Newsletter V11-NBR03-20180625

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June 25, 2018

OPEN this week June 27
CLOSED next week July 4th

Open on Wednesdays, 4pm to 7pm
June 13 - October 17, 2018
Blessed Sacrament's Parking Lot
726 Monroe Avenue (the Corner at Rutgers Street)

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PREVIOUSLY AT THE MARKET

There were lots of shoppers, good music, games, and good weather. We had a very busy day!

Shopping for annuals.

The breeze was light, but flying a kite is always fun..

Sunscape was very busy and sold out of a few items.

GG Bakes had a great day.

Clover Meadow was back.

The Monroe Avenue YMCA sponsored some crafts and . . .

toss the ring games!.

The music sounded great.

The audience participated, too!

FOOD and CRAFTS THIS WEEK

Sunscape Farms, Penfield

Strawberries, rhubarb, scallions, green house tomatoes, annuals and herbs for immediate planting, hanging baskets, and maybe cut flower bouquets.

Timber Buck Maple, Bloomfield

Assorted salad greens, free range eggs, garlic, garlic scapes, honey, maple syrup, maple candy, and cut flower bouquets.

Clover Meadow Creamery, Lyons

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

GG Bakes, Rochester

Fruit pies, spicy ginger snaps, and a variety of cookies.

Farm Boy Products

Home made soap products, lip balms, and snacks for pets. (Later in the month, pole beans).

MUSIC THIS WEEK

Andy Willoughby and Mark Bittle

Classic rock, soul, and folk.

COMMUNITY TENT THIS WEEK

Monroe Branch Library

Children's Librarian Margaret Paige from our own  Monroe Branch Library will host the  Community Table this week.  Questions about a book that might appeal to a young reader in your family?  Margaret is the person who can help you find just the right selection.
  
 Margaret will move to the market lawn to present a special STORYTIME at 5:00 PM for children visiting the market. 
 
Remember, the Monroe Branch Library is just steps away from the Market at 809 Monroe Avenue, next door to the Monroe YMCA.   It is open on Wednesday Market Days until 8:00 PM.  Drop by before or after shopping at the market to take advantage of all that the library has to offer.

RECIPE FOR THIS WEEK

Thanks to Lori of Timber Buck Maple Farm

Rhubarb Muffins

Makes 24 muffins.

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1-1/4 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1-1/2 cups rhubarb, diced
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp melted butter
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 deg F.
  2. Grease two 12-cup muffin pans (or use cupcake wrappers).
  3. Stir together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt (medium bowl).
  4. Separately, beat the brown sugar, oil, egg, vanilla, and buttermilk with an electric mixer till smooth.
  5. Blend the above dry and wet ingredients.
  6. Stir in the rhubarb and walnuts.
  7. Spoon the batter into the muffin cups. Fill almost to the top.
  8. Stir together the melted butter, white sugar, and cinnamon. Sprinkle about a teaspoon on the top of each muffin.
  9. Bake until the tops of the muffins spring back when lightly pressed, about 25 minutes.
  10. Cool for at least 10 minutes before removing the muffins from the pans.

EBT, SNAP, FOOD STAMPS

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.

BECOME A VOLUNTEER!

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! Think about helping with Market Day photography, opening and closing, or lawn signs! Contact the Market Manager, Allen Krisiloff at allen@triptar.com for more details.

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