Newsletter V11-NBR13-20180903

Vol11 Nbr13 MktWk13

September 3, 2018

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

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Slowly but surely the Market is getting busier. The special program featuring jazz, the Rochester Education Foundation, and SEAC drew a bunch of new visitors, shoppers, and neighbors.

Wes and Quinn of Clover Meadow filled in for Kim while she was away on vacation..

Glorious sunflowers.

Busy at Timber Buck.

Cookies to die for at GG Bakes.

A happy hat.

A lot to choose from.

All kinds of experiences.

Barb and George staffed the information and EBT tent.

Hand made lace demonstration.

REF received a gift of a trumpet for a the RCSD arts program.

Entertainment was by The Department (RCSD music teachers).

Listening to the music by ones and . . .

by threes.


Sunscape Farms, Penfield

Corn, tomatoes, zucchini, green and yellow beans, cucumbers, peppers, eggplant, blueberries, nectarines, plums, peaches and cataloupe. Beautiful mixed bouquets of cut flowers, hanging baskets, annuals, and herbs. And what ever else might be picked in the morning.

Timber Buck Maple, Bloomfield

Assorted salad greens, free range eggs, garlic, garlic scapes, honey, maple syrup, maple candy, blueberry jam, hot mustard spread, hot peppers, tomatoes, potatoes, and cut flower bouquets.

Clover Meadow Creamery, Lyons

Goat milk, goat yogurt, goat cheese and herbed cheeses. Coffee roasted in Wayne County.

GG Bakes, Rochester

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

Farm Boy Products

Home made soap products, lip balms, and snacks for pets. Herbal rub mixes for roasting and grilling, Mediterranean zucchini, beans, tomatoes, cut bouquets of zinnias.


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.

Joan 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.

Joan is a native of Buffalo and currently lives in Honeoye Falls, New York. Joan's music background includes soloing and participating in choirs in New York and Colorado. She has a degree in Communications from Buffalo State College.


Metro Justice

An evening at the Dryden Theatre to see a free film? Drop by our Community Table this week where Metro Justice will offer tickets to their Labor Film Series. The first film in the series, The Young Karl Marx, will be shown this coming Friday, September 7, at 7:30 PM. Other entertaining and informative films will be shown on Friday evenings through October.

Metro Justice strives to be on the forefront of important issues affecting our country and our world. The organization has opposed such issues as "redlining", corporate welfare, military spending, privatizing social security or Medicare, and unlawful housing evictions. Share your ideas with Bill McCoy, who will represent Metro Justice at the Community Table.


Email your favorite recipes for publication in this spot.


Check us out on MonroeVillageFarmersMarket for updates and pictures!


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 help the Market this summer? We can really use your support! 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 for more details.


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