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Local Bounty update

| July 11, 2013

Local Bounty shoppers its sounds like a beautiful day is on tap for the area. And with all the sunshine headed our way, there is bound to be an abundance of produce at Local Bounty in the week(s) to come. Here’s what our vendors will have available this week:

Circle the Sun Farm

Helen’s Walla-walla onions were a hit last week and there are still some available this week. They’re huge and flavorful!

Keene Creek Farm

We are slowly getting back to a new “normal” after the curve ball life threw at us last week. We have stocked the freezer at the market (if you haven’t already noticed, all of our pork is now in the freezer right when you walk in the door). Our peppered bacon and Canadian bacon is selling quickly, so get it while it lasts. We won’t have more until late August/early September. Herbs will be available on Friday (dill, sweet basil, purple basil and rosemary). This week we will also stock the produce bins with our Romanesco Zucchini (a ribbed Italian heirloom) and Baby Boom Zucchini (petite yet flavorful). Lard from our hogs is available in the Coke cooler (bottom shelf). Use it in pie making for a super flaky crust.

Kempf Acres

Adrian Kempf has joined the market as a new vendor. He plans on bringing candy onions this week and garlic, fall cabbage and more produce in the future.

Maple Hollow Farms

Green bean season is here. We will have farm-fresh green beans available on Thursday.

Windy Hill Berry Farm & Vineyard
We’ve got ’em! Blueberries that is. Last week we had too many folks come to the farm and pick for themselves. Guess it was too hot for some people this week. That’s why we pick at 7:00 in the morning. Along with blueberries we’ll have zucchini, yellow squash, onions, and perhaps a quart or two of green tomatoes. These summer veggies can be used in so many ways, even quiches (one of our favorite ways). We took advantage of the rain and storms and made a brand new batch of Purple Passion jelly. It’s made with grape juice (from our own concord grapes), rosemary from the garden and Limoncello (lemon liqueur). A grape jelly for grown-ups! Good on our homemade English muffins with a breakfast of fresh, free range eggs. To round it all out, on Thursday we’ll have some Blueberry-Banana bread and on Friday, Lemon-Blueberry bread.

Young Farms

Beef sticks are back! Grab one (or a handful) for a protein-rich snack.

Farm to Table Dinner: August 24

Let us wine you and dine you with a Farm to Table Dinner on Saturday, Aug. 24 at Clary Gardens. Chef Mike Cichon will cater the dinner that will feature only locally produced food and wine (from Shawnee Springs Winery). This is a unique outdoor dining experience that is guaranteed to please. To make your reservations contact Chris Campbell at Clary Gardens at 622-6524. Tickets are $50 each for Local Bounty or Clary Gardens members and $75 for non-members. Tickets include dinner, wine and entertainment (the Dotson Brothers). Seating is limited.

Thanks for your support of our vendor-owned market.

– Local Bounty Vendors

 

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