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Vendors for June 5:


More and more of your summer produce favorites are showing up at the stands each week! Attendance was a bit light last week with the extreme 98 degree heat, so let's show our vendors some extra love this week! 💚💚💚 Our farmers and small batch producers work hard every week to bring you the finest in local, quality foods. It takes your frequent support to make the market a success and keep the wonderful vendors we have coming back! Please come as often as your schedule allows, and bring a friend! 
 

Bodacious Bakehouse - artisan breads and pastries

BowWowMeow Baking Co. - all natural dog and cat treats

Captains Choice Seafood - oysters, dry packed scallops, shrimp, fresh fish, crabs, crab meat, crab cakes, and a varied weekly selection

Cowboy Syd's Products (Sydney Meers) - sauces, spice mix, salad dressing, aged country hams, ham salad, pork barbecue, petite savory pies, wine vinegars, barrel-aged vanilla extract, signature coffee blend, relish, heirloom grits

Dessert Classics - pound cakes, rum cakes, cupcakes, key lime pies, lemon curd and sugar art

East Coast Herbal Solutions - handcrafted teas

Eggleston Urban Farm - fresh vegetables and fruit, herbs, native plants

Empowered Plant Cakes - plant based, raw, gluten free, refined sugar-free cakes and confections

Full Quiver Farm - pasture raised chicken and eggs; farm-raised pork; grass fed beef; Farmer’s Grill grilled meats and sandwiches

Joysicles Gourmet Pops - all natural pops

Klassic Doughnuts - yeast doughnuts made on-site, old-fashioned fresh squeezed lemonade

Liliana Produce - fresh fruits and vegetables, spring flower and vegetable seedlings, hanging baskets, farm-grown flower bouquets

LMNz Twizted Pretzel - hand rolled soft pretzels

Max The Knife Sharpening - knife and blade sharpening

Norma's Produce at Penn Farm - fresh fruits & vegetables, fresh herbs, spring herb and vegetable seedlings

Red Mushroom Brewing Company - kombucha

Sunshine Farm & Apiary - local raw honey, cut comb honey, gourmet flavored creamed honeys, beeswax cakes, handmade soaps and body scrub made using bee products, handmade pottery honey pots

The Hoot - all natural cleaning products that are eco-friendly, kid-friendly and pet-friendly

The Neighborhood Harvest - lettuces, greens, herbs, vegetables, eggs, soups, breads, dairy products and more--delivered to your home or office

The Rustic Tart - sweet and savory pies, including tomato pies

Three Ships Coffee - locally roasted coffee, including cold brew

Nutrition For A Lifetime - nutrition consulting - guest

Learn More About Our Vendors
Nutrition For A Lifetime is one of the market's Advertising Partners. That means they support our market and help make some of our advertising possible. Owner Cathy Bowers also contributes a monthly column with healthy eating tips to our market newsletter. Cathy is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist who provides nutrition education, wellness coaching, and personalized menu planning. She specializes in "Whole-Foods, Plant-based Diets" but desires to work with anyone who wants to develop a long-term healthy lifestyle. She will have a table set up at this week's market so you can speak with her about all the services available. Insurance accepted.
AND NOW THE BIG QUESTION...
Klassic Doughnuts has retired their Strawberry Glazed Doughnut for the season. So what will the new seasonal flavor be??? You'll have to come on Wednesday to find out! But we can tell you they are always made on-site, hand shaped, fried to perfection and delicious! 
RECIPE OF THE WEEK - YELLOW SQUASH CASSEROLE

Summer squash is certainly abundant at the market right now! And beautiful! Here's a family-pleasing classic side dish that makes it extra delicious. It's creamy and cheesy with a crisp, buttery topping. Want to mix things up? Try topping it with crispy fried onions--yes, the kind you top the green bean casserole with! They are great for this, too. Get the recipe for Yellow Squash Casserole.
 
NEWSFLASH!
 
For those of you unable to make it to our Wednesday market, have you heard that we are starting a second market in Norfolk? Harvest Market at O'Connor Brewing Co. will be held every 1st & 3rd Sunday, June 16 through October 6, from noon to 4 pm. You can just pop in to shop at the market, or stay for an afternoon of great beer, good times with friends and to support all things LOCAL! This new market has its own Facebook page, so "Like" it to keep up with all the news. Many of the vendors will be the same, but there will be some new ones, too! We would like to thank O'Connor Brewing Co. for approaching us to organize this second market, which will give even more people in our community access to locally farmed and locally made food. 
INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY
Markets are rain or shine. Brief thunderstorms early in the market day may force us to put sales on hold temporarily. In the event of widespread thunderstorms or storms in the final hour of the market, we may be forced to close for the day. If we are forced to close either temporarily or for the day, we will post a notice on the home page of our website.
The following Advertising Partners help make this newsletter possible. 

 

Visit Us

2019 Season Hours:
Wednesdays, 3:00-6:00 PM, April through October. 
Plus a special Thanksgiving Market on Sunday, November 24, 2:00-5:00 PM.

At the Church of the Good Shepherd
7400 Hampton Boulevard
Norfolk, VA 23505

The parking lot cannot accommodate all who attend. There is plenty of overflow parking on the side streets behind the church. Please be courteous to residents and take care not to block driveways.

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