OPENING DAY THURSDAY MAY 3, 2012.
New market member for 2012
For the 2012 season we have a new market member, Richard Freeman of Hilltop Farm and Greenhouse in Fairfield. He will offer hanging baskets, vegetable and flower seedlings, mixed vegetables, cut flowers, herbs, annuals, perennials, and organic hydroponic lettuce. He will be attending market on Thursdays only.
At market Richard will joining returning members Linda Bowden of High Lonesome Farm in Harmony, Charlie Grant of Bountiful Blessings Farm in Plymouth, Gabe Shute of Shute's Veggies in Montville, and Tom Roberts and Lois Labbe of Snakeroot Organic Farm in Pittsfield.
On opening day Snakeroot will be offering spinach, lettuce, spicy greens, scallions, potatoes, horseradish, and rhubarb. For the gardeners, they will be bringing seed potatoes, tomato seeds, and seedlings for broccoli, Brussels sprouts, red and green cabbage, red and green lettuce, red and green kale, red and yellow cooking onions, sweet Spanish onions, leeks, scallions and shallots. These have been hardened off and are all ready to plan now, since they do best when planted early. They'll also have plants of lupines, rhubarb, marshmallow, hen-and-chicks, spearmint, lemon balm, rosemary, bay, chives, lovage, angelica, tarragon, with more coming later in the month. Warm season garden seedlings will also be available when their planting season arrives in a few weeks. Tom will be at market on Mondays and Lois will handle Thursdays.
High Lonesome will be at market only on Mondays this year. In the past she's been at market on Thursdays only, so note this change.
Every Monday and Thursday from 2-6 pm, rain or shine, until Halloween!
More info about each of the market members can be found at the market's website http://pittsfieldfarmersmarket.org.
Here's hoping we see you and your friends at market!