Newsletter V9-Wk4

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Vol.9 Wk. 4 July 4, 2016
Open Every Wednesday, 4pm to 7pm
Mid-June through Mid-October
Blessed Sacrament Parking Lot
726 Monroe Avenue (the Corner at Rutgers Street)

PREVIOUSLY AT THE MARKET

It was a glorious Wednesday afternoon. And the baby goat Serena dropped in, too!

Clover Meadow Creamery maintains a large herd of goats. Kim is churning out a lot of dairy products! And the little ones are so adorable.

Denise and Bev always sell out by the end of the evening.

Our Market is small, but Coralie at Sunscape loves the atmosphere and always manages to sell out of some things every week.

We are glad to see Tessa of Clover Meadow helping her mom for another season.

Rachel and Shannon contribute significant time and energy to Judy's Fund of the Wilmot Cancer Center.

Mark Foerty graced our Music Tent with his soothing voice and unplugged guitar.

FOOD and CRAFTS THIS WEEK

Sunscape Farms, Penfield

Strawberries, peas, zucchini, cut flowers.

Aguilera Farms

strawberries, lettuce, radishes, onions, and spinach.

Clover Meadow Creamery, Lyons

Goat milk, goat yogurt, goat cheese and herbed cheeses, and bakery goods (honey oatmeal bread, whole wheat bread, white bread, dinner rolls, cinnamon rolls, and stick buns).

Timber Buck Maple, Bloomfield

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

GG Bakes, Rochester

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

Taste of Supreme Bakery

Cookies, and specializing in bean-based custard pies.

MUSIC THIS WEEK

Jam Session in Memory of Mike McLaughlin

Amanda organized a tribute to Mike McLaughlin by asking any and all the musicians who knew Mike to contribute their voices and instruments to a jam session. There will be a sign-up sheet to impose some organization, but everyone will have a chance to contribute and express their sadness and love.

COMMUNITY TENT THIS WEEK

Cornell Coorperative Extension

Jessica will talke about nutrition at the Community Tent. She has plastic food for illustration and healthy snacks for sampling. Learn how to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your everyday diet. This lesson will be hands on and great for both children and adults.

DISCOUNT COUPONS

=== ! New This Year ! ===

We distributed about a dozen discount coupons last week. There is no cost to the shopper.

Merchants along Monroe Avenue are supporting the Market through an innovative sponsorship program that offers discounts at their stores and restaurants to shoppers who purchase at least one item at the Market.

Get details at the Market's information table!

RECIPE FOR THIS WEEK

Selected by Maxine Manjos

Minty Sweet Pea and Mascarpone Dip

The Kitchn.com

Ingredients

Makes about 3 cups.

  • 2 cups fresh peas, shelled (or frozen peas, defrosted)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh vegetables, pita bread, or crackers to serve

Suggested Tools, Pans, etc.

Serve with your favorite fresh vegetables, pita bread, or crackers.

Preparation

  1. If using fresh peas, add to a pot of salted boiling water, and cook for about 3 to 5 minutes, until tender. Drain the water and cool the peas completely.
  2. Add peas, garlic, lemon zest and juice, and mint to the bowl of a food processor, and process until smooth. Stir in the mascarpone and season to taste with salt and pepper.

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! Contact the Market Manager, Allen Krisiloff at allen@triptar.com for more details.

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