Looks like some BEAUTIFUL weather on tap for tomorrow…
We will have Becky Crawford, nutrition educator from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County, on site from 10am-noon doing cooking demos and handing out recipes for Farm FRESH Salsa that YOU can make using what YOU find right here, at the Aurora Farmers Market!
Don’t forget to include coming to pick up your weekly produce, honey, fresh Baked Doughnuts, FRESH fruits, squash, and herbs alongside your neighbors in your weekend plans!
Look for the Farmers Market flutter flags, sandwich board signs, and product signs along Route 90, across from the main Wells College Campus. Park in the boathouse parking lot – which will be for market patrons only on Saturday morning – or along Rt. 90 and come on down the driveway, to the boathouse and join the fun!
(Don’t forget that you can also come by boat, the dock has plenty of space!)
You all enjoyed seeing Richard from the Wells College Press pop-up shop last weekend. Make sure you like their Facebook Page to stay up to date on when Pop-Up Shops are happening, so you can get your hands on your own: Hand printed books, cards, and posters (and more) from the Wells Book Arts Center. See why this unique department of Wells College has received accolades from around the world over the past 3 decades! Great gifts for the lover of the printed word.
*Don’t forget, we still have the GROOVY Aurora Farmers Market Posters that have been for sale this summer for $10. Stop by the Farmers Market Tent to buy your very own.
Come visit Bill from the Cayuga Community Health Network! He can give you all kinds of info on healthy eating, services available to people of all walks of life, that will keep you happy and healthy!
While you’re there, make sure he knows how thankful our community is! The Cayuga Community Health Network has generously provided funding which helped to create and make the Aurora Farmers Market what it is today!
We will have TWO NEW VENDORS at the Market this week!
Schmucker Structures, a group of Amish Builders will be making their way down from Savannah, NY! Come give them a warm welcome and check out the beautiful produce they will have for sale!
Bo’s Bones is DEEELIGHTED to join us this week, bringing honey-rich organic dog biscuits and biscuit jars! Jen looks forward to meeting you and your precious fur babies this weekend!
Doesn’t Alexis and Patrick of Ridge Run Garlic just light up your weekend? Stop by, say hi, and pick up some Austrian hard stem braids and spicy Italian red soft stem braids! For anyone that loves garlic, and who doesn’t, these would make GREAT gifts!
Rob from This Pot’s For You will be at the market with a wide variety of beautiful ceramic creations for all areas of your home! Come check out the mugs that Rob was working on a few weeks ago! Purchase your very own EVENLINE Goblet or Mug, for only $20! Come and try your skills on the pottery wheel! Rob makes it look easy! A few spins and you’ll appreciate all he does even more!
Jill from BooRadleysGarden will be at the Market with potted greenery and plenty of produce! Jill will be bringing PEACHES, a wide variety of squashes (including patty pan), cucumbers (picklers and slicers), and other produce! They are also offering fresh large brown and white eggs (their chickens are cage free and eat a grain veggie/fruit diet only from their own farm produce and of course the insects and such they eat on their own), fresh garlic, and all their herbs are now only $3.50- That is HALF PRICE! Russian Sage now is only $5.00! Big Savings! BooRadley’s Garden is a participant in the Farmers Market Nutrition Program, accepting WIC and Senior FMNP checks. If you don’t know what this is, get information on the eligibility requirements for these nutritional support programs at the Farmers Market management booth.
Paul from Stewarts Corners Farms will be offering a variety of produce including fresh local sweet corn, green beans, tomatoes, green peppers, jalapeño peppers, squashes, cucumbers, peas, lettuce, carrots, broccoli, and so much more!
Susan from Heart and Hands Wine Company will be offering samples of the following wines on offer for sale:
2015 Pinot Noir, 2016 Dry Rose, 2015 Riesling
With Harvest just around the corner, this may be one of their last weekends with us at the market. Once the fruit starts coming in, they tend to need to pull everyone into the harvest activities to help with the wine-making and fruit picking! So come down and grab some of their wine, while there is still time! Of course, you can always visit the winery, just up Route 90 in Union Springs.
Emma, from Byler’s Baked Goods, makes a variety of delicious loaves of bread! Have you tried her PIZZA BREAD yet? If you haven’t, you should! You can pick up your veggies (like squash, peppers, or eggplant) from our other vendors and make a mini pizza right on the bread! Ask Emma about it! Each week she also brings lots of flavors of freshly baked, homemade pies, freshly baked turnovers, cookies, sweet rolls, doughnuts (5 Stars! Recommended by anyone who has tried them!), jams, and jellies. Byler’s brings something new each week to the market! You won’t be disappointed! But remember, get to the Market early to get the BEST SELECTION of everything Emma has to offer! Emma also sells homemade quilts. Place an order with her and you will have a beautiful quilt in no time!
Come visit Michelle, owner of a newly-formed local business, Little Cow Ice Cream! (Click on the link to check out Little Cow’s Facebook Page!) Michelle will be bringing your newest cravings, her small batch, specialty, homemade ice cream in a variety of flavors- including all the special requests from last week! Don’t forget to stop and grab your ice cream!, caramel corn, a variety of cookies, and other delicious treats to the Farmers Market! One of her new treats this weekend will be Sour Cherry Creamsicle– a Sour cherry sorbet swirled with sweet cream ice cream. YUM!
Gimme Waffles by Seed Borne Foods LLC. Julie will be at the Market with homemade waffles, they can be topped with sweet or savory options. She will also be bringing a variety of her vegan fudge (don’t knock it, until you try it!), Toasted HOMEMADE VEGAN marshmallows, and Cookie Sundaes. *All of Julie’ s products are gluten, dairy, soy and nut free; plus some are also vegan!
Vic and Ellen from ¡VErduras! will be offering organic and locally grown vegetables from their garden in Cayuga, NY. They plant organic heirloom, hybrid, and non-gmo vegetable seeds. Stop by early for the whole range of offerings!
WINTER SQUASH! Including four different varieties! For roasting, stuffing, use in place of pasta (Spaghetti), and many other recipes! SWEET PEPPERS RED/YELLOW/GREEN All are delicious grilled, stir fried, stuffed and fresh! VARIETY OF FRESH BEANS
CURLY ENDIVE “Frissé” Perfect for a refreshing salad with a mustard vinaigrette.
KALE “Lacinato” Great for salads or kale chips!
CUCUMBERS “Japanese Climbing,” and “A&C Pickling ” Crunchy and fresh.
SUMMER SQUASH Large, medium and small ones in several varieties! Spiralize them for vegetable noodles in place of pasta.
FRESHLY PICKED HERBS Cilantro, Basil Bouquet, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, and Thyme
OKRA “Clemson Spineless” Batter them up!
FLOWERS Dahlias and Gladiolas if the rain doesn’t damage them.
CARDS FEATURING FLOWERS, PLANTS, AND POLLINATORS: Original photographs from the Cayuga area. These are gorgeous little gifts to send to friends, or may be framed to decorate a wall.
Mark from Dragonfly Hill Farm will be bringing fresh, local Blueberries, peaches, Sweet corn, green peppers, tomatoes, garlic, onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, CANTALOUPE, WATERMELON, potatoes, purple, yellow ad green beans, squash, zucchini and more! You can also at his tent, pick up some fresh brown eggs, Alpaca Products, and honey. Dragonfly is a participant in the Farmers Market Nutrition Program, accepting WIC and Senior FMNP checks. If you don’t know what this is, get information on the eligibility requirements for these nutritional support programs at the Farmers Market management booth.
Alison of Wild Air Flower Farm will be bringing some beautiful items including loads of lisianthus, the first dahlias of the season (check out our FB Page where there are some pictures of these beauties from earlier this week!), a variety of zinnias, specialty snapdragons, rudbeckia and beautiful mixed bouquets that can include some of the season’s first sunflowers!! Check out our Facebook page for photos!
Bob from Tumber’s Nursery will be offering a variety of perennial plants, flowers, and shrubs, as well as, their beautiful hanging flower baskets! They will also be bringing peaches, zucchini, squash, cucumbers, lettuce, scallions, eggs, fresh garlic and so, so, much more!
Happy Jack’s Maple Products have a wide variety of maple syrup products, ranging from, pure local maple syrup in a variety of sizes (up to 1 gallon!), Granulated Maple Sugar, Maple Butter, Bags of Maple Flavored Popcorn, and more! Come say HI to Kristal and TRY some of these amazing sweet treats!
Jayne from Redhead Ranch Soaps makes a (wide) variety of handmade, all natural soaps; that are gluten free, palm oil free, dye free and comes in goat milk or castile (vegan) varieties. Her mission in life is to provide naturally made soap and beauty products that are AMAZING for your skin, which is why she uses many fresh organic produce that she grow’s right on the farm. Jayne also makes soaps for special orders, for weddings, showers, or any sort of occasion (she can do specialized stamps, tags, wraps, and scents too!)?
San Pedro Sister Community will be there Saturday with Fair Trade certified coffee, chocolate bars, cocoa, and almonds, as well as hand made hammocks and purses beautifully made by our friends in the community of San Pedro, El Salvador. A new food order has recently arrived so they are well-stocked with your favorites. Come support this Salvadoran community as it builds sustainability through education and enterprise.
Ron, owner of Standing Stone Honey Bee Products, has some tapered beeswax candles for you to bring home! He will also be bringing a variety of honey products including fresh honeycomb, pure honey and creamed honey, honey lip balm, lotion bars, and beeswax candles. He will also be bringing some local BLUEBERRIES!
*Don’t forget* “LIKE” our Facebook Page to stay updated on our vendors and to be on the lookout for upcoming produce!*
Stop by the Market and enter to win a Farmers Market Goodie Basket, filled with treats from this week’s market vendors.
See you tomorrow morning!
Come by, Come Buy!