The Beauty of Spring

It is a beautiful time of year.

In spite of some overcast skies and chilly temps, the bright colors of Spring continue to burst out and peek through as each day passes. The early Spring greens at the farmers market are beautiful, fresh, delicious and abundant.The unique sprouts, microgreens and flowers are a delight to all the senses.

We have a great variety of local, sustainably produced meats. Please visit Farrar Out Farms, Eckenfels Family Farm, Alpacas of Troy and Windy Lake to purchase quality cuts of frozen meats.

Lots of fresh, local produce, meats, cheese, plants and seeds, honey, salsa, pickles,artisan bread and baked goods, prepared food and treats by STL Sammiches, Tamale Man, I Scream, El Chico, Sucrose and more.

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

Below is a listing of vendors that are scheduled to attend the market on April 13. It may change by market time. Last minute changes may be updated on our market Facebook page

Farmers & Food Vendors

Alpacas of Troy – Alpaca Meat & Fiber

Baetje Farms – Award Winning Goat Cheeses

Bee Simple/New Roots Urban Farm – Microgreens, herbs and handmade soaps
April 13-microgreen and microgreen mixes: arugula,radish, mustard, peas shoots, broccoli, red cabbage,mung beans, mizuna, kale

Biver Farms– a variety of certified organic local, seasonal produce

Buila Family Farm – A variety of locally grown, seasonal produce
April 13-a variety of head lettuce, hardy over wintered spinach, pac choy, red cabbage, spicy and spring salad mixes

Eckenfels Farms – Grass-Fed Beef, Pasture-Raised Chicken, Pork, Eggs and homemade soap

El Chico Bakery – Fruit Empanadas, Cookies

Farrar Out Farm– Pastured Beef, Pork, Chicken and eggs

Flower Hill Farm– a variety of local,seasonal produce and fresh cut flowers
April 13-Salad Mix, Pea Shoots, Sprouts, Edible Flowers, Bouquets of Mixed Herbs and Flowers, Pastured Eggs

iScream Cakes – Natural Ice Cream, Cakes

Ivan’s Fig Farm – a variety of local, seasonal produce and fig jam
April 13-Italian heirloom lettuce, Aurora Lights Swiss Chard, Arugula, Joy Choi Red Bok Choy, Radishes

Ludwig Creamery– locally produced cheeses

Red Guitar Bread – Artisanal Breads

SeedGeeks – Honey, Soaps, Non-GMO Seeds
April 13-Heirloom, non GMO seeds for Spring planting, Blackberry and Raspberry Creamed Honey, Raw Honey and Handmade Soap

STL Sammiches– Ben Grupe and partner Alex Cupp are creating made from scratch ‘sammiches” with local and sustainable ingredients

Sucrose (formerly 4 Seasons Bakery)

The Tamale Man

Three Rivers Farm– a variety of local, seasonal produce
April 13-Gem Lettuce, Over Wintered Spinach, Baby Bok Choy, Baby Kale, Salad Mix, Scallions

Two Men and a Garden– a variety of locally created salsas and pickles

Windy Lake Farm– a variety of pastured meat and eggs including whole and cut up chicken, boneless, skinless breast packages, pork cuts including hot dogs and brats

Non-Food Vendors this week include:
Essential Spa Solutions

See you at the Market,
René Sackett, Market Manager

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