On the Riverfront at Scott Park, Easton, PA | Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | thru Dec. 17th
Rain or Shine | EBT Accepted | Dog Friendly
A Sizzling Saturday!
Saturday's crisp, cool temps will provide a welcome contrast to the fiery peppers and hot Latin beats! Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with us and check out our vendors' creative specials - from Mexican Chocolate Tarts and a Hungarian Pepper Popper Strudel to the Lady Guava Margarita. And don't miss our 13th annual Hot Pepper Eating Contest at 11 a.m., followed by a free Salsa Dancing demo and lesson!
This Week at the Market
Let's Talk Hot Sauce
9:30 a.m.
Swing by the stage for a hot sauce making talk with Art Skrzenski of Easton Salsa Company. Art has been making hot sauce for decades and can show you how it easy it is to create your own flavorful, fermented hot sauce at home! Did you know that Art is the inspiration behind our Hot Pepper Eating contest and that he won our very first Salsa contest way back in... 2010 (?)
Hot Pepper Eating Contest
11:00 a.m.
Last year’s champion, Kelly Joel Myers, will return to defend his title against 2019 winner Chris Anastasides and a dozen others who willingly torture their tongues and set fire to their digestive tracts. A new challenge awaits competitors this year: the pepper for the 11th tie-breaker round will be the new hottest pepper in the world: Dragon's Breath (clocking in at a staggering 2.4 million Scoville heat units). EFM emcee extraordinaire Steve Schmid is returning and ready to entertain! Get ready for a good time - with some fun twists and audience trivia and market prizes along the way.

All of the hot peppers in this year’s competition were grown by Easton Urban Farm (EUF), and field tested by Farm Manager Mark Reid. EUF is part of Easton Area Neighborhood Center in Southside. EUF will be on site with a stand featuring all the hot peppers in the contest. Stop by and chat with Farmer Mark!
A Winning Trophy!
Anyone that endures the heat of eleven scorching peppers and comes out victorious deserves something pretty special. And this year's trophy is special indeed. Designed and hand forged by Easton blacksmith artist Ed Land, the trophy has definitely lit a fire under our competitors. An iron trophy for an iron stomach? Sounds about right!

Many thanks to Ed and his wife Donna for their enthusiasm and support of all things Easton. Check out Ed's website here!
Salsa Dancing Demo & Lesson | 12:15 pm on stage
Join Mambo Ruby's for a free salsa demo and lesson, immediately following the Hot Pepper Eating Contest. Learn how to spice up the dance floor, or just add a little flavor to your moves!
Don't Miss this Special Music Performance for Hispanic Heritage Month!

Featuring: Fabry Orihuela & Band
10:00 a.m. - Noon, on the Hillside
Sponsored by
Guest Vendors
Hacienda los Agaves
Hacienda's famous Quesabirria tacos and Elote (Mexican street corn) await you on Saturday, along with some other tasty delights!
Come check out the latest creations and fall styles from Isasuma. Isasuma features handcrafted bags and accessories from Latin America. Handmade pieces by Indigenous tribes | Wayuu Tribe | Kuna | Emberá | Colombia

Did you know Isasuma is moving to a new downtown location? Stop by and find out where they're heading!
Easton Salsa Co., Amara Aperitivo/Roots to River Farm, Spring Garden Street Herbal and Sacred Vessel Arts (NEW)!
Fresh Picks
Welcome NEW Vendor: Mediterra
Many of you likely know Ali and his fabulous organic extra virgin Olive Oil from the West Ward Market. We're excited to welcome Mediterra to the Easton Farmers' Market starting tomorrow.

"Every single drop of our olive oil is always organic, extra virgin (olives are pressed rights away) and the harvesting of the olives happens when the olives are at their peak nutrients. My olive oil comes from the ancient Chatoui and chemlali olive trees. These trees are super sustainable and only require what nature has to offer, sun, rich soil and rain. The farm is socially responsible, the harvesting happens by men and women who are very fairly paid and every olive is always handpicked instead of using a large machine that violently shake the trees decreasing its age span. I personally travel to Tunisia twice a year and oversee everything from A to Z. I only carry the same year's harvest so. No bottle of oil is ever more than a year old. I grew up around olive trees and I am very passionate about olive oil and only want to offer the very best to my customers. My olive oil has the lowest acidity and highest amount of polyphenols. and this year my olive oil has amazing flavors - earthy light peppery with an artichoke and green almonds kick in the end." - Ali

The olive oil industry is wrought with fraud. And when we discovered a local purveyor with direct ties to family olive farms in Tunisia, it was an opportunity too good to pass up. We were so committed to bringing this olive oil to the market that we adjusted the producer-only rules in our bylaws to specifically allow this non-local product. Transparency is paramount to EFM and we're proud to offer you an olive oil that you can trust. We hope you'll stop by and chat with Ali and learn more!
Phillips Farms
What’s Eucalyptus? Grown right on Phillips Farms, these fragrant branches will make your home smell fresh and clean. You can also step-up your shower experience by hanging a few branches of eucalyptus from your shower head... the steam of the shower releases the essential oils of the eucalyptus, creating an unforgettable and long-lasting aroma.
Stop by Phillips Farms this week for all of your produce favorites: Apple Cider, grapes, peaches, Asian pears, honeycrisp apples and many other apple varieties, spinach, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli, butternut squash, leeks, scallions, peppers, lettuce, zucchini, corn, Jersey tomatoes, cucumbers, green beans, eggplant, radishes, carrots, kale, swiss chard, beets, herbs, potatoes, onions, garlic and more.
Salvaterra's Gardens
Freezing and preserving summer's bounty is almost coming to a close but there's enough time to get some eggplant in the freezer! Eggplant is fairly simple to preserve for winter. Our favorite way is to simply slice in 1" thick rounds and bake on parchment in the oven at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes. Allow the slices to cool and then pack between freezer paper in freezer containers or ziplock bags. In the winter I'll pull some out of the freezer and make these... https://www.jerseygirlcooks.com/baked-eggplant-parmesan-rounds/ - Jess

Salvaterra's full line-up for the week includes: Head lettuce, lettuce mix, arugula, spicy European mesclun mix, kale (red curly, green curly, tuscan), Swiss chard, collard greens, scallions, carrots, dill, parsley, cilantro, slicing tomatoes, red potatoes, red onions, yellow onions, celery, eggplant, green bell peppers, jalapenos, poblanos, sweet bell peppers (red, orange, yellow), sweet Italian horn peppers, red beets, french breakfast radishes, red radishes, Easter egg radishes, butternut squash and cabbage.
Cabbage Throw Farm
Get a taste of the heat this weekend at the Cabbage Throw Farm tent. We’ll have an abundance of Jalapeños, Serranos, Cayennes and Habanero Peppers for your spicy cooking needs. Pair any of these peppers with roasted green tomatoes, poblanos, onions, garlic and lime juice for a zesty green salsa!

And on a sweeter note, it’s officially salad season again and Baby Greens are back this week. Along with head lettuces, gem romaines and bags of spring mix, Cabbage Throw Farm will have their first fall harvest of arugula and their signature Farmers’ Mix of mustard greens! Also available this weekend: Jersey beefsteak tomatoes, carrots, bunched beets, purple kohlrabi, dandelion greens, daikon radish, french breakfast radish, turnips, Bok choy, onions, garlic, herbs, Comeback Farm’s potatoes and more.
Scholl Orchards (hello Apple Cider Donuts)
While September may be coming to an end, the apple harvest is just getting started! The list is growing longer by the week. Look for Honeycrisp, Gala, Fuji, Crimson crisp, Empire, Macintosh, Cortland, Jonathan and Golden Delicious on Saturday. Plus fresh-pressed cider and apple cider donuts and bartlett pears too. There are still plenty of tomatoes and summer vegetables and tons of winter squash. Be sure to check out Scholl's unique selection of gorgeous gourds and pumpkins
Holy Cow Flower Farm
With the official arrival of fall it means that dahlia season is finally in full swing at Holy Cow Farm. These strikingly beautiful blooms can be big or small, have perfect geometrical symmetry or whimsical wispy petals, and bold saturated colors or tie-dye patterns. The variations are seemingly endless! Holy Cow Farm grows hundreds of row-feet and more than a dozen varieties of dahlias, and you'll see a few of them in this weekend's bouquets. They'll also have dahlia bunches available that make for a perfect elegant touch of color in any room. Be sure to stop by the flower stand and feast your eyes on these amazing blooms!
Mattie's Strudel Haus
Mattie's is bringing some Hungarian HEAT! Who's ready? They combined Hungarian Wax Peppers and Spicy Chorizo to create the perfect spicy strudel for this weekend! They call it The Hungarian Pepper Popper. 
Can't handle that much heat? That's okay, they are also bringing Taco Strudel and Queso Chicken Burrito Strudel, both mildly spicy. Yum!
Thai Peanut Chicken, Vegan Mexican, Smoked Gouda Chicken, Vegan Quinoa Apple, Chicken Bleu, Roasted Salmon, and Turkey Maple Pecan

Soups: Chicken Rice, Salmon Chowder

Desserts: Chocolate Pot de Creme, Red Velvet Cake Jar (NEW!), Banana Pudding

Granola: Cherry Almond (EFM manager's favorite) or Traditional

Bottled Drinks: Lavender Oat Milk Chai, Vanilla Almond Milk Chai
Pie + Tart
Looks like Fall is really happening and we say, “Yay”! This week we’ll have Lisa’s famous Mashed Potato Topped Lamb Pies, a Squash and Feta strudel, a colonial era Marlborough Apple Pie, Peanut Butter+Pretzel Pie, and, JUST for Chili Pepper Day, a delicious and surprising Mexican Chocolate Tart, spiked with cinnamon and Arbol chilis. Plenty of small items, too, so see you down by the river!
Mia and Maddie's Bakery
Finding tasty gluten free baked goods can be challenging but Eileen hit it out of the park with these chocolate chip cookies!! They're packed with quality chocolate, have a nice crunch on the outside and perfect soft texture on the inside. And if it's fall flavors you crave, do not miss the Apple Cinnamon Crumb Muffins - also gluten free!
Breakaway Farms
Breakaway is bringin' the heat! Check out their delicious variety of hot pepper inspired bacons, sausages, & burgers

  • 5 Alarm Bacon (not for the faint of heart)
  • Habanero Honey Bacon
  • Jalapeno Bacon
  • Calabrian Peach Sausage
  • Chipotle Cheddar Bratwursts
  • Chorizo Verde
  • Jalapeno Cheddar Burgers
Apple Ridge Farm
Apple Ridge Farm's seeded sourdough comes in three lovely shapes - a batard, a pullman loaf and a round. While the shape may differ, the ingredients do not. These hearty sourdoughs all contain flaxseed, sesame seed, sunflower seed, and pumpkin seed. We love it toasted and slathered with cultured butter or Philly fromage from Haven Farmstead Table, and some apple butter from Scholl Orchards!
Social Still
Saturdays, sunshine, and Social Still - the trifecta! This week's Craft Canned Cocktails are in keeping with the Latin theme. Choose from Lady Guava Margarita (Agave Spirit, Guava, Lime, Coconut, Agave Simple) or The Blazing Mango (Jalapeno Vodka, Mango, Orange, Lime, Simple). Saturday's Non-alcoholic Crushie is the Guava Passionfruit Mule - feel free to add your favorite spirit!
Portch Tea
Anyone who knows Pheasant Hill Farm, knows they grow the the best damn blueberries in PA! So you can be sure this week's Blueberry Turmeric booch is gonna be the bomb!
Bella's Bistro
Are you in need of a last minute birthday gift for your best friend? From party hats and bandannas to homemade pumpkin-peanut butter cookies, Bella's Bistro has you covered. Stop by for their other homemade, single ingredient jerky treats as well. Your pup will thank you!
Vendor Absences - September 24th
K&S Grille
Tomblers Bakery (find them at Celtic Classic!)
Easton Market District is Hiring
Good Luck Zach!
Tomorrow will be Assistant Manager Zach Weidner's last day with the Market District. We're really gonna miss this guy but wish him all the best on the next leg of his journey. Thank you Zach, for sharing your passion, creativity and kindness with all of us.

If you have a passion for local food systems, farmers’ markets and community development please reach out because we are hiring a new full-time Assistant Manager for the Easton Market District. Email: megan@eastonpartnership.org for more info.
Save the Date
West Ward Market
Final Day of the Season
There is only one more Wednesday remaining in the West Ward Market season and it's full of fresh food and fun (and tacos).

Wednesday September 28th: Live music with fiddling phenom Serafina Salvaterra from 3:30 - 5:30 pm and Tacos and a Tour with Bob! Join Representative Bob Freeman for an historic walking tour of the West Ward (at 5:00 pm) followed by free tacos from Hacienda los Agaves. And be sure to stop by the Easton Garden Works tent for helpful tips on how to end your growing season.

And don't forget to bring your September rewards card - if you got all 4 tomatoes, you're getting a surprise gift!
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