The Green Tree Farmers Market returns this Thursday, May 23! Nothing says “summer!” quite like the return of delicious local produce and when you choose to shop at a farmers market, you’re not only supporting local farmers and vendors, you’re also keeping money in our community. Farmers markets also support healthy communities, give you the opportunity to really to get to know who grows your food, and can help you connect with your community. There are a lot of benefits to be had for visiting the market once a week!
Visit the Green Tree Farmers Market on the lower level of Green Tree Park every Thursday evening from 4-7 PM through October.
Now that you know the best place to get fresh local produce, what can you do with it? We have some cookbook suggestions for you!
The variety of produce available at a farmers market can be overwhelming, but this book is full of answers to the question “what can I do with this?” It not only includes easy-to-follow recipes, it also includes storage tips to help you make the most of your purchases and advice on how to choose produce.
If you have trouble getting your kids to eat their vegetables, this book can help! It includes lots of kid-pleasing recipes that will help everyone in the family eat well and ideas on how to encourage children build healthy eating habits.
We’ve all been there; the produce looked so good and now you’re up to your ears in fresh fruits and vegetables. Learn how to preserve some of your farmers market treasures for later with Put ‘Em Up; you’ll learn the best techniques for canning, picking, freezing and more.