September Farmers Markets
We hope you've been finding fun ways to beat the heat this summer! This is the last month we will observe our summer market hours before we shift back in October.
Here are the market dates for the month of September: Saturday, September 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th from 9am-noon.
Here's what you can find at the Farm Stand this weekend: Zucchini, Eggplant, Okra, Armenian Cucumbers, Tasty Green Cucumbers, Long Beans, Assorted Peppers, Bitter Melon, Korean Melons, Sweet Potato Greens, Malabar Spinach, Roselle Greens, Callaloo, Butternuts, and Herbs.
Vendor of the Month: Rawlife Cold Pressed
Meet one of our newest vendors, Rawlife Cold Pressed! They work with local farmers to source the highest quality and most nutrient dense produce possible for their cold-pressed juices. They offer a colorful range of options from the fruity Hawaiian Twist to the vibrant Lean Green and the sunny 24 Carrot Gold. Make sure to stop by their booth at the market this month for some delicious juice!
Crop of the Month: Roselle Leaves
Roselle is one of our favorite multi-use crops. It's providing us with tangy leafy greens right now and in the fall it will yield tart, cranberry-flavored pods. The tart, lemony flavor of roselle leaves is a welcome contrast compared to our other summer crops. Roselle leaves can be enjoyed raw in salads or as part of a stir-fry or sauté. Here are some recipes to lend culinary inspiration: