Hope to see you at the market this Saturday. We will have the starts of summer produce like summer squash, broccoli, cabbage and beets in addition to beautiful healthy greens. Looking to try some new produce this summer? Follow our weekly nutrition education series on the blog for seasonal recipes, storage and preparation tips and nutrition facts. We’ve got a tasty recipe for roasted beet and blue cheese salad up this week. Click here to check it out!
The American Red Cross is hosting a Blood Drive at the market on this Saturday, June 6th. Click here to schedule an appointment and help keep southern Illinois blood banks stocked!
This just in! The Community Farmers Market is starting a weekday farmers market in downtown Carbondale. Stay tuned for more details next week!
This week’s vendors include:
Homer Grown: dinosaur kale, lettuce, scallions, early season summer squash, broccoli, cabbage and herb starts
Karl Sweitzer Produce: kale, collards beets, green onions, and strawberries
SIU Sustainable Farm to Fork: cabbage (several different varieties), Asian green stir fry mix, broccoli, dill, cilantro, tarragon, mint, Asian greens, kale and limited supply of strawberries
Mustard Seed Growers: Seasonal produce
Hey FarmFans! Have you been checking in at the market? Make sure to stop by and ask for this week’s passcode, text it back to the FarmFan number and voila! you’re checked in. Customer’s who check in 5 times get a $5 market token to use at the Community Farmers Market. Sound confusing? Market manager Reanna is happy to answer any questions during market time. Look for her at the market information table.