Mushrooms Are Back!

Meryle and Mushrooms Are Back for November!

Meryle and Mushrooms are back tomorrow! Shiitake, portobello and cremini! And delicious mushroom soup, quiche, mac and cheese, and chili! Shoppers can also email  or call (484) 885-4556 for special orders (think Thanksgiving!). Meryle will also be available in the parking lot on Tuesday before Thanksgiving for anyone who wants fresh mushrooms, and, of course…soup, quiche, mac and cheese, and chili!

Open Casting Call for Young Chefs!
MasterChef Junior is hosting an open casting call in Philly on November 15 for Season 4 of their hit primetime children’s cooking competition series! If you’re a fan of the show, you’ve seen kids ages 8-13 get a platform to show off their skills in the kitchen…and the opportunity to learn from some of the greatest culinary minds in the business. (Also, last season, winner Alex won $100,000 and a cookbook deal!). Casting call is November 15 at the Holiday Inn Stadium Philadelphia, 900 Packer Avenue, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For full details and to pre-register, visit their website.

Market Basket Winner!
Congratulations to market basket winner Tony!

Message from E. Fudd & Son
Bill, Jan and Marcy of E. Fudd & Son emailed to let us know their Media Farmers Market season has come to a close for this year due to an early frost on Halloween…but they’re already making seed purchases for next year! We look forward to seeing them again in the spring!

In the meantime, look for produce at Fruitwood and Hillside!

Watermelon Radish and Goat Cheese Salad

Photo by Annabelle Breakey
Recipe from

  • 2 watermelon radishes (8 1/2 oz. total), peeled, quartered, and sliced
  • 1/2 English cucumber, halved and sliced
  • 3/4 cup dill fronds
  • 1 small shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 head butter lettuce, leaves separated
  • 4 ounces fresh goat cheese
Put all ingredients except cheese in a large bowl, tossing gently to combine. Assemble salads on four plates, and top each salad with crumbled cheese.


For a complete list of Media Farmers Market vendors, click here.


See you tomorrow at the Market!

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