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This Week at the Market: Pastured Meats on Sale, Veggies & More

You can find us open for business Saturday, 8-Noon at Northgate Mall, Gregson Street exit.

Blue Whistler Farm – This week to celebrate National Farmers Market Week we will have huge sales! Starting with 5% discount on ground Turkey, 10% off all Pork products, 15% off whole Ducks, & 20% off lard, bones & organ meats! Stock up for autumn/winter broths & cook all your veggies in amazing pastured pork lard for a healthier alternative to vegetable oils (& tastier!) we’ll also have Rabbit, Turkey & a few cuts of Chicken! Please join us out at the farm after the Market from 1p-4p for a free Open Farm Day, just 15 minutes north of the Roots market on Highway 501. 9923 N Roxboro Rd Bahama NC 27503

Chickpea Farm – okra, hot & sweet peppers, cherry tomatoes & fresh figs. A few tomatoes, eggplants & ornamental gourds.

Dandies Farm -Tomatoes-Mountain slicing tomatoes, medium size early girls, mini Romas & super sweet 100 cherry, Red & green bell pepper, Eggplant- Italian & Asian, Okra, Chives, Thyme & mint, A few zinnia cut flowers

Esmerelda’s Cafe – hot coffee, pastries, Ninth Street Bakery bread

Jubilee Farm – zucchini bread, blueberry jam, pepper jelly, okra, peppers, squash, chicken & duck eggs, potted herbs

Red Birds Farm – cantaloupe, apples, tomatoes, cucumbers, okra, maybe some squash, a few corn, eggs & basil

 

New Farm! Live Music! Kids Activities! Prodigal Cheese & More

Visit our FB page: @durhamrootsfm & register to win Market Bucks, that’s an $90 value. Entries must be received by 3:00 today.

Prodigal Farm will be with us this weekend selling their delicious cheeses!

We’re also excited about our newest farm, Red Birds Farm. They’ll have fresh juicy cantaloupe, apples and other great produce. Finally, this weekend we’re having a party. Come see us.

This Week at the Market:

Blue Whistler Farm – Non-GMO, Pasture raised Ground Turkey, hot dogs, duck breasts, legs, quarters & wings as well as turkey breasts, legs, thighs & wings. Also pork & whole rabbit.

Bull City Farm – We’re having a special on our Berkshire cross Animal Welfare Approved pork chops. We’ll have our Animal Welfare Approved and Grass fed Lamb and Beef.

Chickpea Farm – I’ll have three varieties of okra, a few of several varieties of tomatoes, lots of hot & sweet peppers, lima beans, some eggplant, a few dozen eggs, some ornamental gourds & a few fresh figs

Dandies Farm – Tomatoes – Mountain Majesty, Mountain Fresh, Early Girl, Super Sweet 100 cherry, mini Roma, Eggplant- Italian & Asian, Basil, Elephant garlic, okra.

Esmerelda’s Cafe – hot coffee, pastries, Ninth Street Bakery bread

Jubilee Farm -Love zucchini bread? Try lemon squash bread! A new take on zucchini bread made from our very own lemon squash. This one is a winner at our house and we’re sure it will be at yours too! We’ll also have amazing heirloom tomatoes, summer pattypan squash, lemon squash, shelling peas & peppers, duck & chicken eggs. Also hot pepper jelly from our Jubilee peppers and blueberry jam from Architectural Trees blueberries. Lastly we’ll have potted herbs ready to be planted now so that they will be ready to take off when the weather cools.

Prodigal Farm – delicious goat cheeses

Red Birds Farm – cantaloupe, apples, tomatoes, cucumbers, okra, maybe some squash, a few corn, eggs & basil

Sankofa Farm – chicken & quail eggs

The above lists are always subject to change, and some products are in short supply.

Win Money to Spend at this Saturday’s Market

 

FREE FOOD! WHAT??? Now that we have your attention . . . we’re having a drawing for Market Bucks. One lucky person will win $10.00 to spend with EACH farmer at this Saturday’s market, a minimum $50.00 value.

To enter the drawing 1) Visit our Facebook page @durhamrootsfm and share the Rollick at the Roots POST AND 2) COMMENT ON THE POST ON FACEBOOK. The winner of the drawing will be announced on our Facebook page Friday at 3PM.

You have to enter on Facebook. What? You haven’t liked our page yet. Well what are you waiting for?

This Week at the Market

Durham Roots Farmers Market Saturday 8-12 Northgate Mall, Gregson Street entrance near the theater ==============================================

We’ve got some great goods at the market this week. Visit our blog, http://www.durhamroots.org for some delicious recipes using products you can pick up at the market.

Blue Whistler Farm – New product: Non GMO, pastured ground turkey! Also hot dogs, duck breasts, legs, quarters & wings as well as turkey breasts, legs, thighs & wings, pork & whole rabbit.

Bumpnose Road Farm – Mushrooms: Pink Oyster, Golden Oyster, White Oyster; Cucumbers: Poona Kheera, Sweet Armenian & Marketmore 76; Beets: Early Wonder, Detroit Red; Garlic: White, Red, Elephant, lots of French Shallots, a few onions

Chickpea Farm – Okra (regular, red, and stumpy [Beck’s Big Buck), up to eight varieties of tomatoes from sturdy pink to juicy-ripe, hot & sweet peppers, eggplant, a few dozen eggs & some ornamental gourds

Dandies Farm – Tomatoes- Very large mountain slicing tomatoes, medium size early girls, mini Romas & super sweet 100 cherry tomatoes, Eggplant- Italian &Asian, basil, elephant garlic, okra

Esmerelda’s Cafe – hot coffee, pastries, Ninth Street Bakery bread

Sankofa Farm – chicken & quail eggs

Textbook Plantery -Free Genovese Basil Plant with Any Purchase! Blue African Basil, Hot & Spicy Oregano, Cilantro, Cheswick Cherry Tomatoes, Smokey Bronze Fennel, Barbeque Rosemary, Pink Senorita Zinnas, Succulents, Terrariums, Dried Coriander, Shigurui Chrysanthemum

The above lists are always subject to change and some items are in short supply.

Please no pets, other than service animals, at the market.

*** Durham County’s Farmland Preservation Board initiated the Durham Roots Farmer’s Market at Northgate because preserving Durham County’s farms means providing more sales opportunities for Durham County farmers and horticulturalists. We heartily welcome everyone from small and beginning to large and established producers, as well as church, school, and community gardens.
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