Weekly wrap-up: June 3, 2016

Falmouth Farmers Market

“Will fish be back? “ people were asking all winter. Captain Willy Hatch’s fish gained quite a following last summer. Many said they’d never tasted fish so fresh. So, good news, eager pescavores: locally-caught fish is available again this year from Captn. Hatch’s boat, the Machaca. The Machaca ties up at Charter Fishermen’s Row on Falmouth Harbor, a short walk from the market on […]

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No-Waste Fish Stock

Falmouth Farmers' Market Fish Stock

Last Thursday’s “Catch of the Day” from the Machaca was local scup, known as porgie further South or sea bream in high-end restaurants. Plenty of scup right now– you’ll see them again. Jack Wilson, who works with Capt. Willy Hatch, will fillet the fish as you wish, skin off/skin on, while you watch at the dock. To make the most of your fish, ask for […]

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Opening Day 2016 Round-up!

The sweet smell of lilac and lily of the valley drifted through the market last week. The lilacs were from Tina’s Terrific Plants; the bouquets of lily of the valley from Peachtree Circle Farm. It was hard not to bury your nose in them. This will be the market’s second year at its waterfront location, and many of you said on Thursday how much you […]

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Asparagus and Scallions

Falmouth Farmers Market Asparagus & Scallions

This week, with luck, we’ll have asparagus at the market. There tend to be two camps when it comes to prepping asparagus. Snappers and Peelers. Bend asparagus and it will break where it’s tender, say the Snappers. Peel the stems and you’ll gain an extra inch or more of delicious asparagus, say the Peelers. We’re going with the Peelers in this recipe. Either way – […]

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Count down to Opening Day 2016!

Falmouth Farmers Market

Opening Day has snuck up on me this year!  I’m thrilled that it is the time of year to shop and mingle with friends and neighbors at the market again. On Thursday, May 26 we are excited to open the season with many new and returning friends: Allen Farm Martha’s Vineyard Smokehouse Moonlight Rose Farm Nobska Farms Olio Di Melli […]

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Weekly Update – September 17

Falmouth Farmers Market Marine Park

It’s been a while since we’ve had a rainy market. Not since last year, in fact. When it finally rained last Thursday, it poured. Even so, brave souls arrived just before noon to await the opening bell. One advantage about our new location in wet weather: it’s easy to park right next to the market, do a rapid shop and […]

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Bacon, Lettuce and Summer Peach Sandwich

Bacon lettuce summer peach sandwich

This week’s sammie: BLP A peachy sandwich. With bacon. Think BLT, with a twist. For each sandwich: 2 slices toasted sandwich bread 2 slices thick-cut bacon I small to medium-size ripe peach, washed, sliced into rounds 1 tsp. honey pinch of salt dash of hot sauce (e.g Rooster’s Rocket Fuel) 1 Tbs. Hellmann’s mayonnaise, or homemade 2 large lettuce leaves […]

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Weekly Update – August 20, 2015

Falmouth Farmers Market Marine Park

What’s up this week? Nobska Farms is coming with hot saucy things, dry-rubs, and freshly harvested chili peppers. Peppers of all sorts, sweet and hot, are coming into their own, and so are beans….Last week we saw shelling beans with pink-splashed pods, and Marvel of Venice, a lime-yellow Italian heirloom pole bean grown by Freshfield Farm. At Peachtree Circle Farm […]

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