Jul 24, 2014

Market Preview: July 26, 2014

While this may be the last week of our Anniversary Month Celebration, we will continue to honor the great legacy that has become the WCGM all this season.  We'd love to hear YOUR stories about what the Market means to you - so don't hesitate to come by and share with us or email us. We would be delighted!

More great things coming to the Market this week - so keep reading!


ICYMI (In Case You Missed It)


Here's a look at last week's market in pictures:













20th Anniversary Giveaways




Each week in July, in honor of our big 2-0, we'll be giving away $20 Market Dollars as well as a Market t-shirt to one lucky Market Goer. Stop by the community tent to enter!





#WCGM

Be sure to share your Market tweets and photos on Twitter and Instagram, tagging us @WCGrowersMarket and using hashtag #WCGM. We love seeing your Market Pics!

Stay updated on Market News by checking out the Market Calendar here on the blog, as well as our Facebook Page.






Bryer Apiary

"Bryer Apiary will be at the market this Saturday with plenty of Chester County raw honey in a variety of containers. For a limited time, we will also have some comb honey from this year's crop. Very special treat and no honey is as fresh as opening a honey comb cell sealed by the bees inside the hive. Finally, we will also have some chunk comb honey--a piece of honeycomb but in the jar with exracted honey. Fun to enjoy. See you Saturday!"


Lindenhof Farm

"We will be bringing lots of Cold fresh meat, cold cuts (chipped ham), frozen meats, chilled eggs, anything to keep your cool. Too hot for the inside oven, So how about the outdoor grill? steaks, sausages, pork chops, hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken breast, drumsticks, thighs, wings and many other wonderful meats.

Special sale on ground beef, beef cubes and more. (probably some pork sausages. )

Thank you for buying from local farmers!"


Yellow Springs Farm Goat Cheese



"We are running this special thru July for the anniversary celebration—buy 3 cheeses and get a free YSF cooler bag—many customers have asked for assistance in getting their cheese home safely during warm weather, so we now can help them."






North Star Orchard

"We'll have peaches, nectarines, juicy plums, and the first apples of the season! Plus assorted veggies, including large heads of garlic - great for roasting!"



Ellen April Handcrafted Soap

"Ellen April will be at the market this week with lots of soap and other goodies. Don’t miss the last week our participation the market’s anniversary celebration sale. We’ll be offering a great discount on a great soap!"



Applied Climatology

Coreopsis 'Ruby Frost'

"New this week: Coreopsis 'Ruby Frost' - WOW! What a unique looking color pattern. This is a 2010 introduction that blooms June - September and stands up to 26" high when in bloom and 32" wide. Coreopsis can be planted in a full sun or part shade location. It's adaptable to most soil types & reportedly deer resistant."




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Jul 16, 2014

Market Preview: July 19, 2014

It has been so delightful celebrating our 20th Anniversary with our treasured Market Goers. Seeing you each week is such a joy! Be sure to keep an eye out for special discounts and promotions at your favorite vendors all month long!


Corn is all the talk at the Market, and the perfect cookout companion. We'll start seeing Peaches as we near the end of July, plus the multitude of nutrient-packed greens from our farmers!

ICYMI

Were you unable to make the Market last week? In case you missed it (ICYMI):























20th Anniversary Giveaways




Each week in July, in honor of our big 2-0, we'll be giving away $20 Market Dollars as well as a Market t-shirt to one lucky Market Goer. Stop by the community tent to enter!







Food Drive

It is the 3rd Saturday of the month, which means we'll be doing our Monthly Food Drive. We will be accepting both monetary donations and non-perishable items food bank donations during the Market tomorrow. Donations can be dropped off at our community tent. We are a community, let's take care of each other!






#WCGM

Be sure to share your Market tweets and photos on Twitter and Instagram, tagging us @WCGrowersMarket and using hashtag #WCGM. We love seeing your Market Pics!

Stay updated on Market News by checking out the Market Calendar here on the blog, as well as our Facebook Page.







Jenny and Frank's Artisan

"This week's anniversary special: buy-one-get-one-free on Cinnamon Honey gelato. If you haven't tried our farm-fresh Blueberry Basil, you are in for wonderful and unique taste - perfect when paired with fresh whipped cream. The blueberries and the basil are from Old Homestead Farm. Also back is our Stracchiatella (gelato's answer to Chocolate Chip) - drizzled with Belgian dark chocolate. Also available this week: our bold and flavorful Black Cherry Sorbetto, Chocolate Supreme, Rustic Lemon, and our ever-popular Sea Salt Caramel. Take a few flavors to your next party!"


"Coreopsis 'Bengal Tiger'"

Applied Climatology

"New this week: Coreopsis 'Bengal Tiger' - This gorgeous 2013 introduction has unique golden yellow & red blooms. It will grow 20" - 22" tall & 24" wide. 'Bengal Tiger' will bloom June - October, making it a continuous performer in the garden. Coreopsis prefers well-drained soil & is adaptable to most soil types. It is reportedly deer resistant too!

Also new this week: Clematis 'Crystal Fountain', Clematis 'Piilu', Coreopsis 'Red Satin', Daylily 'Cherokee Star', Daylily 'El Desperado', Echinacea 'Aloha', Echinacea 'Passion Flute', Iris 'Strawberry Fair' & Sedum 'Neon'."





Lindenhof Farm

"Got meat? Fresh pork chops, fresh sausages and fresh spare ribs, will be available this week at The Great West Chester market. Along with plenty of fresh chicken, fresh turkey breasts and many other wonderful cuts of meat for the grill!"


Ellen April Handcrafted Soap

"Ellen April will be at the market this week with their large selection of soap and body products including their newest soap, Buttermilk Almond. Don’t forget to look for our sale item for the third week of the market’s anniversary celebration."



North Star Orchard

"We'll have peaches, plums, plus veggies such as beets and Swiss chard. And maybe the first apples of the year!

This week, to celebrate the market's 20th anniversary and to placate you who are waiting for Asian pears, enjoy 20% off Asian pear butter (while supplies last)!"

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Jul 9, 2014

Market Preview: July 12, 2014


We are in the heat of Summer (literally)! The Market is abuzz with many great things, including new harvests, return of Summer vendors and our 20th Anniversary Celebration!


What is happening for YOU this July? Are you going on vacation? Are you hosting a cookout? Are you relaxing by the pool? Stock up on all your grilling needs with us: vegetables, marinades, meat, cheese, tea, fruit, wine, gelato and more!




In case you missed it (ICYMI), here are a few pictures from last week:




















20th Anniversary Celebration 

The celebration continues this week as we pick another giveaway winner!  Each week, we are giving away $20 in Market Dollars and a Market t-shirt to one lucky Market Goer! Many vendors are also offering discounts and specials in honor of the special occasion!



Fishing Derby!

Bring your best fishing skills to this year's Fishing Derby! Kids (of all ages!) will enjoy this annual tradition!




#WCGM

Be sure to share your Market tweets and photos on Twitter and Instagram, tagging us @WCGrowersMarket and using hashtag #WCGM. We love seeing your Market Pics!

Stay updated on Market News by checking out the Market Calendar here on the blog, as well as our Facebook Page.




"We will have our Feta cheese this Saturday—back by popular demand— Perfect for watermelon salad with fresh mint or basil—yum!"


Lindenhof Farm

"This Saturday we will have plenty of fresh boneless/skinless chicken breasts, chicken wings, thighs and drumsticks for all your outdoor grilling dinners. Alos plenty of pork sausages, chops, , beef steaks, hot dogs and many other wonderful items to try. Got eggs? Thanks for supporting local farmers!"


Jenny and Frank's Artisan

"This week's blueberries for our incredible seasonal Blueberry Basil gelato came from The Longview Market, and the basil is from The Old Homestead Farm. We also bring back our Stracciatella (gelato's answer to Chocolate Chip, a cream base drizzled with Belgian bittersweet chocolate), and round out the lineup with Black Cherry Sorbetto, Chocolate Supreme, Rustic Lemon, and the ever-popular Sea Salt Caramel!

For the anniversary celebration we're selling out our remaining stock of Strawberry Sage gelato only at the WCGM as a buy-one-get-one offer!"


Applied Climatology

"Our annual summer clearance sale will take place on Saturday, 7/12/14!

All of the plants that we are planning to bring to the Market on Saturday will be marked down 20% - 66% below retail! It's a great time to stock up on perennials, shrubs & trees at bargain prices.

We'll be posting pictures of sale items on our Facebook page daily: https://www.facebook.com/AppliedClimatologyLLC"




"Pureblend will be there with Ready-to-Brew Iced Teas. These quick and simple pre-packed Pureblend Iced Teas are fresh, delicious and refreshing!
Try them all! Ginger Sage, Honey Green, Raspberry Sangria, White Peach Sangria, Classic Black, Apricot Honeybush, Blood Orange, Ginger Peach, Passionfruit Green, & Mint Mojito. Each package will brew 1GL.  5.50 ea or 3 for $15.00

Remember that all of our Market Pack Loose Teas can also be steeped and served over ice too."







An Update from North Star Orchard

"At North Star Orchard, they've just started picking the first wee few peaches and plums in the orchard (finally!). They won't have enough to come to market this weekend, but will be there next weekend, the 19th. They're looking forward to seeing everyone again!"


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