MARKET!! Come visit us at the market today!


Oh my. Did you think I forgot? I have been so busy working on other aspects of the market, travelling to out of State weddings, canning and preserving the harvest that I bring home each week….the newsletter and market report really did slip my mind last night! Unbelievable!
I am in the process of finalizing the November and December holiday market schedule and will have those details out soon. Stay tuned! Our last day of the regular Wednesday market season will be October 26th. I hope you will continue to support the vendors and keep our market lively during the last few weeks as it gets a little darker and the fall season really kicks in. They work hard to get everything harvested, cleaned, processed, baked, put together, packed and transported to get it to us each week…let’s show our appreciation and support!

Market begins at 4pm and we request that no purchases are made until the bell rings. We appreciate your cooperation
Please take the opportunity to come visit the market and support the vendors.

These are the long days of transition. We are still in the late summer harvest and the beginning of fall produce. The seasonal summer produce is slowly coming to an end. The last tastes of sunshine and hot weather!! And fall is just around the corner. The days are getting shorter. The apples and apple cider have been coming in the last few weeks and will continue to do so.

Ringhausen Orchards has fresh pressed apple cider and apples. Blue Heron has a variety of certified organic apples and some heirloom tomatoes as well as some hot peppers. Farrar Out Farms is taking orders and deposits for their holiday turkeys. Three Girls and a Tractor has been bringing in bags of those sweet Missouri pecans. There seems to still be a lot of cherry and plum tomatoes, peppers and eggplants mixed with a variety of hard, fall squash. Please visit Ivan, Three Rivers, Biver Farms, Buila Family and Rosy Buck for a beautiful assortment of just picked, seasonal, local produce. Bee Simple‘s bowls of micro greens and sprouts are stunning. Take a bouquet of fresh cut Flower Hill Farm flowers home. TASTE Ivan’s figs and fig jams! Have you tried the Seed Geeks fall flavored spun honey varieties? Ozark Forest continues to have a beautiful assortment of mushrooms and mushroom products. Red Guitar artisan foccacia, baguettes and miche along with Sucrose’s pastries, El Chico‘s empanadas supply us with an great assortment of breads and baked goods. Enjoy award winning Baetje and Ludwig cheeses. And what about those duck and quail eggs from Grand Army Farm, the locally raised and pastured meats and eggs from Eckenfels and Farrar Out?!! Alpaca! Yes, alpaca! A variety of meat cuts and fiber crafts are locally raised and created by Jeff and his family. Please, please stop by and talk to Jeff from Alpacas of Troy. He is so interesting and ready to share fascinating facts about Alpacas! Estie of DelCarmen is back with her big smile and big flavored, created with love, traditional Cuban Black Beans and Black Bean products! Enjoy the unique flavors and fun treats that iScream shares with us each week. The dairy free, gluten free and vegan goodies are amazing! Don’t forget to get a tamale or two and enjoy an Agua Fresca from The Tamale Man. Cooked fresh, on the spot! Vegetarian, Pork and Chicken tamales with some very tasty sauces! You will love the story and the mission of LifePack. Please pick up a bag of their fresh roasted Colombian coffee and visit there blog/website. Our non-food vendors today are Emmi Lu’s Barkery with a unique assortment of hand decorated (and healthy) dog treats. The Sarcastic Nutritionist creates an assortment of fun, clever, humorous, handmade tiles, trivets, coasters and more.

 

Market begins at 4pm and we request that no purchases are made until the bell rings. We appreciate your cooperation

Thank you for your continued support.

We will continue to host the University of Missouri Extension Nutrition department. They will be visiting with us throughout the market season sharing information about local, seasonal, food, healthy and nutritious food options, recipes and more. Visit the site Family Nutrition Education Program

Join us at the Market, 4pm-7pm.
Enjoy live music, complimentary Schlafly beer samples and a great line-up of vendors.
We will try to keep you updated and posted on who will be at the market from week to week. Visit the website or Facebook page for updates.

Alpacas of Troy– alpaca meat, yarn and alpaca fiber items
Baetje Cheese– Award Winning, Artisan Goat Cheese
Bee Simple-a variety of locally grown sprouts and microgreens
Biver Farms– a variety of local, seasonal, certified organic produce
Blue Heron Orchard-certified organic Gala, Jonathan and Yellow Delicious apples, seasonal, local produce (heirloom tomatoes, peppers, patty pans and more)
Buila Family Farm-a variety of local, seasonal produce
DelCarmen– locally created, traditional style Cuban black beans, black bean soup, hummus
Eckenfels Family Farm– locally raised, pastured beef and pork cuts, farm fresh eggs
El Chico Bakery– fruit filled emapanadas and cookies
Farrar Out Farm– locally raised, pastured beef, pork and lamb cuts and organically raised produce –taking orders and deposits for holiday turkeys
Flower Hill and Rosy Buck Farms– eggs ,edible flowers, bouquets, wild edibles, herbs, produce
Grand Army Farm– a variety of pastured eggs including duck, chicken, quail and goose. Angora fiber and fiber crafts (socks, shawls, hats)
iScream– a unique variety of locally made ice cream treats such as sammiches, and kabobs, including gluten free and dairy free
Ivan-a variety of local, seasonal produce, including fresh figs
Lifepack– a variety of locally roasted, fair trade, organic coffee beans .Visit their blog https://lifepackcoffee.wordpress.com/
Ludwig Farms Creamery– a variety of artisinal cows milk cheeses
Ozark Forest Mushrooms– a variety of locally cultivated mushrooms and unique mushroom products
Red Guitar– a variety of locally crafted artisan breads
Ringhausen Orchards– Locally grown, seasonal apples and fresh pressed apple cider
Seed Geeks– a large variety of non GMO seeds, handmade soaps and a unique variety of local, raw honey “goodness” including spun honey. Try the CINNAMON flavor!
Sucrose- a variety of artisan, pastries, desserts, cookies, granola, breads (and dog treats)
The Tamale Man– a variety of fresh made tamales, sauces and agua fresca
Three Girls and a Tractor– a variety of local, seasonal produce and sweet Missouri pecans
Three Rivers Community Farm– a variety of local, seasonal produce

Non Food Vendors this week
Emmi Lu’s Barkery
Sarcastic Nutritionist

Don’t forget to thank Schlafly Bottleworks for sharing the space and supporting the market, local small businesses and family farms. Enjoy a complimentary Schlafly beer sample and live music each week.

Please visit the website, check out the Facebook, Twitter and Instagram market pages. Please “Like”, “Share”, “Retweet” and whatever else you do to make the market shine on social media

Thank you for your support.

See you at the Market,
René Sackett, Market Manager

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