Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

turmeric root from Mystic Roots Farm

Despite the beginning of spring, we still experienced some chilly (even below freezing) temps this week! Thankfully a warmer climate seems to be on the way, but with the fluctuating temperatures and the arrival of allergy season, our immune systems may take a hit over the next few weeks! Take a little extra care of … Read more

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

bok choy at farmers markets

Despite fewer markets and colder temperatures, produce vendors still have lots of vegetable variety each week! We’re seeing plenty of hardy, winter greens like kale, mustard, and collards, as well as an abundance of root vegetables like sweet potatoes, radishes, and turnips. In addition to other winter cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and cabbage, you can … Read more

Chef J Chong’s Sweet & Sour Pork and Veggie Stir-Fry

Chef J. Chong

Chef J Chong—originally from Toronto, but now calling Asheville home—is passionate about bringing Cantonese food to WNC. She sells dumplings and sauces at local farmers markets, leads cooking classes, and offers private dinners. J believes that food is medicine and food brings people together. J is a proud and vocal Asian queer activist for LGBTQ+, … Read more

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

bok choy

An abundance of leafy greens cover farmers tailgate markets these days, and even if you regularly fill your bag with kale and collards, there are more options than ever for trying new varieties. Here’s a rundown of what you might discover at markets this winter.

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Fresh at Winter Farmers Markets This Week

Market season really starts swinging in April, but there are plenty of markets during the winter months!

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Fresh at (Winter) Farmers Markets This Week

Local Honey

Look for lettuces this weekend at area winter farmers markets! Jake’s Farm hopes to bring the crunchy salad necessity with them Saturday to Asheville City Market (ACM) downtown and the Neighborhood Y at Woodfin Winter Tailgate Market. They also expect to bring bok choy, and they’ve even begun talking broccoli, which should be available in the coming weeks. Kay Farm offered up lotsa lettuce last Saturday at ACM, so get it again this weekend while the getting’s good.

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