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Market Watch: An Ode to Beet Greens

by in Farmers' Market Finds, April 26, 2012

Some folks foolishly cut and throw beet greens aside, but don’t make this mistake! Beet greens have a better bite than spinach and a touch of leafy green sweetness, plus a list of valuable nutrients that’s practically never-ending. One cup of cooked beet greets has 39 calories, 4 grams of protein, hefty doses of vitaminsRead more

Market Watch: Winter Produce

by in Farmers' Market Finds, February 21, 2012

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you can’t get your hands on local produce. Eating locally year round is easier if you live in California or Florida but here’s how I do it in Connecticut. Farmers Markets Finds Farmers are extra good at holding on to their harvests. If you didn’t turn your own summerRead more

Market Watch: Early Butternut Squash, and a Butternut Squash Focaccia Recipe

by in Farmers' Market Finds, October 5, 2011

Typically winter squash isn’t ready until mid-October, but I get to enjoy it extra early since I grow this special variety in my garden. While it’s too late now to plant it in your garden, put these seeds on your list for next year. Be on the lookout for it at the local farmers’ marketRead more

Market Watch: Japanese Eggplant (and an Easy Eggplant Dip Recipe)

by in Farmers' Market Finds, September 12, 2011

Japanese eggplant are a bit small for egg plant parm, but you can make an easy, healthy late-summer eggplant dip instead.

Market Watch: Black Raspberries

by in Farmers' Market Finds, August 3, 2011

Black raspberries are only in season for a short time (June and July) but if you can find them, make a homemade granita — an easy, healthy summer dessert.

Ask HE: Your CSA Questions, Answered

by in Ask the Experts, Farmers' Market Finds, March 21, 2011

Local farms across the country are gearing up for another harvest season, and we can’t wait! You can get your own little piece of a local farm by signing up for a community-supported agriculture program. So, is it the right choice for you? We’re breaking down some frequently-asked CSA questions to help you decide.