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Farmers' Market Coop of East Liberty Update

Posted 4/12/2012 10:07pm by Val Kennedy.

Update for Saturday April 14th

Thanks to all who visited the market last Saturday.  We had a really great day.  Hopefully everyone who celebrated Easter had a great holiday.


Here is a brief update on events at the market this Saturday.  
 A summary of the produce is at the bottom of the messsage. 

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The Update


Building Improvements

The roof replacement project is complete!  We are still doing some clean-up work around the building.  We also completed the sink installation at the Kew Park Coffee Bar.  Stop by and check it out.

Greenawalt Farm

The Greenawalts came through strong with many dozens of eggs (chicken, duck and goose) for the Easter season.  Well that is all over, but the Greenawalts should be fully restocked for this week. 
  

J.L. KENNEDY MEAT STAND special items for this Saturday

CANADIAN BACON
DELMONICO STEAKS
PORTERHOUSE AND T BONE STEAKS
SIRLOIN STEAKS
CHICKEN THIGHS

They will also have a nice selction of their regular itmes.  If you want to place an order, please call out to the farm at 724-898-2316.

Kistaco Farm... continues to have locally raised apples.  Items for this week include:

Cider
Appple varieties- Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Idared
A variety of shipped in veggies
Homegrown Kistaco Farm Salad Mix
Vegetable and Herb transplants!

Zang's Greenhouse... Special items for this week include ramps, local lettuce, and local micro greens.  Rick will also have cooking greens such as kale, collards and swiss chard.  Rick will have shipped in asparagus.  He told me local asparagas is right around the corner.

The Greek Gourmet-  Mike from the Greek Gourmet wanted me to let everyone know that he will continue to bring the homemade spinach and meat pies to the market each week- in addition to 20+ flavors of hummus.  Yum!

Kew Park Coffee Bar- We are at the end of tangerine season. This means they are extremely ripe and juicy.  So stop by and have a glass of fresh squeezed tangerine before it is gone for another year.

Sumnmary of Produce Available

Veggies

  • Potatoes
  • Ramps
  • Mushrooms
  • Squash
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Celery
  • Cucumbers
  • Carrots and other root vegetables
  • Onions
  • Cauliflower
  • Tomatoes
  • Shallots
  • Peppers- sweet and hot
  • Garlic
  • Lettuce
  • Spinach
  • Green beans
  • Turnips
  • Broccoli

Fruit

  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Pears
  • Florida Citrus such as lemons, oranges and tangerines
  • Grapes
  • Other fruit such as berries

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Please visit the market's website for information on the market and all the vendors.  You can sign up for a weekly email update.
 

http://www.farmersmarketcooperativeofeastliberty.com/

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The Farmers' Market Cooperative of East Liberty is located at 344 North Sheridan Ave., adjacent to the Home Depot parking lot.  The market operates year round- and is open from 5 AM until 12 noon every Saturday of the year.