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Sauerkraut, Chocolate & Blueberries…and Books!

Eating Raw!

Stop by the Jacob’s Raw table and let Scott Grzybek (or sons Jacob and Noah!) fill you in on how fermented foods are one of the healthiest and oldest artisanal foods in the world: raw, probiotic, and no sugars. And then taste one of their sauerkrauts, dressings, tonics or salsas to see how delicious fermented can be! Scott and wife Cathy were already making veggie and fruit kvass (fermented beverage) for their Zukay Live line of foods when young son Jacob suggested making krauts and other tasty ferments that they were already making for themselves. And Jacob’s Raw was born, named in honor of Jacob. Jacob’s Raw’s organic products come in many robust flavors: spicy and garlic krauts, tomato olive and cucumber mint dressings…and more! Take one home today!

Blueberries and Chocolate!

Cheryl at Sweet Salvation Truffles wanted us to be sure to let you know, that today, along with all her usual wonderful chocolate creations, she also has chocolate-covered blueberries!!

The Library’s at Media Farmers Market!

Media-Upper Providence Free Library reconstruction is underway, and starting today, and for the next several weeks, the library will setting up a table at the Market! Visit their table to get prizes for the Summer Reading Challenge, to participate in the Delaware County Library Quest activity, and to pick up RTMSD Summer Reading books for grades 6-12!

Playing Today…

Norm LeDonne and his eclectic guitars and repertoire will be at the Market today! You can find out all about Norm here.

Avocado Reuben

Recipe and photo courtesy of PETA

  • 2 slices rye or pumpernickel bread
  • Mustard
  • Thousand Island dressing
  • 1/2 avocado, pitted, peeled, and mashed
  • 1/4 cup sauerkraut

Spread one slice of bread with some mustard, the other slice with Thousand Island dressing.

Place the bread slices, dry side down, in a lightly oiled skillet. Top one slice with avocado, and the other with sauerkraut.

Over medium heat, grill the sandwich until lightly browned and hot, about 5 minutes. Put the sandwich halves together.

Enjoy!

 

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

 

See You Today at the Market!

Fair Trade at Media Farmers Market!

Buy Local, Buy Fair!

For fairly traded sugar, quinoa, rice, fruit juices, dried fruit, fresh mangoes, pineapple, bananas, and more!, visit the Fair Trade Trolley Stop, sponsored by the Media Fair Trade Committee. When you purchase these delicious products—which cannot be grown or raised within 90 miles of Media, like the products of our local vendors!—you support an economic model which provides a fair, living wage to small, independent farmers and producers in developing nations. To learn more about Media’s status as America’s First Trade Town and how the purchase of fairly traded products addresses poverty in developing countries and creates community at home, stop by the Fair Trade Trolley Stop table or visit Media Fair Trade Committee online.

 

Thank You, Gleaners!

Do you wonder where leftovers go after the Market closes? At the end of every Thursday, gleaners from Media Food Bank are on hand to collect food from Media Farmers Market vendors and deliver to Media Food Bank, located on the Baker Street side of the First United Methodist Church of Media, between Lemon and Orange streets. The food bank is open Thursday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m., and participants look forward to the fresh offerings every Thursday. We are grateful to the food bank gleaners for their service and to our vendors for their generosity.

 

Share Your Thoughts on Media and Bicycles!

Media’s Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) would like your thoughts on making Media more bicycle friendly. Your responses will help them to take ideas back to Media Borough Council. To complete the short survey, just click on this link: https://mediaeac.typeform.com/to/IQNN6O!

 

Father’s Day This Weekend!

If you still need a Father’s Day card, look no further than Artcards by Amy at the New Avenue Foundation table!

 

 

 

 

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

See You Tomorrow at the Market!

Challah and Rugalach and Biscotti, Oh My!

“With a Little of This and A Pinch of That…”!

Aunt Rakie’s brings traditional Jewish baked specialties to Media Farmers Market every week! Challah and challah rolls, rugalach, and even Jewish biscotti! Aunt Rakie loves to bake and entertain. and started baking for the Jewish holidays using her mother and grandmother’s recipes. She is committed to preserving those traditions. You’ll enjoy and appreciate that commitment in every bite of raisin challah, apricot nut rugalach, and cranberry almond biscotti, along with the many other varieties of those and other goodies!

 

A Reminder…

Neil’s Sharpening Service is here tomorrow, so bring your knives, scissors and garden tools!

 

Angel Food Cake with Mangoes

Recipe and photo courtesy of Ellie Krieger and Food Network

Ingredients

  • 2 mangoes, peeled and cut into chunks (3 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons orange liqueur (recommended: Cointreau), optional
  • 1 store-bought angel food cake (about 13 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves

Directions
In a blender or food processor, puree 1 of the mangoes with the lime juice, sugar and Cointreau until smooth. Dice the remaining mango. Slice the cake, pour 1 tablespoon of the mango sauce over each slice, and toss some diced mango on top. Garnish with mint leaves and serve.

Enjoy!

 

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

 

See You Tomorrow at the Market!

Enjoy Local Wines!

Capturing Local in a Bottle!

Borderland Vineyard captures the natural beauty of the area in small batches of wine crafted from grapes grown on their Landenberg, Pa., farm and surrounding areas. Owners and brother and sister Kurt and Karen Kalb produce Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon Blanc, and some experimental rows of Malbec and Syrah. You’ll find their merlots, rieslings and chardonnays at Media Farmers Market. Bring home a bottle (or two!) of their award-winning wines to complete your next picnic! You’ll also find them at the 4th Annual Brandywine Food & Wine Festival on June 13 in Malvern, Pa.!

 

Playing at the Market Tomorrow…Percy Shaw!

Check out Percy Shaw, the original one-man-band!

 

A Reminder…

Neil’s Sharpening Service is here next week, so bring your knives, scissors and garden tools!

 

Refreshing Rhubarb Ice Cream

Recipe and photo courtesy of Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sliced fresh rhubarb
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions
Preheat oven to 375°. In an ungreased 13×9-inch baking dish, combine rhubarb and sugar; toss to combine. Bake, covered, 30-40 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Cool slightly.

Place rhubarb mixture in a blender; cover and process until pureed. Transfer to a bowl; refrigerate, covered, until cold.

Stir lemon juice into rhubarb. In a small bowl, beat cream until stiff peaks form; fold into rhubarb mixture. Transfer to a shallow 1-quart freezer container. Freeze 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Freeze, covered, overnight or until firm.

Yield: about 2-3/4 cups.

Enjoy!

 

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

 

See You Tomorrow at the Market!

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!

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