Market Updates for Saturday September 26th
Ask most folks who like to eat local and they'll tell you September is the best month. You've still got the best of the summer vegetables: tomatoes, peppers and the like. But the cooler temps mean that greens like lettuce and kale are at their happiest. And there are a few spectacular fall treats that are not to be missed. Blue Star Farm has fresh ginger, with beautiful pink stems and fabulous spicy flavor. Martins Farm has small, sweet honeynut squash, perfect for roasting or making soup. And don't miss the brief season for romanesco cauliflower at Samascott Orchards. 
Market Locations and Time
The Hudson Farmers Market has divided its vendors between two spots to provide ample space for social distancing. Several vendors remain at our original location at 6th and Columbia Street, the upper market. Most vendors have moved to the metered lot behind St Johns Church (just a bit down the block), the lower market. See below for the list of where vendors are located. Market hours are 9AM to 1PM! Reminder: you can line up before 9AM, but we can't start selling until then. Please swing by our new info tent in the lower market to pick up a market map, use your EBT card and snag seasonal recipes. 
Click Here for a Map of Vendors at Market
A few recipes to try this week:
  • 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.
  • Eating and drinking is not allowed at 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.
Guest Vendors at Market this week
Our guest vendors are located in the lower market (St Johns lot)
Cahoots is a shared closet membership for families to consume kid's clothing more sustainably. They will be giving away memberships, credit for families to get started borrowing clothing, educational coloring books, and more! Stop by to learn what you can do to consume less, reduce the impact of producing new, and repair for style.
Hudson Hemp uses regenerative farming techniques and plant medicine for the betterment of our planet, people, and society. They will be selling their full-spectrum hemp extract oil. 
Vendors in the Lower Market (St Johns lot)
Happy Belly: gluten free and vegan baked goods, cold pressed juices, toasts
Bonhomie Farm: vegetables, micros, berries, flowers
Red Oak Farm: vegetables, herbs, herbal remedies
Rock N Raw: cheese from local makers, variety of greens-nut pestos
Berkshire Mountain Distillery: variety of gins, whiskies, and vodkas
Trixie's Oven: cookies (including Italian), macaroons, love and sass
Spacey Tracy's: variety of pickled cucumbers, pickled eggs
Sparrowbush Farm: hearth baked breads, garlic
Cedar Flower Farm: variety of flowers, pre-bundled bouquets, individual stems
Scarecrow Farm: garlic, honey, eggs (chicken), cookies, jam/jellies, wool
Hudson Roastery: varieties of locally roasted coffee, brewed coffee by the cup
Churchtown Gardens: tarts, pies, other delicious bakes
Township Valley: variety of mushrooms, CBD and medicinal mushroom 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, berries, transplants, meat
Hillrock Distillery: three varieties of whiskey
Pura Vida: fish, shellfish, squid
Billy's Italian Market: jarred sauces, Italian cheeses, organic pasta
Hudson Chatham Winery: variety of drinking wine and dessert wine
Chaseholm Farm: milk, yogurt, cheeses from pastured cows
Letterbox Farm: rabbit and chicken cuts
Atina Foods: creative Ayurvedic Indian condiments and pickles 
Highland Farm (at market this week): elk, boar, buffalo, smoked meats, antler, ostrich eggs
The Cidermakers (off week this week, back next week): English style still hard apple cider
Vendors at 6th & Columbia (original location for the market)
Blue Star Farm: vegetables, berries, herbs, jarred sauce
Martin Farm: meat (pork, beef, chicken), eggs, corn, vegetables, jams
Northern Star Farm: lamb cuts, eggs (chicken and duck), wool
Samascott's Orchard: fruit, vegetables, cider, doughnuts
Ardith Mae: variety of soft and hard goat cheese
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). 
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