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It may be chilly today, but the Market is warming up!

The Market is outside this Saturday, despite the wee-nip in the air. This week the Gossetts Farm Market welcomes a new vendor from across the river. Mama Earth, from Nyack is setting up this week brining you organic, wheat or egg free deserts. Mama Earth offers cupcakes, mini tortes, cinnamon walnut coffeecake, chocolate orange bundt cake, chocolate pudding tarts, lemon tarts, blueberry cornmeal tarts , carrot cake, coconut cake – all organic and no trans fats or fructose syrups.

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Heather’s Healing Ginger Drink

Fresh ginger and raw local honey are key to this recipe

Winter is the perfect time to make this amazing ginger remedy–amazing because it can help boost your immunity, soothe sore throats, clear congesting, inspire sweating which in some health philosophies is said to speed up recovery from colds and congestion, and more than that, tastes fantastic!


Into a good blender, drop

  • 2 inches fresh ginger, scrubbed and cut into smaller pieces
  • juice from 1/2 fresh lemon
  • 1-2 tablespoons raw local honey
  • 1.5 cups hot water
  • optional: dash cayenne

Blend on high for 1-2 minutes. Strain through tea strainer into mug. I recommend drinking 1/2 cup 2-3x day to help your body fight off a cold. Feel better quickly!

Madura Farms now has fresh organic ginger root available and the market also carries raw local honey from Guy’s Apiaries. They are both at the market every Saturday!

__________contributed by Heather Flournoy, editor of KatonahGreen.com

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ShelterBox USA fundraiser for Haiti at the Market

Saturday, January 23rd, ShelterBox USA representatives will be on hand for a fundraiser for Haiti at the market from 10-12. Their representatives will  show the emergency supply boxes and supplies they send to disaster areas, explain how they work, and talk about the people working on the ground in Haiti as well as other areas of the world. Shelter Box USA sends emergency relief supply boxes equipped with tents, cooking stoves, sleeping mats and blankets, water purification kits and tools to crisis areas around the world.

ShelterBox will be set up next to a food sampling table that will feature foods made from fresh ingredients from the farmer’s market vendors. Food provided by the vendors,  Gossett’s Nursery, and coordinated by KatonahGreen.com‘s Heather Flournoy. Donations toward food costs will go directly to Shelter Box.

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Local Foods-Local Chefs demonstrations January

Gossett’s Indoor Winter Farmer’s Market, Every Saturday, 9-1, 1202 Rte 35, South Salem, NY. • fresh produce • grass-fed meats • artisan bread • organic coffee •  baked goods • pickles • wine • seafood • handcrafts • local honey and jams • weekly foodie and educational events sponsored by Slow Food Westchester


Local Foods-Local Chefs Demonstrations

JANUARY 2: Heather Flournoy teaches you how to make immune boosting winter drinks, and special guest Annmarie Gianni from The Renegade Health Show will be there to catch up with local fans, show us her new organic skin care line and do facials!

Elyce Jacobsen

JANUARY 9: Elyce Jacobsen, a healthy and gourmet foods caterer from Bedford will share some of her culinary secrets to inspire your own cooking! Elyce has recently been featured on several local blogs who raved about her cooking: StacyKnows.com, The Green Living Guy

January 16: Local Food-Local Chef demo this week will be our beloved Chef Gerry from the former Organic Connection in Brewster. Chef Gerry focuses his private chefing and catering on local, organic and health supportive cuisine prepared with vibrancy and elegance.

January 23: Real Teens-Real Food welcomes newbie demonstrator Max Vuolo!

January 30: LOHUD’s Small Bites food blogger, Liz Johnson!

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Saturday, Jan 2nd at the Market: Welcome in 2010 with Healthy Foods, Healthy Drinks, Healthy Skin Care

January is the time we all start thinking about our health and losing weight and looking younger and staying healthy. Make your first commitment of the year be to building a healthy foundation by eating the healthiest foods for you and for the planet. Buy local, organically produced foods! And this weekend as part of the Local Foods, Local Chef’s Series Heather Flournoy of www.KatonahGreen.com will be sharing some recipes for immune boosting winter drinks, and we’ll have a special guest…. Annmarie Gianni of the Renegade Health Show (and Kevin too!) sharing some samples of her new organic skin care line.

We are so lucky to have Madura Farms supply produce year-round at our market! They grow vegetables, exotic mushrooms including the immune boosting maitakes, and herbs in rich soil in the black dirt region of NY, in hoop houses and greenhouses, so we can have fresh produce in January (brrr…) And New England Farms gives supplies us with grass-fed meats, eggs and maple syrup all winter, and Guy Hodges supplies us with raw local honey.

There will be lots of other vendors there, including Renee’s Jams, (these are really special and unusual jams like jalapeno apricot, quince and persimmon…yum!), Go-Go’s organic coffee and soups, and Wave-Hill artisan breads. If the weather cooperates for fishing days, we’ll have fresh-caught fish and seafood from Seatuck.

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Green Guru Guys at the Market to Answer Your Questions about Electric Car and Electic Motorcycle Conversions

Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle by Carl Vogel

Wow- this weekend we have Seth Leitman and Carl Vogel joining us to answer all your questions about electric car conversions and building your own electric motorcycle. Carl can also answer questions regarding Biodiesel and Straight Veg Oil conversions.

If the weather holds out, we’ll have Carl’s famous electric motorcycle with biodiesel/svo backup generator in the sidecar.

SATURDAY, GOSSETT’S FARM MARKET, 10 am to 1 pm. They’ll be there to answer all your questions and sign books!

These two guys are authors in the “Green Guru Guides” by McGraw Hill press.

Part of Seth's Green Guru Guides

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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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