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Special Edition – Buy it at the Market Recipes

Atchison Farmers Market

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Market Special E-Newsletter for Saturday, May 30, 2015

This market season Angela Humburg, an AFM Board member and dietician, will provide special recipes to go along with the produce that is in season.

Stop by each vendor to get your “Buy it at the market recipe.” There are several available this Saturday, May 30.

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The Last Market Day in May

Atchison Farmers Market

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Market E-Newsletter for Saturday, May 30, 2015

What happened to May? It has been unusually wet – very difficult to get into the garden to plant, weed and harvest. But our vendors are determined to bring you the freshest local produce.

This week we are happy to have the Juneteenth Committee at the market to let you know what is in store for that celebration the weekend of June 13-14. Stop by their table to learn more about this event in Atchison.

We also welcome the BMW Motorcycle Rally folks. It’s their 36th annual Oz rally and they have chosen to have it in Atchison this weekend, with many events. They have named it the “New Adventures on the Yellow Brick Road Land of Oz.”

Watch for our first summer festival coming next weekend! We are working with Susan Turnbull of the city to promote spring vegetables.

The monthly Bundle Give Away of produce will continue on the first Saturday of each month. Please register at Lynn Hoffman’s booth, our market manager.

Lynn can also assist you if you need to use your credit, debit, or SNAP card at the market. We also accept Chamber of Commerce gift cards and will be accepting Kansas Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program coupons when they are distributed by the Salvation Army in the near future. And, of course, you may purchase Atchison Farmers’ Market gift certificates to give as gifts to your family and friends.

This week’s vendors:

Birdsong Farms – Gina Black Bagged baby salad mix, scarlett kale, Toscano kale, head lettuces, rainbow chard, radishes, collard, handmade pastas cut and flavored, pastured eggs – grown chemical free

Cedar Lane Farm – Carrie Kesse & Kirk Russell Salad mix, arugula, radishes, bok choi, salad turnips, kale, Swiss chard, eggs from organic and grass fed hens, tomato, pepper and herb plants – all grown chemical free

Debbie Dooley Eggs and goat milk soap, cookies, blueberry muffins and angel food cakes.

Elias Honey – Chuck Elias 2, 8, 16, 24, 32, and 80 ounce containers of local honey and flavored honey straws

Genova Farms Produce – Debbie Genova Kale, radishes, green onions, peas, and spinach

Ghost Roast – Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach Wolfe and Melissa Wolfe Coffee beans and ground coffee. Light roast, Guatemaland, medium roast Ethiopian, and dark roast Rwandan. Will have samples of Rwandan available.

Long View Farm – Gunther and Betty Fischer Arugula, bok choi, green onions (scallions), radishes (Italian, and German), mixed greens, a variety of kale, French and whole wheat breads made with organic flour, rhubarb, pastured chicken brown eggs, cut flowers, and homemade jams – produce grown chemical free.

L&R Farms – Monie Frakes Asparagus, rhubarb, green onions, radishes, cauliflower, kohlrabi, kale, sweet potatoes, bedding plants (tomatoes, peppers, herbs, cucumbers, eggplant, zucchini, flowers), strawberry hanging baskets and wave petunia hanging baskets

Lynn Hoffman (Market Manager) Salsas, relishes, jams, jellies, fruit butters, fruit breads, and dog bisquits.

Mallow Farm – Barbara Bramble & Jim Mallow  Herb planters, cherry tomato hanging baskets, herb plants (many varieties), tomato and pepper bedding plants, some flower and vegetable plants.

McLenon Produce – Rob and Pat McLenon Back next week

The Pie Lady – Emily Koehn Pies, breads, and cinnamon rolls

Providence Hill Farm – Christy Harris Goat milk products

The Tortilla Man – Gilbert Gasper Regular and whole wheat homemade tortillas

Wide Horizon Farm – Karen Soyland Green onions, cookies, blueberry coffeecakes, pineapple upside down cakes, yeast rolls, cinnamon raisin bread, and fruit pies.

Other vendors may also be present.

This recipe has been around for a few years, but it creates a quick (total of 20 min.), healthy snack.

Baked Kale Chips

1 bunch kale (about a pound)

1 Tb olive oil

1 Tb seasoned salt or kosher salt

Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a non insulated cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. With a knife or kitchen shears carefully remove the leaves from the thick stems and tear into bite size pieces. Wash and thoroughly dry kale with a salad spinner. Drizzle kale with olive oil and sprinkle with seasoning salt.

Bake until the edges brown but not burned

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Do you want to be an Atchison Farmers’ Market Farm Fan

Hi, from the Atchison Farmers’ Market

For the 2015 season, we are introducing a new app called FarmFan. FarmFan allows

us to text you the latest information about what will be at the market that day. We are

trying this service on a limited basis for this season so sign up now.

After you become a FarmFan, one hour after the market opens, you will get a text

message from us reminding you to come to the Market and we may highlight products

and vendors with what’s fresh on that market day. The text may also include special

activities like cooking demonstrations and live music that are available only on that day

You may unsubscribe at any time, by responding STOP or

UNSUBSCRIBE to any text message you receive from us.

To sign up to be a FarmFan (to get texts about the Atchison Farmers’ Market), visit:

https://farmfanapp.com/atchisonfarmersmarketinc/signup

If you have already signed up:  Thank you!

In the future, we will be adding incentives to come to the Market requiring a password

only available to FarmFans.  Will keep you posted about this perk later this season.

Your support is appreciated and we hope this new app increases your enjoyment of the

Market! Thank you for your interest!

Atchison Farmers’ Market

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May 27 Market Produce

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Market E-Newsletter for Wednesday, May 27, 2015

We are making plans for several special festivals this summer. Keep watching the newsletter, our Facebook page, and Atchison Chamber Chatter for updates.

This Wednesday the following vendors plan to be at the market:

Ghost Roast (Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach Wolfe and Melissa Wolfe ) Coffee beans and ground coffee. Light roast Guatemalan, Medium roast Ethiopian, and Dark roast Rwandan. Samples of Rwandan will be available.

L & R Farms (Monie Frakes) Tomatoes, asparagus, rhubarb, green onions, radishes, spinach, kale, collards, Spring blend, kohlrabi, broccoli, cauliflower, sweet potatoes, bedding plants, and strawberry hanging baskets.

Lynn Hoffman (Market Manager), Salsas, relishes, jams, jellies, fruit butters, fruit breads and dog biscuits

Other vendors may be present.

Find us at our blog: atchisonfarmersmarket.wordpress.com

And “like” us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AtchisonFarmersMarket

 

 

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Special Edition

Atchison Farmers Market

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Market E-Newsletter for Saturday, May 23, 2015

Additional Edition

Change of entertainment for this Saturday: the “Versatiles” will be at the Market this week. The Juneteenth folks will be with us next weekend.

Also, there will be baby bok choi (Long View Farm) will be available.

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Our Second Saturday at the Market

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Market E-Newsletter for Saturday, May 23, 2015

Our opening day went well with only a trace of misty rain during the market. We had 19 children enjoying the Art Association’s event and it was nice to have Justin Harris playing for us.

The market continues this week with even more produce. The winner of the Open Air Art Fair Bundle Give Away will receive her bundle today at 10 a.m. from our market manager.

We do have a change of schedule today. The Juneteenth folks and the “Versatiles” will not appear today, but will be at the market next Saturday, May 30.

The monthly Bundle Give Away of produce will continue on the first Saturday of each month. Please register at Lyn Hoffman’s booth, our market manager.

Lyn can also assist you if you need to use your credit, debit, or SNAP card at the market. We also accept Chamber of Commerce gift cards and will be accepting Kansas Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program coupons when they are distributed by the Salvation Army in the near future. And, of course, you may purchase Atchison Farmers’ Market gift certificates to give as gifts to your family and friends.

This week’s vendors

:

Birdsong Farms – Gina Black Bagged baby salad mix, scarlett kale, Toscano kale, head lettuces, rainbow chard, radishes, collard, handmade pastas cut and flavored, pastured eggs – grown chemical free

Cedar Lane Farm – Carrie Kesse & Kirk Russell Spinach, mesculun mix, kale, swiss chard, other various greens, radishes, fresh herbs, eggs, tomato, pepper and herb plants – all grown chemical free

Debbie Dooley Eggs and goat milk soap

Elias Honey – Chuck Elias 2, 8, 16, 24, 32, and 80 ounce containers of local honey and flavored honey straws

Fox & Co Apothecary – Sierra Fox (formerly the Chic Gypsy Café) bottled cold press espresso concentrate“just add milk”  in the following flavors: Espresso; White Chocolate Mocha; Lavender Mocha; Dirty Chai; Rosemary Caramel Espresso; and Decaf Espresso. She will also have bottled Chai Tea; Jasmine Honey Green Tea; and Peppermint Infusion Tea. In addition, Sierra will have take and bake Rosemary Biscuits, compound butters, fresh dill, thyme and basil as well as fresh pastries.

Genova Farms Produce – Debbie Genova Kale, radishes, green onions, peas, and spinach

Ghost Roast – Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach Wolfe and Melissa Wolfe locally roasted coffee beans and ground coffee.

Karen’s Rainbow – Karen Soyland Green onions, dill plants, cookies, blueberry coffeecake, yeast rolls, cinnamon raisin bread, and fruit pies.

Long View Farm – Gunther and Betty Fischer Arugula, green onions (scallions), radishes (Italian, and German), mixed greens, a variety of kale, French and whole wheat breads made with organic flour, rhubarb, brown eggs, cut flowers for Memorial Day, and homemade jams – produce grown chemical free.

L&R Farms – Monie Frakes Asparagus, rhubarb, green onions, radishes, cauliflower, kohlrabi, kale, sweet potatoes, bedding plants (tomatoes, peppers, herbs, cucumbers, eggplant, zucchini, flowers), strawberry hanging baskets and wave petunia hanging baskets

Lyn Hoffman (Market Manager) Quick breads, jams & jellies.

Mallow Farm – Barbara Bramble & Jim Mallow  Herb planters, cherry tomato hanging baskets, herb plants (many varieties), tomato and pepper bedding plants, some flower and vegetable plants.

McLenon Produce – Rob and Pat McLenon Strawberries and broccoli

The Pie Lady – Emily Koehn Pies, breads, and cinnamon rolls

Providence Hill Farm – Christy Harris

Rootin Tootin Acres – Eric & Theresa Root

The Tortilla Man – Gilbert Gasper Regular and whole wheat home made tortillas

Willenskraft Farm – Rick Vanderweide and Cindy Timmons Red Clover jelly and Dandelion lotion bars

Other vendors may also be present.

Green onions or scallions are in abundance now at the market. Here is an easy way to fix them to accompany your meal and it takes less than 10 minutes.

Sauteed Fresh Green Onions

How to make it

  • Wash and dry onions
  • Cut off green tops leaving only about an inch or two above bulb
  • Heat large fry pan to medium
  • oil once or twice around pan
  • add butter
  • Add onions and stir gently until slightly brown
  • Remove from pan and place around meat platter
  • Add kosher salt and white pepper to taste
  • Plate meat in center and serve.
  • Nice with fingerling taters

 

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May 20 – Wednesday Market

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Market E-Newsletter for Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Market is off to a good start with the pre-season market offerings and the opening day last Saturday.

This Wednesday the following vendors plan to be at the market:

Ghost Roast (Rita and J.D. Hartman, Zach Wolfe and Melissa Wolfe ) Coffee beans and ground coffee. Light roast Guatemalan, Medium roast Ethiopian, and Dark roast Rwandan. Samples of Rwandan will be available.

L & R Farms (Monie Frakes) Tomatoes, asparagus, rhubarb, green onions, radishes, spinach, kale, collards, Spring blend, kohlrabi, broccoli, cauliflower, sweet potatoes, bedding plants, and strawberry hanging baskets.

McLenon Produce (Rob and Pat McLenon) Strawberries and broccoli.

Other vendors may be present.

Find us at our blog: atchisonfarmersmarket.wordpress.com

And “like” us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AtchisonFarmersMarket

 

 

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