Plan to eat healthy in 2017? Come to the Farmer’s Market tomorrow!

6 January 2017

Dear Shoppers,

Happy New Year to our market shoppers. We are so glad to return to our “second home” at the Community Center at 44 Main St. Most of your favorite vendors will be there, including the knife sharpeners. So, if your knives got a lot of use during the holidays, bring them in!

We are excited to bring you a new coffee vendor this winter...Bright Light Coffee from Brooklyn. Here is what owners Sarvesh has to say about Bright Light coffee: “Bright Light Coffee is roasted for normal people. We understand that you have a routine, and when you’re rushing out the door to get to work, you want a consistently delicious, well-rounded cup to start your day. We source our beans from growers with a passion for quality, and roast them right here in New York – just enough to bring out the natural sweetness and body.We are a small batch roaster, housed in Brooklyn’s Pulley Collective. Pulley is a co-roasting facility which gives our roasters access to state-of-the art equipment so they can focus on flavor. Our beans come from small farms in Africa and Latin America.”  This week they will be bringing a just-roasted batch of Ethiopian beans…

Also new to the market - Deep Roots Farm from Hudson, NY which specializes in pickled vegetables, salsas, pestos, compound herb butters as well as sprouts. Their green salsa is dynamite and I’ve taken to putting their pickled golden beets in every salad & sandwich I make.

Our new cheese vendor Cooperstown Creamery was a hit at the Dec. 3rd market for its reasonable prices and impressive variety of cheeses. They are back and with us all winter so, yes, it’s safe to get hooked! Also new: Mangalitsa by Mosefund, purveyors of elegant Italian charcuterie – and bacon burgers. Thomas Keller is a big fan. ‘Nuf said.

1-dsc_0063-001And, I’m happy to report that Honey Locust Farmhouse is here this Saturday. Nancy is bringing her quince jams,  wildflower honey, esoteric organic teas and – her elderberry elixir to help ward off colds and flu. She is just back from Messinia Greece where she helped Demetra Bourras harvest and press tons and tons of olives for Kontoulis Olive Oil. They have pictures – and stories,  no doubt.

If your resolution is to eat fewer, and BETTER sweets, consider toffee by La Petite Occasion. They still have gift boxes for those of you spilling gift-giving into the new year.

Since we will have lots of sprouts at the market this week, why not experiment with some open-face Nordic-style sandwiches. Top with poached or smoked salmon (make your own  gravlax with Pura Vida salmon) or farm egg salad and of course pickled beets or watermelon radish. The possibilities are endless…

 

 

Vendor List (subject to change)

Bien Cuit
Bombay Emerald Chutney Company
Bread Alone Bakery and Cafe
Bright Light Coffee 
The Orchards of Concklin
Cooperstown Cheese Company
Deep Roots Farm NY
DOC Pickle
Honey Locust Farm 
Hudson Valley Duck Farm
Kaffee & Klatsch NY
Kontoulis Family Olive Oil
La Petite Occasion
Lasagna Preziosa
Mangalitsa by Mosefund
Mariachi Mexico
Meredith’s Bread
MOMO dressing
Neversink Farm
Pie Lady & Son
Pura Vida Fisheries
Ready Set Knife Sharpener
Samosa Shack
Sohha Savory Yogurt
Southtown Farms
Spoon Me Soups
Stone & Thistle Farm
Sun Sprout Farm
Taiim Shack Mobile
True Food
Wiltbank Mushrooms

First Winter Market of the Season-We’re still outside!

Tomorrow is the first Winter Market- we are still outside in the Library Parking lot. We’ll have many of our long-time vendors and some new ones who are testing the market waters during the leaner season. We hope to see you tomorrow-just make sure to bundle up. Westchester superstar Polpettina is popping by with their mobile pizza oven-… Continue Reading

Thank you for a wonderful 2016 Summer Market season

Thank you shoppers from Hastings and beyond for another banner season.The market would also like to thank the Hastings-on-Hudson Public Library and Hastings Police Department for sharing their space with us. To the residents of Maple Avenue, thank you for your patience and cooperation in helping us bring healthy, locally-farmed and produced foods to the community. A happy, peaceful holiday… Continue Reading

Last weekly Market of 2016. Just in time for Thanksgiving!

Tomorrow is our last weekly market. Before we get into the list of amazing products and produce available tomorrow, please, please, please think about members of our community who depend on the Hastings Food Pantry for their daily meals. We will be accepting donations at the bottom of the stairs and at the market tent. It would be wonderful… Continue Reading

21 October 2016  Dear Shoppers,  We hope you won’t let a little rain get in the way of you and fresh, local protein & produce. Our vendors are driving hours to get to market despite the forecast with fresh bread, cheese, duck, pork, kale, potatoes, squash, and more. We’re open until 1:30-plenty of time to wait… Continue Reading

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Please park at the train station. Free parking on Saturdays and “granny carts” are available, courtesy of the farmer’s market. No early birds!

 

 

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Please park at the train station. Free parking on Saturdays and "granny carts" are available, courtesy of the farmer's market. No early birds!

CRAFTS AT THE SUMMER MARKET

Join us for Nature Crafts
by Blue Rock School
1st and 3rd Saturdays, 9am to 12pm