September 11, 2014
As we are approaching the late summer growing season that will see us of into a colorful fall we have just as colorful vegies and other products available .
Ridgway Farm this week will have plenty of Greens: lettuce, asian greens/mustard, watercress, kale, chard, arugula, and a nice supply of winter squash, leeks , carrots, cukes, peppers, onions, melons, beans, plenty of tomatoes, potatoes, green beans, yellow beans, Soy Beans, flowers, Corn, Eggplant, Garlic, radishes.
Enough fall crops to carry them through October as Gordon reports .
Though not eddible Nunwell Glass will have lots of glass pumpkins! Glorious decorations for the Halloween and Thanksgiving season.
Love Hearts Bakery's Apple galletes will be making their return this Saturday!
Motherhouse will have still slightly hot-off-the-press, USA made-and-grown, organic cotton Local Farm cow and local veggie T-shirts designed by Debra Tyler and screen-printed by Al DeGreenia's Tech-style Graphics. Also, all natural and organic whole grain, sour-dough breads from Bantam Bread and Sprout Creek Farm cheese made with raw milk from grass-fed, organically-managed cows. Get ready for fall cleaning with a Kitchenette broom from Green-Up, IL and stock up on our own-made Milk and Honey soap and Calendula Salve.
Sample the various meats of our local growers. Preorder chicken from Long Meadow Farm , enjoy Mutton sausage from Birdseye Tanner Brooks Farm .
Available from them as well as Hurlburt Farm & Forestry is fabulous beef.
And get your weekly Baked Goods fix with Carol Bonci AKA Cafe Lally.
See you all at the Cornwall Farm Market,
Bianca & Richard
Highlight for this weekend is a variety of tomatoes, new small potatoes and a few melons. As well as all the other delicious items Ridgway Farm has been bringing : zucchini , spring onions, eggplant, beans, basil, cabbage, mixed greens, fennel ,cucumbers, carrots , beets , collard greens , lettuce of all varieties , radishes..........
It is certainly easy to turn vegetarian with such an assortment.
Visit the Farm Market , support your neighbors, strengthen your local economy!
Bianca & Richard
July 25, 2014
As the Summer season is coming into full swing so is Ridgway Farm with a huge variety of vegies , potatoes , green beans, asian eggplant , summer squashes , cucumbers ,garlic , basil , sweet onions, a small amount of tomatoes ( so get to the market early),blueberries , and all the greens you can imagine , lots of lettuce , mix heads in a variety of kinds , kale and all their friends. Also available are flowers those colorful snapdragons sure to bring summer inside as well.
In just as many colors Nunwell Glass has vases in several sizes, shapes & colors for all those beautiful summer flowers. Also, colorful drinking glasses & bowls to match. They are all one of a kind made right here in the Northwest Corner of Connecticut!!!
Long Meadow Farm's offerings for this week include their organically grown greens - lettuce, kale & fennel and for the barbecue:hot dogs - from their black angus cows - 100$ grass-fed (no grain ever) - all beef, no additives, natural casing, ground beef, ground pork,sausages (hot, sweet, saucices), loin pork chops,steaks of all varieties, pork ribs,ground veal (from Cream Hill Veal) - to mix with the beef and/or the pork . Let's not forget eggs and all the other fabulous products he brings to our Market!
As always , support your genuine vendors and their mission for a locally sustainable economy.
To quote Foodmatters.TV " True Healthcare Reform starts in your Kitchen not in Washington!"
Hope to see you all at the Market ,
Bianca & Richard
P.S. don't forget it is also Paint the Bridge Day , celebrating the 150 year anniversary of the completion of the West Cornwall Covered Bridge. You may join by painting , sculpting photographing the bridge from the morning hours on , your artwork to be handed in by 2 pm at the Cornwall Bridge Pottery. If you have a rendering of the Bridge completed prior to Saturday you may as well had it in, again no later than 2 pm.
Or just join us for a celebration and artist reception at the Cornwall Bridge Pottery from 3-6pm. Artwork can be for sale 70% to the artist 30% to the West Cornwall Village Improvement Association.
Hope to see many of you there!
Show your support of local endeavors with hot-off-the-press, USA grown and made organic cotton T-shirts - Local Farm cow and vegetable mandala designs by Debra Tyler, printed by Al Degreenia in Torrington, available through Motherhouse for only $15.
Also, HEARTy whole grain organic sourdough breads from Bantam Bread and MOOrvelous organic raw milk cheese from Sprout Creek Farm.
Please support all our fabulous farmers and artisans.
This week Birdseye Tanner Brooks Farm is offering a whole new shipment of sheep skins , some lovely white ones amongst them . On the food end their offerings include hot , sweet and chorizo mutton sausage which I have to let you know is not your Grandmas mutton but a very young mild tasting one . Also available lots of grass fed grass finished beef liver as well as lamb livers , kidneys and hearts for the adventurous amongst you. And for man's/women's best furry fluffy friend dog bones.
Ridgway Farm is in full swing with lots of vegetables, beets , basil ,broccoli , carrots , cucumbers, cabbage , collard greens , green greens , lots of various lettuce , garlic scapes , summer squash , spring onions , sugar snap peas , radishes and I am sure I may have omitted but surprises are always welcome!
Long Meadow Farm will be there with their amazing array of dairy and other products from farms and producers in the tri state area aside from their own 100% grass fed lamb , beef ,pork and chickens that just get the best to be the best and produce the best eggs.
Visit Mother House and their offerings of Bantam Bread and Sprout Creek Farm cheese, Carol Bonci's seemingly endless ,though quick to sell out array op par baked pizzas , focaccias , salty rolls , Pene Paesano . For the sweet tooth indulge in Allison Barker's cakes , cookies, scones, brownies, muffins.........
And always be ready for surprises......
June 26, 2014
The Hurlburt's animals frolicking in their North Cornwall pasture , far of the beaten path. Happy animals , happy hormones, happy consumers!
Know where your food comes from, support your local farmers and artisanal food producers at the Cornwall Farm Market. Always fresh, always something new.
Ridgway Farm this week will have a good amount of snap peas, broccoli ,beets, green garlic to add to strawberries and salad makings , good week for Cornwall grown!
Come and indulge!!!
June 19, 2014
This week available at the Ridgway Farm Stand fresh organic strawberries the first of their season as well as all the lettuce and leafy greens to ensure a healthy diet.
Nunwell Glass will have brand new 'Beltie' bowls to match their 'Beltie' (formerly called Corona) tumblers!
Otherwise you will find the same delicious array from Carol Bonci's savory baked goods , delicious croissants , quiches & pastries from the Cornwall Country Market as well as their obligatory Saturday morning coffee , and the fantastic cakes , cookies , muffins scones and buns from Love Heart's Bakery.
Indulge in a beautiful floral bouquet by Margaret Tully , get some lovely cheese from Sprout Creek Farm to accompany fabulous Bantam Bread and savor the array of meat offerings from various local Farms where the animals roam free and happy , munching on free and happy grass making you feel free and happy!!!
Don't forget free and happily laid eggs from Long Meadow Farm.
The last part just my philosophical observation.
Hope to see you all at the Farm Market
P.S. Nick the Knife will be back for all you sharpening needs