A Message from the Winter Market Team

This is a unique year for the Winter Market. As always, we’ll be closed the Saturday after Thanksgiving (Nov. 27). But this year, for the first time in our history – both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day fall on Saturday so we’ll be closed those days too! It will be important to shop this Saturday for the Thanksgiving weekend ahead. We’ll remind you again in December to plan ahead for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday weekends!

BRFM Winter Vendor Highlights

  • Special guest vendor  Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is back this week selling house plants from their student-run (and volunteer supported) greenhouse! Proceeds go to the School. CASH OR CHECKS ONLY.
  • New vendor The Vegan Cheese Lady is joining us this week! She’ll be selling a large variety of vegan cheeses and ready to eat vegan breakfast  offerings like wraps and coffee cake.
  • Weathered Plow will be back this week for their last market for the season!
  • This will be the last week of the season for Artisano’s roasted peppers and tomatillos. Great additions to chili all during the winter so be sure to come out Saturday and stock up!
  • It will also be the last market of the season for Wild’s Apple Farm. Get your favorite varieties this Saturday. And stay tuned for some Wild’s approved interim apple vendors in December & January.
  • Jack’s Caramel Corn and the Gallery Pastry Shop will be out this week but back with us on Dec 4.
  • Part-time Week 3 vendors Apricot Sun, Maplewood Farms and Better Edges will be joining us this week. Better Edges will be set up in the parking lot near the entrance so you can drop off your knives as you enter the Market and pick them up on your way to your car!
  • Stock up for Thanksgiving weekend since we are closed Saturday November 27.
  • Check out this week’s Vendor map or the full list of Winter Vendors and their schedules here.

Cold-Weather Kohlrabi

Sometimes referred to as German turnips, kohlrabi comes from the Brassica family, which includes broccoli, cauliflower, kale, collard greens, and Brussels sprouts. It’s a cool-weather crop that’s at its best from early fall through spring. Try this recipe for a simple side dish; or go all out with stuffed kohlrabi that makes a complete supper.  Check out the recipe.



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