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Friday December 2nd, 2016 11:14 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Give local this holiday season by shopping at area tailgate farmers markets for your holiday gifts. Explore the beautiful and bountiful creations — both edible and craft — that our local farmers, artisans, and others have to offer! Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday November 23rd, 2016 13:49 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Thanksgiving is past, and now, what’s next at area farmers markets? After the many hours planning meals, shopping, cooking, and dining, we look forward to December with full bellies. This weekend at markets there are likely to be a few less vendors due to holiday travel, but there are still folks to get your local food fix from. And, now’s the time to give new life to your thanksgiving leftovers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Thursday November 17th, 2016 13:26 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Farmers, especially those here in our region, are remarkable. They’re up against so many odds, and they still deliver the most exquisite — in both flavor and aesthetics — produce, meats, cheeses, and more to area farmers tailgate markets each week. Right now we are, and have been, experiencing severe drought conditions, and our farmers are still showing up to markets, abundance in hand. When at a market this week, be sure to tell your farmers thank you. Read the rest of this entry »

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Thursday November 10th, 2016 14:59 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Fall is called the harvest season for good reason. There are so many delicious and hearty produce varieties to be found at area farmers tailgate markets. Some, such as butternut squash, potatoes, and carrots are well-known favorites, but others should not be overlooked. Read the rest of this entry »

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Friday November 4th, 2016 10:40 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

When thinking about the colors of autumn, it is typical to think of fall foliage. But, the fall produce at area farmers tailgate markets is a splendid array of tints and hues that should not be passed by! Read the rest of this entry »

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Friday October 28th, 2016 12:48 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Halloween is coming up fast, and though produce typically does not fit into the holiday’s emphasis on candy, area farmers markets still have wares to contribute to your festivities! Read the rest of this entry »

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Thursday October 20th, 2016 14:59 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Vegetables are not necessarily relegated to one season only; some produce is available twice a year. This is due to their preference for the moderate temperatures of spring and fall. It’s incredibly exciting knowing that your favorite vegetable will be back again, fresh and local at area farmers tailgate markets, in just a few months.

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Friday October 14th, 2016 10:35 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Though summer fruits may be the most varied and abundant, autumn fruits are wonderfully crisp, and bursting with flavor! Read the rest of this entry »

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Thursday October 6th, 2016 12:15 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Pumpkins, the winter squash behind the quintessential “fall flavor,” have begun to make their entrance at area farmers tailgate markets. But how much are pumpkins really behind the symbolic autumnal flavor, and what of it’s history? Read the rest of this entry »

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Thursday September 29th, 2016 12:58 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Celery, one of the more limited veggies to be found at area farmers tailgate markets, is here now! Celery is limited in the length of its harvest season as well as how many farms grow and sell it. There are cooking applications that celery is used in that make its appearance at market particularly exciting — one of which as an ingredient in aromatics. Read the rest of this entry »

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