Saturday, May 5, 2012

Opening Day!

Great opening day at the EGFM - hope you made it to the market -
 if you didn't - here's what you missed:
This little lady never misses market!
She is so excited about opening day back in East Goshen Park, and so are we!!
Peg from Blueberry Hill Farm is back!
She brought asparagus
rhubarb, and more!
Meet Orvie from Burkholder Certified Organics - welcome to the EGFM!
I apologize to Livengood Family Farms - I did not get a photo! Check in with Dwain next week for great fresh produce!

I also missed photos of Frecon Farm - they had beautiful hanging plants and yummy strawberries!

One more miss - Market Day Canele - didn't get a photo, but did manage to buy some caneles for home - see below! Just love them!

The Lindenhof's are back - showing off their chicken and turkey eggs! 
Meet Sue from Birchrun Hills Farm 
She makes delicious cow's milk cheeses; and has excellent veal.
This little guy was really enjoying one of her meat sticks!
Fresh A Peel Hummus returned - a new smiling face at our market! 
Meet Jack - he started with us during our winter market - he's got great jams, preserves, and more!
Everyone's favorite soap maker was back - Ellen April -
here's a new scent she developed this winter!
Meet Zsa - Zsa is new to the market this season - she makes the most amazing homemade ice cream!!!
Kari's back - matcha tea and more - she always has a welcoming smile!
Marie from My House Cookies is one busy baker -  her new market favorite - pocket tarts! 
Mary Ann from Golden Valley Coffee Roasters is back with a new blend -  Wild Tiger - rich and robust!
Ahhhhh - Mompops! Stop by to check out the new flavors!
Chocolate by John and Kira!
Chocolate Oranges filled with white chocolate orange ganache - the came home in my market basket! 
Thais, winner of Food Network's Cupcake Wars pulled into market in her big green Dia Doce van.
Laura was happy to be back in the park with her delicious biscotti and granola! 
Here's Veronica (left) from Veronica's Doggie Delights with 2 very happy customers! 
Shellbark Hollow never misses a market - delicious goat cheeses!
Everyone was clearly happy to be back at the EGFM in the East Goshen Park!
Ken from All-Star Grill was a big hit - 
he ushered in Cinco de Mayo a few days early - tacos and nachos!
Carmen has been very busy with his bee's - but never to busy to stay away from market. 
It was a long bread line at St. Pete's Bakery and they sold out quickly.
Pete promises to bring lots more next week!
 What are you making with your market purchases?

Its Derby Day today - a perfect day to celebrate spring!

On the left - mint juleps with spearmint from Peg
Center - braised greens topped with goat cheese, 
with grilled asparagus and scallions from our produce farmers,
Right - spring sweet pea soup from St. Pete's Bakery - YUM!

 For dessert - 
Double decadence!
Custard-y canele from Market Day Canele
Served with a scoop of salted caramel ice cream from Zsa'a
With a cup of espresso!
 Yum - this stuff is simply irresistible!

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