Join the Hudson Farmers Market this Saturday from 9am to 1pm at 6th & Columbia and the St Johns Church parking lot!
Market Updates for Saturday October 24th It might just be the last week that we have autumn leaves on the trees. But our farmers are still pulling lots of fabulous vegetables out of the field. We're so grateful for all our customers that keep showing up week after week to support local food and farmers despite the chilly temperature on market days. Here are a few of the things you'll find at tomorrow's market.
Bonhomie Farm is back at market tomorrow with tomatoes, sweet peppers and habanadas (like a habanero but not spicy). Try this recipe for Pickled Habanada Peppers from Row 7 Seeds. Those will make the perfect accompaniment for some lamb meatballs made with ground lamb from Northern Star Farm.
Blue Star Farm has beautiful red chioggia radicchio and speckled castelfranco radicchio. These hearty, bitter leaves are perfect for making Molly Baz's Caesar Salad.
Try pairing Shenandoah Pears from Samascott Orchards with the incomparably creamy Silhouette from Ardith Mae Goat Cheese.
And for a sweet treat, try a People Cookie from Trixie or a bag of Caramel Corn from tomorrow's guest vendor Curious Candies. Please save your treats until you leave the market. We ask that customers wear a mask at all times while in the market.
Market Locations and Time The Hudson Farmers Market has divided its vendors between two spots to provide ample space for social distancing. Please be sure to visit both locations!Market hours are 9AM to 1PM. Please swing by our new info tent in the lower market to pick up a market map, use your EBT card and ask our market manager about seasonal items.
GUEST VENDORS Hudson Valley Distillers will be at market tomorrow and on November 7th.The Hudson Valley was once the nation’s bread basket, and Hudson Valley Distillers is proud to carry on the tradition of making spirits from fruits and grains sourced within walking distance of their distillery. Family run, veteran-owned and operated; their mission is to create thoughtfully crafted spirits and bottled cocktails so that their customers can experience “time well spent." Local Hudson resident Alexandra Prats will be bringing her Curious Candies to market tomorrow and again on Halloween. Be sure to snag some of her spectacularly spooky chocolates.
WINTER MARKET Lots of folks have been asking about the winter market. We don't have our plans finalized just yet. We're busy working to find a set up that is safe for all our vendors and customers. As soon as we know the location and details we'll share them here in the newsletter and at market. Our outdoor market will run in our current locations through Saturday November 21st. We'll be closed for Saturday 11/28 and then our winter market will kick off the first Saturday in December.
SAFETY PROTOCOLS AT MARKET
Masks are required at market for all customers and vendors. This is for our vendors safety as well as yours
Please remember to keep 6 feet apart while shopping and waiting in line. Our vendors are doing the best they can to keep lines organized and moving quickly.
We strongly discourage eating and drinking at the market. Please save your treats until you get home.
There are hand sanitizer stations in both market locations, next to the porta johns.
The slowest time at market is 9am to 10am. We encourage any high-risk customers to shop during that time.
Most importantly, if you are feeling sick, please stay home.
Hudson Farmers' Market Vendor Updates This week's rotating distillery is Hudson Valley Distillers.
Our guest vendor this week is Curious Candies. She'll also be at market on Halloween. Highland Farm (on week): elk, boar, buffalo, smoked meats, antler, ostrich eggs The Cidermakers (off week): English style still hard apple cider Churchtown Gardens will be out for the rest of the market season.
Our Usual Weekly Vendors: Happy Belly: gluten free and vegan baked goods, cold pressed juices, toasts Red Oak Farm: vegetables, herbs, herbal remedies Rock N Raw: local cheeses & various pestos Berkshire Mountain Distillery: variety of gins, whiskies, & vodkas Trixie's Oven: cookies, macaroons, love and sass Spacey Tracy's: pickled cucumbers, carrots & eggs Sparrowbush Farm: hearth baked breads, garlic Cedar Flower Farm: flowers: bouquets & individual stems Scarecrow Farm: garlic, honey, eggs, jam/jellies, wool Hudson Roastery: locally roasted coffee, brewed coffee by the cup Township Valley: mushrooms, CBD and medicinal tinctures Berkshire Mountain Bakery: locally baked breads, croissants, pastries, pizzas Raven and Boar: pork, seasonal sausages, Chinese-style pork buns and wontons Farm at Miller's Crossing: vegetables, herbs Pura Vida: fish, shellfish, squid Billy's Italian Market: tomato sauces, Italian cheeses, organic pasta Chaseholm Farm: milk, yogurt, cheeses from pastured cows Letterbox Farm: rabbit and chicken cuts Atina Foods: creative Ayurvedic Indian condiments and pickles Blue Star Farm: vegetables, herbs, tomato sauce Martin Farm: meat (pork, beef, chicken), eggs, vegetables, jams Northern Star Farm: lamb cuts, eggs (chicken and duck), sheep skins Samascott's Orchard: fruit, vegetables, cider, doughnuts Ardith Mae: variety of soft and hard goat cheese Hudson Chatham Winery: wine and dessert wine
Using your SNAP benefits are market You can use your EBT card at market like you would any store. Go to the info tent and swipe your card, choosing any amount you like. We'll give you wooden tokens that can be used to purchase food with any of our vendors. For Every $5 of SNAP benefits that you use at market you will receive a $2 Fresh Connect coupon that can be used with any of our food vendors. The EBT machine is at located at the new info tent in the lower market (St Johns lot).