OUR 2015 – 2016 WINTER MARKET VENDORS
Our indoor market is held every Saturday through the winter from 9 am to 1 pm at the Newport Vineyard & Winery on East Main in Middletown,
AQUIDNECK FARMS, Mike Victor runs this Portsmouth farm raising 100% grass fed, free range beef and cage free poultry since 2003 on almost 400 acres of conserved land.
BALLY MACHREE FARM in Middletown has been operated by Bill and Barbara O’Reilly since 1995. They bring a variety of fresh vegetables and bedding plants to our Saturday market through Thanksgiving. Bill and Barbara will be back with us for the summer season opening outdoors on May 21, 2016.
BARDEN FAMILY ORCHARD, Sandie and Gil Barden this North Scituate farm where high quality tree fruithas been grown for 76 years, now diversified to include berries, tomatoes, eggplant and sweet corn, all grown using the most innovative techniques to conserve water and soil resources.
THE COFFEE GUY Steve Demeter fresh roasts his coffees every week in Middletown. Choose from his extensive selection of roasted organic beans or stop by for a cuppa hot joe or the famous COLD BREW!
THE DELI , now known as Delicious! in Cranston, RI, specializes in Middle Eastern foods, made fresh daily in the same location for more than 20 years. Delicious! produces hommos, tabbouleh, yalanchi (rice stuffed grape leaves) and many other traditional favorites for their full service catering and party planning business.
THE HUMBLE PIE COMPANY Located in Providence, produces freshly baked, handmade pies filled with the best ingredients Rhode Island has to offer. Recipes are crafted to highlight the local flavors of each season.
JUNE LOVES ENGLISH CAKES, June Lawton’sfamily business in Rumford has expanded recently to include her son, Nishan, and daughter-in-law Stefanie, all committed to providing the freshest cakes and baked goods made from old English family recipes. They make regular trips home to their little English village for new recipes that use fresh eggs, butter, and don’t use any artificial ingredients. Lovely grub!
LITTLE RIVER FARM is a 3- acre vegetable farm in Exeter, RI, founded in 2013 by Bob Payne and Camille Abdel-Nabi, young farmers who use organic and sustainable practices to grow a wide variety of vegetables and herbs. High tunnels and other season extension practices allow them to grow through the winter. Little River is taking a break and will be back in March.
THE LOCAL CATCH was founded in 2010 by Captain Richard Cook and his wife Ann to sell high quality, locally caught seafood that improves our relationship with the food we eat and helps local commercial fishermen stay in business. The Local Catch is a local seafood processor and wholesaler, offering seafood from the Cook’s own boat,the F/V Sandra Lynn, and the fresh catch from fisherman friends.
MAPLEWOOD FARM, in Portsmouth is a third generation family farm with a long history of growing quality potatoes including reds, specialty fingerlings and RI Royal potatoes. Over the years the farm has added greenhouses for the production of annual flowers, perennials, potted herbs and vegetables, also gaining a reputation for splendid field grown cut sunflowers.
MATUNUCK OYSTER and VEGETABLE FARM, Perry Raso’s farm in South Kingstown produces Matunuck Oysters, famous for their crisp, briny flavor and clean, slightly sweet finish, grown in the unique waters of southern RI and harvested and shipped immediately to ensure freshness. Matunuck’s shellfish, locally caught fish and organically grown vegetables are available through the year.
MOONLIGHT ROSE ALPACA FARM in Swansea, Massachusetts is a top alpaca breeder and producer of yarn and alpaca fiber in a wide range of colors to create high quality mittens, scarves, gloves, hats and more.
NARRAGANSETT CREAMERY is proud to be a family-owned company that uses local milk (from farmers who have pledged not to use growth hormones,) kind bacteria, vegetable-based rennet, salt and nothing else to make a wide variety of cheeses and yogurts.
OLGA’S CUP AND SAUCER, Olga Bravo and Rebecca Wagner opened Olga’s Cup and Saucer as a seasonal bakery in 1988 in Little Compton, moving to their first year-round bakery in 1997 in Providence’s historic Jewelry District, where breads are made by hand using traditional artisanal techniques, the freshest ingredients, and local produce when possible. They are famous for their fresh fruit pies, breads and rustic baked goods.
PARADISE HILL FARM, Shirley and Ted Robbins operate Paradise Hill Farm, a family-owned, 20-acre farm on the East branch of the Westport River South Westport, MA. They offer a wide selection of produce, potted herbs and container herb gardens, annual hanging baskets, bedding plants and perennials. Their produce is picked fresh daily to guarantee freshness. Paradise Hill will be back for the summer season opening on May 21, 2016.
PAT’S PASTURED is owned and operated by Pat McNiff providing highest quality grass-fed meats from livestock raised in a pasture environment that allows animals a full life outdoors NOT eating corn in confinement. Traditional meat cuts and specialty products that don’t contain nitrites/nitrates, MSG or fillers are available for sale, and Pat’s crew will prepare breakfast sandwiches and burgers to order on our patio.
THE POWER OF JUICE is an artisanal juice company offering cold-pressed, raw juice and other vitamin-packed drinks with products thoughtfully hand-crafted for the health and diet conscious consumer. Juices are cold pressed to have a shelf life of 72 hours from pressing.
RI MUSHROOM COMPANY Bob DiPietro and Mike Hallock founded the company in 2012 and have already moved to a second location needing to expand their space for cool, humid grow rooms that produce seven varieties of mushrooms for local restaurants and farmers’ markets with several wild gathered varieties available seasonally.
SIMMONS FARM, Karla and Brian Simmons run Simmons Farm in Middletown, a 300 year old, 120 acre certified organic family farm preserved as open space in 1989. A wide variety of high quality organic produce, 100% grass fed beef from a herd of organically pastured Belted Galloway cattle, pork from organically pastured Tamworth pigs; eggs from certified organically fed hens and goat and cow milk cheeses are available at every market.
WISHING STONE FARM operates on 40 acres in Little Compton where Skip Paul and Liz Peckham have built a successful organic family farm operation committed to sustainable agriculture and the protection of open space. They produce a wide variety of vegetables, (many available through the winter), honey and the prepared foods of Babbette’s Feast.