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Tuesday December 16th, 2014 12:14 Fresh at Farmers Markets this Week

2014 is almost over and next week is your last chance to shop at area farmers tailgate markets before the new year. Novel, exquisitely beautiful, and often delicious discoveries are abundant! There is so much to explore at this time of the year: winter produce, meats, cheeses, cookies, artwork, jewelry and more. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tuesday December 9th, 2014 12:15 Fresh at Farmers Markets this Week

In the moment when you find the perfect gift, you imagine the excitement you know you’ll incite when it is unwrapped by your loved one. Shopping for gifts can be tedious and tiring, but at area farmers tailgate markets you’ll be sure to find the best possible presents this holiday season. Not only will the gifts be thoughtful and unique, but you’ll be supporting your local farmers, crafters, and your community. Read the rest of this entry »

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Thursday December 4th, 2014 09:35 Fresh at Farmers Markets this Week

Everyone is full of cheer at area farmers tailgate markets, welcoming the arrival of the holiday season. Starting this week many markets will have special events in honor of the beginning of the winter. Market managers, vendors, and farmers want to celebrate with you, and say thank you for supporting them this past year! Read the rest of this entry »

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Monday November 17th, 2014 16:29 Fresh at Farmers Markets this Week

There’s no better meal than the feast on Thanksgiving to stuff your dinner dishes with local produce and ingredients. This year, area farmers tailgate markets have an abundance of appetizing foodstuffs to be thankful for, perfect for every component of the big meal. This Thanksgiving, get local!

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Tuesday November 11th, 2014 14:36 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Despite the recent snow, area farmers tailgate markets are as full as ever with delicious and colorful fare. The fall produce is abundant including squash, roots, and greens. Some summer veggies are also still around, such as tomatoes and peppers, not to mention all of the breads, cheeses and other amazing goods available at markets every week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tuesday November 4th, 2014 12:49 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

A new and exciting item has popped up at area farmers tailgate markets this week: popcorn from Full Sun Farm (River Arts District Farmers Market, North Asheville Tailgate Market). All types of corn will pop to some degree, but popcorn-specific varieties have a hard enough shell around the kernel that causes pressure to build up and explode inside out. Full Sun Farm sells their popcorn on the cob. Pick the kernels off and cook on your stovetop, or place the whole cob in a paper bag in the microwave and the kernels will pop off straight from the cob! Read the rest of this entry »

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Tuesday October 28th, 2014 14:36 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

It’s time to get to the bottom of things at area farmers tailgate markets, the bottom of plants, that is. Root vegetables are flourishing this fall, and there’s quite a variety of them! But not all root vegetables are actually roots, exactly. Roots can be true roots, as well as tubers, rhizomes, corms, and bulbs, which technically don’t function as roots, so much as underground stems. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tuesday October 21st, 2014 16:26 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

This week area farmers tailgate markets are ripe with apples, honey, and many other delicious fall finds! Read the rest of this entry »

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