April 12th, 2014 Farmers Market

Special Spring Planting Presentation

Potting Up Your Plants: The Basics with Jason Gioia from Sun Crazy Gardens – 10:30am

SunCrazyGardensApril showers bring May flower shopping and what does May flower shopping bring? The process of moving your flowers (or herbs, or succulents…) from one pot to another…. and Jason Gioia is an expert at that.

Jason is owner and operator of Sun Crazy Gardens Professional Landscape and Nursery and he will be discussing and demonstrating the basic principles and techniques for potting your plants. Topics he will cover include:

  • Selecting the right pot for the right plant
  • Selecting the right potting mix for your plant
  • Whether or not a plant is ready to be moved
  • Proper potting techniques

Jason will have potting soil and pots available for purchase for anyone who wants to make their own custom herb and/or flower planters!

Free Samples

Keep an eye out throughout the market day for someone walking around offering different free samples from the following vendors:

Mobile Bistro Raspberry CrepeMobile Bistro – Caroline from the Mobile Bistro will be using strawberries from the market to cook up delicious strawberry crepes.

Broolyn-KnishBrooklyn Knish – Bonnie’s knish are out of this world and we’ll be walking around with samples for you to taste.

Florida-PeachesBrown’s Grove – Peaches are getting more and more ripe everyday. Brown’s Grove will give us some for you to taste.

Purple-belle-beignetsBelles Beignets – Kathy from the Purple Belle ice cream truck will be cooking up fresh, hot beignets dusted with powdered sugar.

Breakfast at the Market

Strawberry Crepes. Caroline from the Mobile Bistro has been making exquisite Strawberry Crepes with whipped cream.

Beignet Pastry. Kathy at Purple Belle Ice Cream Truck makes incredible Beignet Pastries.  Read About Beignets.

Beignet: “synonymous with the English “fritter”, is the French term for a pastry made from deep-fried choux paste.”

Biscuits n Gravy. Michelle, head chef in charge at Baja Boys, offers delicious Biscuits-n-Gravy.

Breakfast Knish. Bonnie and Mac at Brooklyn Knish offer a savory Breakfast Knish with eggs, cheese, bacon, potato, and caramelized onion.

Market Day Music provided by John Howard.