How to shop smarter at your local farmers market

Below is an excerpt from a health column by Charles Stuart Platkin that appeared in The Sun Chronicle, Aug. 17, 2011, for the complete article CLICK HERE.

Eat Fresh and Local: Buying at a farmers market ensures that you are eating the freshest foods, and that you are choosing locally grown. To find out what fruits and vegetables are in season check www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/?page_id=674.

When you’re deciding what to prepare for dinner look online and find recipes that use the fruits and vegetables in season. Here are some websites with recipes. Allrecipes.com (www.allrecipes.com):  a Reader’s Digest Association (RDA) brand. [More links are available in the column to right of this article] Continue reading “How to shop smarter at your local farmers market”

We will be open this Saturday until Noon

After careful consideration we have decided to close the market a little early, and are shutting down at noon tomorrow. It looks like the rain should hold off until the afternoon, but we want to use caution and have as little damage to our vendors’ products.

We will continue to monitor the weather. Come early and stock up on fresh bread and produce. Check back here or on Facebook if there is a change in schedule.

Here are the vendors for this week: Continue reading “We will be open this Saturday until Noon”