October Harvest of the Month ~ Winter Squash!

October 5th, 2016

October Winter SquashHarvest of the Month Recipes

Butternut Squash & Tomato Posole

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October’s Harvest of the Month ~ Winter Squash!

September 30th, 2016

 

Enjoy scrumptious winter squash in its many glorious types. Shown here, from left to right, are buttercup, delicata, ‘Red Kuri’ buttercup, butternut and dumpling squash.

Enjoy scrumptious winter squash in its many glorious types. Shown here, from left to right, are buttercup, delicata, ‘Red Kuri’ buttercup, butternut and dumpling squash.

Harvest of the Month Recipes

North African-style Stew

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cans cooked chickpeas (or 3/4 cup dried and then cooked)
  • 2 1/2 pounds kabocha or butternut squash, peeled, seeded, & cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 large carrots, peeled & cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped roasted unsalted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves, chopped

DIRECTIONS

Combine the cooked chickpeas, squash, carrots, onion, lentils, broth, tomato paste, ginger, cumin, salt, saffron and pepper in a large pot. Put on the lid and cook on low until the lentils have begun to break down, 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Stir in lime juice. Serve sprinkled with peanuts and cilantro.

Market News!

August 23rd, 2016

DSCF7668The summer harvest is in!

Our growers have an abundance of fresh organic produce grown on-island.

Tomatoes, zucchini, beans, corn, peppers, potatoes, eggplant, fresh garlic, onions, herbs, cut flowers, lettuce, microgreens, and more!

Here’s a sampling of what could be found at the Market last week….

 

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Wouldn’t those go great together in an omelet, or grated with onions into a salsa!

 

 

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There’s so many varieties of tomatoes!

 

 

 

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DSCF7659Can’t wait to see what’s fresh next Saturday!

 

Veggies! What’s In At The Market!

August 16th, 2016
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Selection of different yellow zucchini from Boatyard Farm at last week’s Market.

Harvest of the Month!
Zucchini!

Long, short, round, knobby, zucchini squashes come in so many different shapes. And colors! Green, white, yellow, striped! The harvest is in!

Harvest of the Month RECIPE

Baked Zucchini Fries

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Treats From The Market!

July 26th, 2016

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Bright edible nasturtium flowers at Ambrosia’s tent taste floral and peppery, and are good for you!

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Market News!

October 8th, 2015

 

Don’t miss our last Market of the 2015 season!

 

Squashes in bowlThis Columbus Day weekend, Nantucket will celebrate the annual Cranberry Festival and the last Sustainable Nantucket Farmers & Artisans Market of the season! Pick up a final haul of this season’s produce from Nantucket Honeybee Company, Lazy Man Gardens, and ACK Sweet Water Farm. Island growers still have a variety of organically grown vegetables, including greens, beans, root vegetables and winter squash. Many of our value-added vendors will be bringing baked goods, spices, snacks, jams and more. Read the rest of this entry »

Market News!

October 1st, 2015
Customers comparing Sarah Wright needlework canvases

Which canvas should I get for my needlework? Find these and more at the tent of Nantucket Needlework Design.

There are only TWO weeks left of the Sustainable Nantucket Farmers & Artisans

Market, so come stock up on your favorite goods and products while you still can! Weather permitting, we will be on Cambridge and North Union Streets from 9-1 this Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Market News!

September 24th, 2015
Whimsical handmade beeswax candles by Fare Isle.

Whimsical handmade beeswax candles by Fare Isle.

There are only three more Markets left this season, so make sure to stop by and shop your favorite growers, artists and bakers! The Sustainable Nantucket Farmers & Artisans Market will be in our usual spot on North Union and Cambridge Streets from 9-1. See you there!

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Market News!

September 17th, 2015

boxes of tomatoes and beans in the sunThis weekend, Nantucketers celebrate fall and our local community with the annual Island Fair! This two-day event in Tom Nevers has music, food, and fun for the whole family. Come stop by the Market on Saturday before Read the rest of this entry »

Market News!

September 10th, 2015

Wedding season is upon us! Cooler evenings, sunny days, and lighter crowds make September the ideal month for Nantucket nuptials. If you are looking for a gift, accessory, or just a fun activity for the whole family, Sustainable Nantucket Farmers & Artisans Market is just the place! We will be downtown every Saturday from 9-1 on Cambridge Street and North Union Street until Columbus Day.

 

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