Westminster Farmers' Market

  (Westminster, Massachusetts)
Bringing you local food, friends and fun.
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Westminster Farmers" Market Report for 09-10-2010


Westminster Farmers’ Market Report from Maple Heights Farm

Lunchbox Season has arrived…


With hurricanes blowing in last week, many vendors took the day off (us included – the tents are just too dangerous when they take flight – not to mention too expensive to replace if they do), but Academy hill was still fairly well populated with vendors.  I had the enjoyable task of walking through the market as a 100% customer.  It was nice, and I was able to purchase everything I needed to feed my hungry family (and send one of us off to college with a full refrigerator).


It’s a season of preparing lunchboxes…

Yes, it is that time of the year.  School busses are everywhere.  Schedules ramp up to a hyper pace with school open houses, sports teams, church school and volunteer 

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Westminster Farmers' Market Report for 08-06-2010

Westminster Farmers’ Market Report from Maple Heights Farm

Getting the Most from the Farmers’ Market



Watch facebook on Friday as vendors will keep you informed of what they will be bringing to the market this week!


Farmers’ Market Finds are a terrible thing to waste…

A fun dish that REQUIRES leftovers is fried rice.  Even the rice should be made in advance.  You will want a farm fresh egg that is not leftover, rice, a bit of olive oil and leftover veges and meat.  If you don’t normally buy farmers’ market eggs, you may want to consider it for this dish as the majority of the dish will be made with leftovers so .25 per egg is worth the splurge for the high quality nutrition it brings!  This is a great meal especially when you only have a few ounces of high quality meat that you want to utilize in a full meal.  Amy Dacyczyn tells us to keep a quart container in your freezer, adding bits of meat and vegetables as you have them so you are always prepared for this simple and delicious dish.

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