10 am-2 pm today in The Junction; here are the highlights, courtesy of the Neighborhood Farmers’ Market Alliance:
Daffodils, Tulips, Fruit Blossoms, Pussy Willows, Forsythia.
EGGS: Lovingly collected every morning from organically fed, run-around-the-barnyard local chickens and ducks. Growing Things, Rickman Gulch Farm, Stokesberry Farm.
Toboton Goat Farm: Excellent cuts of leg, chops, riblets and whole goat. Tastes like lamb…
AVAILABLE EVERY WEEK:
Local Farmstead Cheeses: Cow, sheep, buffalo and goat cheeses. Goudas, Cheddars, Fresh Mozzarella, Brie, Pecorino, Parmesan, Provolone, Semi-soft blue, Aged and Raw varieties. So many cheeses to choose from this time of year…
GREENS: Mixed fresh and braising greens. Sorrel, Spinach, Arugula, Mustard Greens, Collards
Kale (Lacinato and Purple)
Wild Greens: Minerâ€™s Lettuce, Watercress, Stinging Nettles
Wooly Pigs Pork: Chops, Shoulder Roast, Ham Slices, Belly and Rib strips
Radishes â€“ French Breakfast and Red
Garlic â€“ Red, White and Elephant
Dried +Shelling Beans: Black, Cannellini, Cranberry.
Cabbage: Red, White and Savoy
Carrots: Orange , Maroon
Onions: Yellow Onions
Beets â€“ Red, Golden, Chioggia , Cylinder
Cabbage: Red, Green and Savoy
Potatoes: Yukon Golds, Yellow Finn, German Butterball, Red Lasoda, All Blue, Fingerlings, Russet
APPLES: Braeburn, Fuji , Pink Lady
WINES: Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet, Syrah and Blends from Sweetbread Cellars on Vashon Island . Brought to Market by Sea Breeze Farm. Sweet Raspberry wine from Rockridge Farms.
SOUP STOCKS: Veal, chicken, beef, duck and lamb stocks; rich, gelatinous stocks for your best home recipes â€“ Sea Breeze Farms
FISH: Wild Salmon: Smoked and frozen Sockeye, KING and Coho. Also Lox, Jerky, Salmon sausage and patties, Chum Caviar, Pickled Salmon
WILD MUSHROOMS â€“ Yellow Foot Chanterelles
DRIED FRUITS AND VEGGIES:
Apples, Wild Huckleberries, Peaches, Apricots, Prunes, Asian Pears, Bosc Pears
Tomatoes, Celery Leaf, Hot Chilies, Garlic Powders
Dried Herbs: Basil, Parsley Dried Mushrooms: Chanterelles, Lobster, Porcini, Truffle Salt
PORK: Organic/Pasture-Raised and finished pork from Bow ( Samish Bay ) and Reardan , WA (Wooly Pigs) and Sedro Woolley (Skagit River Ranch). All cuts; frozen and smoked. Loin, chops, roasts, ham, bacon, sausages, porchetta. LARD
BEEF: Organic pasture raised and finished beef from Samish Bay , Olsen Farms, Skagit River Ranch and Seabreeze Farms. Steaks, Roasts, Hamburger, Summer Sausage, Andouille Sausage, Jerky, London Broil, soup bones, dog bonesâ€¦
CHICKEN and DUCK: Free-run locally raised chickens and ducks. Fresh and frozen fryers, stewing hens and roasters. Chicken liver (pate) and chicken stock. Stokesberry Farm, Growing Things and Rickman Gulch Farm.
VEAL: Veal Ribs, Loin Chops, Top Round, Shanks. Sea Breeze Farm
LAMB: Fresh cuts, ground fresh â€“ Sea Breeze Farm
GOAT MEAT: From Sea Breeze Farm on Vashon Island and Toboten Creek Boer Goat Farm in Yelm.
PATEâ€™: Pate de Foie (chicken, pork and calf liver with red wine, cream and garlic. Also chicken livers simmered in butter and cognac)..
CHEESE and DAIRY:
Samish Bay: FRESH CHEESES: Queso Fresco, Farmer Cheese (spreadable â€“ uncooked), Feta Mozzarella. Yogurt. Also Organic Gouda (from Jersey cows): Flavored Goudas: Cumin, Nettle, Mont Blanchard, Montasio
Mt. Townsend Creamery (Port Townsend): Cowâ€™s milk cheeses. Brie, Tomme and Camembert.
Sea Breeze Farm ( Vashon Island ): Aged Cowâ€™s milk (7 mos) Goatâ€™s (aged 3mos), fresh whey Ricotta, CrÃ¨me Fraiche, Buttermilk, Milk and Heavy Cream.
River Valley Cheese ( Fall City ): Raw Cow and Goat milk cheeses. Hard Goat Cheese, fresh Goat Chevre, flavored fresh Goat Chevre, Feta, Cowâ€™s milk cheeses soaked in Cabernet and Pike Place Ale, Cowâ€™s milk Cheddar. Cowâ€™s milk Pepper Jack. Fresh Mozzarella.
FRESH PASTA: Fresh egg, red bell pepper, basil, squid ink, carrot, tomato and spinach pasta made with semolina flour. Also fresh raviolis with olive & artichoke, mushroom, pumpkin, spinach/roasted garlic, goat cheese and 4-cheese fillings. From La Pasta
HONEY: Blackberry & Wildflower; Raw, unheated &unfiltered. Raw Honeycomb.
PASTRIES: Pies, pretzels, tarts, brulee, gateau, cookies, scones, cinnamon rolls, brownies, cookies, muffins, loaf cakes, biscotti, granolas. FLYING APRON VEGAN baked goods; cakes, scones, muffins, cookies, tarts. PIES BY JENNY: Sweet and Savory Pies and Tarts made from Farmers Market ingredients. BELLES BUNS: French style pastries; croissant, bouchon, tarts, desserts, cookies, sauces.
CIDERS â€“ Apple, Apple Raspberry, Apple Apricot, Spiced Apple, Cherry-Apple, Ginger Lemonade from Rockridge Farms and Woodring Foods.
HARD CIDERS â€“ Apple, Honey (Mead), Apple, Berry from Rockridge Orchards
JAMS, JELLIES, SAUCES, SPREADS AND PRESERVES: White Chocolate Marzipan, Bittersweet chocolate, Chocolate Hazelnut, Milk Chocolate sauces from Woodring Foods. Lavender, Rose Petal, Raspberry, Peach Chipotle, Marionberry, Black Raspberry, Golden Raspberry, Black Currant, Tayberry, Lingonberry, Blueberry, Strawberry Rhubarb, Apricot, Apple, Pumpkin jams and spreads from Woodring Foods. Ginger Chutney from Woodring Foods. Peach, Apricot, Blackberry and Blueberry jams from Growing Things.