Winter Farmers' Markets Continue into Spring
Even though the temps are into the 70s, the
Winter Farmers’ Market are still going strong, with two more markets still to come. This past Saturday’s market was a success, special thanks to those brave enough to sport their beachwear to the market!!! Keegan and Hillary, two young farmers from CressetFarm, show that they are obviously excited to be a part of the farm movement, as their expressions above prove. Now is the time of the year when farmers are getting their fields prepped, applying manure and compost, filling up their CSA memberships, and planning for the coming growing season. If you haven’t already found a CSA that fits your lifestyle, search “CSA” in the Be Local business directory to find one that is right for you.
Keep an eye out this summer at the various outdoor farmers’ markets around town for some of the vendors that have been at the Winter Farmers’ Markets throughout the “off” season. Many of these farmers and producers work extra hard to make direct sales possibly, and one of the best things we all can do as consumers is to find them and support them! I especially liked the blue cornmeal and cumin bread from Ingrained that I bought this past Saturday. It didn’t make it into Sunday, as I had a little snack after the market…