Saturday, April 23, 2022

Market report for 2022-04-23

[Editor's note: This Ann Arbor Farmer's Market report was submitted by Ed Vielmetti. Stay tuned for more market reports.]

The market report for 2022-04-23.

Bicycles in abundance on a beautiful Saturday morning. It will be hot (about 80F) this evening, and there's a chance of frost in low-lying areas later in the week. 

No asparagus at market yet, but the Argus Farm Stop folks say there may be asparagus in May, maybe. Drop off donations of food for Food Gatherers at their new grocery on Packard Street, three doors down from their cafe on Packard.

Kapnick Orchards has apple cider and is planting potatoes. 4245 Rogers Hwy, Britton MI 49229 off M-50 South of Tecumseh. "We Keep Good Things Growing"., 517-423-7419 or 877-450-6096 toll-free.

Wilson's Farm has dried hot peppers. 11559 Franklin Meadows, Tipton, MI 49287. 517-673-6406. Also at Royal Oak Farmer's Market. Fresh peppers start to appear mid-July.

John Harnois has chicken and ducks, but is now out of the egg business. Whitmore Lake MI (Webster Township).

Tantre Farm has a summer CSA. 18 weeks of fresh produce for $650. Full share only, feeds 2 generously, or 4 with small children. Pickups Wednesdays and Saturdays at various locations around town including 
Saturdays at Roos Roast on Rosewood Avenue., 734-475-4323.

Ann Arbor District Library patrons have a free subscription to Creativebug, which teaches online art and craft classes. Over 1000 video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing and more are available.

John Roos and his staff brew coffee at their store on East Liberty Street and then haul it to market on a three-wheel coffee cargo trike. They are now selling cold brew coffee in take-home growlers. Dilute! Dilute! OK! OK!

Get your greens on with bok choi and spicy mix and baby kale from Goetz in Riga, MI, also available at Argus Farm Stop.

Fresh preztels.

The black radish is a "beer radish". Scrub well, slice very thin, serve with your favorite beer. Spicy! Available at Argus Farm Stop.


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