What’s Fresh at Hastings Park – April 16
Hastings Park Winter Market runs every Sunday, 10am-2pm until April 30
Ossome Acres: Certified Organic pea sprouts, sunflower sprouts, eggs, nettles, walnuts, beets, carrots, dandelion greens, palettes, cabbage tops
Paul’s Produce: onions, garlic, carrots, cabbage, potatoes, beets, leeks, frozen berries, cucumbers, bell peppers
VFM Direct*: eggplant, parsnips, potatoes, microgreens, dried wild mushrooms, white onions, apple juice, kale, hop shoots
Blue Comet Seafoods: flash frozen at sea black cod, halibut, salmon, tuna, canned sockeye salmon, canned smoked pink salmon, canned albacore tuna, canned smoked albacore tuna, cold smoked sockeye lox-sliced, cold smoked white spring chunks, hot smoked spring-peppered and natural, springs salmon maple nuggets, salmon candy
Greendale Meats: beef, pork, turkey
Rockweld Farm: chicken, eggs
Specialty Farm Products
Brian and Agnes Specialty Daffodils: beautiful varieties of locally grown daffodils
Farmer Koo: tulips, daffodils, cool weather starts including: kale, broccoli, brussel srouts, snow peas, sugar snap peas
Cedar Isle Farm: Certified Organic free range eggs, whole grain flour from wheat, rye, barley, and oats
Golden Ears Cheesecrafters: grassfed butter, velvet brie cheese, jersey blue cheese, gouda cheese, havarti cheese, cheese curds
The Promised Land Farm: Wild Harvest nettles, dried chantrelle mushrooms, dried pine mushrooms, dried lobster mushrooms, sorrel, spouts, sun chokes, dried kombu seaweed
View a complete list of weekly vendors here
Naturally Died Easter Eggs
Skip the egg dying kit and use your veggie scraps to dye eggs this Easter! Find cabbage, onions and beets from Paul’s Produce.
- 1 cup chopped purple cabbage — makes blue on white eggs, green on brown eggs
- 1 cup red onion skins — makes lavender or red eggs
- 1 cup yellow onion skins — makes orange on white eggs, rusty red on brown eggs
- 1 cup shredded beets — makes pink on white eggs, maroon on brown eggs
- 2 tablespoons ground turmeric — makes yellow eggs
- 1 bag Red Zinger tea — makes lavender eggs
→ Add 1 tablespoon white vinegar to every cup of strained dye liquid
→ For every dozen eggs, plan on using at least 4 cups of dye liquid
Find full instructions on how to dye eggs naturally HERE.
…or skip the dye completely and find green eggs from Cedar Isle Farm!
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