First Year Anniversary

 


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.

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Pine Island Farmers Market Celebrates First Year Anniversary
Local vendors offer Valentine gifts for that special someone

The Pine Island Farmers Market celebrates its first anniversary on January 28th, from 10am to 3pm, in the main barn at the W. Rogowski Farm located at 329 Glenwood Rd, Pine Island, NY.  Goshen resident Evan Teatum looks forward to the market each month as “it is not just an inviting eclectic marketplace, but a friendly place where people gather together to enjoy fresh food and exchange ideas.”
Special gifts with a personal touch will be offered just in time for Valentine’s Day.  Rachel Bertoni Designs of Sugar Loaf, NY will demonstrate jewelry making, creating custom earrings on the spot with your choice of colors.  Candy Apple Shoppe of Glenwood, NJ will have a selection of their handmade candied apples and chocolate confections.  
Chef and Author Lukas Volger will be on hand to sign his new cookbook, Vegetarian Entrees That Won’t Leave You Hungry, available for purchase.  From 10am to noon Volger will provide a cooking demonstration and tasting from the book which Publishers Weekly praised for “the beauty of Volger’s approach lies in its simplicity, creativity, and portability”
This month Edge of Knife returns to the market to provide knife sharpening services and sales — bring in your knives to be sharpened.  Winslow Therapeutic Center will offer face painting, with proceeds supporting their important work. Local musician Dan Brother will perform his own brand of soulful blues from 11:30am to 1pm.
 Each month the Pine Island Farmer’s Market offers “Farmer’s Market Roulette”, a 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), Bru Organics (cacao),Fontanarosa’s Pasta, Janet’s Quality Baked Goods, Lowland Farm (grass fed beef), Onion Country Kitchens (jams, syrup), Pazdar Winery, Picklelicious (pickled products), Snoep Winkel Farm (meat, poultry, eggs),Sunrise Mountain Soaps, Sweet Things Wild Thyme (honey, honey combs, lip balm), and W. Rogowski Farm (produce).
The market continues in 2012 on February 25 and March 31 – the last Saturday of each month from 10am to 3pm – each one featuring chef demos, live music and more. 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 a schedule, vendor lists, directions and updates please visit www.PineIslandFarmersMarket.com.
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Our one year Anniversary.

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From all of us @ Pine Island Farmers Market

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Pine Island Farmers Market adds craft vendors for Holiday Market

Pine Island Farmers Market adds craft vendors for Holiday Market 

Indoors at Rogowski Farm on Saturday, December 17th, from 10am to 3pm

Shop for the holidays for wonderful gifts and treats from local craft vendors, farmers, bakers, cheese, bread artisans, winery and more – all gathered together at the Pine Island Farmers Market inside the main barn at the W. Rogowski Farm located at 329 Glenwood Rd, Pine Island, NY.

Our Dec 17th market features a chef demo from 10am -12pm by Adam Powers, Executive Chef/Owner at Fetch Bar and Grill of NYC and Warwick, NY, live music by local musician Derek Pederson from 11:30am – 1pm. Santa will be arriving by tractor at 11am and while visiting the market take some time to enjoy a hearty, made-to-order breakfast prepared by the Rogowski Farm’s own Chef Heather Kurosz.

Here are just a few of the many choices for your holiday gift list:  Pazdar’s Winery has many creative wines including chocolate wine; Lowlands beef will have gift certificates and gift packs as well as their 20/20 discount program; Late Bloomer Farm has “Farm in a box” a selection of local products packaged in a wooden gift box; Sweet Things and Wild Thyme will have honey, beeswax candles, honey caramel popcorn balls and gift boxes; Bertoni Galleries, a local jeweler whose jewelry was featured in the Jennifer Lopez film “The Back-up Plan”, will have earrings, bracelets, and other select pieces; Bombshell Bags with their eclectic variety of handbags and handmade jewelry; Bea Bloom brings to the table her hand crafted ceramic in all shapes and size, some of which are oven proof.  Shalimar Alpacas carries a large selection of woven hats, gloves, scarves, etc.  Bobolink Dairy grass fed cheeses are always a welcome gift on any holiday table and Bleeding Hearts Caring Bodies offers a selection of handcrafted healing salves, lotions and oils.

Only at the Pine Island Farmer’s Market will you find “Farmer’s Market Roulette”, a chance to win products from our vendors and sponsors.  Join us on December 17th to try your luck when the wheel spins.

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 a schedule, vendor lists, directions and updates visit www.PineIslandFarmersMarket.com.

About The Market:  The Pine Island Farmers Market is held in the main barn of the W.Rogowski Farm, in the magnificent black dirt region of Pine Island in the Town of Warwick in Orange County, NY.  Careful consideration is given to the types vendors as the market provides a unique venue for area producers to sell crops, baked goods and other products. The market provides the community with a central source for high quality, local products.  For information visit www.PineIslandFarmersMarket.com.

Contact Information for Media:
Wendy Vandercliff, Market Manager
Email: PineIslandFarmersMarket@gmail.com

Phone: 845-258-8152

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We are thankful.

We here at the Pine Island Farmers Market just wanted to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving. Relax, share time and good food with family and friends. Take time to recharge and unwind before the hectic holiday season ahead.

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We hope you will join us as we celebrate the harvest of the region!

We are still seeking sponsors in an effort to promote local businesses, as well as to help offset the costs. We had an average of 700 people attending the 4 markets we held last season. Our Facebook page reached out to 189,000 post views by March of this year. Sponsors will be listed in all brochures and web-related posts, as well as on a banner onsite. A sponsor’stable will be available at each market, providing sponsors an avenue for promoting their business with promotional literature, coupons, special offers, etc.  Sponsor applications have gone out and you can get one of them here online. (All you need to do is contact Wendy Vandercliff, our market manager for the password protection code.)

The market will provide a service to the community by offering the consumer a source of quality, locally grown produce and homemade food products and holiday gifts, as well as providing information about our sponsors’ businesses.
We hope you will join us as we celebrate the harvest of the region!

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Brochure

PIFM Vendors November brochure inside  & PIFM Vendors november brochure front

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

The year has turned its circle,
The seasons come and go.
The harvest all is gathered in
And chilly north winds blow.
Orchards have shared their treasures,
The fields, their yellow grain,
So open wide the doorway~
Thanksgiving comes again!
~Old Rhyme

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Warwick Farm Aid

Warwick Farm Aid 2011
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