Cooler temperatures are bringing crisp and colorful fall vegetables and fruit. Check with our vendors for winter squash, turnips, sweet potatoes and more. Stock up soon — only three more weeks of the market.
Boyle County Farmers Market is open 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Saturday at the Boyle County Fairgrounds. The last regular market day is Oct. 31, but watch the newspaper for special announcements.
This week look for:
Amish Friendship Bread
assorted baked goods
cinnamon raisin bread
Boyle County honey
homemade Boyle County jams and jellies
homemade Boyle County relish and pickled beets
dehydrated dip mixes
Fresh local produce:
peppers — bell, jalapeno, sweet banana and more
Fresh local meat:
Don't forget! You can paint your pumpkin free when purchased at the Bush Farms' booth!!
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Recipe of the week
Did you know? Butternut squash is interchangeable in many sweet potato and pumpkin recipes. These have a sweet, nutty taste and orange, fleshy pulp. Butternut squash can be roasted, toasted, pureed, mashed and can be used for soups, casseroles, breads, muffins, pies and more.