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Spring May arrive this weekend…or May-be not.

Have you ever seen a unsettled month like this May? From bone chilling nights and gusty winds that would bring back bad memories to both Dorothy and Toto, to soaking rains that would make Ark building a worth while hobby, May has been a tough month on both us and the plant life here at the Nursery.
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But as cantankerous as Mother Nature can be, I think she May smile on us this Saturday and let a little sun shine on the Market. Temperatures are going to be in the upper 60’s on Saturday and it will be a bit breezey. While the Merry Month of May May-be a bit fickle, the vendors at the Farmers Market are rock solid, they are here every week to bring you the best in local, organic farm-fresh food.  Along with our hearty farmers, this week at the Market we have another local artisan and a FREE garden class. Read on for the details.
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Moss agate, sterling and rosebud bracelet crop

Moss agate, sterling and rosebud bracelet crop

Local Artisan – Kathryn Rothfeld

Kathy Rothfeld started Kasaro Designs five years ago after learning the craft of fine jewelry design while working for a distinguished jeweler. Her designs have been featured in fine jewelry shops from Larchmont to Mt. Kisco.  She personally sources unique elements, and often applies proprietary processes, adding subtle hues and creating distinctive finishes.  Among the elements in Kasaro Designs jewelry are semi-precious stones, Swarovski Crystal Beads, cloisonne, freshwater pearls, and sterling silver, vermeil, and gold-filled components.
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This weeks Specials and Mentions from our Farmers Market Vendors.
Gaia’s Breath Farm will have fresh Heritage breed Large Black pork.
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Gardening 101 Class. Saturday, 1 to 3 pm
Veggie Gardening Basics!
Grow your own vegetables and herbs in containers or in your garden. Come to this FREE Gardening class presented by Gossett Brothers Nursery buyer and local garden expert, Melissa Candelia. Melissa will teach you the basics of selecting your veggies, planting them, fertilizing and finally harvesting your home grown vegetables. Ever wanted to have your own garden but was not sure what to do in order to make it a successful garden? Well, here is your free opportunity to get all of your questions answered! Few things are as rewarding as creating meals for your family with home grown vegetables and herbs.
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Here is the list of vendors coming to the market this Saturday.
01) Seatuck Seafood.
02) Cascasde Mountain Wine
03) Grazin’ Angus Acres.
04) Dutch Desserts.
05) Picklelicious.
06) The Farmers Daughter.
07) Gaia’s Breath Farm.
08) Madera Farms.
09) Renee’s Jams & Jellies
10) Go-Go Pops.
11) Wave Hill Breads.
12) Bongo & Capacci Pasta.
13) Pampered Cow Creamery.
14) Krazy for Kazus
15) Bee Guy Apiaries.
16) Gossett Nursery.
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So there you have it, another Farmers Market Saturday ready to go and waiting for you. Whether you are walking to the Market or back to your car, take a few seconds to enjoy the amazing beauty that nature offers. Even if you’re not in the mood to buy anything, take a walk around the Nursery to experience just how peaceful being surrounded by plants can be. May your weekend be full of good times and warm smiles and May-be (hopefully!) we will see you at the Farmers Market at Gossett Brothers Nursery.

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Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever….

This Saturday is “THE Saturday” at Gossett Brothers Nursery. Besides the Farmers Market, Gossett Brothers is privileged to once again host the annual Mothers Day weekend fundraiser for the Lewisboro Garden Club. If their was ever a time to come in and get your garden questions answered, this would be it. On Saturday all the members of the Lewisboro Garden club will be working with the Gossett staff to help you choose the best annual, perennial, shrub or tree. Its a once a year event that is not to be missed.
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Traditionally, this is one of the busiest weekends of the summer season and all week long we has been receiving deliveries. The Nursery is stocked to the gills with a great selection of plants. So whatever you are looking for, come on in this Saturday and browse every nook and cranny of the Nursery with the members of the Lewisboro Garden Club to find some of the best of natures offerings.
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The Lewisboro Garden club is also sponsoring a bake sale on Saturday. Homemade pies, cakes, cookies and other tempting treats will be on sale. One of the great services that the Lewisboro Garden Club provides to the community is the “Golden Roads” program.  This program, which has been a great success for the past 4 years, encourages homeowners and businesses to line their properties with daffodils. The Garden Club coordinates mass plantings of daffodils along public roadways and this year they will plant thousands of daffodils in front of the stone wall along Elmwood Road at Onatru Farm, Lewisboro Hamlet. You can help support the Golden Roads program, and help beatify our town roads. Just ask any of the Lewisboro Garden Club folks

Golden Roads program at work

about the Golden Roads program while you’re shopping on Saturday.

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Remember, candy is dandy, but Plants have zero calories! So come and find the perfect plant for Mom and bring her home some of the best organic and freshest food in Lewisboro.
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But wait there is more!! This weekend is also the annual bee pickup weekend! Guy Hodges, our resident bee-keeper will be getting his annual delivery of bees. Several thousand bees will be visiting Gossett Brothers Nursery this Saturday. Guy will be keeping all his buzzing friends way in the back of the Gossett property, so no need to get nervous if you’re bee shy. If you are coming to pick up your bees on Saturday, follow the signs to the back of the Gossett property and you will find Guy and your bees waiting for you.
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This weeks Specials and Mentions from our Farmers Market Vendors.
Picklelicious: Quart of full sour pickles for $5.00  reg. price $7.00
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Bongo & Capacci Pasta: Crab Cakes, best in the tri-state. 3 for $24, 6 for $42.
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Wave Hill Breads’: Wave Hill Breads’ has shapes that are not found in many stores: the large and small epi.  Try their JUST CRUST Antioxidant Chips and Croutons de Campagne in various flavors including WITH A KICK, Lemony-Thyme, and NAKED.
They will also be offering Ariston 12-year aged Balsamic Vinegar, Extra Virgin Olive Oil (with very low acidity) and the Balsamic/EVOO combo, perfect for salads.
And Margaret will answer the question, “Why does a bakery in Connecticut have the same name as a botanical garden in Riverdale, The Bronx?”
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Renee’s Jellies and Jams: This week, Renee introduces another new flavor – Orange Marmalade! Wow!, get me some toast!!
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Here is a list of Vendors coming to the Gossett’s Farm Market this Saturday.
01) Seatuck Seafood.
02) Cascasde Mountain Wine
03) And the Beads go on….
04) Grazin’ Angus Acres.
05) Picklelicious.
06) The Farmers Daughter.
08) Gaia’s Breath Farm.
09) Madera Farms.
10) Renee’s Jams & Jellies
11) Go-Go Pops.
12) Wave Hill Breads.
13) Bongo & Capacci Pasta.
14) Pampered Cow Creamery.
15) Krazy for Kazus
16) Mama Earth
17) Bee Guy Apiaries.
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So needless to say, with the Farmers Market, the Lewisboro Garden Club fundraiser and the annual bee pickup all happening on the same day, the Nursery is going to be packed.  The staff at Gossett’s has put in an extra effort all this week getting the Nursery ready for this weekend (we don’t need a gym!), and the place looks simply amazing!! The annuals have arrived, the herbs and vegetables are out, and everywhere you turn you are greeted with color and variety that shows the graceful and endless beauty of nature.  We are so lucky to have an local fundraiser like the Lewisboro Garden Club come to the Nursery, and to have dedicated farmers who travel hours to bring you the best in farm-freash food. We hope you enjoy your time at the Gossett’s Farm Market here at Gossett’s Brothers Nursery as much as we enjoy bringing the best of nature to you. On this weekend we ask everyone to have a little patience and to follow the directions of the folks helping you to park so everyone can enjoy their time at the Nursery.
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One last thought. Thinking about renewable energy? Ever wonder how Solar panels work and if it’s worth getting your house “off the grid” and suppling your own electricity while selling the excess power back to your local electric provider? Well on Saturday, May 22nd, Gossett Brothers Nursery will have someone at the Farmers market to talk to you about that. Check out the Gossett Web page or Gossett Facebook page during the week for more information.
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Happy Mothers Day!!!!

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No mayday needed for this first day of May

Bust out the summer shirts and shorts!! No need to worry this Saturday, because it’s gonna be sunny with temps in the lower 80’s. The plants at the Nursery are loving it! Everything is blooming, flowering and welcoming the warm May days with great color and scents. Just like Gossett Nursery, Gossett’s Farm Market is full of color and great aromas, from the “wake-you-up-and-get-you-gogo-going” locally brewed aroma of Go-Go Pops coffee to the vibrant colors of farm fresh vegetables from Madera Farms, you’ll find a healthy selection of food, drink and local crafts waiting for you.

Local Artisan
This Saturday, besides a full house of vendors, we have a local artisan. Amy Handler will be here this Saturday and she is bringing the wisdom of Blockologie with her.  Blockoloegie, according to Amy, is defined as the study of life, love, art and nature on a block.
BlockologyAmy believes that design should look good and feel good in your hands. Her wooden blocks are handcrafted with beautiful images and words to inspire or make you smile on each of the six sides. These make a great paperweight, desktop conversation piece or decorative touch for your home or office. Looking For a meaningful gift for someone special in your life? Think outside the blocks!
Her mission is to create something beautiful that also helps to bring beauty to the world. Part of the proceeds of each of the blocks will go to charitable organizations such as CamFed and the Somaly Mam Foundation which help to improve the lives of young women.

Vegetables and Herbs. We got a boatload (well truckload, actually) of herbs and veggies in this week. For a complete list click HERE or click on the “Nursery Events” tab on the top of the page.


Vendor Specials
From Gaia’s Breath Farm. Try their fresh ramps and Krugerrand Farm’s 2 year aged Goat cheddar.  Did you know that you can call or email Gaia’s Breath Farm during the week and they will have your order ready for you at the Market? Contact them by phone: 315.823.4299 or email: mtoro@wildblue.net.

Renee’s Jam & Jelly has a new flavor jam for you. Try out her new pineapple jam this weekend!

The Farmer’s Daughter is bringing something different this Saturday, try her broccoli rabe lasagna rolls and roasted garlic porcini butter.

Here is the list of vendors coming to the market this Saturday. Sometimes something happens after we publish this list. But, technology to the rescue, we tweet out any changes to this list as soon as we get them. So for the absolute latest info about our vendors, specials and events, follow us on twitter or find us on Facebook.

01) Seatuck Seafood.
02) Cascasde Mountain Wine
03) And the Beads go on….
04) Grazin’ Angus Acres.
05) Dutch Desserts.
06) Picklelicious.
07) Clean Ridge Soap.
08) The Farmers Daughter.
09) Gaia’s Breath Farm.
10) Madera Farms.
11) Renee’s Jams & Jellies
12) Go-Go Pops.
13) Wave Hill Breads.
14) Bongo & Capacci Pasta.
15) Pampered Cow Creamery.
16) Krazy for Kazus
17) Bee Guy Apiaries.
18) Gossett Nursery

Thats about it, so come meet your neighbors and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Lewisboro’s favorite year round Farmers Market. We here at Gossetts Brothers Nursery and our Farmers thank you in advance for letting us be a part of your weekends. Remember to break out the shorts and don’t forget the suntan lotion!

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Its going to be a busy Saturday!!

This week at the Market we have lots of great events for you to check out while while you’re shopping for your local farm-fresh food. We have a free gardening class, a guest chef, a local Artisan, a special “swap” event and specials from both Gossett’s Nursery and our Gossett’s Farm Market vendors. Sounds interesting? Then read on!
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Free Gardening 101 Class – 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Shrubs: The Backbone of the Home Landscape. Melissa, our resident garden expert and plant buyer for Gossetts Nursery, will discuss how to best use shrubs in boulders and foundation plantings.
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Take a guided tour of the Nursery’s wonderful shrubs collection and jot down some ideas for new and interesting additions to your home landscape. Their will be plenty of time for some Q&A at the end of the class. No need to pre-register, just pop in and enjoy the time with Melissa.
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Chef Demo
Deborah Nelson is coming back to the Market as our guest chef. Debbie will take ingredients from the Market and cook up something special, healthy and fun. It’s the first chef demo of the spring and its going to be delicious! You can find out more about Debbie and all she has to offer by checking out her Facebook page or by visiting her on the web at www.foodandbalance.com or www.deborah-nelson.com
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Local Artisan
Jaja Requa, who graduated from Parsons in 1999 with an A.A.S in fashion design and then went on to design for Bugle Boy and Yves Saint-Luarent, is bringing her exciting fashions for both adults and kids to the Market.
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These unique, quality handmade clothes are grounded in the belief that one can break the rules and look good doing it, and she does!
While you’re at the Market, come meet Jaja and browse her exciting clothes and designs. You can find more about her products on her website, head on over to www.jajadesigns.com
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Special Event – Garden Tool Swap
Its another first for the Market! Here is a great idea and depending on how good this one goes, we would like to plan several more “swap” events. Here is how it works, gather up your gently used garden tools, the ones you don’t need and bring them to the Market to share, trade or barter for something you need.
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Sharpen your bargaining skills and come trade with your neighbors and make new friends. Gossett Brothers Nursery will donate a pack of organic seeds to everyone who trades at the event. You can find more information at The Katonah Green Calendar.
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Thanks to Stacyknows, EcoKaren Lee and Slow Food Westchester for help in getting the word out and to Teich Garden Systems who is giving out tools  to “swap” participants.
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Gossett Farm Market Specials
Gaia’s Breath Farm has the following items on special:
Ramps (aka wild leeks)
Over-Wintered, freshly dug (today) German Butterball potatoes
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and from Bongo Capacci Pasta
Lobster/shrimp ravioli regularly $18.00 a box, now $12.00 a box, while supplies last.
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Gossett Brothers Nursery has some Earth Day specials to share with you. For more information, click on the “Nursery Events” tab at the top of the page.
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Here is this week’s list of who is coming to Gossett’s Farm Market
Seatuck Seafood.
Cascasde Mountain Wine
Grazin’ Angus Acres.
Dutch Desserts.
Picklelicious.
The Farmers Daughter.
Gaia’s Breath Farm.
Madera Farms.
Go-Go Pops.
Wave Hill Breads.
Bongo & Capacci Pasta.
Mama Earth.
Pampered Cow Creamery.
The Orchid Guy.
Krazy for Kazus
Bee Guy Apiaries.
Gossett Nursery

That’s the happenings this week, the weather should be pretty good, partly cloudy and in the 60’s, but rain or shine, Gossett’s Farm Market is here each Saturday to give you the opportunity to get the best in farm-fresh foods, check out our local talent, learn a few facts about our environment and maybe even save a buck or two.
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Come and spend time with friends and neighbors, and thanks in advance for stopping in.

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Neither wind, nor rain, nor crazy April weather……..

I think our vendors must of worked for the post office in a past life, because no matter what kind of wild weather April brings, they always get here and get the job done. We started off the month with a bang, amazing sunny skies and warm days, but then reality set back in and last Saturday we were blown around and just barely warm. This Saturday looks like its goona be a wet, cool one, but not to worry, our ‘cold-hardened” farmers have some specials for you, to help entice you to come and play in the rain.

Picklelicious is putting there Half Sour Pickles on sale for $5.00 a quart, reg. price $7.00.

Cascade Mountain is happy to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day 2010 with a newly released batch of California Certified Organic Olive Oil….this oil of a Spanish origin and is grown, crushed and packed on one 1800 acre parcel in the Upper Sacramento Valley, it has a tremendous fruity nose,never bitter and very pleasing as a finish oil The special this week only is $11.00 for 375 mll and $19.00 for the 750s…so enjoy and decrease your dependancy on foreign oil!!!

Madera Farms is bringing some asparagus, fresh (green) garlic stalks, maybe some rhubarb, sorrel along with there usual fantastic greens. Finally Wave Hill Breads will have lots and lots of “Just Crusts” chips, always a crowd favorite.

We also have a Local Artisan this Saturday. Dorothy Jagodzinski,  who is the talent behind “Creative Crafts by Dorothy”,   is sharing that talent by bringing her handmade  Aprons, Table Runners, Tote Bags, Jewlery and more to the Market. You can see a photo of some of her items for sale under the “Nursery Events” tab.

Here is the latest list of participating vendors for this Saturday.

Cascasde Mountain Wine

Grazin’ Angus Acres

Dutch Deserts

Picklelicious

The Farmers Daughter

Gaia’s Breath Farm

Madera Farms

Wave Hill Breads

Bongo & Capacci Pasta

Mama Earth – Organic Deserts

Pampered Cow Creamery – NEW -Amazing Cheese from grass fed cows. Find more about them at http://www.pamperedcow.com

Guy Hodges, our resident beekeeper.  Beekeeping suplies, bee’s wax candles and more. (and Beekeeper for Martha Stewart!)

Seatuck Seafood.

Be sure tocheck out the Specials for the Farmers Market, and Gossett Nursery along with information about “Perennial-Pot-Luck”. Click on Nursery Events tab to find out more.

So we will see you at the Market, don’t forget to bring your galoshes and bumbershoot!

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We’re heading outside this weekend!!

After a bashing from Mother Nature with snow and rain, we’re finally getting a break! This weekend Gossett’s Farm Market is moving outside, to completely enjoy the sunny skies and 60 degree temperatures.

Pillows from Debbie Schmidt

The local Artisan this week is Debbie Schmidt. Debbie has an amazing selection of handmade decorative pillows.

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