Tag: farmer’s market

The Wonderful World of Farmer’s Markets

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Wonderful World of Farmer’s Markets




  To many people the words “Farmer’s Market” sound like a place only crazy, health nut, organic hippies go to, but in reality the Farmer’s Market is for everyone! Your local Farmer’s Market is the perfect place to stock up on fresh produce and more often than not, it’s cheaper than it would be at […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 8-10: Virginia to Maryland

| July 9, 2012 | 1 Comment
Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 8-10: Virginia to Maryland




On June 30, our bus is stopped in Bethesda, Maryland for the DC Central Market. This Saturday farmers market is an awesome stop for anyone who finds themselves in the local area and is in need of tons of fresh produce, local chocolate and even homemade cupcakes. We had an eventful morning of bus tours […]

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Farmer Foodshare: Class Act

| March 9, 2012 | 3 Comments
Farmer Foodshare: Class Act




Farmer Foodshare is a non-profit organization that donates healthy, local food to those in need. It is nearly all volunteer and farmer/community run. Its core mission to strengthen the way communities get their food with a sole emphasis on local farming. It’s not only a huge benefit, but it also bonds communities. This organization has a pure heart […]

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Sassy Sweet Potatoes: Melissa@Market

| February 21, 2012 | 11 Comments
Sassy Sweet Potatoes: Melissa@Market




Oh, lord, this is a rough time of year. Yes, yes, I know I spent my last M@M post complaining about winter, but this precipice where the weather is just barely clinging to cold and appears thisclose to tipping over into spring leaves me clawing towards the light. It seems I can’t wish sunny days […]

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Le Marche Richard Lenoir: TidBit of the Day

| November 22, 2011 | 5 Comments
Le Marche Richard Lenoir: TidBit of the Day




Paris is known for good food. We get that. It’s also known for good shopping. We get that too. But when you combine the two, you get one of the most wonderful outdoor markets anywhere. Near the Bastille Station, Le Marche Richard Lenoir is a market city blocks long with vibrant flowers, fresh artisanal breads, […]

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Last Call: Photo of the Day

| August 24, 2011 | 3 Comments
Last Call: Photo of the Day




A market in Vietnam at the end of the day.

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Putting the Real in Reality Food TV: Melissa@Market

| June 13, 2011 | 18 Comments
Putting the Real in Reality Food TV: Melissa@Market




  Dear Food Television Programming, I want to believe you have America’s best interests at heart.  Perhaps your shows really do intend to inspire people to step back into the kitchen for something other than a bag of cheesy crisps and a fizzy soda (only on a commercial break, of course). Should you truly wish […]

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Guest/GROW! The Next Generation: Who knew Georgia Farmers Were So Hot!

| May 17, 2011 | 4 Comments
Guest/GROW! The Next Generation: Who knew Georgia Farmers Were So Hot!




Welcome to our guest contributors, Christine Anthony and Owen Masterson, a husband and wife documentary film-making and photography team. Some of their photography can be found on Anthony-Masterson. Their most recent documentary is GROW!, about organic farmers and farming in Georgia and the U.S. Thank you for a wonderful article. Fullsteam in Durham, NC will […]

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Confessions of an Unchef-y Chef: Melissa@Market

| May 9, 2011 | 12 Comments
Confessions of an Unchef-y Chef: Melissa@Market




This week marked my first demonstration of the season for the farmer’s market. As with most of the classes I teach, my employers and I haggled over my “title”. I like monikers such as “food educator” or even “cooking instructor. They tend to like “chef”. And, you see, I’m not really a chef. To me, […]

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Food for the Long Haul: Melissa@Market

| May 3, 2011 | 10 Comments
Food for the Long Haul: Melissa@Market




Like most Americans, I was once a sprinter. I like things done fast for an immediate result. I mean this both literally and metaphorically. As I’ve matured, I’ve found that I’ve evolved in both domains. Running-wise, once a short sprinter in my youth, this weekend I completed my ninth half-marathon. Quick and immediate have been […]

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