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Supporting Local Chefs is Good for Farmers Markets

Blog: Eat Local Food LLC   -   Thursday June 06, 2013   -   By Joan

Collaborate with Local Chefs for Boost in Sales photo by Chris Witkowski Here's a  collaborative marketing idea for those "In Season" strawberry, blueberry, tomato and sweet corn days: Work with your local...

now in season

Blog: Indigo Run Farms   -   Saturday February 02, 2013   -   By Sam

   We have some organic broccoli, kale, cabbage, dandelion, turnips and kohlrabi. Lettuce is soon on the way.  Spinach is not too far behind. e-mail ( skbindigo@atmc,net) or call 843-399 -6902  or 910-287-6794.

Opening for 2013-2014 Season!

Blog: Byrd's Pecans   -   Thursday September 27, 2012   -   By Justin

Opening up for the 2013-2014 Season beginning October 15th.  Missouri looks like it will have a good crop for the 2nd year in a row. Prices on the wholesale market were pretty soft last year, but expect a little bump due to a poor US crop as a...

Spring Harvest

Blog: Healthy Culinary Creations LLC   -   Monday May 14, 2012   -   By Laurie

So far it has been a wonderful spring of produce grown by dedicated local farmers bringing us asparagus, fiddlehead ferns, spinach, turnip tops, japanese radish, arugula, rhubarb, (shall I go on?), tatsoi, baby greens, asian greens, various types of radish,...

March Mushroom Madness

Blog: GrassRootzCafe   -   Friday March 09, 2012   -   By Elizabeth

Shitake mushrooms are in season and sensational, and not just for their delectable flavor either.  Shitakes are actually used as an anti-cancer drug in Japan and sanctioned for this purpose by their FDA. Key among the list of Shitake healing...

Hop, Hop, Hop

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Wednesday November 09, 2011   -   By Emily

    What is a hop? No, I'm not referring to something the rabbits are doing, I'm talking about a plant. I think most people are familiar with hops, although they might not even know it! Combined with water, malted barley, and yeast, they are...

Williamsburg Art Month Continues at the Williamsbu...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday September 20, 2011   -   By WFM

Saturday, September 24 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon Tidewater Oyster Gardener Association will bring an exhibit, Williamsburg Art Month continues at the Market, Riverwalk Restaurant will be at the Chefs Tent at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., and Me & Jo will...

Home Cooking

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Wednesday August 31, 2011   -   By Emily

Isn't it amazing how it feels like fall the minute the schools open again? Just a night or two before our local schools started the new year, we had lows in the 40's and I'm seeing the first blushes of color in the leaves of the trees. The garden says...

Children's Day at the Market June 4, 2011

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday May 31, 2011   -   By WFM

Saturday, June 4, 2011 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Children’s Day at the Williamsburg Farmers Market will include SHIP (School Health Initiative Program) at the Chef Tent at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.  Mr. Little’s Band will entertain from 9:00...

Eat Local, Eat Often

Blog: West Brookfield Farmers Market   -   Sunday August 15, 2010   -   By Amy

With summer in full swing, markets all over the state are loaded with delicious fruits and berries.  Blueberry season is almost over, ending a bit soon due to the hot weather and early crop production but blackberries, peaches and early apples are...

The Lack

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Tuesday August 03, 2010   -   By Emily

Saturday at the stand, we had beets, cucumbers, zucchini, yellow zucchini, pattypan and crookneck squash, bell peppers, jalapeños, sweet banana & inferno banana peppers, Swiss chard, heirloom lettuce, red & white new potatoes and plum tomatoes....

Tastes of Winter

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Friday January 08, 2010   -   By Emily

It's been a cold and snowy new year...so far we haven't had a day without being under a winter advisory or warning of some sort.  Currently, we have about 18 inches of snow here.  A lot more has fallen, but it's been fluffy snow that compacts, so...

Seasonal Changes

Blog: McFadden Ranch   -   Wednesday October 21, 2009   -   By Marilyn and Jim

As with all organic farms and ranches both big and small, the continuous annual cycle of ranch work is dictated by the seasons.  Thus preparation for the spring and summer planting of vegetables begins in the fall when foot-deep trenches are dug for each...

Thoughts on Eating Seasonally

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Saturday October 03, 2009   -   By Emily

As I finished setting up the store this weekend, I really noticed how the look of it has changed from the beginning of the season.  Gone are the piles of zucchini  and summer squash. Taking their place are a colorful selection of winter squash and...

Foodservice Community Steps up to Embrace Local Ag...

Blog: Christopher Ranch   -   Friday September 18, 2009   -   By Justin

In recent months, several notable foodservice operations have launched programs to support community farmers and ranchers by promoting consumption of locally and sustainably produced ingredients.         Bon...

Cheese share

Blog: Branched Oak Farm   -   Thursday April 16, 2009   -   By Doug & Krista

For the 2009 season, we are considering a "summer cheese share" program that starts mid-May.  This would entitle cheese share members to 8 weeks of cheese.  Different value shares are offered:  $32, $64, or $96.  This translates...

spring boi oii oiiiinnnggggg!

Blog: Hippychick's Gardens   -   Thursday April 09, 2009   -   By hippychick

birdy bees bok bok bzzzz my favorite photos yet this year

Napa Cabbage Slaw with Toasted Almonds

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Thursday February 05, 2009   -   By Cynthia

This is a very easy recipe that is crunchy, refreshing and in season!  See it made and download the recipe on Cookus Interruptus.   I learned all kinds of thins about cabbage - it can do everything from heal wounds to boost immunes.  Read about...

Winter's Delicious Foods - Eating Seasonally

Blog: Re Rustica   -   Wednesday February 04, 2009   -   By fullofbeans

Aaron's grandfather told us about how the first supermarkets came to town and put all the little stores out of business. People wanted the foods of summer all year long, and were willing to pay freight for the luxury. In our family, we have always loved...


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