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New and Returning Products

Blackberries
Menu Group: Food
Section: Fruits and Berries
Category: Blackberries

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm
Freshly ground Certified Organic corn meal!
Menu Group: Food
Section: Grain Products
Category: Grains and Flours

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Freshly ground cornmeal ...Italian Florianni corn - which is a beautiful orange with a creamy yellow interior or Oaxacan Green - yellow/white with flecks of green. REALLY tasty! Corn bread recipes included!
Basil
Menu Group: Food
Section: Herbs
Category: Basil

Vendor: Rasmussen Farm

Basil by the pound: Homemade pesto in your plans? This is what you need. Large-leaved Genovese basil. Sorry, we don't grow pine nuts--yet.

Lemon Basil
ORGANIC Taco Seasoning!
Menu Group: Food
Section: Herbs
Category: Herb Blends

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Basic, robust, and delicious. Sprinkle on ground beef or chicken while preparing tacos. 3 Tablespoons = one commercial package. ORGANIC blend includes Redmond Real Salt ...no additives and a goldmine of minerals!
Pork
Menu Group: Food
Section: Meat
Category: Pork

Vendor: Sillanpaa Family Farm

Country Ribs, boneless, super thick and tender

Ham Steaks, 1/2" slices of our smoked hams, Great on Grill!
Jelly & Jam
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Currant Jelly

Triple-Berry Jam:Delicious blend of three wonderful berries: Black Raspberries, Red Raspberries, and Blueberries! All grown at Whitehill Farm and Certified Organic.
Fresh green snap beans
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Beans

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm
Broccoli - beautiful large heads
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Broccoli

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Naturally grown, avg 1.5 lbs each.
Cucumbers
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Cucumber

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

A sampler of three different cukes: Silver Slicer white cuke, and one each of two different varieties of green slicing cukes.

Medium sized Green Slicing Cucumbers

Silver Slicer: A white cucumber! A Cornell University cucumber which "may be the best eating cucumber of them all" per FEDCO. A bit milder than green as they don't "repeat" on me!
Peas
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Peas

Vendor: Rasmussen Farm

Snow peas: they have thin, edible pods. Great raw, simply steamed, or try them with a bit of minced ginger, sesame oil & soy sauce.

Sugarsnap Peas - past prime but still tasty
New Potatoes
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Potatoes

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Dark Red Norlands: Pretty red skin, pure white interior. A real delight. Boil and serve either hot with butter or cold in a salad Grown naturally.

Mix of Dark Red Norlands and and Yellow Satina: The mix makes a striking potato salad! Caution - new potatoes have fragile skin and are not for keeping in storage.

Satina; Yellow/brown skinned with yellow flesh. Very clear skin this year!
Scallions
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Scallions

Vendor: Rasmussen Farm
Summer Squash
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Squash - Summer

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

A 3 pack sampler: Try a Costata hybrid from Johnny's called Flaminio, Zephyr, and the more typical green zucchini. All small and tender.

Flaminio, a green striped Costata hybrid

Summer Squash - sampler: Small tender summer squash: Zephyr yellow with green tip, and Raven dark green zucchini. Try each!

Zephyr: Distinctive with a green tip. Tender and, we think, the best of any yellow summer squash. Naturally grown. Avg 3/4 lbs