Williamsburg Farmers Market

  (Williamsburg, Virginia)
in Merchants Square
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Bringing in Fall at the Williamsburg Farmers Market

Saturday, September 10

8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Jean Monaco of MARTINS will be at the Chefs Tent at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. The Master Gardeners will attend and the Runaway String Band will perform from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Apples, pork, organic vegetables, cheese, bread, honey, artisan chocolate and herb plants are among the many offerings at the Williamsburg Farmers Market.

 
 

Labor Day Gathering at the Williamsburg Farmers Market

Saturday, September 3

8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

The final presentation in the Discover You Can series will feature apple sauce. The Master Naturalists will attend and David Moran will perform 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.. Apples, pork, organic vegetables, cheese, bread, honey, artisan chocolate and herb plants are among the many offerings for Labor Day gatherings at the Williamsburg Farmers Market.

 
 

Market Calendar for July 30, 2011

Saturday, July 30

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Cheese, bison, peanuts, fruit, organic produce and baked goods are among the items for sale by over 35 local farmers and producers at the Williamsburg Farmers Market.  Mike Hutt of The Virginia Marine Products Board will be at Chef Tent, the Master Gardeners will attend discussing drought-tolerant plants and guitarist Stephen Christoff will perform from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

 
 

Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Icing

Jean Monaco of Martin’s demonstrated this dish at the Williamsburg Farmers Market Chef Tent on September 11, 2010.  Makes 2 loaves.

Ingredients

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BREAD:

3

eggs

2

cups organic sugar

¾

cup vegetable or nut oil

2

cups vanilla Stoneyfield yogurt

1

16-oz. can organic pumpkin

6

tsp. Frontier pumpkin pie spice

cups whole wheat flour

cups unbleached white flour

¼

cup flax seed meal

1

tsp. salt

1

Tbsp. baking soda

½

Tbsp. baking powder

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ICING:

8

oz. cream cheese

1

box confectioner’s sugar

4

oz. butter, softened

1

tsp. grated nutmeg

Steps

  1. BREAD:
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  3. Beat the eggs until foamy.
  4. Add sugar, oil, yogurt, pumpkin, salt, and spices and mix well.
  5. Combine dry ingredients and add to pumpkin mixture.
  6. DO NOT OVERMIX.
  7. Grease 2 loaf pans and divide bread mixture between the two pans.
  8. Bake for 35-45 minutes in preheated oven.
  9. The loaves should be golden brown when done.
  10. ICING:
  11. Beat together cream cheese and sugar.
  12. Add butter, vanilla and nutmeg.
  13. Chill slightly before icing bread.
 
 
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