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Vendors for June 12:

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

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

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

Seafield Farm - fresh vegetables and fruits, fresh pecans, eggs

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 Creative Wedge - cheese spreads, regional artisan cheeses, crackers, chow chow, hot sauces, bloody mary mixes, Virginia peanuts

The Flower Lady - farm grown flower bouquets, garden-inspired body care products, chicken and duck eggs

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

Falun Dafa - non-profit guest - an ancient meditation practice originating from China, it is a mind-body improvement system aiming to attain good mental and physical health - stop by to learn more

Learn More About Our Vendors
It's that time of year--cookouts, picnics and backyard parties. It's Chow Chow Season, folks! That's a thing, you know. Well, maybe it's not, but it should be! Here are some ideas for things to do with the delicious and versatile Chow Chows made by the sweet & sassy ladies at The Creative Wedge (aka The Wedgies). The "Wow" is mild. The "Pow" is spicy. Get yours at Wednesday's market. 
FATHER'S DAY IS ALMOST HERE

Just a few ideas from the market that Dads would love:
  • Locally roasted coffees from Three Ships - they can help you choose - or the Signature Blend Coffee from Cowboy Syd's Products
  • Soaps  from The Flower Lady - she recommends Matador, Hooligan and Happy Camper as masculine blends; she will also have beard oil
  • All Dad's favorite fixings to make him a special Sunday breakfast from Full Quiver Farm - fresh eggs, bacon and breakfast sausage; potatoes are also available at the market right now for some crispy home fries to go with it
  • Bloody Mary Mix from The Creative Wedge to set a leisurely pace for the day
  • A Bacardi rum cake from Dessert Classics
  • A growler of Dad's favorite kombucha from Red Mushroom Brewing Company
  • A gift certificate from The Neighborhood Harvest - help Dad eat healthy, local food he can have delivered to his doorstep anywhere in Hampton Roads
  • Local raw honey and a honey pot from Sunshine Farm & Apiary
  • Have his favorite kitchen knives sharpened by Max The Knife
     

Norma's Produce tells us they are bringing their first sweet corn of the season tomorrow! Summer is definitely here now! We saw the first cherry tomatoes of the season at the market last week. 
RECIPE OF THE WEEK - BARBECUED CHICKEN LEGS

Pick up some Chicken Leg Quarters from Full Quiver Farm and try this prize-winning recipe for Barbecued Chicken Legs. Reviewers of the recipe rave about the flavor of the sauce. So many in-season veggies would pair very well with this. 
OUR NEW MARKET AT O'CONNOR BREWING STARTS THIS SUNDAY!
 
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.
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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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