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Weekend Farmers Market Blogging

A Farewell to Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging

This is the final edition of Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging. But there’s more local food and garden blogging to come. I was hopeful. The response to my post, “What Happened to the Food Blogging Community of 10 Years Ago?” was swift, broad and mostly encouraging. It wasn’t just me missing the camaraderie and warmth of …

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Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging: Week 6

Welcome to week 6 of Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging. This weekly series is devoted to sharing the joys of eating locally — both through farmers’ markets and by growing your own food. Garden Update We harvested cabbage this week, which my kids were so excited about. They love boiled cabbage as much as I do …

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Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging: Week 5

Welcome to week 5 of Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging. This weekly series is about promoting the joys of eating locally — both through farmers’ markets and by growing your own food. Garden Update Everything is coming in quickly. The first cabbage is ready to be harvested, the tomatoes are plump and pretty and the radishes just …

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Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging: Week 4

Welcome to week 4 of Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging. This weekly series is about promoting the joys of eating locally — both through farmers’ markets and by growing your own food. Happy Sunday! This week I have lots to share about our adventures in local eating, so without further ado … Garden Update Sometime magical happened …

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Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging: Week 3

Welcome to week 3 of Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging. This weekly series is all about celebrating local eating from the farmers market to the kitchen. Is there anyone out there? The idea for Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging came to me after the generous and positive reaction I received to my post about missing the old days …

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Strawberry Picking as a Family Tradition

“We will open again for strawberry picking tomorrow morning (Saturday June 24) at 8am! We have had a lot of big strawberries ripen over the last few days and the picking will be great! See you tomorrow,” the Facebook status of Treworgy Family Orchard in Levant, Maine, read Friday. It was like a siren’s call …

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Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging: Week 2

Hey! It’s week two of Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging! This weekly series is all about celebrating local eating from the farmers market to the kitchen. We planted our community garden plot this week — finally! Cabbage, peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, Swiss chard, radishes and spring onions are now in varying states of growth there. It’s pretty rad to …

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French Breakfast Radish, Prosciutto and Egg Breakfast Salad on Baby Kale

Who says salad can’t be for breakfast? This French Breakfast Radish, Prosciutto and Egg Breakfast Salad on Baby Kale recipe is perfect for starting the day. In the past week I’ve interviewed one author who fell into writing for children, sending off a manuscript just to see what would happen, and another who wrote and submitted novels for 17 years …

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Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging: Week 1

Welcome to Weekend Farmers’ Market Blogging‘s first week. This weekly series is all about celebrating local eating from the farmers market to the kitchen. On one Saturday in May locals descend on our downtown area with shovels and gloves, little kneeling things and so many plants. Then they, sometimes just a single person, sometimes large groups, …

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