Davidson Farmers Market – This Week

Hello DFM Shoppers,

This Saturday, 3/27, is the last winter market for the season! This means that Saturday, April 3, will be DFM’s kickoff to the full season. Starting on the 4/3 the market will be EVERY Saturday, 9am-noon, until November 20 (the weekend before Thanksgiving). During the full season we will welcome 36 vendors, new and returning sponsors, nonprofit vendors, and reintroduce community events and programs (later in the year).

Safety during the pandemic is still our number one priority! As Covid-19 cases decrease and more vaccines are received, we will slowly decrease our pandemic procedures when advised by state and local guidance. Please reference our newsletters and social media for up-to-date information regarding DFM guidelines.

Next week’s newsletter we will share the new market map, which will be our temporary map while construction continues through May. Once construction is complete, we will expand the market into the newly open space and have a beautiful new layout to accommodate vendors and shoppers.

We’re excited for the full season to start in a week and look forward to seeing everyone this Saturday!

Happy eating,

Justin

The Vendors | Saturday, March 27

Don’t miss these items available at market:

Coldwater Creek Farm has whole wheat flour, cornmeal, and grits plus beets, carrots, green onions, and leeks; Your Mom’s Donuts has a variety of donuts and fresh baked breads; Herr Fresh Flowers returns this week with their floral bouquets and bunches; and Earthly Dressings has a variety of salad dressings and marinades.

Vendors away this week: Fair Share Farm

If you choose pre-order and do not plan to shop in-person, you can skip the line and pick up your pre-order from the Market Tent (the red tent to the right of the Market entrance). Just give your name and who you pre-ordered from and our DFM volunteers will get your order for you.

PRODUCE

Barbee Farms – A variety of fresh produce

All types of lettuce will be available this weekend! Salanova lettuce blend from our greenhouse as well as our first heads of red and green leaf lettuce from our fields will be available. We will have a limited amount of cucumbers from the greenhouse for the early risers. Also attainable from our market site: spinach, carrots, green onions, green garlic (immature garlic with a milder flavor), flowering raab, Swiss chard, brussel sprouts, kale, beets and sweet potatoes. Don’t forget to pick up some farm fresh eggs!

For those who want to get out and dig in the dirt, we will have some cole crop starter plants​ (broccoli, kale, cabbage, and collard) as well as rosemary plants!

To Know: At our Davidson Market vending site, customers will be able to choose their own produce after proper hand sanitization. We will not be offering online ordering this weekend for Davidson market pick up but will have staff available to assist you with your shopping if requested. Online shopping for farm stand pick-up is available as a “no contact” shopping option. Visit our website (www.BarbeeFarms.net) for more info!

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for those last-minute additions to our market inventory!

Coldwater Creek Farm​​ ​*PO – Variety of produce, whole wheat flour, grits, and cornmeal

Available this week:​ Pork, whole wheat flour, cornmeal, grits, celery, beets, kale, carrots, collards, green onions, leeks, bok choy, white potatoes, and sweet potatoes.

How to order:​ email at ​​coldwatercreekfarms@gmail.com​ or preferred text to 828.406.0849
Deadline:​ Friday, March 26, 5:00 pm

Heritage Harvest Farm ​*PO – Wellness honey, mushrooms, heirloom produce, and flowers

How to order:​ Order via ​online store​ & don’t forget a la carte add-ons!

Deadline:​ Friday, March 26, 2:00 pm
Available this week:

Wellness: Honeys, CBD, Extracts

Wellness Honey (Reishi, Lion’s Mane & Cordyceps) + Wicked Whiskey, Creamed & Raw (6oz & pint)

100% HHF grown full spectrum CBD oil (625mg, 1250mg, 3000mg)

Mushroom Extracts: Reishi, Cordyceps & Chaga + Turkey Tail and Lion’s Mane (new!)

To Know: ​ ​Enter code ​STRONGERTOGETHER​ to bypass shipping. Free home delivery on orders $40+ within 5 miles of Davidson.

Hodges Family Farm – A variety of produce, chicken, and eggs

Available this week:​ ​Produce:​ Red lettuce, carrots, baby spinach, arugula, radishes, rosemary, oregano, thyme. ​Chicken:​ Eggs, whole, breast, wings, quarters, thighs, drumsticks, livers, backs. ​Pork:​ ​Sausage (mild & hot), chops, ribs, shanks, ham steak, shoulder steak, liver. ​Plants:​ Spider plants, daylily, Dutch iris, daisies, blue columbine.

PROTEIN

Big Oak *​ PO – A variety of beef and pork products

How to order:​ Email at ​mikesmith1859@yahoo.com​, include order, name, and phone number
Deadline:​ Friday, March 26, 1:00 pm
To Know: Please visit www.bigoakfarmnc.com for a full list of products

Gilcrest Natural Farm ​*PO – Pasture raised meats (no hormones, antibiotics, or gmo’s)

How to order:​ Please place pre-orders on our website, ​​http://www.gilcrestnc.com​. Deadline:​ Friday, March 26, 1:00 pm

Available this week: Check out our Little Moo Package​ on our website: https://app.barn2door.com/e/94N8Q/all/9jAKn

Chicken:​ Whole birds, backs and necks for stock. Our first spring batch of chicken will be ready in late April.

Beef. Steaks: ribeye, NY strip, sirloin, Philly. Roasts: chuck roast, brisket, eye of round. Good stuff: ground beef, stir fry strips, stew beef, liver, short ribs, chorizo, sweet Italian sausage, Andouille, soup bones.

Lamb (from vendor partner Sun Raised Foods). Limited inventory – they will restock soon. We have shoulder chops and leg steaks.

Free Range Eggs: (gmo-free feed) large and jumbo. The girls are finally laying!

To Know: Pre-order at http://www.gilcrestnc.com if you wish. Questions? 704-308-1431 Amy or amyjofoster@yahoo.com

Two Pigs Farm ​*PO – A variety of pork, beef, and chicken

How to order:​ Shop ​online​ and pre-order for pick-up
Deadline:​ Friday, March 26, Noon
Available this week:​ Please visit Two Pigs Farm website for a full list of products.

DAIRY & CHEESE

Blue Goat Dairy – Assorted goat cheese products

BAKED GOODS

Butter Crust Bakery​​ ​– Freshly baked morning pastries

Available this week:​ ​​ ​Fig and gruyere croissant, whole wheat croissant, purple potato danish, and fig danish.

Festin Bakery ​NEW VENDOR – Jewish and European pastries
Available this week: Chocolate babka, linzer tart cookies, chocolate tarts, onion rolls, and maple apple strudels.

Your Moms Donuts ​*PO – A variety of fresh baked breads, pastries, and delicious donuts!

How to order: ​online ​www.your-moms-donuts-nc.myshopify.com/

Deadline:​ Thursday, March 25, 10:00 pm
Available this week:​ Visit online store for current available products

PREPARED FOODS

Toro Loco Party Salsa – Fresh salsa and guacamole

Available this week:​ Guacamole, mild and medium salsa, and mango salsa.

FOOD TRUCKS

Bleu Barn Bistro – Delicious farm to truck food, breakfast and lunch

Available this week:​ In addition to delicious breakfast and lunch options, Bleu Barn Bistro will also have their Bleu Barn Pantry items which include: jellies, jams, preserves, pickles, spice blends, and hot sauces.

Hercules Kettle Corn – Freshly popped kettle corn

Available this week:​​ Big Herc bag of kettle corn ($10), Lil Herc bag of kettle corn ($6).

SPECIALITY VENDORS

Renn Bee Farm – Local honey by the pound and the quart [cash only]

Batistini Farms​​​ ​​*PO
Organic & Real Family Estate Olive Oil, Thick & Aged Balsamic, No Artificial or Additives, NON GMO & Gluten Free

How to order​​​: Pre-order ​​​online​ ​​or text Tom at 919-740-0998 ​Deadline:​​​ Friday, March 26, 5:00 pm
To Know:​​​ During checkout, under shipping, click Flat Rate and select LOCAL for $0 charge. Under notes add DFM

Cannizzaro Sauce – Authentic Italian sauces

Available this week:​​ ​(16oz & 32oz) Marinara sauce, Arrabbiata sauce, Mushroom Marinara sauce, Vodka sauce, Vegan marinara, Piccata sauce, and Variety 3 pack.

Earthly Dressings ​NEW VENDOR –  Mooresville

Dressings and marinades

Nonni’s Gourmet Kitchen​ ​NEW VENDOR – Foods with a southern flair to add spice and flavor to your life

Foods with a southern flair to add spice and flavor to your life

How to order:​ Order ​online​ or email ​nonnisgourmetclt@gmail.com Deadline:​ Friday, March 5

Available this week: ​9 ounce red pepper jelly, 6 and 9 ounce green pepper jelly, 9 ounce cranberry chutney, 16 ounce Chow Chow, 16 oz pickled green beans,16 oz pickled okra, 16 ounce pickled carrots, 16 ounce pickled asparagus, 16 ounce Salsa, 16 ounce Carolina Catsup, 4 ounce Peppermint Bark Candy, 4 ounce Jelly candies and 4 ounce Spicy Pistachio Almond, Cashew, Pecan, Peanut, and 4nut Nutty Brittles. We also will bring boxed Easter candies made from pure white and milk chocolates in egg and animal shapes.

Renn Bee Farm – Local honey by the pound and the quart

To Know:​ Cash only

FLOWERS

Herr Fresh Flowers *PO

Fresh cut flowers and arrangements

Available this week: $10, $20, $30 floral bouquets. Bunches also available

Raceway Berry Farm​ ​​​- A variety of wildflowers in mason jar arrangements or bouquets.

How to order:​​ To pre-order leave a message at 704-400-3356 or send an e-mail to orders@flowersandberries.com
Deadline:​ ​Friday, March 26, Noon

Available this week:​ pussy willows, mason jar arrangements, and anemone bundles.

HEALTH & BEAUTY

Essential Soap Company​ ​*PO – Handmade, all-natural skin care products

How to order:​ ​Email​ order
Deadline:​ Friday, March 26, Noon
Available this week: ​Soaps, hand and face creams, beard conditioners and beard oils, facial products, body oils, and more.

To Know​: For a complete list of available products for pre-orders and in-person shopping, please visit ​Essential Soap Company

Clark Goff – Allen Tate Davidson is Title Sponsor

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