Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

snowy daikon radishes at farmers market

Despite some snow last weekend and colder temperatures, produce vendors still have plenty to offer at farmers markets! Look out for a variety of root crops at markets this week, including carrots, sweet potatoes, radishes, and beets. Try incorporating more local root vegetables into your meals this week with these easy recipes!  This carrot and … Read more

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

daikon radish and napa cabbage

This weekend is your last chance to find a local jack-o-lantern or other decorative squash for Halloween! Farmers tailgate markets have plenty of pumpkins, as well as other winter squash varieties like kabocha, butternut, acorn, and jester squash to adorn your home with spooky decor for this weekend’s holiday. You can find winter squash from … Read more

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

The forecast for the weekend is begging you to ditch the heavy winter coat, pack a tasty sandwich, and head outside! Banh mi, a Vietnamese street food staple, includes many ingredients available at winter markets right now, including daikon radish, carrots, lemongrass, and cilantro. Our recipe takes a bit of advance prep time for marinating and pickling, but the actual active work is fairly simple. 

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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

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