Come on out to the Brooktondale Farmers Market on Saturdays (not Thursdays!) from 10 am to 1 pm, from June until the end of September.
The playground, picnic tables, and our new gagapit and walking trail are available for visitor enjoyment. The Give & Take Closet is open and we have live musicians as well as free popcorn, and coffee from Copper Horse Coffee. Brooktondale Community Center volunteers are preparing and selling burgers, hotdogs, veggie burgers, cookies and pastries, and cold drinks are also available.
The wearing of masks is optional — if you have not been vaccinated (or if you live in a household where others are not vaccinated) please use appropriate caution.
Our vendors include:
- R&C’s Produce: cage-free eggs, beautiful hanging baskets, great deals on veggies and fruit
- The Milky Whey Farm (with Michelle Harty): rainbow egg dozens, fruits and vegetables, edible flowers, culinary herbs, jams and jellies, fiber products, soaps and salves. All locally grown, raised and created in Caroline. 607-793-7512
- SoapMamaLamb (with Andrea Lamb) out of Dryden NY: Handcrafted artisan soaps, bath bombs, foot bombs, shower steamers, washcloth soap savers (plain for adults, and fun monster ones for kids), body butter and lip balm. She also carries black walnut soap dishes made by Patrick Hunter in Lansing, loofah sponges from Mayor Potencial out of Marathon, and mask ear-saver straps 3D printed by her son. Website: SoapMamaLamb
- The Snow Farm Creamery (from Jean and Aaron Snow): Locally made cheese. website is snowfarmcreamery.com FB is Snow Farm Creamery. Aaron’s email is firstname.lastname@example.org and his phone is 607-351-4024
- Whispering Willows Farms (with Wil Lawrence): Eggs, garlic scapes, leeks… and lots of information about services and programs
- Crooked Creek Sheep and Wool (with Amy Glaser): frozen USDA cuts of lamb, sausages, wool roving, batting, combed top, felted items, yarn, etc.
- White Pine Farm (with Ron LeCain): yarn and raw wool, potted herb starts, bags of fresh greens
- Dot and Brandon: forest farm products for gardeners and craftspeople, including homemade salves and carved wooden items
- Wormstead Acres (Phil and Nina Van Wormer): Soaps and oils, greens, chicken… taking orders for turkeys and pork.
- Grow Wild Natives (Deanna English): Native flowering plants, shrubs and trees.
- White Church Cabin Country Store (Ted Sobel): Items of old-fashioned practical and historical value.
- So Sew Happy (Pat Sawyer): Aprons, table runners, banners, pot holders…
- Pam Mading: Artwork, mixed media
- Carol Quilter Bear (Carol Halseth): hot pads, table runners
These folks are the backbone of our beautiful market. Other farmers and crafters may be joining us as the season progresses. Interested? Please contact the Farmers Market coordinator, Emily Adams, at email@example.com.