Summer is in full swing at the Ocean Pines Farmers Market! Check out the new vendors and visit your old favorites this and every Saturday from 8 am-1 pm in White Horse Park. To learn more about the Ocean Pines Farmers Market, click here.
Fresh at Market
Peaches, nectarines, plums, cantaloupe and watermelons, radishes, yellow summer squash, zucchini, patty pan squash, salad greens, micro sprouts, herbs, mushrooms, local sweet corn, local vine-ripe tomatoes, green beans, cabbage, carrots, celery, scallions, shallots, onions, garlic, beets, cucumbers, pickles, bell peppers, jalapeno peppers, Haas avocados, cauliflower, broccoli, eggplant, potatoes, sweet potatoes
Dairy at Market – Now Great Expectations Farm is your Ocean Pines Farmers Market connection for local dairy products from Nice Farms Creamery, LLC. Make room in the market basket for Nice Farms creamline, skim and chocolate milks; fruit-flavored, vanilla and plain yogurts and fresh-churned, grass-fed butter. The Delmarva dairy has been in operation in Caroline County since 1989 and is one of the few remaining small, family-operated dairies left on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Stop by Great Expectations Farm this Saturday for all of your beef, pork, poultry, lamb and Nice Farms Creamery dairy products.
Like it Spicy? – Welcome Zabb Ann’s Thai Hot Sauce to market. This authentic Thai Hot Sauce is an original family recipe that you’re sure to enjoy. The hot sauce is made in small batches, with locally grown peppers when available. At Ann’s market stand you’ll also find other various small-batch sauces including a flavorful barbeque sauce.
Fungi Crop – The Good Farm is harvesting bouquets of pearl oyster mushrooms (pleurotus ostreatus) that are flourishing inside an old chicken coop converted into a mushroom shed. Farmer Ric has a surprisingly abundant crop of tasty mushrooms and will be bringing them to market over the next several weeks. Pleurotus is a genus of gilled mushrooms that includes one of the most widely eaten mushrooms and some of the most commonly cultivated edible mushrooms in the world. Oyster mushrooms are popular for cooking torn up instead of sliced – especially in stir fry or sauté – because they are consistently thin and will cook more evenly than uncut mushrooms of other types.
Smile, it’s Chocolate! – Welcome new vendor Cindy Herd, a chocolatier who will be joining the Ocean Pines Farmers Market. Love chocolate? Cindy will introduce you to fun decadent drinks, savory gourmet items, delicious recipes and scrumptious desserts all involving chocolate. Visit Cindy this Saturday to indulge in sweet tasty treats and learn how you can make mouth-watering chocolate dishes, appetizers, dips, white chocolate lemon peppercorn salad dressing, BBQ sauce, salsa, red velvet pancakes, molten lava, truffles, chocolate martini cocktails, cocoa sangria wine……you get the idea! Cindy’s mission is to help you discover the joys and versatility of chocolate in more ways, every day.
Artisan Breads and Pastries – Old World Breads has arrived at market! Weekly you’ll find this renowned Delmarva bakery at many of the region’s finest farmers markets, and now Old World Breads is also calling the Ocean Pines Farmers Market home. Keith Irwin, the owner of Old World Breads Bakery, has been immersed in the bread, pastry, and culinary profession for over 25 years. Old World Breads remains committed to old world traditional bread made without preservatives and enhancers. No matter how you slice it, you will want to have Old World Breads on your kitchen table.
Pamper Your Chef – Janice and Bill Curtis have brought The Pampered Chef to market. Now you can shop for all the things you need to make life delicious. Now celebrating 35 years, Pampered Chef offers everything for the kitchen including cookware, cook’s tools, cutlery, kitchenware and so much more. Find Janice and Bill at market every week.
New at D.J. David & Company – Jake and Amos Apple Butter BBQ Sauce is an all-natural, flavorful sauce made with a combination of sweet apples, tomato paste, vinegar, mustard, and other spices that will give your dishes a sweet, smoky taste. Use this sauce on your choice of fresh grilled meats or use it to make a delicious dish of baked beans.
August 15 Melon Madness – Cantaloupes, honeydews, watermelons will be at market.
Thank You! – The results are in from our Dog Day of Summer event on July 18. You successfully helped the Ocean Pines Farmers Market raise about $800 for the Worcester County Humane Society. Thank you for your outstanding support and generous donations! We would also like to thank our guest vendors and the Worcester County K-9 unit for participating.
The Marketplace Food Court
- Kiwanis Club Hot Dog Cafe – Coming soon
- Smack Ice Cream Truck – New vendor
Kids Market Zone
This Saturday at the Kids Market Zone the Crafting Crew will have a mystery box of items and will be making something fun with the kids.
Kids Market Zone activities are free! Activities begin at 9 am and are open to all children ages 3 to 14. The Holy Trinity Cathedral is host of the Ocean Pines Farmers Market’s Kids Market Zone.
Community Corner Tent
- Town Cats
- Kiwanis Club of Ocean Pines/Ocean City
- Uke of Earl Charlie Flagiello, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Front Porch Stage
- The Honeycombs, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Memorial Pavilion Stage