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Thursday August 16th, 2018 13:56 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Area tailgate farmers markets are full of fresh farmed fare, but there’s also wild-harvested finds such as mushrooms to find. Some mushrooms are cultivated much like other produce, for example Shiitakes and Oyster mushrooms, but so many of the most culinarily delectable mushrooms must be foraged for.

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Friday August 10th, 2018 10:43 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

There are the faintest whispers of fall already, such as a few crisp, chilly mornings. At area farmers tailgate markets, those whispers are coming in the form of some of the first fall produce. Last week we talked about the delicata and kuri winter squash. And this week, there’s more fall fare making its way to market. 

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Friday August 3rd, 2018 09:59 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

It always feels strange to write about winter squash in August, but each year the first of these beauties appear at area farmers markets mid-summer.

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Friday July 27th, 2018 10:14 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Remember as kids playing that it was opposite day? This week we’re bringing an ‘opposite day’ approach to farmers market fare with suggestions for desserts made from vegetables, and savory dishes made with fruit.

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Friday July 20th, 2018 10:14 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Turn your at-home dinner into a gourmet feast without going to a restaurant by shopping at area farmer tailgate markets. Local farmers have unique varieties of vegetables that can provide infinite inspiration to make your meals magnificent.

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Friday July 13th, 2018 10:22 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Asheville and Western North Carolina have so much to offer in the way of outings. The mountains, rivers, lakes, and forests are perfect for exploring. Area farmers tailgate markets are a great excursion, too. Try new foods, connect with community, listen to live music, and buy fruits, vegetables, and more direct from local farmers.

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Friday July 6th, 2018 11:32 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Summer is in full swing this week — all of the berries are in season and grills have been fired up for days alongside the Fourth of July. Are you so excited about summer and the holiday that you never want it to end? Preserving the summer harvest is a great way to bring the season with you into fall and winter — and now is the time to get to it! Visit area farmers tailgate markets to get all the goods you need to keep the grilling going and start preserving.

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Friday June 29th, 2018 09:16 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

This past week — really this whole spring and now summer — have been very wet.

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Friday June 22nd, 2018 10:15 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

The past week has been a turning point for produce farmers this season; it feels like everything has come in at once! There’s still more produce to trickle in over the rest of June and through July, but this week sure was packed. What are some of the new things you can find this week?
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Friday June 15th, 2018 15:34 Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Such an exciting time at area tailgate farmers markets — some of the most iconic summer produce arrived at markets this past week! From fruits to vegetables, the season is picking up, despite the rains that hit last month.  Read the rest of this entry »

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