Category: Market News

Apple Jam October 20, 2018
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Apple Jam October 20, 2018

Celebrate all things ‘Fall’ at EFM’s Apple Jam on Saturday, October 20th from 9 am to 1 pm.  Special events include apple sampling — over 20 varieties from EFM vendors Comeback Farms and Scholl Orchards; Apple Pie Eating Contest; and Apple Crafts for the kids.   And, of course, the forbidden fruit is the star...

E-Update October 13, 2018
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E-Update October 13, 2018

Cool weather is FINALLY here and that means time for some home cooking and fall decorating. Our farmers have everything you need for hearty soups and stews, and our bakers have the crusty, scratch-made breads to accompany them. Mulled cider, apple pie, pumpkins for carving… you get the idea. Come join us for a brisk...

E-Update October 6, 2018
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E-Update October 6, 2018

EFM moves to the 300 block of Northampton Street during Garlic Fest on October 6th from 10 am to 6 pm. We’ll be at the farm-to-fest area all day so you can shop fresh and local during the festival. And don’t forget to cast your vote in the Garlic Growers Tasting Competition starting at 11...

E-Update September 29, 2018
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E-Update September 29, 2018

It’s the last Saturday of September and the market will be bustling in the bright sunshine!!  Summer’s shining stars are waning as the last stone fruits of the season — sweet and juicy peaches, plums, and nectarines — and the beloved tomato will be saying goodbye soon.  But the good news is more autumn vegetables...

E-Update September 22, 2018
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E-Update September 22, 2018

Blue skies, crisp cool air and the first cider of the season. The market will be awash in the colors and flavors of fall this Saturday. Come pick out some pumpkins, bite into your favorite apple, and grab some ingredients for a hearty soup or stew. Enjoy a sweet treat from our new vendor –...

E-Update September 15, 2018
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E-Update September 15, 2018

This Saturday come celebrate the fiery peppers of fall! Our vendors are offering some spicy delicacies including salsa verde and chile quiche and our farmers have unique varieties of hot and other (milder) heirloom peppers like the sweet and delicious Jimmy Nardello pepper. You’ll even find gorgeous hot pepper plants!  And don’t forget the infamous...

E-Update September 8, 2018
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E-Update September 8, 2018

WHEN SEASONS COLLIDE! These are the days when zucchini, cucumbers, peppers, peaches, eggplant and the other gifts of Summer mingle with Fall’s hardier produce… think pears, apples, and butternut squash. And the season’s first garlic is here now too, and that means Garlic Fest can’t be far behind (October 6th & 7th in fact). Come...

E-Update September 1, 2018
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E-Update September 1, 2018

We’re celebrating sunflowers this weekend! Bring a smile to your face, sunshine to your home, or a burst of color to your holiday picnic table with a single stem or a whole bouquet!  Click here to see this week’s e-update,

E-update August 25, 2018
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E-update August 25, 2018

August is winding down and the market is showing the first signs of fall this weekend with the arrival of winter squash and a plethora of pears. But don’t let the tastes of summer slip away — stock up on peaches, tomatoes, sweet corn, peppers and more, and preserve them for the winter by canning...

E-Update August 18, 2018
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E-Update August 18, 2018

Whether you like to grow them, eat them or can them (or all of the above), we have something for you this weekend. Come celebrate one of summer’s tastiest treasures. Discover a favorite new heirloom, learn some new tips for preserving and growing tomatoes, chow down on fried green tomatoes and say cheers with a...