You don’t have to wait for summer to enjoy our local farmers markets.
The second episode of Edible on the Road is here and its host, Chef Plum, is about to make you love our local farmers markets even more than you already do.
No need to stock up on doughnut peaches; in Provence you can buy one a day at the more than 75 local farmers markets.
The brews for sale often incorporate the produce of farmers at the next table.
Breads, and jams, and strawberries! Oh my! Forget about Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year is when the farmers markets start popping up in our local communities.
Our local farmers markets will be hopping, for the most part, until the weekend prior to Thanksgiving (November 22/23) that gives local families 11 weeks to swap out fast food for fresh food and have fun in the process.
There has been a hint of summer in the air. Get out this weekend and reconnect with your foodshed. We have tastings, tunes a community garden build and farmers markets on the horizon.
The real Santa Claus touches down at the farmers market in Huntington.
EdibleLongIsland.com started in April, so we didn’t get a full year in, but what we got was a doozy. We’ve only scratched the surface of covering Western Suffolk and Nassau, so stay tuned. We did learn that Long Islanders like pickles. Our top story had twice as many readers as number 2.
In our premiere issue, Summer 2013, we included a story about the farmers markets on Long Island with what we considered a complete list. A message from Ethel Terry, who has a hand in a good number of these markets let us know that some have since closed or changed their opening days.
A Guide to Long Island’s Farmers Markets.