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A Taste of Africa at Media Farmers Market!

Bring Home a Taste of Africa!

Wake up your taste buds with aromatic, authentic African flavors from Rafiki Shoppe from Lancaster, Pa.! Delicious vegetable pakoras, beef samosas, chicken briowats, spicy millet bread and other flatbreads for something savory. Basbousa (yogurt-almond cake) and Moroccan baklava for your sweet tooth. They also carry dried beans and lentils. Rafiki means “friend” in Swahili, and all profits from Rafiki’s sales support charities locally and in Africa, particularly Rafiki Africa Foundation, which supports sustainable development and education in Western Africa. Stop by their table for their ready-to-eat fare and to learn more about their charity outreach.

Cheeses from Roundtop!

Along with farm-fresh eggs, yogurts, and classic Amish desserts like shoo fly pie, Roundtop Farm brings an extensive selection of cheeses that have developed a following in the Philadelphia area (e.g., Garces Trading Company, Troegs Brewing Company, and Talula’s Table). Choose from bleus, cheddars, Camemberts, organic, vegetarian, hormone-free…and more! Pair your favorite cheese with a Borderland wine (which you’ll find at Media Farmers Market as well!). You can find more information at Roundtop’s website, and be sure to sign up for their newsletter, online or in person tomorrow! For a different way to use bleu cheese, see recipe below.

Media Film Festival This Weekend!

Check out the 8th Annual Media Film Festival this Friday and Saturday, May 29 and 30, at the historic Media Theatre on State Street! Featured are independent short films from local, national and international filmmakers. For more information, or to purchase tickets online, visit www.mediafilmfestival.org.

Brownies with Raw Sheepy Mile Bleu

photo and recipe from Roundtop Farm

 

Ingredients:

  • 125 g dark chocolate
  • 125 g Raw Sheepy Milk Bleu
  • 125g cocoa powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 200 g butter
  • 125 g flour

Note: check out this website for grams conversion.

Directions:
Melt down chocolate, cheese and butter together in a bowl set over boiling water. Some clumps are just fine.

Whisk eggs and sugar together, combine with the melted butter/blue cheese chocolate mixture.

Sieve and stir in flour and cocoa powder.

Place mixture in a baking sheet and bake at 350 F for 30 minutes.

Let cool.

Enjoy!

 

For the complete list of vendors, visit the Media Farmers Market Vendors page!

See You Tomorrow at the Market!

Media Farmers Market’s Sixth Season Opening Day Tomorrow!

A Coupon for a Token!

Look in today’s Town Talk for a coupon redeemable for a $1 token at Media Farmers Market’s Manager’s Table! Token good at all vendors’ booths.

At Tomorrow’s Market…!

At the Market Manager’s Table:
Complementary birch beer while you shop!
For our young shoppers…Produce Passport and swirly paper flowers craft project!
And remember to fill out a raffle ticket for the monthly Market Basket drawing!

Healthy Pizza Project…From 3:30-5:30 p.m., Media-Upper Providence Free Library will offer a fun, drop-in craft for all ages called the Healthy Pizza Project. Everyone gets to build their own construction paper pizza with whatever healthy fruits, veggies and other ingredients they’d like.

Special Kids Deserve Special People is accepting donations for Media Food Bank at tomorrow’s Market.

Music:
Norm LeDonne with his eclectic mix of music and guitars! Singer/songwriter Tom Curtis, Jr.!

Remember…Neil’s Sharpening Service Will Be at the Market Tomorrow!

Bring your knives, scissors and garden tools. Neil Jacob’s Sharpening Service will make them better than new! Neil comes to the Market once a month.

For the complete list of vendors, visit the Media Farmers Market Vendors page!

See You Tomorrow at the Market!

 

One Week to Media Farmers Market!

See This Year’s Line-Up of Vendors!

Fresh produce, meats and cheeses. Wine. Chocolate. Pastas. Dumplings. Hummus and specialty spreads. Olive oil and vinegars. Coffee. Baked sweet treats and breads. Pizza. Fermented vegetables. Smoked foods. African fare. Fair trade. Is your mouth watering?!

Get your farmers market totes out and ready to fill on Opening Day! For a look at the 2015 line-up, visit the Media Farmers Market Vendors page!

 

Produce Passport and More!

Produce Passport for kids continues again this year at the Market Manager’s Table. Kids love to draw and color the fruit or vegetable of the week and earn a prize after four weeks, again at seven weeks, and a grand prize at ten weeks! Along with Produce Passport, there’ll be a weekly craft project at the Market Manager’s Table, too! For May’s crafts, visit the May Events page on the website.

And visit the Events page throughout the year for additional events and weekly music guests.

 

Neil’s Sharpening Service on Opening Day!

Neil Jacobs’ Sharpening Service returns to Media Farmers Market. Bring your knives, scissors and garden tools, and Neil will make them better than new! It’s a great time to get your garden tools ready for the summer! Neil will be at the market on Opening Day, and once a month throughout the market season.

 

 

 

 

See You Next Week at the Market!

 

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