Canning quantities of cukes, apples now ready at Farmers Market
The weather news is calling for some colder temperatures this week, and the first taste of the fall vegetables is appearing at our local markets. The farmers here at the Glenwood Springs Farmers Market wanted to let everyone know that the Saturday market is open through the end of October.This week’s choices begin with Kuhns’ Peach Valley CSA showing organic apples, tomatoes and more cucumbers – enough for canning.Savory Hearth Bakery has the incredible Blondie Brownies, as well as peach fritters made from Palisade peaches.Fort Farms brings us J.H. Hale peaches as the new variety for this week, as well as several others to allow a fantastic choice.Farmer Dave offers a variety of cuts of frozen beef for stocking up your freezer.Mesa Forge & Farm has the award-winning Plum Daisy jams and Green River melons. Stop by for a delicious sample.DeVries Farm Stand is showcasing their line of canned items as well as Gala apples and tasty roasted chilis.Pappardelle’s Pasta has a wonderful selection of pastas to choose from, including frozen pestos and sauces.Kaleb’s Katch has a full selection of king and sockeye salmon as well as halibut in frozen portions to fill every need. The barbecue sandwiches that Don makes will melt in your mouth, whether you choose the brisket or pulled pork.All of these fine choices of local and regional foods are available at the Glenwood Springs Farmers Market, open from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Rite-Aid parking lot on Grand Avenue.
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