Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Romanesco from Mystic Roots Farm at River Arts District Farmers Market

Not familiar with Romanesco? No worries! Known for its vibrant green hue and unique, naturally occuring spiral pattern, this vegetable has a slightly sweet, nutty flavor that is reminiscent of broccoli and cauliflower. Romanesco can be enjoyed roasted, or sautéed, and can be the perfect way to switch up any of your meals this week. … 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

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