We saw garlic scapes everywhere last Saturday, along with berries, tomatoes, carrots, onions, greens, kohlrabi, eggplant, green beans, peas, asparagus, and strawberries. With the extreme heat this past week, the spring produce that was on it’s way out may not be there this Saturday; but the heat-loving summer produce should be plentiful. And don’t forget to pick up plenty of meats and other artisan goodies to celebrate Father’s Day this Sunday.

Vendor Highlights for Saturday, June 18

Vendors starting this week:

  • Sunshine Valley Farm, our new lamb vendor, will start this week with lamb burgers, lamb chops, ground lamb, and breakfast sausage!
  • Farm to Product starts this Saturday with Anna’s delicious hummus, soups, salads, pestos and fresh bowls.
  • Tall Girl Specialty Pasta will have fresh pasta this week.

Other Vendor news:

  • Kuacha & m(eh) is joining us off-schedule this week.
  • You’ll find The Cookie Jar Crew in a new regular spot between Fields Farm Fresh and Tall Girl Specialty Pasta on weeks 1&3.
  • 317 Juicery is out this week, due to production issues, but should have plenty of product for the 25th.
  • Farmers Sassy Sauce, Wild Sage Tea Co., and Wildschool Market are also out this Saturday.

See our alphabetical Summer Vendor List for all our vendors with their regular schedules and offerings. To find vendor locations at the Market, check the BRFM Vendor Map each week or scan the Vendor Map QR Code at the market entrance!

WHAT’S COOKING: Bangin’ Burgers

I recently watched a cooking show that inspired me to experiment, with the aim of making the ultimate burger. I really love a truly good burger, but can certainly live without ho-hum ones of which I’ve had plenty. After a bit of playing around, the results did not disappoint! Get the recipe.

MUSICAL GUEST: Market Area – Paul Foster

Paul Foster served as a musician in the Navy, and currently leads the Indiana National Guard’s rock band, and plays with its jazz combo, and big band. Appreciating music of many genres enables him to connect with audiences of diverse tastes and ages.

MUSICAL GUEST: Dining Pavilion – Combustible Dust

Combustible Dust (aka Dustin McKinney), is influenced by American folk traditions, Brazilian music, songs from Spain, Eastern Europe, and Louisiana Creole.  He is a music teacher as well as a singer and instrumentalist.

Our musicians volunteer to perform at the Market, so tips are much appreciated!

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