Farmers' Market

How to Fight for Food Justice in America

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Farmer's Markets/Local produce?

by Splendid Spatula 2 days ago

Some farmer's markets are opening, with various protocols - lots of distance, timed entry, etc. I went over to Davis Square at my time of 12:30 today, but the line was long and it didn't look like...

Any recent happy farmers market visits?

by tcamp 24 days ago

Early on, I went to the Dupont FM when the the VA markets were closed. Now VA markets are "open" but you need to preorder your items. For me, that is no fun. Half of the pleasure of cooking for me ...

Metro N.Y. Farmers Markets open with Covid restrictions...

by gutreactions 12 days ago

We look forward to it every spring/summer/fall as Farmers Markets kick-off with the best their seasonal harvest have to offer. The new normal in 2020 is farmers markets are opening with many corona...

Update on California Farmers' Markets & Call to Action

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

After Governor Newsom’s order last Wednesday banning gatherings of more than 250 to slow down transmission of novel Coronavirus, a number of farmers markets across the state were ordered by their c...

Muscoot Farmers Market, Katonah, opens...

by gutreactions 16 days ago

It is nice to hear Muscoot Farmers Market on Rt. 100 in Katonah has opened on Sundays thru Nov. 22. There are a lot of Covid-19 restrictions though. Visiting the farmers market will require an appo...

Key Lime Pie by The Perfect Crumb Bakery (Monterey & Salinas)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 20 days ago

Yesterday was opening day for the farmers market at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital. I dropped by to pick up some fresh fruits. But also got distracted by The Perfect Crumb Bakery's booth and the ...

Healdsburg's Young & Yonder hand sanitizer (and list of American distilleries fighting Covid-19)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

At the Saturday morning Healdsburg Farmers Market, I picked up a small bottle of hand sanitizer at the booth of Bernier Farms. It's 80% alcohol by volume and listed ingredients are alcohol, hydroge...

How training to feed others left Elle Simone Scott food insecure

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . I built bonds and formed kinship with the local farmers and purveyors that I met at the Union Square Farmers’ Market, discovering that some of these individuals and businesses offer CSA box...

Anna's Seafood online ordering & delivery (<50 miles from Petaluma)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Last Saturday I was happy to shop again at the Healdsburg farmers market and waited more than 20 minutes for my turn at Anna's Seafood booth. I picked up some pristine ling cod fillets and a hunk o...

GTA CSA subscriptions

by burkie 2 months ago

Hi Toronto food friends - As I'm not able to support local farmers and producers at the market right now, does anyone have a good CSA recommendation? I know farmers won't really have much in terms ...

Red Brassica rapa v. chinensis

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

At Saturday morning's Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market, I picked up a bunch of this purple-red leafed, green-stemmed Chinese brassica grown by Sebastopol's Singing Frog Farm. When I ask...

Where to double CalFresh buying power

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

In California the Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) is called CalFresh. CalFresh recipients can stretch their buying power by purchasing Califo...

Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights, opens online store...

by gutreactions 1 month ago

Hilltop Hanover Farm, the 400-year-old crop farm and environmental educational center in Yorktown Heights, has started selling its seasonal crops and larder. Their online store is posting its weekl...

With food service down, farms look for new markets

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . Farms, food hubs and other food businesses that have managed to shift to a CSA or food-box model 'are seeing a huge amount of support,' said Ben Thomas, director of the CAFF farm-to-market ...

Thank You, Mayor Breed!

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Today's orders for shelter in place to slow coronavirus infections specifically exempts FARMERS MARKETS, allowing them to remain open as essential public services. Thank you, Mayor Breed, for recog...

Greenmarket Grains Beans

by Hickory 4 months ago

I've recently found that some black beans from the Union Square Greenmarket cooked very unevenly in my Instant Pot. I had the same problem with some organic black beans from Whole Foods. I'd neve...

Winter Farmers' Markets 2020, greater Westchester County...

by gutreactions 5 months ago

Which Farmers Markets are moving indoors in greater Westchester County, N.Y. this winter, and what do you look for this time of the year? I see that Mamaroneck's Winter Farmers' Market has moved to...

Venice Food Experiences, bakeries, pasta shops, etc (that are not dinner out)

by ciaodog 6 months ago

I will be spending Christmas week in Venice with extended family ages 2-75. We're all foodies but because of kids and Christmas holidays we're thinking about dinner at home most of the time. I am w...

Marilyn Miller Certified Farmers Market | Tuesday morning, Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Such a sweet midweek market . . couldn't leave Redding without shopping at one of the certified farmers markets. They'd been shut down for more than a week during the Carr Fire (August 2018) and e...

Saltwater Bakeshop | San Mateo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

On June 20, I stopped by Saltwater Bakeshop at its new brick-and-mortar location in San Mateo's Kitchentown, lured by previous IG images of KA. But alas, on Kouign Amann Day, none were produced her...