Friday, March 7, 2008

Winter Farmer's Market

Tomorrow, March 8 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Parish Hall in Highland Park! It is sponsored by SlowFood Pittsburgh and is related to the Farmers@Firehouse Market held in the strip district in the Summer and Fall.

St. Andrew’s: 5801 Hampton St, Highland Park, between N. Highland and N. Negley Avenues, one block south of Bryant Street, four blocks south of the Park, in Highland Park.

First, if you ordered from the laptop butchershop, this is where you can pick up your order. If you did not order in advance, show up early to see if you can pick up some extras.

First-come, first-served:
Heilman’s Hogwash Farm premium pastured pork
Pucker Brush Farm limited ground lamb, chops
Sonshine Farm humanely-raised veal
Wild Alaskan Salmon Co. wild-caught salmon

There will be some other vendors as well.
Pam Bryan’s hand-spun, hand-dyed yarns. Pam is also bringing radish micro-greens and peashoots, and Spring Creek Organic Tofu from Spencer, WV.

Najat’s Cuisine—small-batch Lebanese prepared foods.

J&B Apiary Polish Hill honey, soaps and lip balm.

Mushrooms for Life.

Terry Seltzer’s yarns/fibers, felt items, comfrey salve, goat milk soap, vinegar.

Colonial Classics 24-mth aged cheddar cheese.

Laptop Butchershop is sponsored by Slow Food Pittsburgh to connect buyers with local organic and/or carefully raised meat and poultry. Laptop is held at Farmers@Firehouse farm market during the outdoor market season.

For information on pre-ordering meat and poultry, contact Susan Barclay at stbarclay13@verizon.net.

Farmers@Firehouse Market opens Saturday, May 10 - Nov. 22, 2216 Penn Avenue in the Strip, 9 - 1. Everything for Saturday dinner: Pittsburgh's only mostly organic farm market. Unusual produce, carefully raised local meats, poultry. Wild-caught salmon. Artisan breads, prepared foods, honey, flowers.

St. Andrew’s: 5801 Hampton St, Highland Park, between N. Highland and N. Negley Avenues, one block south of Bryant Street, four blocks south of the Park, in Highland Park.

1 comment:

francielynne said...

Went there today, based on your recommendation, and with what I bought was able to make a splendid omelette with goose and duck eggs, bacon, cheddar cheese and mushrooms. Sooo nice. Thanks for your good work.