Kick off your Fourth of July weekend at Market!
Hillbilly Shrimp Market is bringing crab cakes, Mrs. B's Homestyle will have pie, pickled mustard seeds from Eat Pique, meat to grill from Reeves Home Place Farm, freshly baked bread & baked goods, festive berries & plenty of summertime produce around the market. If you're going somewhere for the weekend, bring your host a jar of local honey from Bee Tree Farm or real pickles from Our Daily Kraut, a plant start from Finally Farm or Rooted Earth Farm, a sweet bag of bagels from Home Free Bagels, mushrooms from Pisgah Gourmet or a bottle of balsamic from Highland Gourmet.
What's in season? Look for beans, celery, summer squash & zucchini, kale, chard, mustard greens, butterhead & red lettuce, salad mix, onions, mints, herbs & more. The summer bounty has started!
Help us welcome new vendor Vegetable Kingdom! They'll be at market tomorrow with jarred, shelf stable Gumbo, Creole, Massaman Curry, Brunswick Stew, salad dressings, chutney, jam, relish & more. Learn more here!
We're seeking community partners and market sponsors! If you or your business would like to join us in promoting sustainable, local food, supporting our local food system and local economy and the makers, farmers, growers & bakers who make it all possible, come talk to us at market, email us at email@example.com, or visit our website. We recognize business sponsors by offering you market space for publicity, promotional mentions, highlighting you in these newsletters, inclusion on new printed material, and with regularly scheduled social media posts over the course of our five-month season. Thank you to Dogwood Alliance, Hidden River Events, Carolina Farm Credit & Village Wayside for sponsoring already!
Soil Songs' arrangement up for the bid
At this Friday's market, we'll have an arrangement of locally grown flowers & foliage from Soil Songs Florals up for (silent) auction! Come get your bid in, it's open all of market, 3 - 6 pm. Soil Songs is an artistically driven floral service based in Asheville that focuses on using sustainably grown flowers. The create unique weekly arrangements & design florals for weddings, events and installations. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or check them out on Instagram (@soil_songs).
How do you get to market?
We're happy to be a neighborhood market, one where many can walk or bike from home. We're glad, too, to be a stop on the way to or from work. But did you know we're right off the ART bus line? There's a stop right on our doorstep
MARKET MUSIC: Andy Jurik
Guitarist, arranger, and educator Andy Jurik actively explores the intersection of classical and popular music. His recent performances include the ASCAP-award wining Southern Exposure concert series, Brevard College, the Wired Music series, Central Piedmont Community College, the ArtFields Festival, the Southern Guitar Festival, the 2015 JASPER Artist of the Year awards, and the Candlelight Concert series at Charleston Unitarian. Enthusiastic about the possibilities of chamber music, Andy performs in Demeler (w/ Rachel Hansbury, voice) and Duo Cortado (w/ Devin Sherman, guitar).