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New and Returning Products

Homemade Bagels
Menu Group: Food
Section: Baked Goods
Category: Bagels

Vendor: Beehive Bakery

Cranberry: Jonathan, the bagel baker, puts New England Cranberries throughout his bagel dough and adds in our sourdough starter to it. Boils it the Montreal style way -see other bagel descriptions- and bakes it fresh for you.

Everything: To the dough is added- sourdough starter and then the bagels are boiled briefly in the Montreal style then baked. Everything is put throughout the dough. Yum

Sesame Seed: Sesame seeds are added throughout the dough. Bagels are boiled in fresh local spring water - three minutes- then baked. A wonderful experience.
Cookies
Menu Group: Food
Section: Baked Goods
Category: Cookies

Vendor: Beehive Bakery

Macaroons: Made with coconut flakes, egg whites, sugar, vanilla. Gluten free. Nice end of summer --end of day treat.

Scotch Shortbread: traditional Scottish shortbread recipe and extra thick.
Crumpet Muffins
Menu Group: Food
Section: Baked Goods
Category: Muffins

Vendor: Beehive Bakery

Large soft crumpet muffins - made with spring water, whole local milk, butter, King Arthur unbleached All-Purpose flour, yeast, baking powder, salt. Slice in half and toast. Made by a Brit, my husband who says there’s no such thing as an English Muffin in England. He created his Devon crumpet recipe into a crumpet muffin. Most populat sell out item we make - sold in Belfast and a coastal restaurant
Tea
Menu Group: Food
Section: Coffee and Tea
Category: Tea

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Calming Chamomile! Certified Organic and hand harvested, blossoms only.: Chamomile blossoms, all hand harvested at Whitehill Farm. Makes a soothing and calming tea!

Marvelous Mate and Mint: Natural caffeine power from Herbal Mate, blended with our own mint for a refreshing cup'a!

Organic Green Tea, Mint, Raspberry, and Raspberry Leaf Blend, 1 oz: A robust blend of green tea, raspberry leaf and mint.

Organic Green Tea, Lemon Verbena and Mint blend: A refreshing blend of fresh, intense herbs and healthful green tea.
HOT!!! Dried hot peppers
Menu Group: Food
Section: Dried Food
Category: Peppers

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Matchbox, Maya Habanero, Grandpa's Russian, Czech. Black, Rat Turd (that really IS the name!), and more! These will keep in a dry place, out of sunlight, almost indefinitely. perfect for chili and sauces.
Dried Tomatoes
Menu Group: Food
Section: Dried Food
Category: Tomatoes

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Classic Italian style Dried Tomatoes. Certified organic: A classic Italian specialty. Can be refreshed to store in oil. Use on pizza, in dressings, with pasta and focaccia. MOFGA Certified Organic. Grown and dried at Whitehill Farm.

Pizza Special! Dried Tomato Slices, Organic: Traditional dried tomatoes but in slices perfect for pizza! While preparing toppings for your pizza, soak some Tomato Slices in the sauce to refresh them! Delicious!
Dried Apples
Menu Group: Food
Section: Dried Food
Category: Apples

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Cortland and Empire apples, dried to perfection for snacking. Certified Organic What a wonderful apple harvest! Slices dried for snacking, salads, soups ...tasty treats!
Tree Ripened Madison Peaches
Menu Group: Food
Section: Fruits and Berries
Category: Peaches

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Beautiful Madison Peaches. A late season peach; blemish free; ripe or will ripen nicley within a few days. Not to be missed.
While the supply lasts. Natually grown. No spray!
Garlic Powder
Menu Group: Food
Section: Herbs
Category: Garlic Powder

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Garlic Powder: MOFGA Certified Organic garlic, grown, dried, and ground at Whitehill Farm. Perfect for salad dressings, soups, stews, dips, wherever you desire a hint of garlic.

GREEN Garlic Scape Powder! Mild and sweet! GREEN Garlic Powder is made from the garlic scapes ...milder and sweet. Use for subtle flavor in recipes AND with nutritional yeast for an excellent popcorn topping!
Herb Blends
Menu Group: Food
Section: Herbs
Category: Herb Blends

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Best Herb Blend: A simple and versatile blend of herbs for dressings, marinades, chicken, fish, cheese, etc. Contains marjoram, thyme, and chives. Salt free.

Cajun! Whew! NOT So Hot! Not so much cayenne pepper. The same versatile Cajun seasoning with less heat. Contains paprika, garlic, onion, cayenne pepper, oregano, basil and ground black pepper. Salt free. Created and blended at Whitehill Farm.

Classic Italian Seasoning: Classic blend of oregano, marjoram, thyme, rosemary. basil, and sage. Salt free! Pungent and complex flavor enhancer.

Delicious Sausage Herb Mix: Fabulous herb and garlic mix - enough to create one pound of delicious breakfast sausage patties. Add chopped green chilies, if desired, for added flavor!

Earthshine Herbal Blend: A more complex and very versatile blend. Add to cream cheese for a delicious spread, to sour cream for a dip, or blend with butter to season baked potatoes or steamed vegetables. Salt free.

Herbes de Provence: In recipes from the south of France this traditional herb blend is used as a complex flavor enhancer for fish, game, red meat, poultry and vegetables. Contains oregano, summer savory, thyme, lavender flowers, basil, rosemary, and sage. Salt free!

Italian Bruschetta Herb & Spice Mix: A robust blend of garlic, basil, parsley and paprika that can be mixed with olive oil for dipping or bruschetta.

Italian Salad Dressing Mix: Classic and delicious basic vinaigrette mix for salads and marinating. Try it with our cider vinegar or red wine vinegar. Created and hand blended at Whitehill Farm.

ORGANIC Italian Salad Dressing Blend: Made with Redmond Real Salt, a mined salt that contains minerals and micro-nutrients. Redmond Salt is approved by MOFGA for organic certification. Classic and delicious basic Italian vinaigrette mix for salads and marinating. Try it with cider, white, or red wine vinegar. Created and hand blended at Whitehill Farm.

ORGANIC Taco Seasoning! 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!

Rajin' Cajun Seasoning: Classic Cajun Seasoning (but not TOO much cayenne. Add more to taste!) Use for jambalaya, fish, crab and shrimp, Red Beans and Rice, gumbo, chicken dishes, or pulled pork.

Ranch Dressing Mix: Use in place of store bought ranch dressing packets in dressing, dips, meat dishes, and on roasted vegetables. To make Ranch Dressing, mix a generous tablespoon of this mix with ⅓ cup mayonnaise or Greek yogurt and ¼ cup coconut milk.

Salad Sprinkles: Salt free. Sesame seeds, leeks, and herbs. Tasty salad seasoning that's also great for garnishing soups or flavoring dips.

Sweet 'n Sassy Meat and Rib Barbecue Rub: Fresh, sweet, and delicious. Rub on chicken, beef, or pork, bring meat to room temperature and grill! Just a hint of heat.

Taco Seasoning Blend: Basic, robust, and delicious. Sprinkle on ground beef or chicken while preparing tacos. 3 Tablespoons = one commercial package.

Turkey Basting Herb Mix: A hearty blend of thyme, sage, parsley, fennel, ground pepper, allspice, mustard, chervil and savory. Makes a delicious basting mix for roasting poultry. Pan gravy made from the drippings is delicious!

Tuscan Blend, Italian Classic: Robust and delicious, the perfect blend of Italian herbs and spices. Rub on a roast or season fresh sautéed vegetables. The right touch for sauces and gravies, dressings and dipping oil!

Zesty Ranch Rub! Unique rub for baking or grilling beef, chicken, or pork! Blend of Ranch Dressing Mix, Garlic Salt, Paprika, Cane Sugar, Pepper, and Spices! A blend that will get your attention! Versatile and tasty!
Paprika
Menu Group: Food
Section: Herbs
Category: Paprika

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Freshly Ground: MOFGA Certified Organic paprika, grown, dried, and ground at Whitehill Farm. Mildly spicy.

Smoked Paprika …add a smoky spicy note where Paprika is called for in a recipe!
Parsley
Menu Group: Food
Section: Herbs
Category: Parsley

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Curly: Tidy bunch of tasty curly Parsley

Italian: Italian parsley is great for both fresh eating and drying. It has a robust flavor even after drying and makes a great addition to soups and stews year round.
Pesto
Menu Group: Food
Section: Prepared Foods
Category: Pesto

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

BACK! Basil Pesto, dairy free, made with our own Certified Organic basil and garlic, olive oil, walnuts.
Beautiful, fresh, and tasty! Ready to use as is or with added Parmesan cheese. Needs to be refrigerated.

Garlic Scape Puree, made with our own Certified Organic garlic scapes and olive oil. Use to start many recipes. It's also great mixed with butter for garlic bread! Can be divided into smaller containers and refrozen. Must be refrigerated.
Sauces
Menu Group: Food
Section: Prepared Foods
Category: Sauces

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Roasted Tomato Pasta Sauce: Our own Certified Organic tomatoes* - mostly Italian Corbarinos - roasted with olive oil and seasoned with our own Tuscan Blend*. Processed in the Cuisnart to be a smooth sauce. (Tuscan Blend contains basil*, marjoram*, garlic*, oregano*, thyme*, rosemary*, and red pepper flakes*.)

Roasted Tomatoes! Our own Certified Organic tomatoes* - mostly Italian Corbarinos - roasted with olive oil and seasoned with our own Certified Organic Tuscan Blend*. Tomatoes are halved or quartered and are perfect for sauces, pizza, salads, and more! (Tuscan Blend contains basil*, marjoram*, garlic*, oregano*, thyme*, rosemary*, and red pepper flakes*.)

Smoking' Steak Sauce! Tomatoes, honey, tabasco, mustard, and smoke ...a winning and zesty combination! Fabulous as a steak sauce, barbecue finishing sauce, or just about any place that you like to light up with flavor!
Chutney
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods
Category: Condiments

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Peruvian Sauce Chutney BACK! A complex balance of sweet, tart, hot, and salt in a classic tomato based chutney.

Sweet'n HOT! Rhubarb Chutney! A true chutney that hits all the buds: sweet, hot, tart, and salt. Made with rhubarb, onions, raisins, sugar and spices, with just enough cayenne for a kick!
Jam & Jelly
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods

From Beehive Bakery

American Plum Jam: made with American Plums, pectin, sugar, spring water

Old World Santa Rosa Plum Jam: This jam, which has a lush texture and deep flavor is great in yogurt, on toast, crackers.This plum is native to Italy, growing in California, and - in our own orchard! All natural methods used in growing our trees, harvesting and making the preserves. Fruit, pectin, sugar.

Raspberry Jam: We make this jam with our homegrown raspberries, all natural.


From Whitehill Farm

Beautiful Golden PEACH Jam! Golden peaches transformed into a delicious jam. Locally grown peaches lovingly canned here at Whitehill Farm!

Blackberry Jelly ...rich and delicious! Bumper crop of blackberries this year ...jelly is dark, rich, sweet, and satisfying!

BlueBarb Jam! Delicious combination of two locally grown fruits! Full of sweet/tart flavor.

Golden Plum Jam, Limited Edition! We've got a bumper crop of La Crescent Golden Plums ...and beautiful jam as a result!

BACK! Raspberry Jam: Summer in a jar! Brilliant red berries from our farm and Counterpoint Farm in Jay. Perfect for morning toast or PB & J!

Seedless Blackberry Jam ...rich and delicious! Rich local blackberries, seedless and hearty flavored jam!

BACK !!! Seedless Black Raspberry Jam: Wild black raspberries that grow in our hay field are the first fruit of the season. Truly wild and tiny berries. Seedless jam with a wonderful rich flavor that is unique.

Strawberry Rhubarb: Traditional blend of rhubarb - our own - and strawberries - local, of course - makes a sweet/tart and delicious jam.

Triple-Berry Jam: Delicious blend of three wonderful berries: Black Raspberries, Red Raspberries, and Blueberries! All grown at Whitehill Farm and Certified Organic.

Wild Black Raspberry Jelly: Our first fruit crop of the year ...truly amazing wild black raspberries make a delicious and rich jelly!
Pickles
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods
Category: Pickles

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Dill Spears: Dilled cucumber spears, with garlic and a hint of hot pepper.
A basic for a pickle platter.

The last of 2017's - Pickled Garlic Scapes - 2018's are on the shelf ready for Thanksgiving! We had a bumper 2017 crop and the pickled scapes are fabulous ...and addictive! Unique pickles made of garlic flower stems - while they are tender - using a traditional dill pickle recipe.

Sour Mustard Pickles! Old-fashioned Farmers Almanac recipe.: In the search for a good mustard pickle I found this intriguing recipe. It is actually fermented and then canned! Crisp and wicked tasty!
Zucchini Relish
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods
Category: Relish

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

award winning recipe. Sweet, tart, spicy, and delicious.
`Family recipe, published in the Old Farmers Almanac Blue Ribbon Recipe Cookbook!
Catsup!
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods
Category: Sauces

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Really Red Tomato Lovers Paradise Catsup! A new twist on an iconic American sauce. Sweet, tart, and just a hint of cinnamon.
Canned Fruits
Menu Group: Food
Section: Preserved Foods

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Just Applesauce! 2016 crop! Unsweetened, made from our own Certified Organic apples. Cortland and Empire apples slowly cooked into thick applesauce.

Pear Butter! Thick and spreadable and lightly seasoned with allspice
Herbal UNSalt
Menu Group: Food
Section: Salt and Spices
Category: Organic Spices

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Simple and tasty, and a great salt substitute. Sweet basil, summer savory, celery seed, sage, thyme, marjoram, and a touch of kelp, all ground into a tasty powder.
Salt
Menu Group: Food
Section: Salt and Spices
Category: Sea Salt

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Just Right Seasoned Salt: Sea salt and a delightful blend of herbs and spices. Marjoram, mustard, paprika and smoked paprika, thyme, garlic, and onion.

Sweet Herbal Salt - Just The Right Touch: Sea salt, tarragon and parsley, with cane sugar as a special touch. Perfect for oven baked potato fries (need a recipe?), baked potatoes, and steamed vegetables.
Garlic
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Garlic

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

2018 crop! Phillips Heirloom rocambole garlic, 7-10 cloves per bulb. Nice medium sized cloves, nice sharp flavor. Stores very well and can be used for fresh eating or for planting this fall.
Beets with greens - medium beets
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Beets

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Mix of dark red and pink beets
1.5 lbs per Avg bunch
Naturally grown
Red Cabbage-small
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Cabbage

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

These deep purple-red heads are a work of art when sliced open, and equally appealing in slaw, soups, stir-fries, salads. Avg 4.5 lbs.
A Colorful mix of carrots
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Carrots

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Mix of orange Nantes, Yellow, White, and Rainbow which has different shades of yellow and orange. . Medium to full sized carrots. Grown naturally as is all our produce.
Eggplant
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Eggplant

Vendor: Porter Hill Farm

Small Purple or White & Purple (Rosa Blanca) - SALE: End of season; some may be slightly soft but flavor remains good.
Expect 2-3 for 1/2 lb.
Tatsoi (succulent Asian green)
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Greens

Vendor: Rasmussen Farm

A rosette of round green leaves, lovely & tasty. Specialty Produce.com says: "Tatsoi is a very versatile green and may used similarly to spinach, raw, steamed, sauteed, braised or stir fried. It makes an excellent accompaniment to other salad greens such as spinach, arugula, watercress, pea tendrils and mizuna. Its tangy and peppery notes pair well with citrus, crisp cool ingredients such as apple, fennel and mint, warm flavors that are abundantly found in chiles, garlic and allspice. Pair tatsoi with ingredients rich in umami such as scallops, mushrooms, seaweed, sesame and braised meats. Fermented ingredients such as fish sauce, soy sauce and vinegars are also complimentary matches." http://www.specialtyproduce.com/produce/Tatsoi_532.php
1 large or 2 smaller
Asian greens - Delicious!
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Greens

Vendor: Rasmussen Farm

Add a refreshing ZING! to your salad or dinner plate with these tasty treats! Excellent raw, braised, stir-fried, in soups....
Yellow Onions
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Onions

From Porter Hill Farm

Yellow Onions - large - 1+ lbs each


From Whitehill Farm

Yellow onions: all different sizes. Good Keepers. Certified Organic.
Shallots
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vegetables
Category: Shallots

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

New crop! 2018 gourmet shallots, mild and delicious. . Certified Organic.
Chive Infused White Wine Vinegar
Menu Group: Food
Section: Vinegars and Oils
Category: Vinegar

Vendor: Whitehill Farm

Lovely mild chive aroma and flavor, perfect for salad dressings. Beautiful lavender color. Colavita White Wine vinegar, chives Certified Organic by MOFGA. Elegant flip top closure.