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Posted 12/18/2013 10:04pm by Miranda Combs.

J.L. KENNEDY MEAT STAND

Update for Saturday, December 21st...

SOME ITEMS STILL AVAILABLE FOR SAT HOLIDAY PICK-UP..

- Capons
- Turkeys
- Smoked pheasants
- Beef standing rib roasts
- Rolled rump roast
- Pork loin chops or roast
- Sirloin steaks
- Porterhouse and t - bone steaks
- Lamb loin chops or rack roasts

**please be specific with sizes
** all orders picked up by 10 am please
** hope you all enjoyed last week's holiday open house as much as we did!!  Yummy!!

The number at the farm is 724-898-2316.

J.L. Kennedy Meat Stand

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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.
 
Posted 12/11/2013 3:41pm by Miranda Combs.

J.L. KENNEDY MEAT STAND

Special items for Saturday, December 14th...

- EXTRA LEAN GROUND TURKEY  last offering before January

- SMOKED PHEASANTS newest batch is ready!! $18.50 each...they will sell out so please order if you can do so


- BONELESS PRIME RIB(steaks or roasts)  CUT TO ORDER

STANDING RIB ROAST...CUT TO ORDER

**please be very specific when ordering...This eliminates confusion and time involved for everyone!!


**For the 12th year now** HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE at the J.L.KENNEDY MEAT STAND with $2.00 off per pound on Canadian Bacon and Kolbassi

Plus our usual complimentary holiday food offering available while samples last!!

The number at the farm is 724-898-2316.

J.L. Kennedy Meat Stand

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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.
 


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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.
 
Posted 12/5/2013 9:42pm by Miranda Combs.

J.L. KENNEDY MEAT STAND special items for Saturday, December 7th...

BONE -IN PORK LOIN CHOPS and boneless pork sirloin roast (salt/pepper with homemade cranberry sauce on top & little chicken stock/broth with or without sliced onions and you ll have the easiest WOW meal in a slow cooker or top stove simmer!!!)

CHIPPED SIRLOIN TIP

**PLEASE do not wait to place your holiday pick-up orders for 12/21!!!

We have every cut of beef and pork to offer with your non-refundable deposit of $25.00 with your order...

The number at the farm is 724-898-2316.

J.L. Kennedy Meat Stand

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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.
 


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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.
 
Posted 11/26/2013 5:46pm by Miranda Combs.

Update for Wednesday, November 27th

Hello folks.  First a happy Thanksgiving wish for all of our customers!

I also want to remind you that the market is open tomorrow- Wednesday the day before Thanksgiving. The hours are from 5 am until 10 am.

The following vendors will be open:

  • California Connection- dried fruit and nuts
  • Greenawalt- will have their usual items including locally grown vegetables and eggs. They will also have fresh cider from Kistaco farm.
  • J.L. Kennedy Meat Stand- will be open primarily to pick up holiday orders.  However, they will have some extra items available including possibly some larger turkeys, but also bacon, sausages and some frozen meats.  They will also some home made pies.  You can call the stand phone number in the morning 412-661-1875 or just stop by.
  • Kew Park Coffee- We will have fresh brewed coffee and fresh squeezed juice.  We will also have some dark roast beans that were just shipped in directly from the farm in Jamaica.
  • PA Made Cheese- lots of locally made cheese
  • Zang's- Rick will have his usual selection of locally grown items as well as some carefully selected shipped in items.

Please note that California Connection, Kew Park Coffee and PA Made Cheese will not be open until 7 am.

See you at the market.

David Lagnese

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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/

Also,  check out the video about the market produced by Ths folks at East Liberty Development (ELDI).  It was directed and produced by local film maker Michael Pisano. So a great big thanks Michael and ELDI's Margaret Graham  for producing the video. So please check out the video and share it with others.

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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.

Posted 11/22/2013 8:57am by Miranda Combs.

Update for Saturday, November 23rd

The Thanksging Holiday is upon us.  The market will be well stocked with lots of great items for your holiday celebration.

Please keep in mind that our vendors have many items that are perfect to use as host gifts for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Please come out to the market and support your local farmers.

Please note that the market will also be open on Wednesday November 27th, the day before Thanksgiving.  I will send out a reminder message early next week.

See you at the market.

David Lagnese
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The Update....

J.L. KENNEDY MEAT STAND

Special items for this week:

- CORNISH HENS
- BONELESS PORK SHOULDER
- TOP ROUND BEEF STEW

**ORDER PICK -UPS ARE 5-10 AM ONLY

**PLEASE order all special cut items by Thursday eve. so your products can be prepared, inspected, & packaged properly

PLEASE PLACE YOUR HOLIDAY ORDERS A.S.A.P.. There are still some fresh Turkeys available for Wednesday 11/27 pickup, but selection is now limited so please call out to the farm ASAP.

The number at the farm is 724-898-2316.

 
Greenawalt Farm

I spoke to Brian and we will have quite a truckload of Amish grown produce.  He is in Somerset County today on his usual route.

I expect he will have jerusalem artichokes, carrots, turnips, onions (several varieties), hot peppers and green peppers, zucchini, apples, garlic, cabbage, tomatoes (several varieties), potatoes (blue, white, yukon gold and red), carrots, radishes, cauliflower, and fresh herbs.  Brian has freshly grown, dried herbs.  Also Brian will have five varieties of shelling beans and dried corn.   A full line of winter squash is now available, .

Greenawalt's always have fresh local eggs and many types of Amish canned items and dried beans. They also have some cured meat items from Lancaster County- bacon and kielbasa.

Kistaco Farm

The Kistaco Farm stand will have:

Cider
Apple varieties:
- McIntosh
- Jonathan
- Macoun
- Cortland
- Red Delicious
- Golden Delicious
- Mutsu
- Gala
- Stayman Winesap
- Jonagold
- Empire
- Honeycrisp
Broccoli
Peppers
Kale
Collards
Eggplant
Winter Squash
Food Creations from Suzanne's Kitchen
- Applesauce
- Corn Salsa
- Bread & Butter Pickles
- Corn Relish

....And bread from Wood Street Bread Co.

Zang's Greenhouse...Rick will have fresh Cranberries from Wisconsin.  Other items include brussel sprouts, winter squash, several types of peppers, shallots, tomatoes, onions, garlic, green beans (not local), beets, several varieties of lettuce, micro greens, zucchini (not local), cabbage, mushrooms.  In the fruit department, limes, lemons, oranges, graperuit, blueberries, rasberries and grapes- all shipped in.


California Connection-
  Lots of dried fruit and nuts from California.  All were recently harvested and dried under the California sun.  These items are great on your Thanksgiving table.  This Saturday we will have the following at the market:

Apricots (organic) 
Dates (organic)
Peaches
Bing and Rainier Cherries
White Figs
Plouts
Raisins
Raw almonds
Pistachios (organic)

Kew Park Coffee Bar-  We have a fresh batch of beans that were roasted by Commonplace Coffee Roasters. We have Florida citrus for juice- oranges, tangerines and grapefruits.

PA Made Cheese-  
We have a fresh batch of chev and feta from Riverview Dairy.  We also have a fresh batch of Blue Cheese from Clover Creek, and Birchrun Blue  from Birchrun Hills Creamery.

Cheese Cave Update- Things continue to progress at the cheese cave.  We have several hundred wheels of sheep and goat cheese in the cave.  The cheese really seems to like the 55 degree temperature and 95% humidity in the cave. This week we will have wheels or Meadowbell aged goat cheese and Schof Kase aged sheep milk cheese.

The Greek Gourmet-
 will have homemade spinach and meat pies at the market each week- in addition to 20+ flavors of hummus.  Stop by and talk to Jack at the booth.

BANDY Woodworks BANDY Woodworks will there this week with lots of great itmems for holiday gifts.

www.bandywoodworks.etsy.com

Pastamore' barrel-aged vinegars-  These are being brought to us by long time market customer Sylvia Lynch.  She found these vinegars in her travels and fell in love with them.  She then made arrangements to be able to sell them.  Offerings inlcude basic balsamic vinegar, but also other flavored vinegars. Free tastes, of course.  Stop by and talk to Sylvia and try these vinegars.  I have been using them on roasted vegetables such as the brussel sprouts that are available at the market.  A few descriptions...

- Elderberry Balsamic  Sweet elderberry juice combined with our white balsamic vinegar creates a subtly sweet yet slightly tart flavor.

- Blackberry Balsamic  Pure balsamic vinegar is blended with blackberries to create a thick, rich and full-bodied vinegar.

- Dark Sweet Cherry Balsamic Vinegar  Combined with hand-picked Dark Sweet Cherries create the perfect flavor as a salad dressing for spinach or fresh greens.

- Citrus Balsamic Vinegar has been blended with sweet oranges, tangerines, and a splash of lime to create this inspirational and versatile vinegar.

Cinco de Mayo Salsa-
After being away for the summer selling at the outdoor markets, they are back with their wonderfull salsas and cooking sauces. They offer a wide variety of sauces and salsas.  Many of them are great for cooking with, not just for eating with chips.  Please stop by and say hello.


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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/

Also,  check out the video about the market produced by Ths folks at East Liberty Development (ELDI).  It was directed and produced by local film maker Michael Pisano. So a great big thanks Michael and ELDI's Margaret Graham  for producing the video. So please check out the video and share it with others.

*********************************************************

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.

Posted 11/20/2013 7:11am by Miranda Combs.

J.L. KENNEDY MEAT STAND special items for Saturday, November 23rd...

- CORNISH HENS
- BONELESS PORK SHOULDER
- TOP ROUND BEEF STEW

**ORDER PICK -UPS ARE 5-10 AM ONLY

**PLEASE order all special cut items by Thursday eve. so your products can be prepared, inspected, & packaged properly

Holiday offerings include:

- FRESH TURKEYS
- LARGE ROASTING CHICKENS/CAPONS
- DUCKS
- SMOKED PHEASANTS

**ALL AVAILABLE FOR 11/23 OR 11/27 PICK- UPS

The number at the farm is 724-898-2316.

J.L. Kennedy Meat Stand

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


*********************************************************
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.
 
Posted 11/13/2013 6:11pm by Miranda Combs.

J.L. KENNEDY MEAT STAND special items for Saturday, November 16th...

- CORNISH HENS are back for the holiday season starting this weekend!
- BONELESS PORK SHOULDER
- BONE-IN PORK LOIN...cut to order roasts or chops to your sizing if called in by Thursday evening

***YES THE FRESH TURKEY SIZES ARE NOW LIMITED SO PLEASE ORDER A.S.A.P.

Holiday offerings include:

- FRESH TURKEYS
- LARGE ROASTING CHICKENS/CAPONS
- DUCKS
- SMOKED PHEASANTS

**ALL AVAILABLE FOR 11/23 OR 11/27 PICK- UPS

The number at the farm is 724-898-2316.

J.L. Kennedy Meat Stand

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


*********************************************************
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.
 
Posted 11/7/2013 7:48pm by Miranda Combs.

J.L. KENNEDY MEAT STAND special items for Saturday, November 9th...


- BONELESS PORK SHOULDER...super value and super flavor...sold in roasts, cubes, or slices convenient for braising...so many ways to do pulled pork  in bbq sauce....and many types of ethnic dishes

- CHIPPED SIRLOIN TIP...shaved thinly

- CANADIAN BACON


PLEASE PLACE YOUR HOLIDAY ORDERS A.S.A.P.. don't wait..as items or sizes  you may need can easily run out!!

Offerings include:

- FRESH TURKEYS
- LARGE ROASTING CHICKENS/CAPONS
- DUCKS
- SMOKED PHEASANTS

**ALL AVAILABLE FOR 11/23 OR 11/27 PICK- UPS

The number at the farm is 724-898-2316.

J.L. Kennedy Meat Stand

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


*********************************************************
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.
 
Posted 11/1/2013 9:57am by Miranda Combs.

Update for Saturday, November 2nd

Hello farmers market fans. Sorry I missed sending out an update last week.  I had a busy week at work and was not able to get a message out.

Those of you who have visited the market in the past few weeks may have noticed two recent additions to our vendor line-up.  I would like to highlight them and the wonderful products they are bringing to the market.

Pastamore' barrel-aged vinegars-  These are being brought to us by long time market customer Sylvia Lynch.  She found these vinegars in her travels and fell in love with them.  She then made arrangements to be able to sell them.  Offerings inlcude basic balsamic vinegar, but also other flavored vinegars. Free tastes, of course.  Stop by and talk to Sylvia and try these vinegars.  I have been using them on roasted vegetables such as the brussel sprouts that are available at the market.  A few descriptions...

- Elderberry Balsamic  Sweet elderberry juice combined with our white balsamic vinegar creates a subtly sweet yet slightly tart flavor.

- Blackberry Balsamic  Pure balsamic vinegar is blended with blackberries to create a thick, rich and full-bodied vinegar.

- Dark Sweet Cherry Balsamic Vinegar  Combined with hand-picked Dark Sweet Cherries create the perfect flavor as a salad dressing for spinach or fresh greens.

- Citrus Balsamic Vinegar has been blended with sweet oranges, tangerines, and a splash of lime to create this inspirational and versatile vinegar.

Cinco de Mayo Salsa- After being away for the summer selling at the outdoor markets, they are back with their wonderfull salsas and cooking sauces.  I stocked up on the bean dip and other favorites.  But I was glad to see several new sauses.  Many of them are great for cooking with, not just for eating with chips.  Please stop by and say hello.

The market will be packed with fall items including apples and fresh pressed cider.  Other items include squash, dried beans, brussel sprouts and much more. Please see below for details.

Please come out to the market and support your local farmers.

See you at the market.

David Lagnese
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The Update....

J.L. KENNEDY MEAT STAND

Special items for this week:

- EXTRA-LEAN GROUND TURKEY
- LAMB LOIN CHOPS OR ROAST RACKS OF LAMB
- GROUND LAMB
- LAMB GYRO -SEASONED BURGER PATTIES

PLEASE PLACE YOUR HOLIDAY ORDERS A.S.A.P.. don't wait..as items or sizes  you may need can easily run out!!

Offerings include:

- FRESH TURKEYS
- LARGE ROASTING CHICKENS/CAPONS
- DUCKS
- SMOKED PHEASANTS

**ALL AVAILABLE FOR 11/23 OR 11/27 PICK- UPS

The number at the farm is 724-898-2316.

 
Greenawalt Farm

I spoke to Brian and we will have quite a truckload of Amish grown fruit and vegetables.  He will be heading out to Somerset County again tomorrow, so expect some surprises. 

I expect he will have onions (several varieties), brussel sprouts, celery, leeks, hot peppers and green peppers, zucchini, apples, swiss chard, garlic, cabbage, tomatoes (several varieties), potatoes (blue, white, yukon gold and red), carrots, radishes, cauliflower, and fresh herbs.  Brian also has freshly grown, dried herbs.  Also Brian will have several varieties of shelling beans.  A full line of winter squash is now available, .

Greenawalt's always have fresh local eggs and many types of Amish canned items and dried beans. They also have some cured meat items from Lancaster County- bacon and kielbasa.

Kistaco Farm

The Kistaco Farm stand will have:

Cider
Apple varieties:
- McIntosh
- Jonathan
- Macoun
- Cortland
- Red Delicious
- Golden Delicious
- Mutsu
- Gala
- Stayman Winesap
- Jonagold
- Empire
- Honeycrisp
Broccoli
Peppers
Kale
Collards
Eggplant
Winter Squash
Food Creations from Suzanne's Kitchen
- Applesauce
- Corn Salsa
- Bread & Butter Pickles
- Corn Relish

....And bread from Wood Street Bread Co.

Zang's Greenhouse...Rick will have Cranberries from Wisconsin, first week of the season.  Brussel sprouts, winter squash, swiss chard, several types of peppers, shallots, tomatoes, onions, garlic, green beans (not local), beets, several varieties of lettuce, micro greens, zucchini (not local), cabbage, mushrooms, pears.


California Connection-
  Lots of dried fruit and nuts from California.  All were recently harvested and dried under the California sun.  New this week we will have dried bing cherries.  We also will have a new batch of zahidi dates.  We already sold out of the first batch.  This Saturday we will have the following at the market:

Apricots (organic) 
Dates (organic)
Peaches
Bing and Rainier Cherries
White Figs
Plouts
Raisins
Raw almonds
Pistachios (organic)

Kew Park Coffee Bar-  We have a fresh batch of beans that were roasted by Commonplace Coffee Roasters. The Florida citrus is just starting to come in.  We have tangerines and grapefruits from Florida, and Valencia oranges from California.    We have a fresh batch of fresh concord grape juice, made from Erie County grapes.  Get it while you can as its only in season for a few weeks.

PA Made Cheese-   We will have aged sheep and goat milk cheeses that were ageed in the cheese cave.  We have a fresh batch of Blue Cheese from Clover Creek, and Birchrun Blue and Fat Cat from Birchrun Hills Creamery.

Cheese Cave Update- Things continue to progress at the cheese cave.  We have several hundred wheels of sheep and goat cheese in the cave.  The cheese really seems to like the 55 degree temperature and 95% humidity in the cave.  We conducted a tour last week for the students from the Dairy Class at the Chatham U Food Studies Program .  We had a great visit and of course tasted come cheese at the end of the tour.

The Greek Gourmet- will have homemade spinach and meat pies at the market each week- in addition to 20+ flavors of hummus.  Stop by and talk to Jack at the booth.

BANDY Woodworks BANDY Woodworks will be off this week as they will be attending an event.

www.bandywoodworks.etsy.com

*****************************************************
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/

Also,  check out the video about the market produced by Ths folks at East Liberty Development (ELDI).  It was directed and produced by local film maker Michael Pisano. So a great big thanks Michael and ELDI's Margaret Graham  for producing the video. So please check out the video and share it with others.

*********************************************************

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.

Posted 10/30/2013 8:12am by Miranda Combs.

J.L. KENNEDY MEAT STAND special items for Saturday, November 2nd...

- EXTRA-LEAN GROUND TURKEY
- LAMB LOIN CHOPS OR ROAST RACKS OF LAMB
- GROUND LAMB
- LAMB GYRO -SEASONED BURGER PATTIES


PLEASE PLACE YOUR HOLIDAY ORDERS A.S.A.P.. don't wait..as items or sizes  you may need can easily run out!!

Offerings include:

- FRESH TURKEYS
- LARGE ROASTING CHICKENS/CAPONS
- DUCKS
- SMOKED PHEASANTS

**ALL AVAILABLE FOR 11/23 OR 11/27 PICK- UPS

The number at the farm is 724-898-2316.

J.L. Kennedy Meat Stand

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


*********************************************************
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.