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This Saturday (April 19) marks prime season at the farmers’ market! That means longer hours (8AM-noon), more vendors, and cartloads of local produce. The market’s bakers, growers, herders, and picklers are promising big things for the kickoff. Upper Crust Bakery is bringing hot cross buns for the Easter holiday and farmers will be arriving with […]

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What the heck is that?” I love hearing those words while walking around the market on Saturdays. Half the time, I don’t know the answer. But that’s the fun of farmers’ markets – getting to try new local foods that aren’t available at the grocery store. This Saturday, ramps will be turning some heads. With […]

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Spotted some good lookin’ morel mushrooms at the market on Saturday. These elusive fungi make an appearance every spring, but don’t stay around for long. Morels are as difficult to find as they are delicious, so it’s a real treat to stumble upon them in our very own neighborhood. Procrastinate on these beauties and you’ll […]

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Looking for a sign of spring? Look no further than the farmers’ market this weekend. Spinach and arugula are in full force—reminding us that sunnier skies and warmer winds are, indeed, on their way. What’s your favorite way to use these early spring greens? I doubt you’re lacking inspiration, but here are a few ideas, […]

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Vegetables may be a bit sparse at the farmers’ market this time of year, but you know what’s available aplenty this winter? Strawberries. OK, that’s a lie. But our farmers offer something even more baller and less common than strawberries: locally-raised meat. Walk the market any Saturday morning (year-round) and you’ll find quality chicken, lamb, […]

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Spotted this cutie at the market today! She knows what’s up: local, free range eggs. She and her dad buy the omega-3 packed gems from the farmers’ market every weekend. The girl’s got it going on. Beauty, brains, and parents who buy local. The future’s so bright, we gotta wear shades.

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Earlier this week, I hopped on my bicycle like I do every morning. Determined not to let the snowstorm stop me, I rode down my street for like 12 feet. And then was forced to turn around. Defeated. Demoralized. Iced. Thankfully, our local farmers have a little (ok, a lot!) more stick-to-itiveness than me in […]

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New hours start January 4 New organic and greenhouse vendors and oysters! The County’s longest running farmers market never closes, so no need to worry about finding wonderful local produce this winter. The official winter season begins on January 4, with the market opening at 9 a.m. and closing at noon, but new vendors are […]

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They’re spicy, crunchy, healthy, and (heck!) they’re just so dang pretty. You can use all parts of the turnip plant, which also makes them economical! Cold weather crops have arrived and they are here to stay. I probably cook these recipes once a week. Seriously. Yay turnip time! Roasted Turnips with Honey From Andrea Reusing’s Cooking […]