Posted October 4, 2012 at 4:08 pm
Fresh produce for your favorite fall soup at the market.
Soup is found on the menu in cultures around the world. From caldo verde, a Portuguese kale and potato soup, to faki soupa, a Greek lentil soup, people have been eating soup since they learned how to boil water. It is the perfect time of the year to continue the soup eating tradition using local produce found at the market. Stop by Saturday to try some soup samples courtesy of Lisa McDonald and Midtown Flavors. Then come by Tuesday and stock up on produce for your own soup recipes.
This Saturday find:
~Apples, pears, Brussels sprouts, cucumbers, tomatoes, eggplant, potatoes, carrots, squash, beets, pumpkins, kale, chard, kohlrabi, broccoli, green beans, cauliflower, cabbage, herbs, meat, eggs, jams and jellies, artisan bread, lamb, cheese, butter, yogurt, honey, flower bouquets
~Coffee, scones, cookies, tacos, breakfast sandwiches, fruit tarts, omelets, arepas, tamales, Chai, soda, hamburgers, brats
~Handmade ceramics, jewelry, aprons, hula hoops, children’s clothing
This Tuesday find:
~Pumpkins, squash, tomatoes, potatoes, beets, Brussels sprouts, carrots, kale, broccoli, apples, honey, pears, kohlrabi, cabbage, herbs, artisan bread, jams and jellies
~Brats and hamburgers, soup, soda
This week at the market:
Saturday, October 6th
Midtown Flavors Cooking Demonstration
It is definitely Fall at the Market! Mornings are cool and tomatoes and vegetables are available from all of our vendors. This combination calls for Soup! Starting at 9:45am, join Lisa McDonald and volunteers Margaret McDonald and Andy Thaden as they make a warming Italian Sausage Vegetable Soup. This recipe is great for lunch or for dinner with a salad and bread. Pick up free recipes and samples on Saturday.
Thank you to Saturday’s Sponsor
Tuesday, October 9th
5-7 Mississippi Mud Steppers
Vote for the market TODAY!
We are happy to announce that the Midtown Farmers Market’s application for a WedgeShare grant has been selected to appear on this year’s WedgeShare ballot! This October, all member-owners of the Wedge Community Co-op have the opportunity to decide which organizations will receive support.
A WedgeShare grant would help to support the SNAP-EBT (food stamps) token program that enables customers using SNAP benefits to purchase fresh, healthful food from local vendors at the Midtown Farmers Market. The grant would help to fund the vendor training, market-day staffing, card-terminal-processing costs, and the extensive outreach the program requires in order to be successful. It would support an outreach organizer position that would expand the market’s capacity to promote the program in the community. The SNAP-EBT program will make healthful food more accessible to low-income communities served by the Midtown Farmers Market.
If you are a Wedge member-owner, you can vote for the market today! The WedgeShare Committe will approve recipients in early November, and the Wedge Board of Directors will approve recipients and grants in early December.