We’re in the midst of Hanukkah now, and whether or not you celebrate the Festival of Lights, you might draw inspiration from some of its traditional dishes as you do your farmers tailgate market shopping this week.
We’re nearly in the home stretch of summer. Just one more month and autumn will be upon us. In the meantime, while many of us bemoan the persistent heat, let’s not overlook the last of the magical abundance of the season, as we also welcome the very first signs of fall.
At farmers tailgate markets throughout the year, you can find a range of produce from A-Z. Since it’s the first week of spring, it seems fitting to focus on the first letter of the alphabet. What are some items at market you can find now that start with the letter A?
Just one more month of indoor winter tailgate markets! If you haven’t checked out what all of the excitement is about, be sure to visit before the end of March. Come see all of the wonderful farmers and other vendors who are making it possible to eat locally grown and produced food all year long!
In the cold winter weather, it’s so wonderful to shop for local produce in a cozy environment. But it’s not too cozy, it’s still exciting — from week to week, there are differences in markets that keep them new and fresh. Some vendors come, some go, some visit every other week, and which products they have for purchase and sample ebb and flow. Don’t take my word for it — visit a market this Saturday (and then again, next Saturday), and see for yourself.
Every month, ASAP has been featuring one seasonal, local item as part of its “Get Local” campaign. August is tomato month, and, boy, is that true at area farmers tailgate markets. There are so many fantastic and flavorful varieties! There are innumerable ways to eat tomatoes, but here’s a couple of pretty exciting ideas that you may not have considered:
All kinds of farm-fresh goodness at area farmers tailgate markets this week.
More and more produce is popping up at your local farmers tailgate markets!
Strawberries are one of the most anticipated of early spring offerings at farmers tailgate markets. And, we’re delighted to report that they are here!
The beginning of spring is here and there’s buzz about outdoor tailgate markets opening up at long last! But before they do open, be sure to stop by the last of the indoor winter markets this week.