Market Butterfly Garden Work(fun) Session- with Steven Severson, Outside the Box Landscaping 9:30-12pm
Grab your garden gloves and help us grow our Market Monarch Butterfly Way Station.
We are working towards our certification as an official way station, a place that provides resources necessary for monarchs to produce successive generations and sustain their migration, as Monarchs are threatened by habitat loss in North America. Our final session for this season will be held August 27th.
Native Plant Raffle! 10:00 – 12:00 – For $1.00, win a native tree, shrub, or plant! Two winners chosen every half hour! Plants generously donated by Gino’s Nursery, Wrightstown, PA. Proceeds support educational programs for the Market.
Planting Pollinators in Home Gardens – 9:30 – 12:00
Discussion with Roberta Turner, Penn State Master Gardener
Free! Chance to win Fran Costigan’s cookbook, Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy-Free Desserts.
Live, Hands-on Monarch Butterfly Pop Up Tent, with Anne Ward of Winged Wonders Education.
Learn about the Monarch Butterfly migration and how to hold and feed a butterfly
($1 to enter tent)
Visit Sunny Side up Face Painting FUN and have Barbara Samuel paint your face with your favorite design. Lots of creative designs to choose from – $3, $5, or $8.
Apple Ridge Farm, Bee Well Honey, Blooming Glen Farm, Bucks County Cookie Company, Caramel’s Crunchy Dog Cookies, Coffee Scoop, Crossing Vineyards & Winery, Cucina Verde, Fulper Family Farmstead, Holben Valley Farm, Hollandview Farm, Lower Mountain Road Pottery, LUHV FOOD, M&E Edible Cake DeZigns, Mainly Mushrooms, Mediterra, Marie’s Soap Co., Milk House Farm Market, Offbeat Gourmet, Purely Farm’s Naturally, Pasture-Raised Meats, Philading, Promised Land Natural Farm, Ristorante Aida, Rolling Hills Farm, The Dog Bone Guy, Truly Pure and Natural, Whisk n’ Roll Bakery, Whimsy EcoChick
Guest Vendor: Gino’s Nursery and Owen Moon Ceramics
Not in Attendance this week: Bee Well, Cucina Verde, Fulper Valley Farmstead, Lower Mountain Road Pottery, M&E Cake DeZigns
Vendor Note: Robert Dumont of Farmstead Foods will not be at the market for some time due to a kitchen fire at his restaurant. He hopes to be back soon!
Crossing Vineyards & Winery
Crossing Vineyards & Winery was founded by the Carroll Family: Tom SR., Christine and Tom JR. The Carrolls are committed to protecting the environment and preserving the balance of nature by using sustainable agricultural methods in the vineyard and solar energy in the winery. Their goal is to produce quality, handcrafted wine vintages that embrace the regional terroir. For more information about our award winning wines or general farming practices, please visit their website at www.crossingvineyards.com.
Owen Moon Ceramics(every Saturday in July)
Functional items for everyday use utilizing a wide range of firing techniques and colors, and incorporating modern forms into handmade cups, bowls, plates, wooden cutting boards and tables. Owen is a college student at Alfred University and grew up in Newtown, PA.
Multi-instrumentalists and solo performers in their own right, they present an exciting repertoire that preserves the traditional Southwestern and Mexican songs of their heritage while offering innovative original material.
July 9th – Ice Cream Month Celebration!
Giant Ice Cream Sundae Making with the Bucks County Dairy Promotion. Watch the PA local Dairy royalty build this delicious creation. 11 AM Sharp! Get here before it melts!
For the Kids:
Meet Local Children’s Book Author/Illustrator Jennifer Hansen Rolli
Jennifer will be reading and signing copies of her debut picture book, Just One More. And for a special treat, she will be talking with the children about what it is like to make books for kids and giving them a sneak peak into her upcoming books, Claudia and Moth and How To Trick the Tooth Fairy.
Homemade Butter Making Learn how to turn local cream into sweet butter 10-12 PM
In the Music Tent: Stinking Badges
With the help of generous new sponsors St. Mary Medical Center (Chef Program Sponsor) and Organnon’s Natural Market (Special Event Sponsor) and returning loyal sponsors Univest-Banking, Insurance, Investments, First National Bank and Trust Company and Bucks County Taste the market will offer a delightful array of fun and educational programming for the whole community. Thank you sponsors!
We are a local, producer-only market promoting sustainable farming practices such as organic vegetables, flowers and fruit production and pastured, naturally raised animal products free of antibiotics or hormones.