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Saturday, at Princeton Farmers’ Market, we will bring our first few strawberries. We also plan to bring plenty of rhubarb, plus green garlic, a few zucchini, spinach, lettuce, stinging nettles, wild spinach (lambsquarter), mustard greens, garlic chives, cilantro, and peppermint. Plow Creek Bakery will have a wide selection of baked goodies.


Today we will bring plenty of strawberries and blueberries to the Princeton and LaSalle farmers’ markets. We will also have some rhubarb, jam, honey, and Plow Creek Bakery goodies. Both markets run from 3 to 6.


<a href=Princeton Farmer’s Market on Saturday”/>Today is a busy day for the farm. Strawberry U-Pick opens this morning (7 to noon.) This afternoon we will be at Princeton Farmers’ Market´╗┐ and LaSalle Farmers Market´╗┐ (both 3 to 6 p.m.) We will have plenty of strawberries and rhubarb. We also will have green garlic, and maybe some peas and lettuce. Plow Creek Bakery plans to send some cookies.


The first Farmers’ Market is this Saturday in Princeton, from 8:30 to about 1 p.m. We plan to bring rhubarb, green garlic, stinging nettles, lambsquarter (wild spinach), peppermint, garlic chives, black walnuts, jam, and honey. There should also be a good supply of Plow Creek Bakery goods.


We will be at Princeton Farmers’ Market (Main and Elm) Saturday with more strawberries, but still not enough to offer a quantity discount. Coming early in the market is recommended. We also plan to bring rhubarb, mustard greens, stinging nettle, peppermint, garlic chives, black walnuts, and a good variety of Plow Creek Bakery goodies. A beautiful day is forecast.


Our first Tuesday Farmers’ Market in Princeton for 2013 will be tomorrow. The hours have changed for this year; we will be open from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. We plan to bring rhubarb, greens, honey, black walnuts, peppermint, garlic chives, and some Plow Creek Bakery goods. We will try to bring a few pints of strawberries, but are not sure how many will be ready. If we have some, it will just be a few. We expect a better quantity on Saturday.


Saturday is our first 2013 Market in our new location, 935 N Main Street in Princeton, across Main from Radio Shack and across Elm from Sophisticuts. We will be bringing rhubarb, stinging nettles, garlic chives, peppermint, black walnuts, our own honey, and a good variety of Plow Creek Bakery goods. Sorry, but the strawberries aren’t ripe yet. Come help us get our new location off to a good start. Market opens at 8:30


In Princeton Saturday, I plan to bring blueberries, rhubarb, a few herbs, fresh garlic, and some popcorn. We should also have a good supply of Plow Creek Bakery goods. Market opens at 8:30.


With the dry weather, the rhubarb is not regrowing quickly after harvest. We expect only limited amounts, at least for a while.


We now have fresh garlic. We also will have blueberries, black raspberries, and rhubarb. Today we will bring our last few strawberries of the year to Princeton.


Saturday we will be selling strawberries, black raspberries, blueberries, and rhubarb at both Princeton Farmers’ Market (opens 8:30) and Strawberry Festival in Tiskilwa (starts 11:00 ) We will also have Plow Creek Bakery goods both places. Strawberry u-pick will also be open 7 to noon, but we recommend coming near opening time if you want a good quantity of berries.


I plan to be at Princeton Farmers’ Market this afternoon with a good supply of strawberries. I will also be bringing our first few pints of blueberries — a first for May! We also have rhubarb and Plow Creek Bakery goods.

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