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Fresh-Baked Breads at Media Farmers Market!

Big Sky Bread!

With whole grains and minimal ingredients, North Wilmington’s Big Sky Bread Co. creates European-style loaves that owner Patrick O’Neill loved from his childhood in Queens. They’ve become the centerpiece of his business, flanked by other handmade loaves like alpine whole wheat sunflower, honey wheat, baguettes, and sourdough, to name just a few! Big Sky products are shortcut-free, with no chemicals or hydrogenated oil. A Culinary Institute of America grad, O’Neill worked at Kennedy Center, Winterthur, and Longwood Gardens before opening Big Sky Bread Co. several years ago. O’Neill says one of the best parts of his business is working with his hands: “You can feel something and know it’s right.” And you’ll know it’s right, too, just by looking at the selection of breads, pastries, cookies and granola Big Sky brings to the Market every week. When you stop by for your favorite bread for dinner, why not pick up a second something you haven’t tried yet, and discover a new favorite!

 

Produce This Week!

All produce vendors are sustainably minded farmers using organic practices or integrated pest management. Be sure to ask them to learn more!
Here’s a sampling of what to look for this week:

Fruitwood Farm: corn, tomatoes, green beans, bell peppers, squash, melons
E. Fudd & Son: bell peppers, poblano peppers, hard-neck garlic, herbs
J&J Farm: spinach, potatoes, tomatoes, squash, herbs, and greens
Longview Farm squash, melons, tomatoes, and cut greens
e3garden: butterhead lettuce and giant parsley
Mushrooms: Meryle is back with cremini, portobello and shiitake mushrooms!

 

J&J Kettle Korn on the Cooking Channel!

Jeff Siep and J&J Kettle Korn are featured on the Cooking Channel’s Carnival Eats! Tune in tonight at 10 p.m. to watch your favorite kettle corn maker on “From Strawberry to Silver Dollar: The Brandywine Strawberry Festival,” where J&J wowed the crowds with their strawberry kettle corn!

 

A Taste of Uganda!

Dorothy at Rafiki is cooking up delicious take-home fare featuring Ugandan cuisine tomorrow: Uganda chicken—chicken cooked with fresh peanut sauce served with rice or cooked plantains; and peas with potatoes cooked in coconut sauce served with rice or cooked plantains. Gather up salad fixings from the Market’s produce vendors, and dinner is served!

 

Neil’s Sharpening Service Tomorrow!

If your gardening tools are needing some attention after a summer of regular use, bring them to the Market tomorrow, and Neil’s Sharpening Service will get them back into shape! And knives, scissors, saw blades, drill bits, animal clippers, and …the list goes on!

 

Fun for Kids (and Kids at Heart)!

Christine of Art for Everyone! will be on hand tomorrow and engaging kids using fruits and veggies to make colorful prints, plus releasing some energy with playful, kids yoga poses! Hosted by Christine of Art For Everyone! and Allison from World of Song, in partnership with the Media Arts Council.

 

Playing at the Market Tomorrow…FishCastle!

Cyril Everett Caster and Catherine Braik Selin—FishCastle—return to Media Farmers Market with their mix of indie/children’s/fusion music!

 

Vendor Update

Due to another commitment International Dumpling Company has wrapped up their season with Media Farmers Market this year, and want to thank shoppers for their patronage!

 

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

See You Tomorrow at the Market!

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