Pick up the last of the summer harvest at the Wrightstown Farmers' Market!
Harvest expectations for this week: Sweet corn, sweet and hot peppers, tomatoes, green beans, okra, flowers, potatoes, zucchini and eggplant, along with the hardy crops of fall--crisp apples, leeks, broccoli, garlic, onions, cabbages, winter squash, beets, turnips, kohlrabi, lettuce, chard, brussel sprouts, collards, kale, mizuna, raddichio, radishes, parsley and freshly pressed apple cider. These are the peak months of harvest in Bucks County. It's the right time to pick up extra to freeze, can and ferment for winter.
You can also find fresh chicken, eggs, goat cheeses, smoothies, yogurt, milk, pork or 100% grass-fed beef to your shopping list and some prepared foods; pickles, sauces, fruit butters, apple juice, chutneys, marmalade and unique desserts; gluten free and vegan products; organic nut butters; breads and baked goods. There is also all natural dog food; Pennsylvania maple syrup; raw, local honey; fair trade, organic, locally roasted coffee; handmade soaps, lotions and jewelry.
The band Hiding from Andy will regale shoppers with their unique original music, featuring the multi-talented Snipes Farm manager, Brad Berry, among their other musical talents.
Tickets for the Garden Benefit for the Foodshed Alliance will also be available at the market. The Garden Benefit will be held Sunday, September 30 at 4 p.m. at Hortulus Farm in Wrightstown. Enjoy the fruits of local wineries and farms during an evening’s stroll through the spectacular decorative and kitchen gardens while supporting the Foodshed Alliance's work to expand locally grown food. Click here for more.
The Wrightstown market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at the Wrightstown Township municipal parking lot, 2203 Second Street Pike (Rt. 232), Wrightstown, 18940. The market is sponsored by the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance.
Details of Bucks County-produced farmers markets are at www.BucksCountyFoodshedAlliance.org.