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Tuesday April 28th, 2015 11:13 Fresh at Farmers Markets This week

Get your rolling pins out! It’s time to bake some pies and tarts now that rhubarb is at area farmers tailgate markets. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tuesday April 21st, 2015 16:16 Fresh at Farmers Markets This week

The first spring bounty has arrived at area farmers tailgate markets — ramps and asparagus! These veggies have long been the first signifiers of the start of the spring harvest and evoke celebration in many agrarian traditions. Both have a very short harvest period, so enjoy them while they’re here! Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday April 15th, 2015 13:34 Fresh at Farmers Markets This week

The first of the outdoor farmers tailgate markets are springing up left and right! With these markets, we can reconnect with community members we might not have seen all winter, find delectable farm fresh foods, and encounter beautiful flowers, crafts, plant starts, and more! Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday April 8th, 2015 12:25 Fresh at Farmers Markets This week

Flowers are blooming and leaves are budding at the first outdoor farmers tailgate markets of the season! This past week, Asheville City Market opened among stunning trees in full bloom, with music playing, kids frolicking, sunny skies, and many conversations full of smiles and laughter — it was a picture-perfect first market day! Read the rest of this entry »

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Tuesday March 31st, 2015 16:31 Fresh at Farmers Markets This week

Along with the weather, trees, and wildlife, area farmers tailgate markets are in transition this time of year. Some markets are still operating under winter schedules, while others are opening outside for the first time this year. Be sure to check the dates and hours of your favorite markets before heading out. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tuesday March 24th, 2015 14:41 Fresh at Farmers Markets This week

Spring is here! Last Friday was the official first day of spring, and with the change of season comes the opening of many of the region’s spring/summer/fall farmers tailgate markets. Winter markets and hours are still in effect for most markets, so it’s best to check their listing in our online Local Food Guide before leaving the house. Read the rest of this entry »

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Thursday March 19th, 2015 13:37 Fresh at [Winter] Farmers Markets This week

Absolutely nothing compares to a truly farm fresh breakfast — the smell of potatoes, garlic, and onions frying, or good ol’ bacon and eggs. Find the highest quality and freshest breakfast ingredients at area winter farmers tailgate markets. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday March 11th, 2015 17:24 Fresh at [Winter] Farmers Markets This week

Though produce is one of the biggest draws on Saturday morning, there are other delights at area winter farmers tailgate markets that garner crowds, excitement, and dedicated customers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tuesday March 3rd, 2015 10:26 Fresh at [Winter] Farmers Markets This week

There is so much ingenuity that our local farmers employ in order to consistently have produce throughout the harsh winter conditions over the past few weeks. Be it through alternative growing practices like hydroponics, or attentively caring for greenhouse plants as if they are newborns, farms still have produce to bring to area winter farmers tailgate markets. All those veggies still go quickly, though, so get to market early. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday February 25th, 2015 12:30 Fresh at [Winter] Farmers Markets This week

Baby, it’s cold outside and area farmers markets have the goods to keep you warm. Hearty, starchy, baked goods will do the trick, and at market, cookies, cakes, tarts, turnovers and breads abound! Read the rest of this entry »

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