Thursday, June 23, 2011

Flat Rock Tailgate Market News - June 23, 2011


 Thursday, June 23

 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Trickle Creek Farm with BLACKBERRIES!  Don't miss lucsious beauties as they have a very short season!

Deep Woods Mushrooms - Greg has fresh shiitakes and wild mushrooms...chickens (that's a mushroom) and CHANTERELLES!!
Shepherds' Flock Farm - At Shepherds' Flock Farm we will once again have peaches, and lots of jams. Strawberry Margaritta, Peach, Peach w/rum, peach w/ almond, and so many more flavors. Hope you will come and see us Thursday at the market. A special thank you to all the volunteers from our family
Kay Farm:  New potatoes, both red and white, LOADS OF RASPBERRIES, two varieties of zucchini, onions, red leaf lettuce, cabbage.
Three Arrows Farm & Cattle Company - This week we will have ribeye steak, ground beef, hamburger patties, stew beef, cube steak, chuck, rump, round and shoulder roast, short ribs, soup bones and liver.
Good Things Grow Here - Lots of Kennebec and Red Pontiac potatoes, Summer Squash. Snap beans, Italian wide beans and eggs.
Mollie LeBude:  We'll also have shiitake mushrooms!  Pictured are our volunteers Shoko, Phyllis, and Mike inoculating logs last year.  We'll have collards and kale, and more beautiful cut flower arrangements.

Ma Belle France - Soups: Chilled cucumber-mint soup, chilled carrot-pineapple soup, asparagus soup, mushroom soup, ratatouille, and (maybe) gazpacho

Quiches: mushroom quiche, tomato-goat cheese quiche, spinach-feta quiche, quiche Lorraine

Pastries: Reine de Saba (chocolate-almond cake … just the best in the world!), Peach-almond tart, Kiwi tart

Pissaladiere (specialty from Nice, France – onion-anchovy-olive-herbs deliciously baked on a puff pastry).

Laurel Spring Nursery:  This week laurel springs will have plants for the edible landscape including strawberries, ripening blueberries, grapes, persimmon, and paw paws.  We will also have beautiful summer flowering perennials for our pollinators, echinacea, liatris, crocosmia, phloxes, and more. 

Holly Spring Farm & Nursery - Paul and Simone.  We'll have lettuce, new potatoes, Asian greens, Swiss chard, collards, curly Kale, and new this week, sweet and tender red beets, as well as our early blueberries.  See you at market.

Marvelous Pies:  We will have peach pies, strawberry pies, chess pies & truffles. Chocolate cake & chocolate dipped rice krispie treats. See you Thursday!

Jennifer Perkins of Looking Glass Creamry:  If people want to visit the farm since we are usually not open to the public they can do so on the ASAP family farm tour this weekend which runs 1-6pm on Saturday and Sunday.  There are 41 farms on the tour this year and they do have to buy a pass for a carload of people to visit the farms on the tour.

Cane Creek Organics:  Cane Creek Organics 2nd Annual Farm Day!!
It's Farm Day Time - next Saturday, June 25th - Buy Your Tickets Now!!  (Only 4 days left!)
Live Music by Garry and Catfish Joe, Farm Fresh BBQ and sides dinner, Hayride Farm Tour, Inflatable 401 slides, FacePainting, Games, Petting Zoo and MORE!  All incuded with each ticket:  $15 adults, $5 kids (must purchase byJune 23 - have to be ready to cook it all!).  Saturday, June 25 from 4 - 9pm.  We need you to come and bring some friends!  Great relaxing evening for the entire family on the farm overlooking Cane Creek Valley! Buy Tickets - At the Flat Rock Tailgate Market or Just Click on this Link : 
Sundance Power Systems:  Kelley will be representing this amazing and worthwhile company this week at the market.  She says:  "Have you wondered how solar energy works or how it could benefit you?  Would you like to learn about current financial incentives?   Sundance has been a trusted solar partner since 1995 by designing and installing high performing solar hot water and solar electric systems for both residential and commercial applications.   We invite you to see how you too can save with solar!"

Other Market Favorites:  Papous Greek prepared foods, grass fed Lamb, chicken, bagels, flowers, goat and cow cheeses, shrimp and fish, herbs, artisan breads & baked Goods.< /span>


Eat Fresh!  Eat Local!
See you at the Market!

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