September 11, 2013

September 11, 2013 – In This Issue:
Welcome from the Board
Message from our Managers
Community Table
Entertainment
Recipe
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Chop Chop Salad*
Here is a colorful and easy salad to brighten up a beginning-of-fall plate!
Goes very well with black beans, rice, quinoa, and any other dish that would benefit from a mexican inspired twist.
Ingredients:
  • 1 large green bell pepper
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 medium summer squash
  • 1 medium to large heirloom tomato
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • About 1/4 cup of minced parsley
  • salt
  • pepper
  • lemon juice
  • olive oil

Method:
  1. Wash vegetables. Then chop all of them into a small dice, about 1/2-1 inch cubes. Try to include the tomato’s juices 
  2. Crush the 2 cloves of garlic in a medium bowl with the back of a large spoon. Then add all of the ingredients to taste and mix well. Drizzle with a little olive oil. It is best to have to salad sit for at lest 15 min to let flavors combine and onion to mellow.
 

Enjoy!

* Recipe and photos courtesy of Kate Mitchell.  
Please send feedback to Kate
kate@mitchell3.com

Welcome from the Board
Did you hear the news about the bumper crop of apples in New England this year?  Hearing this makes us feel happy for apple growers- think of what it takes to grow an apple!  And it makes us happy to live here, so close to the source of a large variety of food.  And it makes us happy that we have been able to work with the growers and producers to bring the locally produced goods to you every week!
 

Come to the market this week, and you will be happy, too!

 

Fruitfully Yours, 

The Board of Directors

Stacey’s and Nicole’s Notes
We are so excited that the Winter Market will happen again, starting on December 5th!

To enhance your experience, we need your help! Please tell us what you want at the market, by answering this one-question survey. Just click here.

Community Table
This week’s Community Table
All season, the Market is sponsoring a free table for various community organizations each week at the market. 
 
This week, we welcome back CACHE.  CACHE in Medford is a non-profit organization made up of a coalition of over 20 differentcultural institutions in Medford. Collectively, they advocate for the arts in Medford and work together to make our community a more vibrant place through events, projects, and collaborations with local businesses.
  
If you’d like to join us at the Community Table, please send an email to us at medfordfarmersmarket@gmail.com.   

Entertainment

This week’s Entertainment and Activities

This summer, the market is once again providing weekly entertainment for your listening and watching pleasure as you shop!  
  
This week, we have Sorry playing @ 3-7 PM.  Sorry is anacoustic guitar driven quartet including a vocalist and drummer. They write and play mostly original music, but perform some covers as well. Their influences include Lou Reed, Gillian Welch, Neil Young and Patsy Cline.  Come by to see them perform on Thursday and check out Sorry‘s songs and video! 
 
If you’d like to sing, dance, lead an activity, or otherwise capture the spotlight at our market, please send an email to us at medfordfarmersmarket@gmail.com

We are located at City Hall Mall, behind Medford City Hall. 

Thursdays, 3-7 pm
June 6, 2013 – October 17, 2013

The Medford Farmers Market accepts EBT/SNAP and has a generously funded matching benefits program.

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