Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Spring Greens, DIPA, Fish & Cheese!

ChiknEGG's My Courthouse Market is moving INDOORS for the winter.  We're open 3-7pm every Wednesday at the Goochland Family YMCA.

Bella Grove has delicious Spring greens this week!
JOIN US ON THE LAWN!  You may need a jacket this week, but we'll be there with lots of local food and goodies for you!  Betty McCracken with Monacan Water & Soil Conservation District will be with us this week, and will have rain barrels, Earth Day t-shirts and grazing sticks for sale as well as environmental hand-outs.  This week at the market you'll find delicious fresh greens, local eggs, sausages, baked goods, jams and jellies, soaps and MORE! COME EARLY FOR GREENS AND EGGS! We're open 3:00-7:00PM outside on the grounds of the Goochland Family YMCA

ChiknEGG and Lickinghole Creek are teaming up for a DIPA Release and Earth Day Celebration!
Join us for a DIPA Release
and Earth Day Celebration!
The 2014 Lickinghole Creek 4 Pillars DIPA Release & Earth Day Celebration, operated by Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery, LLC and ChiknEGG Productions, LLC is a one day event to be held on the Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery property THIS SATURDAY from 1-7pm.  Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery is releasing their 4 Pillars DIPA and what better day to do it than the greenest day of the year - Earth Day! We will offer live music as well as an outdoor farmers market - complete with artisan crafts, farm animals, live demonstrations and children's activities.  The farmers market will feature seasonal produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods and locally made fine artisan crafts. This event is FREE and open to the public.  Families welcome!  For additional information, visit Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery's webpage or join their Facebook event page to get all the latest info on the event.

ChiknEGG's Cook 'N Nook is a commercial kitchen for rent by the hour/
Commercial Kitchen Space 4 Rent!
The Local Agrarian takes the fright out of cooking with fresh fish at ChiknEGG's Cook 'N Nook KitchenBy popular demand, The Local Agrarian will be demonstrating techniques for cooking fresh fish on Monday, April 18th from 6:30-8:30.  Don't be afraid!

Sharon Munyak, of Hobby Hill Farm Fresh LLC, will lead us in learning the ropes of making fresh Ricotta and Mozzarella cheese using cow's milk on Sunday, May 4th from 4:30-6:00pm.

All classes are hands-on and class sizes are limited to 10, so sign up early to ensure a spot! Classes are held at ChiknEGG's Cook 'N Nook Kitchen in Goochland.  Click HERE for additional information or to register.

If you are interested in renting the kitchen facility by the hour, visit the Cook 'N Nook website or our Facebook page for details, or email the Kitchen Manager.

Find your favorite vendors on our 
Interactive Market Map!
Check out our Interactive Market Map! Visit a list of our vendors by clicking HERE. If you click on the +/- sign, all the vendor info displays with click through links. Looking for a specific product? Click here to find who has it!. We are located at 1800 Dickinson Road in Goochland Courthouse, INSIDE the Goochland Family YMCA. For more information and a Google Map, click HERE.

SNAP/EBT (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).  SNAP can be used for foods for you and your household to eat, such as:  breads and cereals; fruits and vegetables; meats, fish and poultry; and dairy products.  For information on applying for SNAP benefits, call 1-800-221-5689.
Proud USDA SNAP Participant!
Did you know that we accept SNAP/EBT (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) at My Courthouse Market?  SNAP can be used for foods for you and your household to eat, such as: breads and cereals; fruits and vegetables; meats, fish and poultry; and dairy products. It's easy to use SNAP at the market...simply swipe your SNAP card at the ChiknEGG booth and we'll give you SNAP tokens to use.  Each SNAP token is worth One Dollar (no change can be given). For information on applying for SNAP benefits, call 1-800-221-5689.

CLICK to view Volunteer Opportunities - VolunteerSpotWe're using VolunteerSpot (the leading online signup and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming activities at both of ChiknEGG's farmers markets.

Please sign up for either My Manakin Market or My Courthouse Market - here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
1. Click on either of the above links or this link to go to our invitation page. 
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot)
3. Sign up! Choose your spots - VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!
Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.
See you at the market!

Lisa Dearden
Market Manager

Michele Wright (The Local Agrarian)
Assistant Market Manager

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