Category: Friends of the Market

Let’s Get Grillin’ – Fresh & Local
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Let’s Get Grillin’ – Fresh & Local

Our friends at Buy Fresh Buy Local Greater Lehigh Valley just published their July newsletter with timely tips on how to enjoy fresh and local backyard grilling. July is National Grilling and Picnic month and there are lots of ways to enjoy the foods that you find here at the Easton Farmers’ Market and at...

Cool the Climate – Compost!
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Cool the Climate – Compost!

May 5 – 11, 2019:  International Compost Awareness Week The Easton Compost Program (ECP), introduced just last year, has wasted no time to help save our planet through encouraging local residents to compost.  Program Coordinator, Miranda Wilcha, reported that on one recent Saturday in late April nearly 800 pounds of food scraps were collected as...

Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food
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Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food

Our friends at Buy Fresh Buy Local Greater Lehigh Valley recently published their February newsletter that included an article by Maggie Fox, senior health writer for NBC News, focusing on health and medical news.   BFBLGLV noted, “As food safety outbreaks rise in the industrial foods system, we’re grateful for our thriving local foods system....

National Pollinator Week 2018
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National Pollinator Week 2018

National Pollinator Week, June 18-24, is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them.  Eleven years ago the U.S. Senate’s unanimous approval and designation of a week in June as “National Pollinator Week” marked a necessary step toward addressing the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations....

Tributes:  Joe Judge 1928-2018
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Tributes: Joe Judge 1928-2018

A true friend to many and a devoted supporter of EFM — Joe Judge lived a full life as he and his wife, Pat, raised six children, but still had time to have a successful career in the US paper industry and support many local community organizations wherever the Judge family made their home.  I...