Cheat Lake Farmers Market Shopping List for Monday, June 4

Hello, friends of the Cheat Lake Farmers’ Market!

Tomorrow (Monday, June 4) will be the first Cheat Lake Farmers’ Market of the 2012 season. Like last season, the market will be held from 4-7pm in the parking lot of the Chestnut Ridge Church (2223 Cheat Road, across from Ruby & Ketchy’s Restaurant). I hope you’re all able to make it!

We will have several new vendors this season in addition to most of the vendors from last season. And we’ll be adding vendors as the season progresses. Here’s a list of what each vendor plans to offer for sale tomorrow:

Chipps Family Farm:

Green onions

Green tomatoes

Fresh eggs

Hanging strawberry plants with berries

Mountain Diamond Longhorns:

Frozen steaks, ribs, roasts, and lean ground beef

An assortment of specialty cuts, as well as gourmet, all-beef (no byproducts) jerky and summer sausage

Dog bones

Hopefully chard, baby romaine, tart red lettuce, and maybe some beets


Willa’s Wildflowers:

Black-eyed Susan

Monarda (a red variety)

Bachelor’s Button (a purple variety)

Genovese Basil

Candy Stripe Cosmos

A few Calendula

Maybe Snapdragons Tall Deluxe and Milkweed

All are old heirloom varieties, and all containers and labels are reused materials!


Sines Family Farm:

Bags of lettuce

Bunches of onions


Aloe plants

Maple syrup

Dried hot peppers

(Will be checking the bees, but not sure if they’ve been making honey yet)


Working H Farms / TJ’s Mercantile:

Pasteurized Poultry:

Whole chickens

Whole cut up chickens

Boneless / skinless breasts


Leg quarters







Grass-fed Beef:


Kabob meat



All-natural Pork:


Pork steaks

Sausage breakfast / Italian bulk



Clear View Farm:

Raisin Bread

Sourdough Bread

Rosemary Garlic Bread

Pepper Garlic Bread

Basil Onion Bread

Peach and Apple Pies

Blueberry Cobbler

Mini Nut Cups


Ridge Way Farm:

Swiss Chard




Mixed green and red lettuce


I’m impressed with the variety of goods being offered on this first market day of the season! There’s something on this list for everyone. Hope to see you at the market tomorrow!