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The belief that the winter months are a time of culinary asceticism has certainly been debunked by the early markets of 2019. An abundance of produce has lined the booths, including assorted lettuces and salad greens; darker greens like Chinese broccoli, spinach, kale, collards, and bok choy; jewel-toned radishes and sweet potatoes; buckets of apples; and more. With such a wealth of options, there is opportunity to branch out and try a few meal-time variations.

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After a stretch of unseasonably warm days, wintry temperatures have returned. Meanwhile, New Year’s resolutions may have you vowing to eat your leafy greens. All of this points clearly to one recourse: make soup.
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This weekend is the last chance to get gifts, meal ingredients, and anything else you need for the holidays at area farmers tailgate markets. Read the rest of this entry »

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The winter months are here and so are the indoor farmers tailgate markets! Two markets opened this past week to large enthusiastic crowds. Fortunately, both the Asheville City Winter Market and the YMCA Indoor Winter Market have more vendors than in past years, and more than enough produce to meet the growing winter demand. Both markets had local greens, root vegetables, microgreens, onions, pickles, eggs, meat, cheeses, bread, snacks, and much more.

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The Neighborhood Y at Woodfin Reynolds Mountain Winter Tailgate Market will kick off the winter market season this Saturday, January 5. (Find a list and schedule of WNC winter markets HERE.) With the new tailgate entering its second season, we asked coordinator Diane Saccone to look back at the market’s first year and to share what’s in store for 2013! 

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Yes, holiday farmers tailgate markets are wrapping (pun intended!) up. But that doesn’t mean there will be months of missing markets until spring rolls around; winter tailgates are just around the corner!

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