings assorted beeswax-based products like candles, soothing hand salves, soaps, wood preservative to maintain your cutting boards and leather dressing for protecting winter boots & shoes. GREAT FOR GIFTS!
Brandywine Valley Bread (every week) Fran bakes naturally leavened (sourdough) breads in Downingtown using local & organic grains. He brings rustic baguettes, several types of crusty loaves, pre-sliced sandwich loaves (Pullmans) and more—with new additions & different types of breads each week. Come get a taste of Brandywine’s best!
Joanne’s Candy Kitchen (every week in December) Kevin is back for the month of December with his sweet confections such as chocolate-covered caramels, a variety of creams & barks, pretzels, peppermint patties (and more!)—all handcrafted with Wilbur Chocolate from Lititz, PA. His Almond Butter Crunch is perfectly crafted with a family recipe handed down through the generations!
Sunset Park Cookies Fred’s scrumptious gluten-free/vegan/nut-free/soy-free baked goods will be at Market again this week. Anyone can enjoy his fresh-baked treats, which include cookies (molasses spice, chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, snickerdoodles, brookies), sweet bread (zucchini, pumpkin, banana, blueberry, carrot), as well as pumpkin & chocolate whoopie pies! He also takes special or advance orders—just reach out.
Whiskey Hollow (12/7 + 12/21, once/month Jan–April) 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!). Their maple candies & chocolate maple creams, variety of wonderful low-sugar jams/preserves made with local fruit, barrel-aged syrups, special pancake mix and more make delicious gifts. Or select one of their lovely gift sets, all ready for easy giving!
PREPARED FOODS (ready-to-heat + serve)
Masala Meals (12/7 + 12/21) Locally-made Indian fare to keep in the freezer until you’re ready to heat & eat! Be sure to stop by for a taste, and stock up on healthy, delicious meals. This week’s offerings may include: Rajma Masala (kidney bean chili with basmati rice), Mung Daal Stew (mung bean lentil stew with basmati rice), and Sundal (chickpeas spiced with coconut & lemon juice), and NEW seasonal dish: Oorvatlu (curried butternut squash soup), so comforting for winter!
Taste of Puebla (every week) Grab a bite to eat: Chris will have 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! New seasonal products include Mexican Rice, Black Beans, and Pozole soup.
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!