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We will be at farmers’ markets Tuesday afternoon in Princeton and LaSalle. We have lots of watermelons and tomatoes. We also have blackberries, raspberries, sweet and hot peppers, eggplants, potatoes, garlic, onions, cucumbers, zucchini, winter squash and jam. Both markets open at 3:00.


We will be at Princeton Farmers’ Market on Tuesday afternoon. We have plenty of watermelon, blackberries, delicata squash, and tomatoes. We’ll bring what might be the last few blueberries of the season. We also expect to have peppers (ripe, green, and hot varieties), eggplant, potatoes, onions, garlic, basil, cilantro, zucchini, cucumbers, kale and chard. Market runs from 3:00 to 5:30.


We will be at Peoria and Princeton Farmers’ markets on Saturday. The seedless watermelon are finally ready. We’ll also bring watermelon with seeds, muskmelon, red raspberries, blackberries, and a few blueberries. For vegetables, we have lots of tomatoes, hot and sweet peppers (green and ripe), potatoes, eggplant, cucumbers, zucchini, onions, garlic, kale, and chard. For herbs we’ll bring basil and cilantro. Plow Creek Bakery will provide their usual great variety of baked goods. Peoria market opens at 8:00 and Princeton at 8:30.


On Saturday morning we will be at farmers’ markets in Princeton and Peoria. We’ll have good quantities of watermelon, muskmelon (cantaloupe), and tomatoes. We’ll bring blueberries, red raspberries, and blackberries. We have eggplant, potatoes, onions, garlic, basil, cilantro, zucchini, cucumbers, and ripe & green peppers. Plow Creek Bakery will also have a good selection of their goodies. Peoria market opens at 8:00 and Princeton at 8:30.


Tuesday afternoon we will be at farmer’s markets in LaSalle and Princeton. We have lots of tomatoes and potatoes. We also have muskmelon, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. We’ll have eggplant, greens, onions and garlic. Both markets open at 3:00.


Plow Creek Farm will be at the Peoria and Princeton farmers’ markets on Saturday. The first watermelon are now in. We also plan to bring muskmelon, blueberries, blackberries and a few red raspberries. We have plenty of tomatoes and peppers (both green and a few ripe). Zucchini, cucumbers, onions, garlic, potatoes, and some wild greens will also be there. We’ve just made jam from some of the blackberries — delicious! And Plow Creek Bakery will have plenty of home-made baked goods. Peoria market opens at 8:00 and Princeton at 8:30.


We will be at Peoria and Princeton farmers’ markets on Saturday. We have fruit: blueberries, blackberries, red raspberries and muskmelon. Vegetables include tomatoes, green peppers, eggplant, beets, new potatoes, onions, fresh garlic, basil, zucchini, and cucumbers. Plow Creek Bakery will provide cookies, rolls, and breads. Peoria market opens at 8:00 and Princeton at 8:30


Saturday is our last market for the season. We’ll be in Princeton with plenty of fresh lettuce and green onions. We also have an abundant supply of winter squash, potatoes, peppers, tomatoes, and chestnuts. I’ll offer quantity discounts on these items. We also have some turnips, sweet potatoes, cilantro, spinach, mint, garlic, and dried basil. We have jam from our raspberries and honey from our farm. There will also be some Plow Creek Bakery goodies. Market opens at 8:30.


Saturday is our second to last market for the year in Princeton. We still have lots of tomatoes (green and ripe), peppers (sweet - green and ripe & hot varieties), potatoes, chestnuts, and winter squash (sweet dumpling and butternut.) The lettuce and green onions love the cooler weather and are plentiful. We also have some spinach, cilantro, kale, chard, sweet potatoes, and turnips. We’ll bring our honey and raspberry jam, but the raspberries are done for the season. Plow Creek Bakery will also have their fine baked goods available. Market opens at 8:30; we usually leave about 1:00.


It may start out chilly for Princeton Farmers’ Market on Saturday, but we’ll be there with plenty of fine produce. We took in most of the basil. Time to make pesto. We have a good supply of green tomatoes. They are good fried, in green salsa (salsa verde), mince meat pie, green tomato pie, and relish. There are lots of green peppers. They freeze well. Just remove the seeds and cut them to how you would use them and freeze. We enjoy pepper steak all winter. We also have sweet ripe peppers and hot peppers: jalapenos and habaneros. Other abundant items include chestnuts, winter squash (sweet dumpling and butternut - which makes the best pumpkin pie), lettuce, and potatoes. We’ll also bring sweet potatoes, ripe tomatoes, cilantro, chard, turnips, radishes, green onions, kale, garlic, and the last of the red raspberries. We have honey from our farm and jam from our raspberries. Plow Creek Bakery will also have a good selection. Market runs from 8:30 until 1:00 and will continue every Saturday in October.


We will be at farmers’ market in Princeton each Saturday morning through October. We have lots of chestnuts. There are many delicious ways to use them. See http://www.cooks.com/rec/story/71/ and http://grist.org/article/nut-job/ for some examples. We also have plenty of potatoes, sweet potatoes, winter squash (sweet dumpling and butternut), tomatoes (including canning tomatoes by the half bushel) and peppers (sweet green, orange, and red plus hot varieties — jalapeno and habanero). We’ll bring some red raspberries, Concord grapes, herbs (basil, mint, cilantro), garlic, turnips, radishes, green onions, lettuce, arugula, kale, chard, and eggplant. We’ll bring red raspberry jam from our berries and honey from our farm. Plow Creek Bakery will be back with a good selection of breads and cookies. Market opens at 8:30.


We will be at farmers’ market in Princeton on Saturday morning. We now have chestnuts. We have lots of potatoes, tomatoes (including canning tomatoes by the half bushel) and peppers (sweet green, orange, and red plus hot varieties — jalapeno and habanero). We’ll also bring some red raspberries, sweet potatoes, herbs (basil, mint, cilantro), garlic, turnips, green onions, lettuce, arugula, kale, chard, radishes, green beans, winter squash (including pumpkins), gourds, and eggplant. We’ll bring red raspberry jam from our berries and honey from our farm. Plow Creek Bakery is on vacation. Market opens at 8:30.

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