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Fruit is still showing up in droves at the market, but we all know that as late August approaches, the berries, melons, and stone fruits we’ve been taking for granted all summer will fade into oblivion. That’s why I always turn into a hoarder each August. I’m basically just running around the market yelling, “Give […]

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Plums. Are. Happening.

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What’s at the market these days? Everything. Like, for real. Take one glance at the tents and you’ll see piles of squash, crates of cucumbers, onions upon onions, and a LOT of happy people leaning over heirloom tomatoes. Look a bit deeper and you’ll find freshly-picked blueberries, the season’s first peaches, and multi-colored carrots just begging to be thrown […]

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Things that happen on the summer solstice: The sun reaches its highest point in the sky. People throw crazy parties. TOMATOES. The market’s tomatoes caught me off guard yesterday. I was on my way to buy eggs — partly to test whether they’d stand upright as the solstice myth goes — and a glimmer of light caught my […]

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Strawberries. Are. In. The first week, we ran out in, like, 17 minutes. The second week, in 2 hours. This Saturday, it’s anybody’s guess. Clap your hands say yeah it’s strawberry season!

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Asparagus! Stinging nettles! Green garlic! Starts for the garden! So much spring at the market today.

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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, […]