Peaches ripening in the Applecrest orchards
“We have picked our very first super-early peaches,” Emily at Applecrest Farm Orchards tells us, announcing the beginning of New Hampshire peach season. If you’ve never tried a NH peach, you don’t know what you’re missing!
Applecrest specializes in NH-hardy fruit varieties. “Our blueberries are in full swing,” says Emily. “Expect super juicy, ripe, sweet berries, perfect for snacking, baking & jamming.
They are having an excellent veggie season, too. At market this week you can find:
- carrots (orange and purple varieties)
- cauliflower (cheddar, purple and white varieties)
- filet beans, green, purple and wax beans
- pickling and slicing cucumbers
- lettuces (loose and many head varieties)
- beets (Chioggia, red and golden varieties)
- zucchini and summer squash
- cabbages (red, green and Savoy)
- snap and snow peas
- greenhouse and field tomatoes
Applecrest Farm Orchards attends the Portsmouth, Durham and Exeter markets.
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Cows, Flowers, Bees…
it’s Sidewalk Chalk Day!
Grab some chalk and bring your imagination to Thursday’s Exeter Farmers’ Market because it’s Sidewalk Chalk Day!
The long promenade in Swasey Parkway is the perfect canvas for adorning the farmers’ market in colorful designs. Stop by the market booth for chalk and set your inner artist free.
The Exeter market runs from 2:15-6pm every Thursday, rain or shine along the Swasey Parkway.
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Fill the Hall
Food Drive on Saturday
Join us in support of the Fill the Hall Food Drive on Saturday during the Portsmouth Farmers’ Market. In benefit of Seacoast Family Food Pantry’s Summer Meals 4 Kids program, the Music Hall is aiming to fill the seats with food so that no child goes hungry in our community.
Sacks of non-perishable food items can be dropped off at the SNAP booth between 8am-1pm and we’ll drop everything off at the Music Hall after market.
Find out what items are requested and get more information at the event’s Facebook page.
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Have a great week & we’ll see you at market.