Eat Local · Farmers' Market · Uncategorized

{Eat Local} Savoring Summer’s Fruits

As we enter this last weekend of June, we're committed fully to Summer and the fruit it bears. This weekend, markets promise to be brimming with juicy berries, peaches and melons to quench warm weather appetites. Watermelon is my absolute favorite seasonal treat. I can recall many a family summertime gathering where we enjoyed a… Continue reading {Eat Local} Savoring Summer’s Fruits

Eat Local · Farmers' Market · Uncategorized

{Eat Local} For the Dads

My Dad's responsible for my deeply instilled appreciation for farming and farmers. He grew up on a farm in central Mississippi, where the family business was raising cattle and pig. Though he earned his Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering and worked in corporate America for most of his adult career, when he retired from corporate life… Continue reading {Eat Local} For the Dads

Eat Local · Farmers' Market · Uncategorized

Beat the Gray Gloomies with Pretty Posies

This hasn't been our "normal" Spring. Cooler with more gray than blue skies. At least it feels that way. The one bright spot I've found is in the selection of fresh cut flowers available at the markets this season. I couldn't resist a big mixed bouquet of white ranunculus, purple tulips, iris and sweet peas… Continue reading Beat the Gray Gloomies with Pretty Posies

Farmers' Market · Uncategorized

You Know You’re a Farmers’ Market Geek When…

It's the little things that excite me. Like the spate of updates from a handful of area farmers' markets announcing upcoming Spring hours and new vendors for the new season. The anticipation of waking early to explore area markets filled with fresh Spring crops equates to similar feelings I had as a child during those… Continue reading You Know You’re a Farmers’ Market Geek When…