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Saturday will be a warm day for the last autumn farmers’ market in Princeton, partly sunny and 77°. Time to stock up. We plan to bring
  • green beans
  • spinach
  • sunchokes - use like water chestnut
  • chestnuts
  • black walnuts
  • red raspberries
  • tomatoes - ripe, partly ripe, green, and cherry
  • tomatillos
  • winter squash - acorn & butternut
  • peppers (sweet and hot varieties)
  • raspberry and strawberry jam
  • garlic
  • onions
  • potatoes
  • sweet potatoes
  • lettuce
  • kale
  • rainbow chard
  • turnips
  • beets
  • cilantro
  • mustard greens
  • arugula
  • nettles
  • eggplant
  • baby bok choy
  • radishes
  • and wheat berries
Market opens 8:30.


Saturday will be a beautiful day for an autumn farmers’ market in Princeton, sunny and 65°. We plan to bring
  • green beans
  • spinach
  • sunchokes
  • chestnuts
  • black walnuts
  • red raspberries
  • tomatoes
  • tomatillos
  • winter squash
  • peppers (sweet and hot varieties)
  • raspberry and strawberry jam
  • garlic
  • onions
  • potatoes
  • sweet potatoes
  • lettuce
  • kale
  • rainbow chard
  • winter squash
  • cilantro
  • broccoli
  • nettles
  • eggplant
  • baby bok choy
  • turnips
  • and wheat berries
We will also bring variety of tasty Plow Creek Bakery goodies. Market opens 8:30.


Princeton Farmers’ Market continues every Saturday through October with plenty of great produce. This Saturday we plan to bring
  • green beans
  • sweet potato greens
  • sunchokes
  • chestnuts
  • black walnuts
  • red raspberries
  • tomatoes
  • tomatillos
  • winter squash
  • peppers (sweet and hot varieties)
  • jam
  • garlic
  • onions
  • potatoes
  • sweet potatoes
  • lettuce
  • kale
  • rainbow chard
  • winter squash
  • cilantro
  • broccoli
  • braising mix
  • eggplant
  • baby bok choy
  • turnips
  • radishes
  • and wheat berries
We will also bring a good assortment of Plow Creek Bakery goods. Market opens 8:30. We plan to leave at noon this week.


I thought we were not coming to Princeton on Tuesdays the rest of the season, but we have so much excellent produce, I changed my mind again. We WILL be at market on Tuesday afternoon. We plan to bring
  • Red Raspberries
  • Strawberry Jam
  • Tomatoes
  • Tomatillos
  • Peppers, green, ripe, & hot
  • Eggplant
  • Potatoes
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Garlic
  • Onions
  • Cilantro
  • Winter Squash
  • Kale & Chard
  • Lettuce & Braising Mix
  • Bok Choy
  • Broccoli
  • Chestnuts
  • Black Walnuts
  • Radishes
  • Turnips
  • and Wheat Berries.
Market opens at 3:00.


Princeton Farmers’ Market continues every Saturday through October with plenty of great produce. We plan to bring
  • chestnuts
  • red raspberries
  • tomatoes
  • winter squash
  • peppers (sweet and hot varieties)
  • jam
  • garlic
  • onions
  • potatoes
  • sweet potatoes
  • lettuce
  • kale
  • rainbow chard
  • winter squash
  • cilantro
  • broccoli
  • braising mix
  • eggplant
  • baby bok choy
  • turnips
  • and wheat berries
We will also bring a good assortment of Plow Creek Bakery goods. Market runs from 8:30 to 1:00.


We will be at farmers’ market in Princeton Saturday. We’ll bring red raspberries, tomatoes, winter squash (butternut and acorn), peppers (sweet (green and ripe) and hot varieties (jalapeno, habanero, and cayenne)), lettuce, edamame, baby bok choy, kale, cilantro, chestnuts, onions, garlic, potatoes, and sweet potatoes. Plow Creek Bakery will also provide a good variety of breads, cookies, and rolls. Market is open rain or shine, and opens at 8:30. And, this Saturday, don’t miss Staci Sessler’s booth- She will be offering Peanut Butter Pumpkin Apple Dip! Staci is a SNAP ed worker with the U of I Extension. Be sure to stop by and say Hi!


We are coming to Princeton for market this afternoon. It might be our last Tuesday market this season. Although we have plenty of produce, few people have been coming by on Tuesdays. If you would like to see Tuesday market continue in October, stop by and see me. We’ll have red raspberries, tomatoes, tomatillos, peppers (sweet red and green, plus hot varieties), eggplant, potatoes, sweet potatoes, garlic, cilantro, mint, garlic chives, kale, turnips, beets, winter squash, and the first chestnuts of the season. Market is open from 3:00 to 5:30.


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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