Oxheart Heirloom Tomatoes, Breakfast Radishes, Shad Roe, Best Bread, Feta Pesto … Does It Get Any Better Than That? (With Video)

Sure It Does, At The Madison Farmer's Market On Fridays. How About A Classic Good Humor Ice Cream Bar On A Stick For Dessert? Just Be Sure To Share!

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If so, you can "like" their new page on Facebook.

The page includes basic information about the market, including hours (3 to 6 p.m. every Friday through October) and provides information about specific kinds of produce and goods that will be at the market.

 "If you love heirloom tomatoes, we'll be bring a bunch this coming friday you can plant in your garden: Mule Team, Mortgage Lifter, Arkansas Traveler, Oxheart, Williams Striped and many more! They are of good size and nice stocky plants!" said Sunflower Farm of Orange on the Facebook page.

The market in Madison remains a favorite for many of the vendors, who return year after year.

"We are involved with around 18 farmers' markets and  Madison is one of the very best for us," said Margaret Sapir, of Wave Hill Breads in Norwalk, "We enjoyed seeing familiar faces last week and loved to hear how happy the Madison residents are to have us back.  We love the location, too, and the music."

Wave Hill Breads specializes in "real deal" French Country Bread and has sold only that for its first five years, Sapir said. "This year we  are introducing an Olive and  Roasted Red Pepper Ciabatta and our American Whole Grain Multi-Grain.  We also sell Ariston Extra Virgin low-acid Olive Oil and 12 yr. Aged Balsamic Vinegar," Sapir said.

Other vendors include of Madison and Staehly Farms of East Haddam, among many others.

The market also is lining up music for most Fridays. The schedule is still be filled out, but here is what they have so far:

May 13: Frank Panzarella
May 20: Barbara Shaw
May 27: Hannah Fair
June 3: TBD
June 10: Frank Panzarella
June 17: Shawn Taylor
June 2: Dave Fry
July 1: TBD
July 8: TBD
July 15: Frank Panzarella
July 22: Shawn Taylor
July 29: Dave Fry
August 5: TBD
August 12: Frank Panzarella
August 19: Dave Fry
August 26: Shawn Taylor
September 2: Dave Fry
September 9: TBD
September 16: Barbara Shaw
September 23: Shawn Taylor
September 30: Hannah Fair
October 7: Dave Fry




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