Simply put, it is time to get your Thanksgiving on!  What fixings would yourfamily holiday menu not be complete without?  Cranberry relish, savory sauces, sweet potato casserole, artisan breads, or pumpkin pie?  You can source all of these ingredients and so much more at Friday’s Winter Farmers Market.  Flowers to decorate the table, cheeses & spreads for appetizers, fresh veggies to add to the soup and stuffing, even the wines to pair with your feast!  Bring your list and perhaps an open mind to try something new and different this year, too.

We welcome your favorite Holiday recipes, as well. Send your favorite to ksqfarmersmarket@gmail.com  to be entered in a drawing for a free market basket. All recipes submitted will be reviewed for use in the Market Newsletter and possibly in a future cookbook!

In the spirit of giving thanks, we would like to thank all of our loyal customers and hard-working vendors who make the Kennett Square Farmers Market such a success.  We are grateful for your support and enjoy the time we spend together at Market.  We hope you share a lovely holiday with your family and friends. 

WHAT’S FRESH THIS WEEK?
Apple Cider  
Nomadic Pies  will be serving hot apple cider from the truck this Friday. Stop by to place your Thanksgiving pie orders before it is too late! Apple, Cranberry Apple Crumb, Pecan, Sweet Potato with Pecan Streusel, and Pumpkin!  Make sure to ask her about preordering vacuum sealed, frozen, unbaked savory pies so you can stock up your freezer and satisfy those pie cravings on a whim!
Taste Artisanal brings

a unique take on a Cranberry Conserve made with a local Cabernet Franc wine plus a dried fruit and nut topper great on Brie or goat cheese, using homemade caramel and honey from Guinea Hen Gardens.

 

Take Me Bake Me Pizza will stay fresh in your frig for up to 4-5 days and can be frozen up to 2 weeks. A great option for the night before Thanksgiving!   This week look for Plain, Margarita, Veggie Pesto, Butternut Rabe, and a surprise Dessert Pizza.  Yummy! Pre-order at the Take Me Bake Me website.

Meadowset Farm will their pastured ground lamb and lamb chops as well as two pecorino (sheep) cheeses. The Last Straw is a sharp, aged Romano-style that’s perfect for grating on salad or pasta.  Camel’s Back is a nutty Basque-style that’s perfect for snacking and fruit & cheese platters.

Carrots, beets, etc

Down To Earth Harvest has continues to harvest avariety of fresh Fall produce, including lots of beets and carrots.

 

 

 

Designs by Francine features tasty peanut and pecan brittles this week, as well as previewing their holiday collection and bringing back some old favorites.

 

 

applesRex Farms will have three new varieties of apples – Cameo, Goldrush, and York Imperial (a great baking apple), plus Fuji, Rome, Gold Delicious, and the last of the Stayman and Idared. Also new this week will be Fuji Applesauce, with or without cinnamon and no sugar added. Their sweet apple cider is perfect for Thanksgiving meals. Also try –their apple & pumpkin butters.

 

THIS WEEK’S VENDORS
Abdel’s Tunisian Olive Oil

Big Sky Bakery – artisan breads & rolls

Cool Breeze Gourmet Greens – wheatgrass & microgreens

Countryside Farm & Bakery – assorted produce, baked goods

Designs By Francine’s – chocolates, brittles

Dia Doce Cupcake Truck

Down to Earth Harvest – local produce

Flickerwood Wines

Footprint Architecture and Design – architectural advice

FreshaPeel Hummus – savory, spicy & sweet flavors

Guinea Hen Garden – eggs, honey, herbs, etc

Jack’s Jams and Jellies

KAS Cake Emporium

La Cucina Verde 

London Vale Farm – fresh produce
Meadowset Farms – lamb & pecorino
Papa’s Pastries – baked goods, prepared Asian cuisine
Rex Farms Orchard
Sunset Park Cookies – gluten free & sugar alternatives 

Taste Artisanal – cheeses, spreads, tapenaudes

 

Harvest Market logo      Order your Holiday turkey from Harvest Market!  Get a fresh, local and free-range turkey for a delicious and humane  delivered fresh from T.A. Farms in Delaware.  Simply call the store at 302-234-6779 or stop by and see all we have to offer you in Hockessin, DE–just minutes from Kennett Square. For directions, monthly specials and coupons, check out Harvest Market’s website.  We look forward to serving you!

 

OVEN ROASTED BEETS & CARROTS

 

2 medium beets

2 large carrots

2 tsp olive oil

1/2 tsp rosemary leaves

1/2 tsp thyme leaf

1/2 tsp rubbed sage leaf

1/4 tsp salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

 

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.  Scrub the carrots and beets and trim the tops and bottoms.  Slice the carrots diagonally in 1/2 inch slicies; slice each beet in 6 wedges.

 

Place vegetables in a bowl and sprinkle with oil and herbs,

stirring  to coat. Arrange on a large shallow glass or enamel roasting pan in a single layer.  Cover with a lid, or foil, and bake for 25 minutes.  Remove lid, increase heat to 450 degrees, bake another 20 – 30 min., until tender.  Check the veggies after 10 minutes, turn with fork or tongs if needed for even roasting

 

 

 

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