My family comes from a long line of homesteaders, gardeners, and farmers. I grew up helping my dad in our garden. When I was a little older, I spent a couple summers working in my grandpa’s garden and learning how to cook from my grandma. While in high school and college I planted a few … More How I Became a Farmers’ Market Vendor and What it Means to Me
Tomorrow is opening day for the 2018 farmers market season and I cannot wait! Although to be completely honest, it’s more of a nervous excitement. I am a little worried that those visiting the market the first few Saturdays will be unimpressed by our spread, but I promise if you bear with us, we will … More 2018 Farmers Market Preview
I can’t believe how fast the off season is going! I’ve spent most of my 2018 researching and gathering ideas for this year’s market. We have big plans and even bigger goals for 2018. But before I fill you in on what we are working on, I’d like to share with you what was going … More 2017 Market Review
Every once in a while we have people ask questions about what we do to prepare for market and usually we just give the short answer with the typical “Oh, we got up at 4:30 this morning, picked greens/herbs in the pitch dark with a head lamp, packed the car, got here about 7:00 am and … More Ready, Set, Market!
My, this summer has flown by! We are almost a full week into fall. Although, you may not have noticed with this hot and humid weather we’ve been having. I can’t believe the 2017 farmers’ market season is almost over! Matter of fact, there are only two more Saturdays left. It has been a very busy … More 2017 Farmers’ Market Update
Saturday marked the first famers’ market of 2017. I was pleasantly surprised by the turnout with it being the first day of market, a busy weekend, and the potential for rain. There were 28 vendors at the market this week, which is great! I feel that both the vendors and visitors were happy it’s farmers … More Excitement over the 2017 Farmers’ Market Season