Westminster Farmers’ Market Report from Maple Heights Farm
Again! Another busy week at the market. I’ll try to take some pictures for next week for those of you who cannot make it. We have incredible variety and about 20 vendors. There is so much food available now that your only difficulty will be deciding what you want to buy for dinner! Come, spend some time, browse, sit down and enjoy a donut and ginger iced tea while chatting with a friend!
The cornucopia of food is overflowing with Beef, Pork, Cheese, Eggs, Bread, Maple Syrup and an incredible variety of vegetables and berries with everything ranging from broccoli to zucchini, blueberries to raspberries! Really! You have to come and browse and take it all in! In addition to vegetables, there are still plenty of herbs including basil, mint (mint lemonade recipe) and rosemary for your recipes and vegetable plants for your garden – have you planted eggplant and cucumbers yet? It’s not too late! And these are further along the plants I have in my own garden! I purchased the nicest rosemary plant that I have ever owned and it will be very useful when I have fresh chicken to eat in September!
If you are not buying your lettuce at the market, you may want to read this about the latest recall! The most interesting news that is reported in this article is that this lettuce has a shelf life of 14 to 16 days! Who Knew! That is really old! Another reason to buy fresh at our market!