If there's one terrific way to get kids interested in trying new foods, understanding where food comes from, and choosing produce over chips (at least some of the time), it’s a trip to the farmers market.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With interest in coronavirus vaccines lagging in much of Iowa, Gov. Kim Reynolds said Wednesday that public health officials planned to make shots available at gathering spots like farmers markets and sports events...
BULLHEAD CITY — One of the casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the early season shutdown of the Bullhead City Farmers Market.
The spring season for the farmers market has been cut short in compliance with the “stay at home” guidelines issued by the State of Arizona.
DETROIT (AP) — Johnny Gyergyou has been selling his farm’s meat, poultry and eggs at a Detroit farmers market for more than a decade, but like many of his regular shoppers, he’s been staying home in recent weeks to wait out the coronavirus crisis...
SCRANTON — The United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s South Side Farmers Market celebrated 10 years outdoors on Saturday, officials said. As part of its anniversary, the farmers market moved to the corner of Cedar Avenue and Alder Street, which will remain its home every Saturday from 10 a.m.
'Tis the season. Farmers markets are springing up across the Flathead Valley. Whether you're in the market for garden plants, homemade edibles, homegrown produce, handcrafted goods or just want to enjoy a little people-watching, here's where the action is.
Manteno will not have a farmers market this year because of declining attendance throughout the past few years.
Last year, the village tried to improve the market’s attendance by switching it from Thursday night to Tuesday night.
WESTMINSTER -- Start the holiday season off right by giving the gift of a stronger local economy.
Since more of your dollars stay in the area when you purchase from local businesses, consider making this Thanksgiving and Christmas "local food" holidays by purchasing your meats, veggies, baked goods and gifts from local producers, artisans and crafters.
“Farmers & the Clemson Extension Agency Appreciation Day” will be held at the Aiken County Farmers on Saturday, Nov. 3, from sunrise (about 7 a. m.) to noon.
“Farms and farmers are significant to Aiken’s past and present, and the Clemson Extension Agency has been an invaluable resource for them,” said Joe Patterson, manager of the Aiken County Farmers Market.
Organizers of a Katy Farmers Market that operated briefly this fall plan to return early next year at a new, more central location.
The Katy Farmers Market, 24325 Katex Blvd. Katy, celebrated its grand opening Aug.
NEWELL — A germ of an idea from a very industrious lady grew into the first-ever Newell farmers market. Rosemary Johnson, who has shown her green thumb in the small flower garden at the corner of Girard and Second Street in Newell, has turned to organization.
Emerald Evergreen was chosen as the best-tasting tomato variety at the Aiken County Farmers Market during a competition Saturday, Aug. 18.
Grown by Tristan Myers of Aiken, the tomato took top honors among 11 entries at the tomato tasting event that was judged by Chef Ed DeFelice of The Willcox, Chef Jason Tufts of Malia's and LaRahna Hughes of Seeds Café.
The market, located at Mitch Stadium, will feature locally grown produce and products as well as Amish products. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Friday and Saturday.
Jason Ekers, owner of Rocky Knob Farm, said the market is an opportunity for local growers to sell product.
The 2018 Parks Legado farmers markets are scheduled 8 a.m. to noon on the following Saturdays: June 9, July 14, Aug. 11 and Sept. 8.
The markets were well-attended during their inaugural year in 2017.
Those interested in the future of local produce may consider stopping by the Rockmart Farmers Market Stakeholders Meeting. Slated for May 24 at 6:30 p.m., Farmers Market Executive Director Shonna Kirkpatrick will be detailing her plans for 2018 and recapping on the success of last year’s market.
ATLANTA (AP) — An audit of Georgia's farmers markets found that many are underused and more than half are losing money...
There will be no waiting for the Canyonville Farmers Market to open this spring.
The event will go year-round starting on Jan. 3 when it moves indoors to the Javelin Ormond Community Center at 110 SW Pine St.
MORRILL — The Morrill Farmers Market provides fresh, wholesome goods to the Morrill community every Tuesday evening and Saturday afternoon.
Cheryl Averill, one of the founders of the market, said the market starts in the middle of July and will continue until the end of October.
How can we best use the local farm stand in our summer cooking?I think the best plan for the farm stand is to not have a plan at all. You’ll end up with a better meal if you just buy what looks great — plus you never really know what’s going to be there on the day you go.
DeKALB – The DeKalb Farmers Market, in Van Buer Plaza, opened Thursday.
It runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 28, and features more than 30 vendors that sell fresh locally grown produce, baked goods, coffee, flowers, and meat, as well as food trucks.
DeKALB – So, you love the farmers market, right? You get fresh produce, artisan goods, and even get to hear live music while you shop. Best of all, it supports the local economy.
The only issue has been that afterward, you’ve still got to run to the grocery store to buy the meat to complete the meals you’re going to make.
A sidewalk on Fourth Avenue in downtown Ellensburg may be partially blocked off during the Kittitas County Farmers Market this summer due to a request made by a neighboring property owner who was frustrated with trespassing issues.
As the 2017 farmers market season draws near, managers already are preparing for opening day.
Andy Larson will lead “Marketing the Market: Planning Promotional Strategies to Grow Farmers Markets” from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
WAUPUN -- Waupun Area Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Promotions Committee have teamed up to move the Farmers Market to downtown Waupun.
The market — previously held Thursdays in the Community Center parking lot — will move and be held rain or shine Saturdays from 8 a.m.
BULLHEAD CITY — The Bullhead City Farmers Market opened its spring season Saturday with a bumper crop of vendors, artisans and shoppers.
“It’s our biggest market yet,” said Bonnie Tarloff, Bullhead City Farmers Market manager.
The Homegrown Johns Island Farmers Market, which owns the local distinctions of being the only year-round market and the only market at which every vendor accepts food stamps, has been operating on borrowed land since opening in 2014.
The city of Charleston’s first West Ashley Farmers Market on Wednesday drew more than a thousand people to Ackerman Park for local produce, cuisine and a dose of community.
Children played games in the large, grassy field while adults of all ages snacked, shopped, walked dogs and took a load off under the park’s large oak trees as local band the Lowhills played.