Annie Rabbitt Visits Pine Island Farmers Market As They Celebrate
Assemblywoman Annie Rabbitt stopped by to congratulate Market Manager, Wendy Vandercliff during the last indoor farmer’s market on January 28th. While visiting she shopped for freshly prepared foods and other delights to take home and share with her family.“I am so delighted and fortunate to have an indoor farmers market that I can shop at in the winter with such wonderful dishes and fresh local food to enjoy. It was such a welcoming and inviting atmosphere. I look forward to stopping by again” said Assemblywoman Rabbitt.
The Pine Island Farmers Market will be held on February 25th, from 10am to 3pm, in the main barn at the W. Rogowski Farm located at 329 Glenwood Rd, Pine Island, NY.
Chef Alex Barron from the Breezy Point in Greenwood Lake will be on hand from 10am to noon to provide a cooking demonstration and tasting. This month Edge of Knife returns to the market to provide knife sharpening services and sales — bring in your knives to be sharpened. Pets Alive joins us this month with a variety of items for sale with proceeds supporting their important work in animal rescue. Local musician Gayle Donnelly will perform from 11:30am to 1pm, blending her own songs with covers that will make you smile and remember when . Shalimar Alpacas joins us with their quality woven goods. Gardens by Kelley returns with a large variety of locally grown teas and healthcare items.Chase Bank will be a the market to promote their new branch.
Each month the Pine Island Farmer’s Market offers “Farmer’s Market Roulette”, providing a free chance to win products from our vendors and sponsors. Regular vendors this season include Acorn Hill Farm (goat cheeses, fudge , Black Dirt Gourmet (prepared foods), Bobolink Dairy and Bake house (cheeses and breads), Fontanarosa’s Pasta, Janet’s Quality Baked Goods, Lowland Farm (grass fed beef ) , Onion Country Kitchens (jam s, syrup ) , Pazdar Winery , Picklelicious (pickled products), Snoep Winkel Farm (meat, poultry, eggs) , Sunrise Mountain Soaps, S weet Things Wild Thyme (honey, honey combs, lip balm), and W. Rogowski Farm (produce) .
The market’s last date in this season will be held on March 31 – from 10am to 3pm. This year’s sponsors include Bertoni Designs, Eddie’s Roadhouse, Fetch Bar & Grill, Harvest Restaurant, Pine Island Wine & Liquor and the W. Rogowski Farm. For vendor lists, directions and updates please visit www.PineIslandFarmersMarket.com .
We will return in November 2012 with pre-holiday markets and markets on the last Saturday of each month through March- each one featuring chef demos, live music and more.