Mount Airy Main Street Farmers’ Market invites you to August 17th Customer Appreciation Day Cookout-Fundraiser for Ellicott City - #ECStrong
It’s all happening at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers’ Market this Wednesday, August 17th, 3-7pm. Our farmers and producers will have their delicious farm-fresh foods and goods PLUS we are inviting you to come out to our Customer Appreciation Day Cookout-Fundraiser from 5-7pm to benefit our devastated sister Main Street Community, Ellicott City.
In addition, we are continuing to reach out to you – the Greater Mount Airy Community – to ask you to come together at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers’ Market in support of our neighboring Main Street community in Ellicott City. We’re collecting non-perishable food items and essentials for the victims, monetary donations and more to be passed directly to the victims through the designated organizations entrusted with assisting the businesses and people displaced by the flooding.
Come on down to the market this Wednesday, August 17, 3-7 pm, where you will find our farmers and producers with their local farm-fresh foods and goods, talk to a Master Gardener, listen to live, local music from local musician, Karen, who will serenade us with some bluesy-folk music tunes!
Rain or Shine ... this week's farmers and producers are:
Willow Creek Manor Farming - Get your "garden salad" (fixin's) and a whole lot more at Willow Creek Manor Farm! Our local Certified-Organic farm out of New Windsor brought Tomatoes, Cherry Tomatoes, Grape Tomatoes, Turnips, Radishes, Scallions, Spring Onions, Summer Squash, Patti Pan Squash, Eight Ball Squash, Romaine Hearts, Lettuce Mix, Sugar Snap Peas, Black Raspberries and More in the last several weeks! On their nearby New Windsor farm, one of the largest certified-organic farms in Maryland, the Snyder family grows Tomatoes, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Cucumbers, Radishes, Pie Pumpkins, Turnips, Beets, Green Squash, Pan Squash, 10 different Winter Squash, Herbs, Potatoes and so much more naturally grown goodness.
Five Points Farm Market & Greenhouse – What will Five Points Farm Market and Greenhouse bring this week to the market? Last week Five Points brought Tomatoes, Yellow Tomatoes, Heirloom Tomatoes, Cherry Tomatoes, Red Potatoes, Green Beans, Wax Beans, Yellow Squash, Zucchini, Red Beets, Bell Peppers, Sweet Colored Peppers (Lunch Box size), Hot Peppers (Ghost, Serrano, Jamaican, Manzanos), Red Onions, Candy Onions, Cantaloupe, Watermelon, Freestone Peaches, White Freestone Peaches, White Nectarines, Honey Crisp Apples (possibly), Sweet Corn, Cucumbers, Cut Flowers. Five Points Farm Market and Greenhouse accepts WIC FMNP and Senior FMNP Checks for fruits and vegetables.
Pong’s Orchard – Pongs Orchard, Howard County's "Secret Garden" located in Fulton, Maryland, will have Shiro plums, Nectarines, Peaches and more. Pong’s Orchard is well-known for growing Citrus Plants, exotic fruits and their Asian pears along with other fruits of the season. As the season grows strong, Pong’s Orchard will bring their locally grown fruit - Asian Pears, Peaches, Plums, Nectarines, Figs, Apples and More! Pong’s Orchard accepts WIC FMNP and Senior FMNP checks for their farm-fresh, locally grown and nutritious fruit.
The Meat Shack at Strohmer's Farm - Pork, Beef, Goat and a Plentiful Supply of Duck and Chicken Eggs – Lately, The Meat Shack has been bringing a variety of their farm-fresh, naturally produced meats including smoked pork sausage and more! Wonder what they’re bringing this week? A variety of their farm-fresh meats, from pork sausage, bacon, ham steaks, all pork hot dogs, hot Italian sausage, ground beef, beef cubes, ground goat and more! Special Orders are accepted for Strip Steaks and Chicken Parts.
Whispering Breeze Farm - This Taneytown-based farm owned by Brower family has some of the best local cheese around! From their herd of lovely dairy cows, you may find the following cheeses at the market this season: Hard Cheese ‐ Raw Milk Cheese: Cheddar, Garlic & Chive, Smoked Cheddar, Italian, Bacon Dill, Smoked Bacon Dill, Jalapeno; Wine Cheese (seasonal): Merlot Cheddar, Raspberry Cheddar; Pasteurized Milk Cheese:Gouda, Swiss, Buffalo Ranch Cheddar, Havarti, Caraway Havarti – … The Perfect Pairing … Pair your Whispering Breeze Farm Cheeses with Linganore’s selection of Wines!!!
Frey’s Brewing Company - a select brew from Frey's Brewery Collection - what could it be? Last week it was Frey's Brewing Company with local Mount Airy brewed ales! Come every week to pick up your four pack of Jenny's Sister (Barley Wine Ale), or cover your "6" with a six-pack of Shark a Cat (Farmhouse Red Saison Ale), Obscene Dreams (Farmhouse Sour Weiss Beer), Pussy Pilot Parade (Black Rye IPA). Veteran-owned, locally brewed, local hops
Furnace Hills Coffee – The last few weeks Furnace Hills Coffee had dollar shots ... shots of espresso, that is! Wonder what Regina will have this week? Furnace Hills offers a variety of freshly roasted and ground pound bags of coffee plus freshly brewed Hot and Cold Coffee Drinks and Burlap Hand Bags.
The Kombucha Lady (of Dodson's Promised Land Farm) - Delicious flavors of Kombucha - The Kombucha Lady, Liz Dodson, will be bringing a variety of freshly made Kombucha, a fermented tea (a probiotic) made with seasonal fruits and white or black teas. Delicious and Healthy too!
The Dough Whisperer - Stop by the Dough Whisperer for your freshly baked Breads, Cakes, Pies, Muffins, Cookies, Granola and other delicious baked desserts!
The Pizza Llama – Woodfired Pizza! – Wonder what Andrew will make this week with the fresh, locally grown ingredients found at market? … Drum Roll… The Lilbopeep. It’s Jerry's creation with lamb, smoked Gouda, mozzarella, Chiles, Cherry Tomatoes! Sounds amazingly mouth-watering!
The Ice Cream Lady** - Stop by to get your Soft-Serve Ice Cream and Rootbeer Floats!!
J’Adorn Designs ** - Handmade Jewelry - from earrings to necklaces, and beautiful bracelets, stop by to see Ali Jefferies at the market today!
Untangled Massage Therapy** – Chair massages by Stacy
Streamlines Swim & Sport** – Visit Amethyst to purchase your custom designed #ECStrong Tees and more. 50% of your purchase goes towards the #ECStrong!
(Please note that Made by Jayde is away this week but will return on August 24 for the rest of the season. Jayde sends everyone her love!).
Local Community - Local Music
Customer Appreciation Day Cookout Benefiting Historic Ellicott City - #ECStrong
Join us as we host a benefit cookout from 5-7pm featuring hot dogs, fresh veggies and fruit!
This Wednesday, August 17th at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market begins at 3pm and you are invited to Buy Local, Eat Fresh and Stay a While ...
Please join us this Wednesday, August 17th for our Customer Appreciation Day and to help lift up another Main Street Community - Historic Ellicott City - recently devastated by the Flash Flood.
We ask that you make a minimum donation of $5 which will go directly to help keep Ellicott City stay ... #ECStrong!
Embracing a Community in Need - 3-7 PM
Coming together at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market for Ellicott City's Main Street Community ...
This Wednesday, to help the victims in need, the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market will:
1. Collect the following items to donate to Howard County Community Action Council:
3. Take up a monetary collection to assist victims. 100% of the financial donation will go to the Ellicott City Partnership and will be used to assist merchants and residents with flood recovery.
We realize that this is a small contribution, but also know that every little bit helps. We hope that you - the community - will come together at the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market for this worthy cause.
Ask a Master Gardener! Celebrate Agriculture! Learn from a Master Gardener! The Carroll County Master Gardeners will be at the Market this week, June 15th to answer your gardening questions!
Music at the Market: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Local Musician, Karen, will perform rhythmic acoustic bluesy melodies such as Ella Fitzgerald’s Summertime and other folksy, bluesy melodies at this Wednesday’s market.
Make it Memorable on Mount Airy's Main Street! Tour. Shop. Dine. Enjoy!
L <3 V E LOCAL! Have you visited Wagner’s Meats at the Mount Airy Locker? If not, you should! In addition to finding top quality meats from our farmers' market meat vendor, The Meat Shack at Strohmer’s Farm, you can find top quality locally produced meats at Wagner’s right here in town! Many local farmers and meat producers have Wagner’s process their meat products. Wagner’s services Frederick County, Carroll County, Howard County and Montgomery County MD with meat processing, meat packing and whole sale meat sales and delivery.
The Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market was formed in 2007 and is a production of the Mount Airy Main Street Association. The 2016 Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market runs on Wednesdays, June 1-September 7, 2016, 3 - 7 p.m. It is located in the historic Town of Mount Airy, Maryland in the parking area behind the historic Mount Airy train station and nearby the Blossom and Basket Boutique at 3 North Main Street, Mount Airy, MD 21771. To learn about the Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market, please visit MountAiryMainStreetFarmersMarket.Weebly.com or follow us on Facebook