I finally live in a town that has a farmer’s market – not that I lived so far from it before we moved a whole mile and a half to the new place, but there is something about being able to walk out the door with a couple of bags and walk down to the farmer’s market on a Saturday morning that is particularly awesome.
Okay, the results are in! Here are readers’ top 3 picks for their favorite foods from the farmers market.
This week is your last chance to vote on your favorite food from the farmers market. Read on for preliminary results (right now local honey is at the number 1 spot) and to cast your vote!
Do you have a stand at the farmers market that you always hit first? Do you wait in long lines for your favorite produce, eggs, meat, or bread? Do you crave a certain fruit or vegetable for months, celebrate it when it finally arrives, and then mourn it when it goes out of season? We want to know! Read on to vote on your favorite farmers market fare!
Much like frisée, garlic scapes seem to inspire a lot of fear and skepticism at the farmers market. But instead of eying those tangly, green shoots with mistrust the next [ … ]
Summer’s here, which means that the farm is kicking into full gear. Although I relished spring’s shoots, salad greens, and sugar snap peas, the arrival of summer produce brings a [ … ]
I just got back from canoe camping in the Ozarks with my mom and boyfriend. Since you don’t have to carry your food when you go canoe camping, you can [ … ]
Happy Holiday Weekend coming up! This week, I want to share with you some of the words from our weekly CSA letter (we do both a CSA and I shop [ … ]
If you are shopping your farmers market, this time of year you will likely be seeing the last of the strawberries, lettuces and greens. Longer growing cole crops are showing [ … ]
We’re into early summer, now, and I know this, not by the rise in temperature, but because we’ve gotten the last bit of asparagus for the year and the first [ … ]
Spring finally exploded here, and my market haul took two trips to the car. For a mere $40.00 I came home with peaches, two bunches of asparagus, 2 lbs. of [ … ]
This week’s market fare is a short one, must be the busy start of summer! I am definitely with Joy in celebrating the fact that fresh berries are now in [ … ]
This week marked our first CSA pickup of the season. The bag contained spinach, scallions, strawberries, asparagus, bok choy, and lettuces. I go to the market as well as the [ … ]