Rainbow Trout Returns!!

Rainbow trout, always a popular market offering in the past, is making a return this coming week. Those of you who have not been at market recently have missed out on the lovely carrots, green beans, newly dug potatoes, squash and zucchini. Weather rained on the peach crop availability — but what we had from Glasscock Orchards was really tasty.

Some of you are probably scratching your heads and wondering if you had not heard me correctly when I said that when tomatoes started coming in I would be open on a more regular basis, as in open every day with the exception of Wednesdays and Thursdays. Your hearing is fine. I have been absent from the market a bit more than I had planned. I have encountered what, for me, is a small blip in the screen, not pleasant, but now under control with antibiotics — Rocky Mountain Spotted Tick Fever — hopefully, in the near future to be just a distant bad memory. That said, this week, hours are:

Monday: 4:30 – 6:30 pm

Tuesday: Noon – 6:30 pm

Wednesday: 4:30 – 6:30 pm

Thursday: 9 – 1 pm

Friday: Noon – 6:30 pm

Saturday: 10 – 5 pm

Sunday: Noon – 6:30 p.m.

I have been asked on numerous occasions lately where everything comes from. It is ALL locally grown, including the rainbow trout, grown in the winter, harvested in the spring and early summer. That said, this week’s offerings:

Rainbow trout, flash frozen

Chicken, first come, first serve

In addition, Otis Acres will again this year be providing beautiful, organic jewel-colored tomatoes and a host of wildly colorful peppers, the first of many offered this past weekend. Cucumbers, both pickling and regular, are available NOW. Wishing for tomatoes — big and beautiful? They have been flying out of the market. For you early canners, there will be some available,not firsts, but not ready for the compost pile either. There have been beautiful wax beans and those popular Roma beans as well.

The Amish are still busy filling in the empty places and making awesome pasta and bread.

Hope to see you soon.