Friday, October 31, 2014

Market Menu for November 1, 2014

Candy carrots with great flavor and sweetness. We have had several hard frosts and that is just what the doctor ordered to turn normally sweet carrots into something magical. We will have a few bags of juicing carrots each week during the late fall and winter.

The watermelon have been late this year so we still have several left.

We will have 10 large European pie pumpkins and a bunch of smaller pumpkins at market this week.

The squash varieties available this week:  Acorn, Butternut, Buttercup, Carnival, Delicatta, Confetti, Spagetti, Orange Hubbard, Kubotcha, Honey Nut and Pie Pumpkins. We have about a 70 pie pumpkins left, but they are going fast.

The fall greens are wonderful. We are picking from new beds of spinach, arugula,  Kale, Red Russian Kale, Dinosaur Kale and lettuce. A new bed of cilantro too.

Gralic. Best harvest this year. Photo Credit: Reed Petersen
Wonderful Garlic Crop This Year
Reed took this picture of garlic a few weeks ago, and it's one of the best tasting crops we've had! I guess those minerals in the compost bring out the exceptional flavor and quality. The heads are nice and big, with cloves about the size of your thumb. As always, organic and fresh. Reed planted the garlic for next year during MEA break. If you haven't planted your's yet there is still time.

We will have the following items at the Farmers Market for Saturday, November 1, 2014 (New items are in Bold Print)


Brussels Sprouts

Walla Walla Sweet Onions - Walla Walla Wonderful
Chipolini Onions
Sweet Spanish Onions
Red Onions

Candy Carrots


Cabbage - Green Storage

Cipotle Smoked Peppers
Smoked Sun Dried Tomatoes
Sun Dried Tomatoes

Fresh Spinach
Arugula & Wild Arugula
Spring Mix
Red Russian Kale
Baby Kale

Kale Bunches - regular, Dinosaur and Red Russian


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