Port Chief Gary Papp will demonstrate at the September 10 Farmers Market
The historic Lewes Farmers Market will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, September 10, at George HP Smith Park.
Chef Gary Papp of Lewes’ favorite restaurant on the canal, Harbor, will give a demonstration at 10 a.m. Highlighting the unparalleled integrity of seafood, organic produce and locally sourced meats, Harbour’s seasonally inspired menu offerings are prepared daily and prepared with love.
The HLFM Big Raffle draw took place on September 3. Jazz Fest weekend tickets and dinner went to Kathy Kolb. The winner of the Fabu-Lewes-Feast featuring eight $125 restaurant gift cards was Nichole DiNunzio. Private Home Dinner and Wine Pairing for 10 by Chef Sean Corea of Lewes Oyster House went to Sally and Frank Powell. The winner of the Electra Cruiser 1 Step-Thru bike was Mary Ellen Oferrall. Thank you to everyone who purchased raffle tickets this year. All profits support the market
In case of inclement weather, the market moves to the Lewes Elementary School parking lot at 820 Savannah Road. The Wednesday Market at Crooked Hammock Brewery is open weekly with 11 great farmers from 8am to 11am until September 28th. Dogs in markets must be under control with a six-foot non-retractable leash.
Lots of beautiful eggplants and tomatoes are still available. This week brings freshly picked apples, Italian plums, broccoli, kalettes (small kale), figs, green beans, wax beans, beets, spring and regular onions, shallots, garlic, golden and red potatoes, cucumbers and all types of sweet and hot peppers including Shishito. There are also watermelons, cantaloupes, sweet corn, fresh cut bunches of basil, fall squash, arugula, lettuce, pork sausages, chops and ribs, tilapia fish, oysters, live crabs, hand-picked crabmeat, crab cakes, crab salad, grass-fed chicken and beef (ground beef, tenderloin, New York striploin , sirloin, skirt, flank steak and flank steak), honey, mushrooms, eggs, yogurt, milk, butter, ice cream, kombucha, jams, fresh breads, pastries made from fruit from market vendors, herbs, vegetables and flowers, bouquets of cut flowers including sunflowers, locally roasted coffee and coffee drinks etc.
The historic Lewes Farmers’ Market is for growers only, so customers can buy directly from the farmer who grew the produce.
Children’s Storytime at the Market, in partnership with the Lewes Public Library, takes place at 10 a.m. Library volunteers read books on agriculture, gardening, nature and healthy eating in the yellow tent near the HLFM information tent.
The marketplace processes SNAP, WIC, and SFMNP, and continues to match SNAP up to $20 per marketplace, per customer. Customers can come to the SNAP tent to process SNAP/EBT.
The HLFM is continuing its pantry purchase program. Market patrons who wish to help feed the local community can purchase local produce, meat, milk and other foods from market producers to donate to this program every Saturday. At the end of the market, produce and other foods are collected and donated to various pantries, including Epworth Church and Casa San Francisco. The market team thanks customers for their generosity.
The circle in front of the Fred Thomas building at the foot of Dupont Avenue will be open for drop-off and pick-up for people with disabilities. Beebe Healthcare generously allows market customers to park in its outdoor car parks; go to historiclewesfarmersmarket.org to see parking information and vendors with maps. The weekly Marketplace newsletter lists demos and more. Email [email protected] or call 302-644-1436 to be added to the list.