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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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Hello April, goodbye March madness!

What a week! First we get as much rain in day as we do in a month, but then the reward, amazing temperatures, blue skies and the feeling of spring in the air — finally!

This week the Market is outside again and we can’t wait! The Market is introducing a  new vendor this week, Pampered Cow Creamery. Pampered Cow offers amazing cheeses from grass fed cows. We also have three unique events this Saturday. First, its our very first household battery recycle Saturday. Bring your HOUSEHOLD batteries to Gossetts Nursery and dump them in the battery recycle box provided. Household batteries include both alkaline and nickel-cadmium batteries, so that includes non-rechargeables like AAA, AA, C, D, and 9 volt batteries, and rechargeable batteries.

Second Gossetts Farm Market is hosting representatives from Community Energy. Community Energy specializes in renewable energy. Local representatives Sam and Mark will be there to answer questions.

Third, we have another local artisan coming to the Market. Tammy Fischetti-Belle will bring her Fleur-Cut Flowers and floral arrangements. They will make a great holiday gift for that special someone or dress your home or dining room table with some of Tammy’s beautiful arrangements.

So without further delay, here is the vender list for this Saturday

And the Beads go on

Cascasde Mountain Wine

Clean Ridge Soap

Grazin’ Angus Acres

Dutch Deserts

Picklelicious

The Farmers Daughter

Gaia’s Breath Farm

Madera Farms

Go-Go Pops

Renee’s Jams and Jelly

Wave Hill Breads

Bongo & Capacci, fresh, handmade pasta and sauces

Mama Earth – Organic Deserts

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

The Orchid Guy. Dave will help you pick out and tell you how to care for the perfect Orchid

Guy Hodges, our resident beekeeper.  Beekeeping suplies, bee’s wax candles and more.

Seatuck Seafood will not be here this weekend. Long Island reveived over 7 inches of rain this week and the Department of Environmental Conservation suspended shellfish operations due to the extraordinary volume of storm water runoff caused by heavy rainfall. Rob will be back next Saturday.

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Local Guys Cook Local Foods! Cooking demo, Sat, December 19, South Salem

Local Guys Cook Local Foods! Cooking demo at Gossett’s Indoor Farmer’s Market, Saturday, December 19th from 10-12:30.

This week Gossetts Farm Market welcomes real guys cooking John Imbiano and Richard Quigley, landscape architects at IQ Landscape Design. They’ll be cooking John’s secret pork chop recipe and Richard’s famous venison!

The Local Foods-Local Chefs series and the Local Guys Cook Local Foods series was created in order to inspire home cooking, show people how to use foods they may be unfamiliar with, foster a sense of connection with farmers and producers, and raise awareness of the complexity of flavors and nutrient density of sustainably raised produce and meats.

Gossett’s Farm Market is located at 1202 Rte 35, South Salem, NY 10590. Want to sign up to cook? Call Heather at 914.763.0474 to find out how. To visit John and Rich’s site click on the logo above.

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Local Guys Cook Local Foods! Cooking demo, Sat, December 12, South Salem

Local Guys Cook Local Foods! Cooking demo at Gossett’s Indoor Farmer’s Market, Saturday, December 12th from 10-12:30.

This week’s real guy cooking is Max Barry, a personal fitness trainer from Danbury. He’s going to cook us  grilled sweet potatoes, grass fed beef and sauteed kale.

Max says “I like to keep it simple, clean and local. Just a little salt, pepper and olive oil, and good quality basics and it’s gonna be good. I’ve actually been developing a Spice Rub blend, that I came up with because I was eating too much salt. So in the process of finding one I liked, I got creative. I’ve ended up with a blend that just isn’t available in a store, so you can try it out this weekend.”

You can check out Max’s fitness site at http://www.nu-fit.net or follow him on Twitter @Nu_Fit

An essential part of the demo series is YOU! We want your questions on food, health, and cooking. Our goal is that you walk away inspired to cook with real foods and feel a connection to the producers. And of course we want you to stick around for samples of the foods created by our cooks!
Want to sign up to cook? Call Heather at 914.763.0474 to find out how.

The Local Foods-Local Chefs series and the Local Guys Cook Local Foods series was created by Heather Flournoy of KatonahGreen in order to inspire home cooking, show people how to use foods they may be unfamiliar with, foster a sense of connection with farmers and producers, and raise awareness of the complexity of flavors and nutrient density of sustainably raised produce and meats.

Gossett’s Farm Market is located at 1202 Rte 35, South Salem, NY 10590

The market features organically grown veggies, grassfed meats, free-range chicken eggs, Wave Hill Breads, seafood, handcrafts and artisanalprepared foods.

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Rachel Campbell’s Gossets Farm Market Recipe

Grilled Polenta Crostini with Fennel-Tomato Compote

For the polenta:

1 box instant polenta (I used Colavita)

¼ cup olive oil

For the fennel-tomato compote:

2 Tablespoons olive oil, + extra for brushing on the polenta

2 large bulbs or 4 small bulbs fennel, stalks removed and sliced thinly

1 pint cherry tomatoes, sliced in half length-wise

Salt and pepper to taste

Polenta: Line a loaf pan with plastic wrap and set aside. Prepare the polenta according to the package directions. Immediately pour the polenta into the loaf pan and smooth the top. Set aside and let cool.

Compote: Meanwhile, heat a large skillet to medium and add the olive oil. Add the fennel and cook until soft. Add the tomatoes and cook until soft. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

Heat a clean grill. Remove the polenta from the pan and slice cross-wise into ½ inch pieces. Brush each slice on both sides with olive oil and grill. To serve, spoon each polenta slice with the com


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Local Foods-Local Chefs Series: Rachel Campbell at the Farmer’s Market

Food Stylist Rachel Campbell cooks up some Red and Yellow Pepper Pureed Soup while preparing Grilled Polenta and a Fennel-Tomato Compote to top it off!

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Many thanks to Gossetts Farm Market for hosting Katonah Green’s Local Food–Local Chefs Cooking Demonstration Series, and to this episodes’ food contributor: Madura Farms for the organically grown fennel, shallots, potato, peppers, carrots and tomatoes.

The Local Foods–Local Chefs Demo Series is coordinated by Heather Flournoy for KatonahGreen.com

Check out the market every Saturday year-round in South Salem, NY:  GossettsFarmMarket.com

follow Heather on Twitter: @katonahgreen

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