Cloud cover for most of the morning, along with a smattering of sprinkles, made for a comfortable Market Day.
Bennett Orchards did sell out of both blueberries and peaches Sunday, but not until 11 am, satisfying a steady stream of shoppers. Beware, however, that the seemingly endless crop of blueberries this season will eventually end – perhaps next week – shop early!
We are fast approaching that sweet season where all of your favorite local produce will be available! Among our grand trio of growers – Ficner Farms; Wimbrow Farms; and Herbs, Spice, and Everything Nice, you will find an ever- increasing supply of corn, tomatoes, cantaloupes, beans, peppers, and squash!
Davidson’s Exotic Mushrooms has added mushroom powders, such as Lion’s Mane which protects against dementia and Alzheimer’s. Lion’s Mane also promotes healthy metabolism and liver function, among other benefits!
Story Hill Farm continues to treat us to delicious Sunday samplings of their products – this week, bite-sized, grass-fed beef burgers! Don’t forget they partner with Dave Burns of Henlopen Sea Salt to farm local salts from the sea. Premiering this week was Henlopen S-P-C Fire, sure to pack a pleasant punch!
Here’s an easy recipe we hope you’ll enjoy:
Cold Cucumber Soup
Put into a blender:
1 English cuke – peeled and seeded and roughly cut up.
Add 1T honey
1 tsp. kosher salt
4 leaves (or to taste) fresh basil (cut up)
1 lg. container Greek yogurt
Blend and enjoy
Check us out!
302 Aquaponics – lettuce in many varieties, and tilapia.
Honey Bee Lake Apiary – local honey and honey products, baked goods.
Jackie Blues – local live blue crabs, hand-picked crab meat, crab cakes, crab salad.
Lavender Fields – tons of lavender products to soothe the soul!
Old World Breads – fresh-baked breads, pastries, flatbreads, and cookies.
River Cottage – beautifully arranged bouquets of local flora.
Shuck It Oysters & Clams – fresh local Rehoboth Bay oysters and clams.
As the summer has ramped up, so have our crowds. Thank you to all our patrons from near and far. You are astute shoppers! And we always appreciate your smiles and patience!
Sunday 8am – 12pm
Garfield and Pennsylvania Avenues