Weekly Update

The Catonsville Farmers Market is a celebration of all things local, including local artisans and makers.

The final winter schedule date at the market is, April 25, so this is the last week of our  winter hours from 10:30 to 12:30.

Opening Day with all our vendors is May 2 from 10:00 to 1:00.

In addition to our regular vendors, Bells Acres, In Kerry’s Kitchen and Lisa Loves, will be at the market on April 25. Great Shoals is back! See below for details about each vendors provisions respectively.

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Thank you for supporting our farmers, local makers & food producers! In addition to fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, cheese, spices, wine, sweets, bread, stock up on traditionally preserved jams and jellies, honey, seasonal cookbooks, soaps, lotions, healing salves and essential oils.

Eve’s Cheese will have colby, cheddar, cheddar with horseradish, smoked cheddar, jalapeno cheddar, Chesapeake Colby, Chipotle Colby, cheddar with garlic and chives, Italian Colby, and Colby with dill. All of Eve’s cheese comes in half pound blocks. The cheese is made from raw milk. Pick up from Blades Orchard.

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Stephen and Linda of Blades Orchard will have Fuji, pink lady, black twig apples. If you need a lot of apples, Blades offers seconds on apples, let them know one week in advance.  They will also have honey, sugar-free apple butter, preserves, and canned peaches.

Faulkner Branch Hard Cider is part of the Blades Orchard Family and can be tasted every week.  They offer three finished ciders, Head Waters, Tax Ditch Green, and The Jungle. Not a hard cider fan?  Fresh pressed apple cider is available at Blades Orchard as well.

 

Cindy at Glenville Hollow Farms  will have potatoes, onions, carrots, spinach, kale, some asparagus and a variety of assorted plants. Many assorted jams that can’t be missed like bourbon pear, cinnamon cider, pink champagne, pomegranate cranberry, mango persimmon and vanilla cinnamon. Plus homegrown popcorn, perfect for snacking or turn those freshly popped kernels into caramel popcorn!

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Kite Hill Farms will have her fabulous eggs, lamb, lamb chops, ground beef, beef steaks, pork chops, ground turkey, roasts, ham steaks, and Kate will have her locally raised selection of frozen meats, sausages, whole chickens, bone-in chicken breasts, and legs.

Gerrit from Little Paris will have butter and almond-filled croissants as well as chocolate croissants and delicious assorted pastries, the much-beloved Artisanal baguette, and a variety of freshly baked breads. Be sure to pick up their fabulous black bread with walnuts and raisins. It’s a great loaf to use for sandwiches, like chicken salad, and egg salad, and it makes great breakfast toast as well.

This week Kerry will have homemade soup: celery, carrot, potato and corn soup.

Lisa’s Love will have a variety of her wonderful sweet treats. Stop by and sample her delicious creations and stock up all your snack and dessert needs!

King Mushrooms will have a variety of their fabulous mushrooms.

Great Shoals uses local fruits from Maryland farms to craft high quality wines and ciders. Stop by and sample their unique hard ciders and sparkling wines. They use Maryland grapes, apples, pears, peaches, and other fruits from local sources to create their line of hard ciders, wines, and traditional méthode champenoise sparklings. 

 

This week  Max’s Degrees  will have their NEW Purple Pepper Eater, Smoking Bonney, and Smoked Cardamom Simple Syrup. Stock up on their artisanal salt and their wonderful seasoning blends. Be sure to sample all their amazing blends. So many possibilities!

 

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Belles Acres has a variety of artisan sheep’s milk soaps, lotions, healing salves, essential oils, age defying serum, and face and body scrubs. (Ask about the powerful benefits of magnesium.) If you want the most amazing healing cream for your hands, I can’t say enough about their raw honey and emu goat milk hand cream!

Bees by the Bay Will have all their delicious honey products as well as a selection of their soaps and candles!

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Kejuana Walton from the University of Maryland Extension’s adult program, Market to Mealtime of the Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program has finished for the 2017 season. Hope to see you back with us in 2018.

Thank you Mark Vidor for the lovely music from the accordion!

Market Master: Cindy Yingling

Marketing Coordinators: Kerry Dunnington and Beau Johnson