Blue Mist Hollow Farm hosts this week’s Land Trust Special: Save $5 on a hanging basket!
Treat Dad to his favorite local foods by visiting our Farmers’ Market this Sunday. All his favorite vendors will be here at the Dvoor Farm, 111 Mine St., Flemington, with organic veggies and fruit, meats, bread, cheese, honey, pies, locally-roasted coffee and more. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What’s Happening at the Market
This Sunday, we’re welcoming AmeriCorps NJ Watershed Ambassador Daniel Correa, who is bringing an EnviroScape interactive model designed to teach audiences about watersheds and water pollution.
To help you plan your visit, here’s what our local farmers and vendors have on tap for this Sunday:
Apple Ridge Farm’s featured item is its berry rhubarb Danish pastry made with buttery layers of homemade Danish dough filled with the first berries of the summer and rhubarb. It’s topped with a brown sugar oat crumble.
Blue Mist Hollow Farm is hosting this week’s Land Trust Special. Visit its stand and save $5 off a hanging basket. Blue Mist has a fabulous selection of perennial and annual plants.
Burek by Zeni: will offer a delicious Italian specialty: Boneless chicken thighs stuffed with premium Italian meats and ground beef baked in the oven.
Fieldstone Coffee Roasters Fresh-roasted coffee beans and loose-leaf tea will be available along with some awesome craft beverages. On tap: Nitro Coconut Coffee, Coconut Cold Brew Concentrate, a new “Zen” Nitro Tea, FCR Cold Brew Concentrate. And, if you haven’t tried Fieldstone’s fabulous bubble teas, don’t miss this week’s special honeydew bubble tea!
Fired Up Flatbread Co. returns to our market.
Neshanic Station Apiaries: Now is the time to pick up Neshanic Station Apiaries’ signature beeswax lotion bar, tweaked to help ward off pesky mosquitoes. Its Bye, Bye Bad Bug Bars are scented with essential oils of citronella and lavender, both very effective at keeping mosquitoes at bay. They are filled moisturizing nut butters and Neshanic’s beeswax (which has a natural SPF of 25). You can try it out at our Sunday Farmers’ Market. Neshanic Station Apiaries will also introduce two new honey/beeswax soaps this week, each filled with sunny and skin-soothing Calendula petals. One is unscented, the second is scented with essential oils of lemongrass and litsea cubeba.
River Lea House will have garlic scapes pesto at its stand at a special price: $5 (regular price is $6). If you like pesto, then you have got to pick some up! Last week, River Lea House introduced toum to its product line. This delicious Lebanese sauce is garlicky, creamy and so flavorful. Try it with grilled foods and falafel or use it as a dip.
Sandbrook Meadow Farm: In addition to its fabulous selection of seasonal organic veggies, Sandbrook will be bringing garlic scapes to the market this Sunday.
WoodsEdge Farm will be at our market.
Join Lauren Theis in the wagon house at 10 a.m. for Yoga at the Farmers’ Market. Our yoga is designed for beginners and experienced practitioners, and will leave you feeling rejuvenated and ready to take on the week ahead. Cost is $15. Go here for our complete yoga schedule.
Great Eats for the Week
Next time you visit our Farmers’ Market try some escarole! Escarole — an endive with broad, flat leaves — and is rich in vitamin A, B vitamins, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Vitamin C and minerals like calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, selenium and zinc.
Escarole with Bacon and White Beans
What You’ll Need:
2 bacon slices, chopped
1 cup chopped onion
1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
6 cups chopped escarole (about 2 [8-ounce] heads)
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 (16-ounce) can cannellini beans or other white beans, rinsed and drained
What To Do:
— Cook bacon in a large saucepan over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan with a slotted spoon, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings in pan; set bacon aside.
— Add onion to drippings in pan; cook 12 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add escarole, and cook for 2 minutes or until escarole wilts, stirring frequently.
— Add sugar, salt, pepper, and chicken broth; cook 15 minutes or until escarole is tender, stirring occasionally. Add beans; cook for 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with bacon.
Courtesy of myrecipes.com.
A Little Bit Off – or ALBO as they are known to their fans — performs under the music tent from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
ALBO is an American Roots Music quartet. With influences ranging from Old Crow Medicine Show and The Steeldrivers to Aofie O’Donovan, ALBO delivers a great blend of acoustic country, blues and bluegrass three-part harmonies.
This multi-generational all women band is comprised of Carolyn Klaube on guitar, Gretchen Jaeckel on mandolin, Emily Vogt on fiddle, and Lolly Barton on upright bass.