Join us at the market from 3:30-6:30 pm every Tuesday.
The Kenilworth Farmers Market is a celebration of all things local, including local artists and makers. Our lineup of alternate and special vendors this week are Bees by the Bay and University of Maryland.
The holidays are just around the corner, so it’s a perfect time to start checking things off that list while supporting local makers & food producers! It’s time to order your turkey from Kate at Kite Hill Farms, see details and order form below.
Rotating beverage vendors: Harford Vineyard and Winery is at the market the first week of every month, DeJon Vineyard is at the market the second week of every month and Milkhouse Brewery is at the market the third week of every month. (Please note, Milkhouse has finished the 2017 season with the market.)
October guest vendor: University of Maryland will be at the market on the 24th.
Vendor lineup for October 24, 2017
Farms and Growers (Produce, Meats, Flowers)
A bouquet of nature’s fall flowers has an amazing way of brightening your home. Belvedere Farm will have a colorful assortment of gorgeous, local, single-stem flowers and a variety of show-stopping dahlias. Stop by and create your own beautiful bouquet!
Beckie and the team at Calvert’s Gift Organic Farm (click on the link and read about their farm and listen to their beliefs on organic farming) will have amazing tasting arugula, nutrient-rich pea shoots (a wonderful addition to leafy green salads), spinach, as well as hard squash, radishes, Jerusalem artichokes, ginger, garlic, sweet potatoes, fingerling potatoes and other certified organic produce. Remember to pick up turmeric it adds so much nutritional value to soups, stews, smoothies, eggs, and casseroles. Everything is certified organic.
Cindy at Glenville Hollow Farms will have napa cabbage, cabbage, assorted colored cauliflower, broccoli, kohlrabi, spinach, kale, mustard greens, an assortment of autumn squash (don’t miss picking up honeynut squash, a small version of butternut, the perfect portion for one) sweet potatoes, white sweet potatoes (must try them), white potatoes, turnips, onions, and assorted jams. Plus homegrown popcorn, perfect for fall snacking! A good time to pick up pumpkins and dried corn for your table or front door decor.
Kate from Kite Hill Farm will have her fabulous tasting eggs, lamb, lamb chops, ground beef, beef steaks, pork chops, ground turkey, roasts, ham steaks and her other locally-raised selection of frozen meats, sausages, whole chickens, bone-in chicken breasts, legs, and wings. Time to order your Thanksgiving turkey! Click here to fill out the form. Turkey’s are $4.00 per pound, order anywhere from 12 to 30 pound birds. Pick up date is Tuesday November 21st.
One Straw Farm will have arugula, beets, broccoli, broccoflower, carrots, cabbage, collards, garlic, herbs, hot and sweet peppers, kale, lettuce, onions, beautiful rainbow Swiss chard, spinach, kale, dandelion greens, purple and golden cauliflower (they have the same cauliflower flavor as the white version and they don’t change color once cooked) and potatoes. Pick up a bunch of gunsho (a leafy green that tastes like a cross between broccoli and spinach), steam a bunch and add it to your next autumn inspired soup. Remember to pick up your CSA share.
The cheerful team, Shane, Lauren and Megan at Three Springs Fruit Farm will have fall raspberries, assorted pears, and a variety of apples. Choose from, Cortland, Gala, Grimes Golden, Honeycrisp, Jonagold, Jonathan, Macintosh, Mutsu, Nittany, Macoun, and, Fuji. In addition to the abundant apple harvest, they will also have peppers and potatoes. Be sure to stock up on preserved butters, juices, canned peaches, and apple sauce.
If you don’t see Three Springs Fruit Farm pantry items on display, please ask, we probably have it on the truck. Ginger apple butter, pear vanilla jam, apple cider syrup, Fuji apple juice, ginger apple juice, tart cherry juice, applesauce, apple butter, tart cherry jam, tomato jam and the most amazing hot pepper jam (spread it over cream cheese for a simple and crowd-pleasing appetizer). We also have a unique and surprisingly delicious ketchup and other delicious goodies available from our pantry stock.
Food Artisans and Producers
Treat yourself to Atwaters black bottoms or their delicious coconut chocolate chip macaroons. Choose from either of their croissant selections: spinach and feta or ham and cheddar. (Atwater’s savory filled croissants are available only at the farmers market, so get there early because they sell out fast.) As always they’ll also be selling their delicious pastries, assorted artisan breads, cookies, and more!
Jim from Bees by the Bay will have a variety of flavored local sweet honey. Choose from wildflower, orange blossom, clover, or their dark and rich buckwheat honey. (Is there anything tastier than a piece of buttered toast slathered with honey?) Their candles and natural beauty products are great for gift giving.
Faith from Fresh Bites Snow Domes will have a selection of handcrafted seasonal fall flavors this week. All of Snow Domes syrups are handcrafted using fresh quality ingredients. This is Snow Domes last week for the 2017 season. We will miss you, but will look forward to seeing you in 2018.
Max’s Degrees Take your taste buds to the max degree! Stock up on their artisanal salt and their wonderful seasoning blends. The holidays are just around the corner, so it’s a perfect time to start checking things off that list and making sure everyone gets the gift of Max’s Degrees.
Ruth at Rare Opportunity Bakehouse will have a variety of seasonal jams, fresh-baked scones (pumpkin scones are seasonal and you must try them), cookies, brownies, salted caramel bars, and savory pastries like Ruth’s spinach and feta with the most amazing flaky crust (stop by early, they sell out fast), and her delicious hand pies.
Shepherds Manor Creamery pick up any of their delicious varieties of their great tasting creamy artisan sheep’s milk cheeses and sheep’s milk soaps. Be sure to pick up your weekly supply. Colleen’s soaps make a wonderful gift!
Dejon has a varied selection of wine, each is handcrafted in small batches to ensure that consistent quality and character are captured in every bottle. Dejon is at the market the second week of every month. Stop by for a sample and pick up a weeks worth of wine.
Harford Vineyard & Winery specializes in the limited production of finely-crafted wines. They currently have 12 Maryland wines to choose from.
Milkhouse Brewery has finished the 2017 season at the market. We look forward to their exciting seasonal brew selection in 2018!
Stop by and talk with Kejuana Walton of the Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program about the University of Maryland Extension’s adult program, Market to Mealtime featuring seasonal recipes. Pick up the recipe and the ingredients to prepare it directly from the market. Mark your calendars, FSNE will be at the market on October 17th and 24th.
Thank you Mark Vidor for the lovely music from the accordion!
Market Master: Cindy Yingling
Marketing Coordinator: Kerry Dunnington