Sun-kissed days, and starry nights! Sun-kissed tomatoes sitting on the windowsill! Sun-kissed peaches slowly ripening to perfection! As the dog days begin to wane, the Sun-kissed summer starts to sneak away. As we enjoy this special time, don’t forget the Bethany Market is still vibrant with all your favorite local produce!!
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT WEEK
Bennett Orchards – It’s last call for peaches!! The orchards have given all they can possibly muster this season – and it has certainly been a bountiful season! Not sure how many truckloads Henry will be bringing – SHOP EARLY!!!
302 Aquaponics – Lettuces: Summer Crisp, Romaine Combo. Oregano, Cilantro, Parsley, Chives, Thyme, Rosemary, and Eggs
Davidson Exotic Mushrooms – Portobello, Shiitake, Cremini, Gray Oyster, King Oyster, Pom-Poms, Maitake mushrooms
Ficner Farms – Flowers, Squash, Zucchini, Cherry tomatoes and regular, Corn, Beans.
Herbs, Spice, Everything Nice – Flowers; Beefsteak and Cherry tomatoes; Peppers – sweet, shishito, jalapeno; Japanese Cukes; Garlic; Radishes. Herbs and house plants. This Sunday’s feature: Flowers, Flowers, Flowers!
Honey Bee Lake Apiary – Honey, Honey lollipops, Honey Balm, Pastries, and Jams.
Jackie Blues – Live Blue Crabs, Fresh-picked Crab Meat, Crab Cakes, Crab Salad.
Lavender Fields – Lavender Hand Sanitizer, Lavender Honey, “The Soap Fairy” Natural Handcrafted Soaps, Bath Salts, Lotions, Bug Spray.
Old World Breads – Handcrafted Breads, Pastries, Flatbreads, Cookies.
River Cottage – Native flowers in glorious bouquets, tweaked to your tastes.
Shuck It Oysters & Clams – Fresh local Oysters and Clams.
Story Hill Farm – Locally raised Pork: ground sausage, breakfast sausage, scrapple, and Locally raised Beef: ground beef, kebab cubes, ribeyes. Peanut Butter, Henlopen Sea Salt, and Eggs.
Wimbrow Farms – Tomatoes: Beefsteak, Heirloom, Cherry, Green. Corn, Squash, Peppers, Watermelon, Cantaloupes.
RECIPE OF THE WEEK
2 cups 1/4-inch diced watermelon
2 cups orange juice
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 seedless cucumber, cut into 1/4-inch dice
1 small yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1/4-inch dice (I used green)
1 small onion, cut into 1/4-inch dice
2 medium garlic cloves, minced (optional)
1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced (optional)
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley basil or cilantro salt and freshly ground black pepper
Process 1/2 cup of watermelon, along with the orange juice and oil, in a blender or food processor until pureed. Transfer to a medium bowl, along with remaining ingredients. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate until ready to serve. (Can be made several hours before serving)
Sunday 8 am to 12 pm
Garfield and Pennsylvania Avenues