Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Bexley Farmers' Market: May 30th

“A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money. Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine, something Brussels sprouts never do.”

P. J. O’Rourk

Strawberries, strawberries, strawberries! They're here, but not for long. Strawberries have a short season, usually lasting 4-6 weeks, depending on the weather. So whether you're canning, freezing, or just snacking, stock up while you can.

In the mood for a quick, but delicious strawberry jam? Try this recipe from Martha Stewart.

Quick Strawberry Jam

1 quart hulled strawberries
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

In a food processor, process strawberries until coarsely chopped. Transfer to a large skillet and stir in sugar and lemon juice. Cook over medium-high, stirring frequently, until jam is thickened and bubbles completely cover surface, 9 to 10 minutes. Transfer jam to a jar and let cool to room temperature. (To store, seal jar and refrigerate, up to 10 days).

Yield: 1 3/4 cups
From: www.marthastewart.com

Main Street Project Status: Week of May 27th
There will be intermittent saw cutting of the Main Street surface and utility identification underway, but no major disruption to traffic is anticipated in the upcoming week.

Our vendors for Thursday, May 30th include:

Bridgman Farm
Chuck Evans' MONTEZUMA Brand Sauces & Salsas
Dan the Baker
GoldenLife Dog Food
Hirsch Fruit Farm
Lucky Cat Bakery
Ohio Farm Direct
Oink Moo Cluck
Philip Keller Designs
Rhoads Farm
SaraBee Pure Honey
Silver Bridge Coffee Company
Speckled Hen Farm
Sunny Meadows Flower Farm
Sweet Thing Gourmet
The Brown and Blond Bakery
VanScoy Farms

And don't forget... Grab your dinner at the market! 

Our food carts: Ohio Farm Direct

Our musical entertainment: Jordan Lynch

Join us every Thursday, May through October from 4:00-7:00PM!

Bexley Farmers' Market
2111 East Main Street
Bexley, Ohio 43209

For more information, or questions related to any of our services, please contact us via email at info@bexleyfarmersmarket.com. See you at the market!

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