Author: Farmers' Market Staff

Quesabirria, Margaritas and Latin Beats
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Quesabirria, Margaritas and Latin Beats

A Sizzling Saturday! Saturday’s crisp, cool temps will provide a welcome contrast to the fiery peppers and hot Latin beats! Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with us and check out our vendors’ creative specials – from Mexican Chocolate Tarts and a Hungarian Pepper Popper Strudel to the Lady Guava Margarita. And don’t miss our 13th...

Pawpaws, Goats and Pardee Punch!
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Pawpaws, Goats and Pardee Punch!

Farewell to Summer The colors and flavors of the market are changing fast as fall weather has made its way to the Valley. Last week we said goodbye to Twin Maple Farms as their corn crop is finished for the season. While you’ll still find plenty of tomatoes, peaches are quickly being replaced by pears...

Peppers, Pop Tarts and Pumpkin Spice!
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Peppers, Pop Tarts and Pumpkin Spice!

Giving Thanks for Rain and Readying for the Fall Season The proof is the pudding, or in this case, the produce. A day’s worth of soaking rain resulted in the return of glorious green fields. Shown above is Cabbage Throw Farm located in Asbury NJ. All our farmers breathed a sigh of relief this week...

Labor Day Eats and Funky Ferments Fest
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Labor Day Eats and Funky Ferments Fest

Kick off your Labor Day weekend with us! Our farmers, bakers and makers have everything you need for a fabulous locally grown cookout – from burgers, sweet corn and peaches, to pies and pickles. And in case you haven’t heard, we’re getting FUNKY this weekend and celebrating fermentation, along with some of the lesser spotlighted...

Sunflowers, Tacos and Watermelon Mojitos!
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Sunflowers, Tacos and Watermelon Mojitos!

Saturday Smiles We’re all smiles after receiving some much needed rain earlier this week. There’s a noticeable change in the flow of the Delaware and Lehigh rivers, and the Scott Park grass looks a little greener. Even the squirrels seem to have a spring in their step. But nobody is as happy as our farmers....

Gouda, Grapes and Summer Grillers!
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Gouda, Grapes and Summer Grillers!

We’ve hit that magical moment when the summer and fall harvests intersect. So this week you’ll find sweet corn, tomatoes, and peaches alongside Honeycrisp apples and gorgeous grapes. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow, and don’t forget that VegFest will be in full swing, just down the block at Riverside Park (from 11am-5pm).  Read...

Dragon Bread, Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream and Chimichurri Chops
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Dragon Bread, Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream and Chimichurri Chops

Fun market stat: farmers’ market shoppers have 15-20 social interactions in a single market visit. Compare this to 1-2 at the grocery store, and it’s easy to see why farmers’ markets are essential in fostering community connections. So come connect with us tomorrow – the weather is gonna be AMAZING!!!! Read the complete e-update HERE

Sink Peaches, Shishitos and So Many Surprises
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Sink Peaches, Shishitos and So Many Surprises

“Imagine the quintessential peach. It bears a bit of a blush, with a sunny yellow background. It’s symmetrical, about the size of a baseball, with a sweet smell. It yields to the gentle press of your thumb. When you find such a specimen, there’s only one thing you must do: Eat it immediately. And there’s...

Tomatillos and Tastings, Macarons and Melons!
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Tomatillos and Tastings, Macarons and Melons!

Did you know that for every dollar you spend at a grocery store, only 25 cents goes back into the local economy? Compare that to a farmers’ market – for every dollar you spend here, 62 cents stays local, and 99 cents stay within your state. Multiply that by the ever-growing number of farmers’ market...

Heirloom Tomatoes, Sweet Corn and Peach Pie!
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Heirloom Tomatoes, Sweet Corn and Peach Pie!

We’ve got it all! (seriously, we really do) It’s PRIME TIME! Prime Time summertime eating that is. Heirloom tomatoes are here, sweet corn is here, peaches are here. Blueberries, blackberries, cherries, cantaloupe, plums, peppers, eggplants, green beans, Yukon Gold potatoes, Walla Walla onions, cukes and crazy Sicilian Cucuzzi squash (as shown above). You can get...