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Saline Farmers Market Still Going Strong

Tuesdays wrapping up, but Market will continue through winter indoors.

Only a few weeks remain to grab all the goodies available at the Tuesday Saline Farmers Market.

Although the Tuesday Market only has two weeks left, Market Manager Nancy Crisp said there’s still plenty of vegetables this season. Also, Saturday Markets run May through October downtown on S. Ann Arbor Street, ½ block south of Michigan Avenue from 8 a.m. to noon.

“There is still an abundance," she said.

Crisp added that now is a great time to can the season's harvest, and that this is the time of season for fresh broccoli and cauliflower. She said a huge variety of fresh produce is available from tomatoes and blueberries to eggplant.

“I just picked this stuff an hour before I opened the stand,” said Green Valley Farms Owner Don Dietrich.

Although the weather has taken its toll on crops this year, there is stil plenty of variety. 

Employees from Kapnick Farms travel to the Saline Market to sell apples, fresh cider, fudge and other products from the 80-acre home base in Britton.

Back Forty Acres has a booth offering all natural poultry, chicken, eggs, duck, turkey, rabbit, lamb pork beef and hens.

There are many other items including handcrafted art and unique food.

Pam’s Sweet Creations has invented a sweet yet spicy jalapeno pepper jam as well as other specialty jams, baked goods and lotion bars.

For those with a sweet tooth, check out Stone Hearth Breads Bakery out of Brooklyn. They offer enormous cinnamon buns with cream cheese frosting. Stone Hearth also carries specialty goods like a four cheese pepperoni pizza roll
as well as many other breads and baked goods.

Although the Tuesday Market only has two weeks left, patrons will still have a chance to get their fresh goods at Saturday and Winter Market.  A Winter Market is planned November through April from  9 a.m. to noon. The event will be held most Saturdays at , 7265 Saline Ann Arbor Road.

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