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N E W S  /  m a y 21
 
Vendors Extraordinaire
Once again the Hingham Farmers Market has lined up the best group of vendors for market-goers. Award winners, first-timers, long-timers and maybe even the youngest vendor at a farmers' market anywhere! Meet them and become friends - they're here for you with their wonderful products.
Photo above: The 2016 vendors against Hingham Harbor on a beautiful - finally - spring day.
 
Vendor News
This Week at the HFM
Rotating vendors this Saturday, May 21
* Yellow Dog Photography - photographs
* West Elm Farm - wool
* Violette Tide Studios 
- prints - new!  
* CP's Baking Co. - desserts - new!  
* Eve's Garden - seedlings
* Bradford Farmhouse Toffee - toffee
* Doves & Figs - jams
* Lara's Cuisine - pesto
* Vermont Syrup Co. - syrup
* Boston Bonbon - French macarons
* Fred Meltzer will serenade market-
  goers


Next Week at the HFM
May 28
* Flapdoodle Bags - bags
* Sea Glass Art - sea glass art
* Blendah Babes - smoothies
* Pies by Moira 
- new!  
* Lyndigo Spice - spices - new!  
* Alex's Ugly Sauce - hot sauce
* Julian Robbins - musician -
  "Mr. Blues Mania"

Vendor news is current at the time hfmarketmatters is delivered
to market-goers.
Opening the Market
     Charlotte Marshall, assistant market manager, opens the May 21 market.
     Charlotte, a rising junior at UMass-Boston, has been "working" the HFM for many
     years, assisting vendors setting up and taking down, as well as helping out her
     dad, market manager 
Bill Marshall.
Market Seen
     It was a beautiful day at last week's gathering at The Beach. A variety of
     radishes available now at the HFM (see below for an easy way to use these
     beautiful vegetables); about 50 people were lined up before the opening bell
     (middle, right) and the crowds were comparable to mid-season numbers (top
     right, middle left); (bottom, left) 
Stanley Bourgeous of Hingham is often first
     in line to enter the market;
Adrienne and Jim Gerlach of Hingham with kids
     Andy (5) and Grace (2) enjoy the day (bottom, right).
What to do, what to do . . .
     . . . with those beautiful radishes? A radish sandwich! With thanks to the
     NYTimes:
1 baguette
12 T (1-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
2 t flaky sea salt, like Maldon
2 bunches radishes, washed, trimmed and thinly sliced
1 small handful arugula
1 t finely minced fresh garden herbs, like chives or tarragon
     1. Slice the baguette lengthwise and then crosswise, creating four quarters.
     Spread butter on the tops and bottoms of each quarter and sprinkle with salt.
     Pile sliced radishes onto the bottoms, then lay the arugula on top of them and
     sprinkle with the herbs. Top the sandwiches and press them down firmly.
     2. Serve as is, cut into small sandwiches for hors d'oeuvres or wrap for lunch.
Note: most ingredients can be found at the Hingham Farmers Market.
 
 
Hingham Farmers Market
May 7, 2016 – Nov 19, 2016
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hingham Bathing Beach - 96 Otis St. (Route 3A), Hingham
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