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Posts tagged farmers market

September 17, 2015


daniel orr by the grill with chicken

Local Food Partnership, Caribbean Chicken, Fertilizer Runoff

Should we police how the phrase "farmers' market" is used? Recipes for pickled peppers, grilled chicken. Farmers address fertilizer runoff, water pollution.

August 28, 2015


table full of vegetables for sale

Are Farmers Markets Becoming A Tough Sell For Growers?

As farmers diversify how and where they sell their produce, more and more customers access local food without face-to-face interactions with growers.

April 16, 2015



Frank Nyikos’ Container Garden, Seaweed, Marcia Veldman

Marcia Veldman talks about how customers' perceptions of local food have changed over the years. Seaweed in a salad. And, changing the definition of "farmer."

December 12, 2014


filet of cooked salmon

Salmon Croquettes, Food Entrepreneur Judy Wicks, Kettle Corn

For Judy Wicks, running a restaurant was more about doing right by her community than about profits. Salmon croquettes on the menu. Local food goes high tech.

November 29, 2014


Moroccan stew served by local restaurant

‘Tis The Season For Soup Sippin’

Bloomington, Indiana residents gathered at the Community Farmers' Market to taste soups made with local ingredients by local vendors.

October 13, 2014


Heirloom tomatoes, peppers and tomatillos

Tomatoes Are (Still) The Taste Of Oregon Farmers Markets

From the rolling hills of southern Indiana, I head to the Pacific Northwest’s Willamette Valley for a taste of new terrain. And it tastes like tomatoes!

October 12, 2014


produce for sale at farmers market

Best Of The Season: Portland

Here's a snapshot of the seasonal food scene in Portland as experienced through the city's farmers markets.

June 26, 2014


teresa birtles with sheep

On-Demand Farming At Heartland Family Farm

Farmer Teresa Birtles reads Food & Wine and Gourmet magazines to keep an eye on which "it" ingredients to grow for her local chef customers.

May 13, 2014


Teresa Wiemerslage

Public, Private Partners Key To Local Food Success

Increasingly, farm businesses are starting as operations intended to provide produce for schools and other institutional markets in the local area.

April 19, 2014


carrots with greens

Carrots From Farm To Plate, Magical Microbes, Will Allen

We look at an innovative food system in urban Chicago. Will Allen inspires students. And, carrots from field to plate.

April 4, 2014


bloomington community farmers market

Bloomington Farmers’ Market Opens For 40th Year

Despite record cold snaps this winter, organizers promise plenty of fresh produce on the first Saturday of the Bloomington Community Farmers Market.

September 20, 2013

Campus Cuisine 

customer at rainbow bakery

Students Rub Elbows With Local Foodies At Big Red Eats Green

Local restaurants and growers set up tents on the IU campus to show students all the diversity and deliciousness the local food scene has to offer.

August 15, 2013

Two (Organic) Apples A Day... 

shoppers buying produce at a farmer's market in the Bronx

New York Docs ‘Prescribe’ Fruits and Veggies

Two New York hospitals have become the latest testing ground for a project to curb diet-related diseases with fresh produce.

May 25, 2013

Shopping And Cooking 


Quinoa Is All The Rage, Food Justice With Marcia Veldman

Marcia Veldman talks about her obsession with gardening and how she strives for food justice through her work at the farmers market. And, quinoa is on the menu!

May 18, 2013


sunrise over the farmeres market

Marcia Veldman, Rebuiling The Foodshed, Hydroponics

What does it take to run a successful farmers market? Coordinator of the Bloomington Community Farmers Market Marcia Veldman gives tips in this week's podcast.

March 25, 2013

Winter Eating 

herbs packets for sale at Bloomington Winter Farmers Market

Frozen Local Foods Tasty For Consumers, Smart For Business

Teresa Birtles froze a portion of her fall harvest of heirloom tomatoes and blackberries to sell at market in the early spring.

February 8, 2013

Rabbit Food 


Massaged Kale Salad

Giving the kale a good, thorough back rub for this recipe. It tenderizes it and make it easier to chew.

February 8, 2013

Roses Are Red 

winter flower bouquets

Local Flowers For Your Sweetheart

Harvest Moon Flower Farm grows blooms 12 months of the year in southern Indiana thanks to a solar greenhouse and two hoop houses.

October 30, 2012

Food For All 

starter plants at farmers markets

Study: Farmers Markets Inaccessible To Low Income Households

Many farmers markets are located near higher income communities and don't have subsidized programs.

October 19, 2012


pile of blemished peppers

‘Second Pepper’ Spiced Rice

Have some leftover rice and peppers you're not sure what to do with? You've come to the right place.

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