Just when I told you there wasn’t much new to talk about at the peak of the summer season, our BRFM vendors came up with tomatillos, black walnuts, and poblano peppers!  

  • Tomatillos appeared at Annabelle’s Garden and at Earthly Delights.
  • Black walnuts were at Annabelle’s Garden along with all the summer berries, chanterelle and oyster mushrooms, nectarines, blackberries, watermelon, cantaloupe, and sweet potatoes.
  • Watermelons and cantaloupes were also at Weathered Plow, Azalia Farm Market, and Compean & Sons; while Earthly Delights and Fields Farm Fresh had cantaloupes.
  • Poblano peppers were available at Earthly Delights along with green peppers, green & Romano beans, Rosa Bianca eggplant, red & black raspberries, and blueberries.
  • Full Hand Farm also had poblano peppers, filet beans, fennel, Swiss chard, kohlrabi, rainbow carrots, arugula, and herbs.
  • Jalapenos were available at Azalia Farm Market, Wild’s Apple Farm, Weathered Plow, Annabelle’s Garden, and Fields Farm Fresh.
  • Bloomer’s Greenhouse, Full Hand Farm, and Compean & Sons all had various hot peppers.
  • Compean & Sons had fairy tale and small light purple eggplant, while Fields Farm Fresh had the first of their long narrow Asian eggplant, and Weathered Plow had fairy tales too and dark purple globe eggplant (aubergines), which Azalia Farm Market also had.
  • Green beans were available at Fields Farm Fresh, Weathered Plow, Compean & Sons, and Annabelle’s Garden.
  • Weathered Plow also had yellow wax beans, ground cherries, patty pan squash, okra, and sweet peppers.
  • Patty pan and eightball squash were also at Earthly Delights, Weathered Plow, and Fields Farm Fresh.
  • Wild’s Apple Farm added Earligold apples to their offerings.
  • Tomatoes (heirloom, cherry, and slicers), zucchini & summer squash, cucumbers, corn, peaches, onions, garlic, lettuce, and kale were almost everywhere!
  • Wildflower Ridge Honey brought the first honeycomb of the season.
  • Farm to Product had new Cucumber Salad, Tomato & Basil, and Dragon Bowls.
  • Tulip Tree Creamery‘s Trillium won a third place at the American Cheese Society Convention.