Market News-September 15th

Ground cherries are here! Stoneberry Farm has a limited run of them. They are also referred to as husk cherries. These sweet, small pale orange fruits are wrapped in a paper-like husk, hence their name. In the nightshade family, hey are distantly related to tomatoes and more closely to tomatillos, with a unique flavor mildly reminiscent of…

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Market News, September 8th

Welcome back Calcutta Kitchens! Aditi has been busy in her new role as teacher-chef at the CREATE Culinary Training Program at the Center for Food Equity in Bridgeport, and hasn’t had time all summer to join us at the Market-we sure could have used her Kolkata Kooler!  In her new role, Aditi not only teaches…

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August 31st, 2019

We’re thrilled to welcome back Big Bang Coffee Roasters on a permanent basis. Jeff will be at every Sunday Market from now through November with espresso drinks, iced coffee, and bags of beans. You’ll need them to power you through the first few weeks of the fall while everyone settles back into their school, work,…

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August 25th, 2019

See that paper bag in the Woodstock ‘69 image above? It came from Wrights’ Farm and was full of produce for the Hog Farm commune. The produce was picked up in a helicopter because the roads were so jammed with folks flocking to Yasgur’s Farm. Ted Wright, the 2nd generation of the farm, flew his…

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all about okra

Stoneberry Farm is bringing okra to Market! This versatile vegetable originated in southern Ethiopia and spread to Western and Central Africa more than 4,000 years ago, where it remains a staple in many diets.. It was brought to what is now known as the United States with enslaved Africans in the 16th century and is…

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Poultry, pork and pizza

Our shoppers must really like pork and poultry because our weekly vendor Majestic Farm has run out! They won’t be at the Market this Sunday because their stock has been depleted. They’ll be back next week with more, but in the meantime you’ll still be able to get your spatchocked chickens and bacon. Drew, of…

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Tomatoes!

Beautiful heirloom tomatoes from Berry Brook, Stoneberry, & Madura are hitting the Market with their gorgeous hues of yellow, red, orange, and purple and their gnarled, mis-shapened exteriors. While they have a shorter shelf life and are much more difficult to grow, the richness of their flavor makes all the labor to bring them to…

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A new food truck is rolling into town!

Hive Juice Lab is rolling into Irvington in their custom-painted pink former school bus, where they cold-press juices in flavors like Jungle Plum (watermelon, lemon, & basil) & Worker Bee (pineapple, pear, lemon, & turmeric.) The bus is a labor of love and community — it’s run by a young Yonkers couple (Jovian & Ashlee)…

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Shop the market early on Sunday…

…before the mercury rises. Duck in for some fresh berries and peaches and kale and cukes to make your own cooling smoothies at home. Make sure to pick up some extra cucumbers to make some chilled cucumber soup, too. This Food & Wine recipe is just what the doctor ordered in this weather. And, now…

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The first summer corn & free mat Pilates

Nothing says “summer” quite like corn on the cob and now that Dan Madura Farms is bringing it to Market, we can declare that we are officially in the season! Sweet corn, the kind you find at Market, is completely different than the inedible, commercially produced field corn of high-fructose corn syrup fame. Sweet corn…

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