Newsletter V10-NBR04-20170626

Vol.10 Nbr04 MktWk. 03 June 26, 2017

Open on Wednesdays, 4pm to 7pm
June 14 - October 18, 2017
Blessed Sacrament's Parking Lot
726 Monroe Avenue (the Corner at Rutgers Street)

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Last week, it was another great day at the Market!

Flowers, strawberries, and vegetables from Sunscape.

After a strange winter and spring, the produce looks delicious!

This is what the shoppers want to see!

The Church has supported the Market from Day 1.

Father Bob does some shopping and says hello.

Sometimes, friends just want to be silly.

Joking around at the Market.

The vendors had a good day.

Scott of Timber Buck.

Sniffing soap is good for you!

The baby goat had a good day, too.

Hugging a baby goat is very therapeutic.

Sometimes a simple pet is all that is needed. Wes holds the goat for a gentle pet.

The baby goat took a short break in its portable corral.

NeighborWorks helps people with all sorts of challenges associated with homeownership.

At the Community Table, Lynette talked to a bunch of people.

The Music Tent is an important feature every week. Brett Lighthouse entertained and provided a great commentary throughout the afternoon.

Brett sang and played guitar.


Sunscape Farms, Penfield

Strawberries, tomatoes, zucchini, lettuce, onions, and plants. Annuals, hanging baskets, herbs.

Aguilera Farms, Williamson

Strawberries, lettuce, radishes, onions, and spinach

Clover Meadow Creamery, Lyons

Goat milk, goat yogurt, goat cheese and herbed cheeses.

Timber Buck Maple, Bloomfield

Assorted salad greens, free range eggs, garlic, honey, maple syrup.

GG Bakes, Rochester

Fruit pies, spicy ginger snaps, oatmeal cookies, and French macaroons.

DeWitt's Homemade Hummus, Rochester

Fresh hummus with different herbal accents.

Mooseberry Soaps, Newark, NY

Handcrafted soaps.

Paw-la's Pantry, Rochester

Dog treats handmade with locally sourced, organic ingredients.


Joan Burch


Americana, Folk, Independent


Singer and songwriter Joan Burch has a knack for writing a catchy tune. Joan started writing songs and performing 2007 and released her first recording, Taking Flight , a CD of thirteen original songs, in 2012. Joan plays keyboard and guitar, singing her own songs with a warm mezzo-soprano voice. Several local musicians, playing instruments ranging from flute to banjo, are featured on her first CD, highlighting her varied compositions. Listeners identify with Joan's thoughtful musical commentary.

She has performed with enthusiastic reception at more than 40 local festivals, coffee houses and farmers' markets in the Rochester. In 2013, Joan produced two songs, "Joan of Arc" and "All We Ever Wanted", and continues to write and perform new material.


Monroe Branch Library

Monroe Branch Library is a real asset in our community and is located less than a five minute walk from our market. Childrens' Librarian Margaret Paige will visit present a book display and an activity. She has a wealth of knowledge about children's literature. Ask her to suggest a title for your favorite young reader and then drop by the library to check it out. The library has evening hours on Wednesdays.


Selected by Maxine Manjos

Strawberry Shortcake in a Mug


If you haven't tried any of the cake-in-a-mug recipes that have been making the rounds, this is your chance.  They are great for cooking for one or two people  and children will find them great fun to try under  the supervision of a parent or grandparent.

Click on the link below and have a great time putting this together.  Eating one of these mug cakes isn't so bad, either! 


Click to go to the recipe at "The Kitchn."


The market has always welcomed shoppers in the various State and Federal supplemental nutrition programs. Farmers at our Market accept tokens and some coupons. See the Market-Day supervisor; bring your EBT card.

See USDA SNAP guidelines for more information.


Looking to give back to the community this summer? We can really use your help! You can commit up to one hour this summer, or a few weeks, any help is appreciated! Contact the Market Manager, Allen Krisiloff at for more details.


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