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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Farmers' (4)

2015 Small town Farmers' Market....Washington, Iowa

   It's the end of March and interest in the opening day for this years Farmers' Market is building. Contacts and inquiries from new growers are coming  every day, there seems to be an increased interest in two major areas:  heirloom and organic produce.

   The maturing tastes of the Farmers' Market buyers is a good omen for those interested in growing the heirloom varieties. They're being encouraged to plunge into this field but to hedge with some of the tried and true more main line…


Added by Bob Shepherd on March 31, 2015 at 1:13pm — 1 Comment

Pizza Hippo Goes to Brattleboro Farmer's Market Jury Day

Today is the Brattleboro Farmer's Market Jury Day.

"What is this?" you ask. It's the day where everyone who wants to take part in the market shows up with product to be judged by a very, how do I say, tightly... knit group of folks who run the show.
Its a little nerve wracking as these things have a reputation for being political and similar to Greek Rush week. As you may or may not know, I never rushed. Draw your own…

Added by PizzaHippo on March 25, 2012 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

A Fair to remember with Jacob's Farmers market winning photo


    This whole summer was spent working every saturday faithfully at the Erwin Farmers market. I am writing this for my son since he is a quadraplegic in a wheelchair. We love gardening and canning and he loves to go to the Erwin Farmers Market with me.…


Added by Jody Currin on November 10, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

A Tasty Bite of the Big Apple

Michelle and I just got back from six delicious days in New York City. Although we had some great meals—more on that below—I was actually more excited about the amazing produce we spotted in all parts of the city. From Rockefeller Center and City Hall Park to the famed Union Square Greenmarket, we were never far from a farmers market.…

Added by Myrna Greenfield on August 25, 2010 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

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