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2018 California (BAE) Farmer's Market is OPEN this Saturday, 9 am - 1 pm (UNTIL 17 NOV)

Posted 7/20/2018 1:36pm by David Paulk.

Hello Farm Friends,

We have Sweet Corn!....Tomatoes, Sweet Peppers, Summer squash and Watermelons, and more!  It really is summer now! We have all of your favorite organic vegetables (see complete list and photos below). So what if there's a little summer rain shower tomorrow?! I can tell you our farm really needs it. Plus, it will be pleasantly cooler for a change and the rainfall will be light. Please don't miss this opportunity for delicious sweet corn and watermelons. We are so happy to be your farmer and grow for you!  Thank you for supporting our farm!

What we'll have at market tomorrow:

- Sweet Corn (Back!):  We have a lot of super fresh, organic sweet corn!  

- Watermelons, Personal-Size (New!):  Super sweet and tasty!

- Canning Tomato Boxes:  20-lb boxes of certified organic tomatoes for just $20! To RESERVE a box, please email us at sassafrascreekfarm@gmail.com, and provide your NameNumber of BoxesPhone Number and time you will pick up at market. 

- Arugula:  We have your favorite spicy green! Wonderful as a bed for grilled salmon, drizzled with a sesame-ginger dressing or as a bed for roasted beets, goat cheese and walnuts!

- Basil: Fresh, large bunches of aromatic basil! Wonderful sprinkled into sauteed vegetables, great on pizza, as pesto, and many more dishes.

- Beets, Chioggia & Red:  Three kinds of sweet beets, each with their own slightly different flavor. Wonderful baked, roasted, or simply peeled, sliced, boiled and served warm with butter or cool on a salad. Try pickling! Go to www.sassafrascreekfarm.com/recipe

- Cucumbers:  We have A lot of tasty, sweet, asian cucumbers. Similar to English cucumbers.  Sweet, thinned skinned and almost non-existent seeds.

- Fresh Carrots:  We have fresh, crisp, tasty carrots that are ready to be roasted or eaten raw on salads or with your favorite dips!

- Garlic:  We have fresh, large, delicious heads of garlic!  So fresh, they ooze aromatic garlic juice when you mince them. Heavenly!

- Lettuce:  Freshly-harvested lettuce from our farm directly to you!  See easy homemade salad dressing recipes at www.sassafrascreekfarm.com/recipe .

- Onions, Red:  Freshly-harvested sweet red onions. Delicious raw on a burger or sautéed in any dish.

- Superstar Sweet Onions:  Delicious, freshly-harvested sweet onions, like Vidalia onions! Wonderful raw or cooked. These are the amazingly sweet onions you've enjoyed from our stand for years now. 

- Potatoes, Red, Blue, Fingerling and golden Carola:  Four delicious varieties with different flavors and cooking qualities from which to choose. Cut in half or in slices, toss with a little olive oil and bake at 350 degrees F until fork tender, longer if you want them to crisp up. Sprinkle with sea salt for tasty, easy side dish.

- Oranos Sweet Peppers:  Sweet, orange and crisp peppers. Great raw, sauteed or grilled!

- Shishito Appetizer Peppers:  First of the season shishito's. Delicious, green sauteing, appetizer  peppers from Japan! Just toss whole peppers in a hot pan with a little oil until blistered. Then serve sprinkled with sea salt. Eat peppers whole (except for stem). What a nice treat to enjoy with friends on a weekend afternoon, served with a cold glass of beer or dry white wine. 

- Summer Squash, Zucchini, Zephyr and Gold Acorn Nut (new!):  We have plenty of both kinds of summer squash. Limited quantity of the summer Gold Acorn Nut.  Delicious grilled or sauteed with our red or white onions, as a side dish to accompany steak, chicken or pork!

- Sweet Potatoes, Covington:  We have your favorite orange sweet potatoes. So, easy to bake whole or slice and roast as sweet potato fries. Just slice 1/4 inch thick, toss with a little olive oil, roast in oven at 350 degrees for 15 mins, flip the slices and roast for about 5 mins more, sprinkle course salt (and pepper, if you like). That's it!  You have a guilt-free, sweet and so-good-for-you side dish for lunch/dinner or serve with eggs at breakfast!

- Tomatoes, Big Heritage & Red Slicers!:  We have two types of heritage tomatoes!  One is essentially identical to Cherokee Purple and the other is sweeeet!!

- Cherry Tomatoes, golden tangy Sungold and red Sweet Treat!

We take cash, checks, credit, debit and SNAP and eWIC cards, and FMNP coupons. The market has additional vegetable vendors, as well as beef, pork, chicken, eggs, baked goods and booze. 

So, we hope to see you, your friends and family members on Saturday (BAE parking lot, 9am - 1pm). 

Photos of the Week:

Fresh Organic Sweet Corn!

Sweet Personal Size Watermelons!

  

Super Sweet Orange Peppers!

Sweet & Tangy Cherry tomatoes!

Delicious Heritage Tomatoes!

 

 

 

Thank you,

David & Jennifer Paulk

Sassafras Creek Farm

Certified by Quality Certification Services (QCS)

 

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