Have questions about the differences between store bought versus farmers market fresh eggs? Wondering what’s better, cage-free versus free-range? We’re here to help you navigate your choices when buying eggs.
“Cabbage is humble, but worthy of the greatest respect” the great Alice Waters has written
(Don’t miss her talk this month – details below**)
Ten Fun Facts About Cabbage… yes, cabbage!
1. Cabbage is one of our oldest known vegetables.
It has been cultivated for longer than almost any other vegetable on record. To be precise, more than 6,000 years! It originated in Northern China, sometime around 4,000 B.C.
2. The first cabbage in America was brought by French explorer Jacques Cartier on his 3rd voyage (1541).
3. Cabbage belongs to the Cruciferae family of vegetables, along with broccoli, collards, kale, and Brussels sprouts.
4. Today, China is the largest producer of cabbage, followed by India and Russia.
The Winter Market is filled with fresh produce right from the farm. What’s in season? Sweet citrus, leafy greens and tons of root veggies! Because root vegetables grow underground, they absorb a great amount of nutrients from the soil and a smart choice full of flavor. Not sure how to cook a turnip? Wondering what to do with a parsnip? This week try one of these recipes.
Radish – Orange Glazed Radishes
Carrots – Carrot Soup
Don’t forget to use up those carrot tops. Try making our Carrot Top Pesto.
Turnips – Buttered Mashed Turnips
Parsnips – Honey Roasted Parsnips
Beets – Beet and Turnip Gratin
Shop the freshest ingredients to make flavorful Market Latkes this year!
Crooked Sky Potatoes, Onion
Steadfast Farm Eggs
Blue Sky Herbs
Salts of the Earth Flavored Salts
YoBro Microgreens (to garnish)
Cotton Country Jams Apple Preserve
We are challenging you, our Loyal Local friends, to a Chili Throw Down.
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Join us at the Market to explore all of the delicious vegan treats offered from our variety of vendors.
Read more to discover our top ten vegan finds you don’t want to miss!
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