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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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Wednesday February 18th, 2015 10:20 Fresh at [Winter] Farmers Markets This week

With all the cold weather we’ve had lately, there are many folks sure to have pots of chili on their stovetops. The best kind by far is chili with locally sourced ingredients, and area winter farmers tailgate markets have everything you need. Read the rest of this entry »

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Monday February 9th, 2015 15:45 Fresh at [Winter] Farmers Markets This week

Winter farmers tailgate markets are going strong with farm-fresh local food offerings every week. What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, than by shopping for or with loved ones at a winter tailgate market! Markets have great gift ideas such as chocolates, baked goods, and jewelry, as well as plenty of produce, including lettuces and greens, potatoes, sweet potatoes, butternut squash, microgreens, and turnips. And don’t forget to pick up local meats, cheeses, eggs, and plenty more!

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Wednesday February 4th, 2015 13:18 Fresh at [Winter] Farmers Markets this Week

What are some unique foods that you’ve tried from a vendor at area winter farmers tailgate markets? Perhaps it was a rare heirloom variety of peppers or tomatoes in the summer, a special one-time only cheese, or a fruit seldomly sold at market like Autumnberries. This week, a new vendor has increased the possibilities for the specialty items available at market: cricket bars by The Cricket Girl. Read the rest of this entry »

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Monday January 26th, 2015 15:48 Fresh at [Winter] Farmers Markets this Week

Don’t let the season fool you – each week is still slightly different at area winter farmers tailgate markets. Although winter produce has little variety throughout the season, the markets still do; new vendors appear, and what they have available for sale can certainly change from week to week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday January 21st, 2015 11:42 Fresh at [Winter] Farmers Markets this Week

When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing better than something hot to eat or drink. At area farmers tailgate markets, there are piping hot beverages and plenty of options to create your favorite warm, steaming dishes at home. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tuesday January 13th, 2015 13:46 Fresh at [Winter] Farmers Markets this Week

After a two week hiatus, everyone was happy to be back at area farmers tailgate markets to find familiar faces, favorite farmers, and fantastic winter fare! And boy, markets were bustling- many vendors had lines at their tables, and everyone was exceptionally excited. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday January 7th, 2015 16:38 Fresh at [Winter] Farmers Markets this Week

There is no need to buy kale from California this winter- not with all the fresh local food available at the area farmers tailgate markets open throughout the year! Winter greens are grown all over the region in hoop houses, root vegetables and apples can store for months after harvest, and the most delicious local staples like eggs, meat, and cheese are around no matter what the weather. Not to mention artisan food products like baked goods, spice blends, and chocolate. What more could anyone ask for? Read the rest of this entry »

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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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