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BAE Farmer's Market - Saturday, 9 am - 1 pm

Posted 8/1/2014 5:42pm by David Paulk.
Hello Market Customers!
 
Headline: Congress begins summer recess so they can go shopping at a local farmer's market!  
 
Come spot your local Congress member at the BAE market tomorrow. We'll be there rain or shine with delicious summer vegetables, especially tomatoes - in all shapes, sizes and flavors.
 
Red Slicing Tomatoes: We have lots of great, red tomatoes that are equally good on sandwiches, as they are for canning and making sauces.
Heirloom Tomatoes: Several colorful, flavorful varieties from which to choose. Some say they are ugly, but ugly equals tasty.
- Green Zebra Tomatoes:  The green striped tomato that is ripe and tangy, wonderful on sandwiches and great in salsa!
- Gold Tomatoes: Nice flavor, less acid than most reds.
Cherry Tomatoes: Two sweet, tangy varieties, one gold and one red. Great on salads or as a healthy snack (instead of candy or chips).
- Oranos Sweet Peppers:  Crunchy, sweet, great raw or cooked.
- Red Bell Peppers: Large, shiny, crisp bells.  Perfect for grilling, stuffing and stir fry.  Great on salad too.
- Arugula:  For all you arugula lovers; we have what you crave. Limited supply this week.
Basil (Genovese & Thai):  The aromatic herb that says "summer is here", and goes so well with tomatoes.
- Lettuce, Romaine and Summer Crisp: Two delicious options to suit your salad needs.
- Shallots:  Delicate, unique onion flavor that makes so many dishes perfect. 
- Garlic: Yes, we have freshly cured garlic that is so fragrant and easy to mince, and essential to so many dishes.
- Blue Potatoes: Oblong tubers with purple skin and flesh that remains firm and moist after cooking. For chips, salads, roasting, and even microwaving, they can't be beat! 
- German Butterball Potatoes: A delicious, waxy potato that is excellent baked, roasted, mashed, or fried.
- Mountain Rose Potatoes: These blush-colored potatoes make a pretty, tasty potato salad.
- Jalapeno Peppers:  Time for that homemade salsa!
- Summer Squash, Zephyr:  One of our favorite summer squashes - has a delicious mild, nutty, sweet flavor.  We pick them small so flavor is at its peak.
- Patty Pan Summer Squash: You'll love this slightly nutty, sweet squash.
- Super Star Sweet OnionsBig, very white, crisp sweet onions that are great for fresh eating in salads and on burgers, as well as sauteed or caramelized.
Red Onions: Great raw, grilled or caramelized.
- Parsley:  fresh, aromatic, wonderful in salads and essential in tabouleh.
 
Go to our Website for recipes!
  

Photo of the week:  Tomato Central at Sassafras Creek Farm 

 

 

 

Your Local Farmers,

David & Jennifer Paulk

Sassafras Creek Organic Farm

Leonardtown, MD

   

New recipe: Rosemary-Garlic Roasted PotatoesJuly 9th, 2020

1 1/2 pounds small red or white-skinned potatoes (or a mixture)1/8 cup good olive oil3/4 teaspoon kosher salt1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1 tablespoons minced garlic (3 cloves)2 tablespoons

New recipe: Dijon Potato SaladJuly 9th, 2020

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds red new potatoes, washed, drained, halved (quartered if large) 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard Coarse salt and ground pepper 2 tablespoons olive

Week 11: Sassafras Creek Farm Online Store; Open Thursday 6 PM - 10 PMJuly 9th, 2020

Greetings! Welcome to Week 11 of our “Virtual Farmers Market!”   Below is the link to our online store where you can buy our certified organic vegetables and plants and

 

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