Recipes: June 23

Try our vendor salts and seasoning mixes to add zest to your market vegetables and meals. Season your salads or vegetables with special salt mixes from Saltlickers. I tried the dried radish salt. Try season mixes from Epic Eateries, 7 Pines, Mo’Rub or Curbin’ Cuisine as a dry rub on

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Recipes: June 16

What to do with radishes besides salad? Produce vendors offer a variety of radishes in June. Baked Radish Chips For variety, add spices before baking.  Spice mixes are available from Mo’Rub, Curbin’ Cuisine, Epic Eateries, Seven Pines Farm and Saltlickers. http://low-cholesterol.food.com/recipe/crispy-baked-radish-chips-low-fat-low-carb-288830?photo=139276 Creamy Radish and Potato Soup A recipe from eatingwell.com Hot and Sour

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USDA Discovery Zone

The USDA Food Safety Discovery Zone visits Beaverdale Farmers Market on Tuesday, June 16.  It’s a big bright mobile food lab, with fun and educational activities for all ages. Find videos, games and more on the USDA Discovery Zone website.

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Market Music: Big Joe Kinser

Market Music for June 16: Big Joe Kinser takes the stage at Beaverdale Farmers Market on Tuesday.  His Americana and swing tunes are upbeat and entertaining. Big Joe and the entire band play at The Gas Lamp on Sunday, June 14. The show features Carson McHone from Texas, too.

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Recipes: June 9

A hot day brings on new produce: tomatoes, cucumbers and potatoes will be abundant soon. For now, there’s lettuce, strawberries, radishes and asparagus. Grill your fresh asparagus in about 5 minutes http://allrecipes.com/recipe/grilled-asparagus/ Enjoy fresh strawberries in a pie. Make a gluten free pie crust with almond flour http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/desserts/r/almondpiecrust.htm Toss the

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Farmers Market Gratitude

Thanks to vendors, neighbors, customers, community groups, children, Randy Burk’s music, and everyone who collaborated for a great opening night on the first Tuesday in June at Beaverdale Farmers Market. All the care and hours invested in planting, harvesting, crafting, baking, cooking, preparing and serving are what makes a community market work.  It’s

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Recipes: June 2

Look for Betty around the market this summer, wearing a new Beaverdale Farmers Market tee shirt.  We’ll also have tee shirts for sale at the market. Betty will be sharing recipe links that use ingredients from the market each week.  Here is an arugula salad from Oprah website: oprah.com/food/Arugula-with-Berries-and-Feta I

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Become a FarmFan!

Beaverdale Farmers Market is using a new app to connect with neighbors and customers; it’s called FarmFan. If you’ve visited the BFM website recently, you’ve seen a pop-up that says “Get Market Day Notifications.” Here’s how it works: 1) Register to be a FarmFan First, enter your email address, then

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June in Beaverdale

Beaverdale Neighborhood Association sponsors two fun events in June, plus a scrub day. Grass Seats Cinema shows the movie “Up” on Thursday, June 11 at Ashby Park. The Beaverdale Garden Walk is Saturday, June 13 from 9:00 – 3:00. MEGA SCRUB Day provides free disposal of trash,

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BNA & May in Beaverdale

On Saturday, May 2nd, 2015, the BNA will participate in Rebuilding Together’s National Rebuilding Day event at a home on 46th Street in Beaverdale.  Thirty volunteers are needed in two shifts. On Friday, May 15th, the BNA Beautification Committee will be picking up flowers grown by the

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