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Pakatakan Round Barn Farmers’ Market

PakatakanLocated at the historic Round Barn, the market has long been a popular shopping and socializing spot for residents, weekenders and even celebrities from near and far since it first opened in 1991. The market is a great place to enjoy breakfast or brunch, as there are many food vendors and picnic tables. Make plans to come join us!

When is the market open? The market is open rain or shine Saturdays, 9 am —2 pm mid-May through mid-October; 10 am —1pm extended market through Thanksgiving.

Where is the market located? State Highway 30, Halcottsville, NY

Does the market accept EBT SNAP benefits?  SNAP benefits are available for veterans, active military and their family members for all food products (no alcoholic beverages). Shoppers can use WIC benefits to buy fruits and vegetables only at Lucky Dog Organic, Hellers Farm and East Branch Farms. Posters identify vendors who accept SNAP and WIC.

What do the vendors sell? Items offered include: locally grown or found vegetables, pasture-raised meats, cheeses, breads, honey, maple syrup, mushrooms, pesto, craft beverages as well as bedding plants for your garden and patio. Artisans also sell pottery, jewelry, soaps and personal care products, quilts, wool, wood products and more.

Special Events and Dates: Aug. 12 and 19:

The Halcottsville Shakespeare Company (HSC) presents Romeo and Juliet at the Pakatakan Farmers Market. The performances will run about an hour and take place in the middle of the market from approximately 12 to 1.  Young actors from Delaware County and New York City will make the play accessible and fun for everyone by mixing poetry with physical comedy to show how meaningful this 500-year old play still is for today’s audiences. The performers move through and around the market to tell the story of young lovers torn apart by their powerful families.

For more information about the Pakatakan Round Barn Farmers’ Market, please visit the website at: http://www.roundbarnmarket.org/ and their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/Pakatakan-Farmers-Market-113063758736531/

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Check out what is being picked this week*:

Tomatoes, (round, grape, cherry), Beans, Cucumbers, Pickles, Hot peppers, Sweet Bell Peppers, Onions, Eggplant, Beets, Lettuces, Greens, Cabbages, Sweet Corn, Potatoes, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Broccoli, Carrots, Blueberries, Cherries, Peaches

*Availability will vary by market, due to differences in growing zones.

Recipe of the week: Yellow Summer Squash in the Oven

This easy recipe from Peg at www.allrecipes.com is easy and quick to prepare!

 

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