April 18, 2017
Durham Farmers' Market Newsletter
Good, Local Food Year Round!
Saturdays 8 am-Noon
Wednesdays 3-6 pm
In This Issue
Fickle Creek Farm
Tiny Farm
South Wind Produce
Hurtgen Meadows Farm
Maple Spring Gardens
Chapel Hill Creamery
Boxcar Handmade Cheese
DFM Accepts
SNAP Benefits
 
 
The Durham Farmers' Market  proudly accepts SNAP benefits. To use your EBT
card at the Market, please visit the Market info table
at the center of the Pavilion.

The Double Bucks Program allows SNAP customers to receive double the amount of money they spend on tokens for purchases up to $10. 

The Market is working
closely with RAFI as our fiscal sponsor. Read more about
the program and our partnership  HERE

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Double Bucks program! We couldn't do it without you!
Farmer Foodshare Donation Station 
    
The Donation Station
Program collects donations
of fresh food and cash from customers at the Durham Farmers' Market.  The
money is used directly 
at the Market to purchase food from farmers for
those who are hungry
in our community.
Farmer Foodshare's mission
is to connect our local
farmers with those
who need food! Please visit
or volunteer at our Durham Farmers' Market
Donation Station!

And don't forget to participate in the Donor Rewards Program. Give a suggested donation of $3-$5 and
receive a stamp on your card. Once you've collected enough stamps, you will proudly earn your Farmer Foodshare
T-shirt! Swing by the Donation Station for
more information!
 

SUPPORT YOUR FARMERS!
NOW AVAILABLE
AT THE MARKET

STRAWBERRIES

GREENS

CHARD & TURNIPS

FLOWERS

PASTURED MEATS

KALE

EGGS

ARTISAN BREAD

CHEESE

RED RADISHES

PLANT STARTS

HOMEMADE PASTA

HOMEMADE JAM



KOMBUCHA

10% Campaign

Quick Links

Spring is in full swing at the Durham Farmers' Market. Strawberries, asparagus, plant starts, and flowers have taken over, and broccoli is making its debut this week. 
Tomorrow we will celebrate these wonderful springtime flavors with a Strawberry Salad cooking demonstration at the Info Table. Learn how to put together a simple and delicious Strawberry Salad with locally grown ingredients, and sample a plate for free. This is a recipe the whole family can enjoy, so bring the kids along for a tasty afternoon treat. The demo starts at 3PM and goes until 4PM, or until we run out of strawberries! 

See you tomorrow!

Molly Vaughan 
Assistant Market Manager
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Upcoming Market Events

Saturday, April 22
  • Celebrate Earth Day and learn about ways to protect the environment from local organizations!
Saturday, April 29
  • Girl Scout Cadettes from Troop 1621 in Durham will teach you about the importance of trees in our world!

Fresh this Week  

VEGETABLES:  Arugula, Chard, Collards, Fresh Herbs, Garlic, Greenhouse Tomatoes, Broccoli, Asparagus, Cabbage, Frisee, Kale, Lettuce, Salad Mix, Spinach, Radishes, Scallions, Spring Onions & Garlic, Turnips, and more!

FRUIT: Strawberries

MEATS AND EGGS:
Pork, Beef, Lamb, Mutton, Chicken, Veal, Duck Eggs, Chicken Eggs

FLOWERS:  Ranunculus, Icelandic Poppies, Tulips, Heirloom Daffodils, Freesia, Hyacinth, Snapdragons, and more!

CHEESES:  Fresh and Aged Goat and Cow Milk Cheeses
 
PLANTS: 
Vegetable, Flower and Herb Starts, Bedding Plants

SPECIALTY ITEMS: 
Kombucha, Granola, Nut Butter,  Pasta, Flour, Cornmeal, Baked Goods including Pies, Breads, Cookies, Pastries, Empanadas, Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Preserves, and more!

Produce availability depends on weather conditions.
Fickle Creek Farm


Please  pre-order here  by **11 AM** and we will hold your order at market until 5:30. 

FRESH THIS WEEK: ***** 100% Grass Fed BEEF*****
Click   here  to see everything we have: 
  • 100% GRASS FED, PASTURE RAISED LAMB (no legs left)
  • 100% GRASS FED YEARLING MUTTON
  • PASTURE & WOODLAND RAISED, FREE RANGE PORK
  • FREE RANGE, PASTURE RAISED CHICKEN Fed Certified Organic Feed
  • Artisan Deli Meats: Salami, Bologna, Sliced Ham, & Hot Dogs
  • Soup, Stew, & Stock ingredients
  • Produce
  • Ground Pet Food
  • Free Range and Pastured Hen & Duck Eggs
Sign up for our Warm Season CSA and save 10%!

10% off purchases of $100 or more!  

MORE INFO ON PIEDMONT FARM TOUR

Tiny Farm

Tiny Farm vegetables for Wednesday Market
  • Salanova Lettuces - all 8 colors and shapes
  • Broccoli Raab- tasty and tender
  • Leaf Broccoli - delicious and healthy
  • Toscano Kale - long dark green, much more tender than curly/frilly kales 
  • Spinach - large leaves (about 4 inches) great heirloom taste
  • Super Salad Mix - a mixture of baby greens
  • Arugula - tender, a little spicy
...and much more! 

 

Pre-order online ( by 5 pm) Tuesday at tinyfarmmarket.com to ensure availability when you arrive at market.

Weekly Boxes will be available! New Members Welcome (5 vegetables for $15 week).

Mark , Annie, and Gabby

South Wind Produce

Different crops keep rolling in every week. Come see Meredith this Wednesday for fresh Broccoli, Cabbage, Heirloom Kale, Swiss Chard, Salad Mix (Washed and ready to eat!), Escarole, Frisee, Dill, Little Gem Lettuce, Spinach and Spigariello leaf broccoli.

As always our crops are grown with and emphasis on the health of our community and the land. No synthetic fertilizers or pesticides ever. 

South Wind Produce
Rougemont, NC
Tel: 828-201-4582
Instagram  @southwindproduce

Hurtgen Meadows Farm

TOMATO PLANTS and MORE!
We will have a variety of tomato plants (cherry, salad, and slicers in all colors - reds, pinks, chocolate, yellow and everything in between, both hybrid and heirloom), herbs, blackberries, peppers (red, green, orange, yellow - both sweet and hot) and flower plants for your garden.
 
STRAWBERRIES!
We will be bringing a limited supply of our PESTICIDE-FREE strawberries.

PRODUCE
We will have chard and spring garlic. 
 
FROM OUR KITCHEN
Jams and Jellies!  We have our award-winning strawberry jam and blackberry jelly.  Also available are apple, peach and peach mango and onion jam.
 
All of Hurtgen Meadows produce, plants, fruits and flowers are naturally grown using sustainable practices - no synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers are ever used on our farm.  We'll see you at the market!
Maple Spring Gardens

Strawberry season is in full swing! We'll have plenty of gorgeous red berries and also the first broccoli of the season. also spinach, kale, lettuce and other greens. In addition, we'll be bringing some herb plants for your garden. Hope to see you out on Wednesday afternoon.

Maple Spring Gardens



Chapel Hill Creamery

We have our Dairyland Farmers cheese, Carolina Moon, and Pheta cheeses this week. Our Dairyland Farmers Cheese is a fresh cheese popular with kids of all ages and it's good for snacking or melting. Try it in a salad  of market lettuce, strawberries, and vinaigrette. Or pick up our recipe for Market Salad which has cabbage, carrots, nuts, and raisins. Our Pheta is aged in a salt brine - which is the traditional method - and is saltier than the farmers cheese. Use it for grain salads, pasta, or greens.
   
Carolina Moon is similar to a Brie or Camembert. Because we make it in the traditional method it ripens as it ages. It is slightly firm and fresh tasting when it is young and becomes creamy with a mushroomy flavor when it is ripe. It is a good example of a SLOW FOOD with the full flavors of our Jersey cows' milk.

Sausage comes from our whey fed pigs and is made with the hams for a meaty taste. Choose from sage/maple breakfast; mild country breakfast; chorizo; mild or hot Italian; and bratwurst. Spare ribs and ground pork are also available. Come taste a sample of our sausage and our cheeses. If you want to join a CSA, visit the booth or website for Harland,s Creek Farm, which includes our cheese.

Portia McKnight & Flo Hawley
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Boxcarr Handmade Cheese 

We are a small, family-operated creamery in Cedar Grove making Italian-inspired Cow and Goat-milk cheeses. We hand craft all our artisan cheeses, packing each with love. We bring the whole family to the market so get ready to meet the kids and our cheese-makers!

Come taste all of our delicious cheeses including our  Freshen (cow milk),  Pimento, Herb Garlic, and Chive flavored; our bloomy-rind cheese,  Cottonbell   ( cow milk) ; our lightly smoked, meltable fan favorite,  Campo   (cow milk) ; our decadent ash ripened and award winning,  Rocket's Robiola   (cow milk) ; our milder take on a beer washed Taleggio,  Lissome   (cow milk) Nimble ,   beer washed   (cow & goat milk) ; and our aged, bees wax dipped,  Winsome   (cow & goat milk) .

For more about our cheeses, creamery, and us, please visit our  website  and join our newsletter mailing list. E-mail questions and special orders to  Curd@BoxcarrHandmadeCheese.com  or call 919-732-9079.

Austin, Dani, Samantha, Alessandra, & Lily

Parking & Street Information
The Market is located at 501 Foster Street in the Pavilion at Durham Central Park.  Parking can be found along the street around the pavilion. There are also public parking lots along Foster Street and on Morgan Street near the Carolina Theatre.  

Handicap parking is available on Foster Street, right next to the south entrance of the pavilion.
Durham Farmers' Market Animal Policy
Please note that the Durham Farmers' Market does not allow dogs or other pets in the Market area during Market hours.  Service animals are exempt from this rule.

Leashed pets are welcome elsewhere throughout Durham Central Park.