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Thursday, August 17, 2017

August 19th - Week 16

Hello MP Market Goers!

Congrats to Joyce Berning winner of last week's market basket drawing!

Saturday is National Honey Bee Day! Do you know those little guys (because the worker bees are male) pollinate over 1/3 of the fruit and vegetables we eat?  Many produce farmers either manage their own hives or invite bee keepers to bring hives to their property thus ensuring that the farmer's crops get pollinated fully.



Bees can be pretty particular in what flowers they want to feed off though. We've caught these wonderful creatures showing lots of love to our peas, pumpkins, sunflowers, and raspberries. Sure they'll visit our other crops but these crops will often times have multiple bees on each flower! Yummy honey here we come!


 

Here is a partial list of items at this week's market: Beef, Pork, Bacon, Chicken, Rabbit, Turkey, Duck, Cheese, Eggs, Carrots, Cilantro, Dill, Salad Mix, Arugula, Lettuce, Fennel, Celery, Peppers, Eggplant, Zucchini, Pattypan Squash, Cucumbers, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Basil, Garlic, Green Beans, Tomatillos, Potatoes, Asparagus Soup, Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, Honey, Maple Syrup, Dilly Beans, BBQ Sauce, Relish, Jams and Jellies, Bee Pollen, Cards, Muffins, Cookies, Bars, Fresh Cut Flowers, Wildlife Prints, Watercolor Art, and much more. Come and check it all out!

We look forward to seeing you this Saturday morning at Water Tower Park, Business Hwy 151 at Madison Street, Mineral Point! 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Kathy Bures
Co-Manager
Mineral Point Market


Byrant Family Farms
Bryant Family Farms will be bringing Asparagus with Pepper Jack cheese stuffed chicken breast wrapped in bacon. Will also have Whole rabbit, whole turkey, whole Duck along with chicken and duck eggs.  Bee Pollen, and Honey available as well.
Bures Berry Patch
We will be at market this week with beautiful sunflowers and more baby red potatoes, german butterball, fingerling, and blue potatoes, garlic, frozen strawberry rhubarb pie, cream of asparagus soup, dilly beans, honey, pure maple syrup, and maybe sweet corn. For more info about the Patch check out our websiteFacebook page, or sign up for our e-newsletter. We hope to see you in the Patch or at market soon! Kathy, Ed, Abby, and Ben
Carey's Greenhouse
I won't be here for a few weeks. When I come back I'll have hostas, lilacs, lily-of-the-valley, snow-on-the-mountain, ferns, violets, and day-lilies. 
Chestnut Hill Studio
Prints and cards from my original watercolor and colored pencil drawings include old favorites and some new.  I am exploring sky and water this year and focusing on places rather than things. An expanding line up of ceramic tiles will include mosaic back-splashes and table tops.  I am hoping to offer custom pieces made to order.
Farmer's Daughters
I will not be at market this Saturday, August 19th. Its the first Saturday, August 19th since 2006, and Brian and I are celebrating our 11th anniversary. See you next week!
Happy Hunter Farms
Hi market friends!  We will be at market this Saturday with our wide array of homemade canned goods, ranging from soups to BBQ sauces, salsa, relishes, and many jams and jellies.  We look forward to seeing everyone if not this weekend, next!
James Pine Valley Farm
I will be at the market this week. I will have the usual chicken packages, cheese and eggs. Hope to see you on Saturday. Mary Jean, James' Pine Valley Farm
Magic Light Photography
I am planning on being at the market this weekend, weather permitting.  Once again I will have a selection of my nature and wildlife photography available as matted prints ready for framing as well as greeting cards.  All of my cards are blank inside so they can be used for any occasion.  I will also have an 11x17 poster of my most popular photograph, Bucky's Twins.  I'm no longer making photographic prints of this image so this is the next best way to get an enlarged copy of this photo at an affordable price and printed locally!  My photos don't handle moister very well so I won't be at the market if there is rain in the forecast.  When I'm not at the market my cards are always available at the Mineral Point Collection located at 151 High Street.  I'm hoping that my schedule will allow me to be at the market a bit more often this year so I hope to see you under the water tower!  You can also view my work at www.magiclightphotography.com.   Thanks, Mike
Marr's Valley View Farms
Marr's Valley View Farms is back at Market this week offering our wide variety of high quality, flavorful, Pork and Black Angus Beef products available for your eating enjoyment. When you dine on Marr's Valley View Farms meats, rest assured you are eating naturally lean meats - fresh beef and pork products direct from a local farm to you. The only stop in-between is a State inspected processing facility. If you need a large quantity send an e-mail to federman@charter.net or call 608-574-2899 by Thursday evening and we will have your order ready for pick-up at the market. See you Saturday! 
Matchbook Magnets
My next market day is yet to be determined.  I will update the newsletter as my schedule becomes clearer.  See you soon!  Cindy  matchbookmagnets@yahoo.com
Mummu's Makeovers aka Susan Marr
Hi All!  I am planning to be at Market this Sat. Aug. 19 with lots of new clothes for your dolls.  Enjoy the rest of your week and hopefully I will see you under the water tower  in M.Pt. on Sat.  Do stop by and say "Hi" as you check out my newest creations!!  Keep Smiling! Mummu
Scrappin' With Joni
I am so excited to be back at market this Saturday.    My table will have cards for all occasions; birthdays, anniversaries, babies, get well, sympathy.   Sending a handmade card is a great way to say “I care”.   Follow my Facebook page Scrappin with Joni to see some of the product I will have at the market.  I look forward to seeing you at the Mineral Point Market, stop by and say hi.  Look for me under the red canopy.
Shooting Star Farm
Rain Wednesday amounted to about .15”. The dust has settled, but the sprinklers are running again. The dry conditions will delay some of the disease that is waiting to emerge after July’s heavy rains, so it’s okay with me! Our table will be full again this week.  Here’s the list: carrots (the last until fall), cilantro, dill, salad mix, baby arugula, small lettuce heads, larger red leaf and butter lettuce, fennel, celery, green bell peppers, green Italian frying peppers, jalapeno peppers, eggplant, green and yellow zucchini and pattypan squash, cucumbers (tons – no beetles yet this year!!), Italian bottle onions, white onions, red beets, collards, kale, Swiss chard, sungold, red, and grape cherry tomatoes, red tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes, paste tomatoes, basil, garlic, green beans, and tomatillos. A plethora of stuff. See you Saturday! Rink, Jenny, and Charlie
Sweet Earth Garden
Sweet Earth Gardens will not be at the market this week but see you next week.
Tryol Forge & Tool
We won't be at market this week. Be back soon with our handcrafted hooks.

Here is a list of the unconfirmed vendors that may or may not be at market this week:

Comforters Corner Crate Company
Helianthus Farm
Meadowlark Organics
Platteville Sunflower Oil Company


If you are interested in being a vendor, contact Jenny Bonde at starfarm@mhtc.net.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

August 12th - Week 15

Hello MP Market Goers!

It's National Farmers Market Week! Though the Mineral Point Market isn't specifically a farmers' market, it's effects on the local community are the same. The vendors of our market are all local. The bonus of our market is that not only can you get fresh produce at the Mineral Point Market you can also get wonderful handmade artisan products. Products like beautiful pictures for your home, cards, trivets for your kitchen table, and much more.
The Mineral Point Market has been going for over 20 years now and we are so grateful to be a part of the community and your Saturday morning routine!
Please join us this Saturday in celebrating our local Mineral Point Market! While your up at market be sure to sign up for your chance to win the market basket giveaway!



Here is a partial list of items at this week's market: Beef, Pork, Bacon, Chicken, Rabbit, Turkey, Duck, Cheese, Eggs, Carrots, Cilantro, Dill, Salad Mix, Arugula, Lettuce, Peppers, Eggplant, Zucchini, Pattypan Squash, Cucumbers, Onions, Beets, Collards, Kale, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Basil, Tomatillos, Garlic, Green Beans, Potatoes, Asparagus Soup, Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, Honey, Maple Syrup, BBQ Sauce, Relish, Jams and Jellies, Bee Pollen, Cards, Scones, Muffins, Cookies, Bars, Fresh Cut Flowers, Wildlife Prints, Watercolor Art, and much more. Come and check it all out!

We look forward to seeing you this Saturday morning at Water Tower Park, Business Hwy 151 at Madison Street, Mineral Point! 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Kathy Bures
Co-Manager
Mineral Point Market


Byrant Family Farms
Bryant Family Farms will be bringing Asparagus with Pepper Jack cheese stuffed chicken breast wrapped in bacon. Will also have Whole rabbit, whole turkey, whole Duck along with chicken and duck eggs.  Bee Pollen, and Honey available as well.
Bures Berry Patch
We will be at market this week with beautiful sunflowers and more baby red potatoes, german butterball, fingerling, and blue potatoes, garlic, frozen strawberry rhubarb pie, cream of asparagus soup, honey, and pure maple syrup. Next week we should have sweet corn! For more info about the Patch check out our websiteFacebook page, or sign up for our e-newsletter. We hope to see you in the Patch or at market soon! Kathy, Ed, Abby, and Ben
Carey's Greenhouse
I won't be here for a few weeks. When I come back I'll have hostas, lilacs, lily-of-the-valley, snow-on-the-mountain, ferns, violets, and day-lilies. 
Chestnut Hill Studio
Prints and cards from my original watercolor and colored pencil drawings include old favorites and some new.  I am exploring sky and water this year and focusing on places rather than things. An expanding line up of ceramic tiles will include mosaic back-splashes and table tops.  I am hoping to offer custom pieces made to order.
Farmer's Daughters
Thanks so much for the awesome day last weekend. I know I am usually late getting to you, and I appreciate so very much that you stick around and wait for me! I will be baking fresh for you this week: muffins (some molasses again), scones, breakfast cookies, bars, bread and more! Also - please stock up this week if you feel the need to. I will not be at market next Saturday, August 19th. Its the first Saturday, August 19th since 2006, and Brian and I are celebrating our 11th anniversary. I will be bringing some extra this week, and I try to have items that freeze well. Thank you and I will be there as soon as I can be on Saturday!
Happy Hunter Farms
Hi market friends!  We will be at market this Saturday with our wide array of homemade canned goods, ranging from soups to BBQ sauces, salsa, relishes, and many jams and jellies.  We look forward to seeing everyone if not this weekend, next!
James Pine Valley Farm
I will be at the market this week. I will have the usual chicken packages, cheese and eggs. Hope to see you on Saturday. Mary Jean, James' Pine Valley Farm
Magic Light Photography
I am planning on being at the market this weekend, weather permitting.  Once again I will have a selection of my nature and wildlife photography available as matted prints ready for framing as well as greeting cards.  All of my cards are blank inside so they can be used for any occasion.  I will also have an 11x17 poster of my most popular photograph, Bucky's Twins.  I'm no longer making photographic prints of this image so this is the next best way to get an enlarged copy of this photo at an affordable price and printed locally!  My photos don't handle moister very well so I won't be at the market if there is rain in the forecast.  When I'm not at the market my cards are always available at the Mineral Point Collection located at 151 High Street.  I'm hoping that my schedule will allow me to be at the market a bit more often this year so I hope to see you under the water tower!  You can also view my work at www.magiclightphotography.com.   Thanks, Mike
Marr's Valley View Farms
Marr's Valley View Farms is back at Market this week offering our wide variety of high quality, flavorful, Pork and Black Angus Beef products available for your eating enjoyment. When you dine on Marr's Valley View Farms meats, rest assured you are eating naturally lean meats - fresh beef and pork products direct from a local farm to you. The only stop in-between is a State inspected processing facility. If you need a large quantity send an e-mail to federman@charter.net or call 608-574-2899 by Thursday evening and we will have your order ready for pick-up at the market. See you Saturday! 
Matchbook Magnets
My next market day is yet to be determined.  I will update the newsletter as my schedule becomes clearer.  See you soon!  Cindy  matchbookmagnets@yahoo.com
Mummu's Makeovers aka Susan Marr
Hi All!  I will not be at Market this Sat. Aug. 12 as I will be in Cobb.  It's Corn Boil week-end and we have a craft show on Sat. from 9-3.  We will be beside the fire house.  Why not come on over after your visit to M.Pt. Market and say "Hi"!  My plans now are to be back at Market the following Sat. Aug. 19 and will have an update on that as the time gets closer.  Hope to see you in Cobb!Mummu
Scrappin' With Joni
I will not be at Market this Saturday, in my place will be Stamping with Charity.  Stop by and see her beautiful cards and other products.   You will love them.  I will be back on August 19th.
Shooting Star Farm
It’s getting awfully busy out here as we head toward the height of summer harvest. Rink will be gone this Saturday to do his annual Dairyland Dare bike ride. Cheer on those riders as they traverse their long, winding, hilly routes! It’s been quite busy as we enter the height of summer harvest season. Our table will be full again this week.  Here’s the list: bunched carrots, cilantro, dill, salad mix, baby arugula, small and larger lettuce heads, green bell peppers, green Italian frying peppers, jalapeno peppers, eggplant, green and yellow zucchini and pattypan squash, cucumbers, fresh Italian bottle onions and white onions, bulk red beets, collards, kale, Swiss chard, sungold, red, and grape cherry tomatoes, red tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes, basil, garlic, green beans, and tomatillos. See you Saturday! Rink, Jenny, and Charlie
Sweet Earth Garden
Sweet Earth Gardens will be at the market this week with Dahlias, Zinnias, Daisies, Gerberas, Liatris, Phlox, Cleome, Cosmos, Hydrageas.
Tryol Forge & Tool
We won't be at market this week. Be back soon with our handcrafted hooks.

Here is a list of the unconfirmed vendors that may or may not be at market this week:

Comforters Corner Crate Company
Helianthus Farm
Meadowlark Organics
Platteville Sunflower Oil Company


If you are interested in being a vendor, contact Jenny Bonde at starfarm@mhtc.net.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

August 5th - Week 14

Hello MP Market Goers!

Did you have your BLT last week? I did and it was delicious! I have to have more! I just love all the tastes of summer. From the fresh ripe tomatoes to the crisp green beans. You can't beat summer's fresh flavors in Wisconsin. And while summer doesn't last all that long in Wisconsin, in fact we're over halfway through our market season, there are ways to preserve it's flavors for enjoyment during the winter months.
Several of our vendors at the Mineral Point Market do the preserving for you and those that don't are sure to have suggestions on the best way in which to do so. Tomatoes and green beans are both plentiful right now and can be canned or frozen. Basil and dill can also be frozen for use at a later date. There's so much that one can do with summer's bounty, just ask one of us while your at market Saturday we'd be glad to offer suggestions and helpful hints.

Here is a partial list of items at this week's market: Beef, Pork, Bacon, Chicken, Rabbit, Turkey, Duck, Cheese, Eggs, Carrots, Cilantro, Dill, Salad Mix, Arugula, Lettuce, Peppers, Eggplant, Zucchini, Pattypan Squash, Cucumbers, Onions, Beets, Collards, Kale, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Basil, Garlic, Green Beans, Potatoes, Asparagus Soup, Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, Honey, Maple Syrup, BBQ Sauce, Relish, Jams and Jellies, Bee Pollen, Cards, Scones, Muffins, Cookies, Bars, Doll Clothing, Fresh Cut Flowers, Wildlife Prints, Watercolor Art, Classic Magnets, and much more. Come and check it all out!

We look forward to seeing you this Saturday morning at Water Tower Park, Business Hwy 151 at Madison Street, Mineral Point! 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Kathy Bures
Co-Manager
Mineral Point Market


Byrant Family Farms
Bryant Family Farms will be bringing Asparagus with Pepper Jack cheese stuffed chicken breast wrapped in bacon. Will also have Whole rabbit, whole turkey, whole Duck along with chicken and duck eggs.  Bee Pollen, and Honey available as well.
Bures Berry Patch
We will be at market this week with beautiful sunflowers and more of our fresh green beans (my personal favorite). We'll also have more baby red potatoes, german butterball, fingerling, and blue potatoes, garlic, frozen strawberry rhubarb pie, cream of asparagus soup, honey, and pure maple syrup. Hopefully next week we'll have sweet corn! For more info about the Patch check out our websiteFacebook page, or sign up for our e-newsletter. We hope to see you in the Patch or at market soon! Kathy, Ed, Abby, and Ben
Carey's Greenhouse
I won't be here for a few weeks. When I come back I'll have hostas, lilacs, lily-of-the-valley, snow-on-the-mountain, ferns, violets, and day-lilies. 
Chestnut Hill Studio
Prints and cards from my original watercolor and colored pencil drawings include old favorites and some new.  I am exploring sky and water this year and focusing on places rather than things. An expanding line up of ceramic tiles will include mosaic back-splashes and table tops.  I am hoping to offer custom pieces made to order.
Farmer's Daughters
Hello everyone! Its finally dried out down here on the part of the Pecatonica where east and west branches meet... Now we just have lots of mud that smells like wet dog... It's one of those smells you don't readily forget, and when its gone, you still appreciate Mother Nature and all of her givings. This week has been a bit hectic on the farm with skidloader fire, new calves and finishing some field work. I think they call it 'fun on the farm', which it is! We can't imagine doing anything different. In between feeding new babies and other various tasks, we will be baking fresh for you: muffins, scones, a breakfast cookie...(a very welcome suggestion!!) bars, fresh peach somethings... and more! Hope to see you Saturday!
Happy Hunter Farms
Hi market friends!  We will be at market this Saturday with our wide array of homemade canned goods, ranging from soups to BBQ sauces, salsa, relishes, and many jams and jellies.  We look forward to seeing everyone if not this weekend, next!
James Pine Valley Farm
I will be at the market this week. I will have the usual chicken packages, cheese and eggs. Hope to see you on Saturday. Mary Jean, James' Pine Valley Farm
Magic Light Photography
I am planning on being at the market this weekend, weather permitting.  Once again I will have a selection of my nature and wildlife photography available as matted prints ready for framing as well as greeting cards.  All of my cards are blank inside so they can be used for any occasion.  I will also have an 11x17 poster of my most popular photograph, Bucky's Twins.  I'm no longer making photographic prints of this image so this is the next best way to get an enlarged copy of this photo at an affordable price and printed locally!  My photos don't handle moister very well so I won't be at the market if there is rain in the forecast.  When I'm not at the market my cards are always available at the Mineral Point Collection located at 151 High Street.  I'm hoping that my schedule will allow me to be at the market a bit more often this year so I hope to see you under the water tower!  You can also view my work at www.magiclightphotography.com.   Thanks, Mike
Marr's Valley View Farms
We won't be at market this week but will be back next week. See you then!
Matchbook Magnets
Weather permitting, I will be at the market this Saturday with my magnets made from vintage matchbook covers.  They make unique gifts or get one for yourself!  If you have a matchbook from a family business or special occasion and would like it in magnet form, I’m able to scan the matchbook and make a custom magnet.  See you Saturday!  matchbookmagnets@yahoo.com  Cindy
Mummu's Makeovers aka Susan Marr
Hi All!  Just a short note this week.....as of right now I AM planning to be at Market this Sat. Aug. 5.  I guess I'll do the Summer Saving Sale again, so do pass the word.  (Reg. priced $10.00 items are any 3 for $25.00).  Hope to see you there.  Do stop by and say "Hi" as you pick out your bargains!!   Till then....Keep Smiling!    Mummu
Scrappin' With Joni
I am so excited to be back at market once again this Saturday.    My table will have cards for all occasions; birthdays, anniversaries, new babies, get well, sympathy.   Sending a handmade card is a great way to say “I care”.   Follow my Facebook page Scrappin' with Joni to see some of the product I will have at the market.  I look forward to seeing you at the Mineral Point Market, stop by and say hi.  Look for me under the red canopy.
Shooting Star Farm
It’s been nice to have a little dry weather and no muddy boots from working in the fields! Our table will be full of great summer produce, including some new/returning items. Here’s the list: bunched carrots, cilantro, dill, salad mix, baby arugula, small and larger lettuce heads, green bell peppers, green Italian frying peppers, jalapeno peppers, eggplant, green and yellow zucchini and pattypan squash, cucumbers (4 types), fresh Italian bottle onions and white onions, bulk red beets, collards, kale, Swiss chard, cherry tomatoes, red tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes, basil, garlic, green beans, and possibly tomatillos. See you Saturday! Rink, Jenny, and Charlie
Sweet Earth Garden
Sweet Earth Gardens will be at the market this week.  We will have Cone Flowers Hydrangeas, Gerberas, Daisies, Dahlias, Black Eyed Susans, Blackbery Lilies, Zinnias, Phlox, Double Cosmos, Coreopsis.
Tryol Forge & Tool
We won't be at market this week. Be back soon with our handcrafted hooks.

Here is a list of the unconfirmed vendors that may or may not be at market this week:

Comforters Corner Crate Company
Helianthus Farm
Meadowlark Organics
Platteville Sunflower Oil Company


If you are interested in being a vendor, contact Jenny Bonde at starfarm@mhtc.net.


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