This Week at the Ocean Pines Farmers Market

It’s fall, y’all!  Check out the seasonal offerings at the Ocean Pines Farmers Market this and every Saturday from 8 am-1 pm in White Horse Park. To view a list of current vendors, click here.

Fresh at Market

Returning and plentiful this month: apples, pears, quince, radishes, zucchini, butternut squash, acorn squash, spaghetti squash, kale, mustard greens, turnip greens, chard, spinach, salad greens, micro greens, sprouts, herbs, mushrooms, local vine-ripe tomatoes, green beans, cabbage, carrots, celery, celery root (celeriac), scallions, shallots, onions, garlic, beets, turnips, rutabaga, cucumbers, bell peppers, jalapeno peppers, poblano peppers, banana peppers, Haas avocados, cauliflower, broccoli, potatoes, sweet potatoes

Winding down or available in limited supply: sweet corn, cantaloupes, watermelons, yellow summer squash, lima beans, eggplant, fresh garlic

Coming soon:  Hayman sweet potatoes

Vendor News

Returning Vendors:  In my Hands, AlaskaWild Seafood, Best Friend Collars, Coconut Gypsy Apothecary

Vendors Gone for the Season: Holy Trinity Pantry

Visiting Vendor:  Fossils

Vendor Specials

Blue Crab SalsaLe Marche Gifts and Gourmet – New items from Pick of the Bay Maryland Crab Gourmet: Smokey Chipotle Salsa with Crab, Corn and Black Bean and Crab and Spinach Dip
Stag Run Farm – Just-picked Ruby Mac, Jona Gold and Gala Golden apples; farmhouse-made caramel apples.
Pure Blend Teas – New fall tea blends including Honey Baked Fig and Cranberry Apple Spice
Fossils – Looking for a unique display piece for the home or office?  Check out the fossils!  Free shark teeth for all kids that stop by. (Visiting vendor September 26)
D. J. David & Company – Fall sale on all Jake & Amos Amish Style Jar Goods. Hurry before they’re gone!
Cortis Crafts – Check out the new handmade Minion and Lego-shaped soaps for the kids.  It’s time to think holiday stocking stuffers!
Tumbleweed & Eddies – Pumpkin dog biscuits are back!
Great Shoals Winery – Sampling wines to pair with your autumn meals or enjoy by the fire pit on a cool fall evening.
Old World Breads – New autumn baked goods and breads featuring the warm spices and fruits of the season.
Pampered Chef with Janice – Come check out the new fall products!  Great gift-giving ideas for the upcoming holiday season.

Market News

shopping basketVeggie Valet Expands – We’ve added new hand-held shopping baskets to our FREE Veggie Valet Service.  These sturdy lightweight baskets with large comfortable handles are great to carry all your items as you shop the market. When a hand basket is not enough, our red Veggie Valet wagons are still ready to handle the load.  The Veggie Valet service is located at the main entrance of the market.

New Front Porch Stage Seating – You asked, and we’ve listened!  Now you can grab a seat at our brand new picnic tables located at the Front Porch Stage.  These oversized tables are a great place to rest from market shopping, enjoy a tasty treat and listen to the live music.

 

 

Special Events

October 3 Pumpkin Palooza – The market will be filled with fall décor – pumpkins, gourds, mums, Indian corn and more.

Kids Market Zone

This Saturday at the Kid’s 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.

Market Logo Merchandise

Our line of Ocean Pines Farmers Market logo merchandise is available every Saturday at the Market Information Booth and weekdays at the front desk of the Ocean Pines Association Administration Building.   We carefully select items that are perfect for you, the market shopper!  Proceeds from merchandise sales benefit the events and educational programs of the farmers market.

Farmers Market tote picturefarmers market apronsMarket Tote Bag – These bright green bags are convenient and fold up for easy storage when not being used.  You’ll be “green” and stylish while shopping at the market!

Colorful Aprons – Bright and colorful, these unisex aprons are great for the kitchen, crafting or working around the home.  The canvas material is stain-resistant and easy to clean.  Impress your kitchen guests with your Ocean Pines Farmers Market apron – they’ll be wanting one of their own!

Market Bumper Sticker – The old-fashioned bumper sticker makes a comeback at the Ocean Pines Farmers Market!  This weather-resistant sticker has a clear background, allowing only the market’s logo to show where it is placed.  Display your bumper sticker proudly and tell everyone you shop at Worcester County’s favorite farmers market!

Market Music

September 26

  • Uke of Earl Flagiello, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Front Porch Stage

Community Corner Tent

September 26

  • Town Cats

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