Get Good Food at the Market

Everyone should have access to nutritious food. It sustains our well-being, health and happiness. But nutritious food is not always available – or affordable. Due to cost and access, fresh fruits and vegetables are a luxury many Americans can’t spare to indulge. Farmers markets are expanding access to fresh, healthy

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Recipes: August 4

Tomatoes grab the spotlight this week. They’re a recipe and market staple that’s versatile, delicious and nutritious.  Find many varieties of tomatoes at Beaverdale Farmers Market. Pasta, fresh tomato and basil create a quick meal, with minimal cooking from the Fine Cooking website. Here are five different tomato salads from the Garden State, New Jersey.

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July 28 Market-Weather Cancellation

The Beaverdale Farmers Market is cancelled for July 28th. The threat of thunderstorms this evening and a very soggy field  are the reasons we are not having the market this week.  The safety of our customers and vendors is always our first concern. We will see you next

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Recipes: July 28

This week, Betty found a new cabbage salad and ideas for cucumbers and corn.Looking for a different coleslaw ? Here is a recipe for the tangy  El Salvadorean cabbage salad from the Low Cholesterol Food website.  Curtido de repollo is the salad traditionally used on top of pupusas. Here’s an easy

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Recipes: July 21

Betty’s been testing recipes with carrots, zucchini and peaches, all plentiful in July gardens and markets. Here are a few recipes that she likes:I made this carrot salad without the apple, just shredded carrot and a non fat dressing: http://www.food.com/recipe/low-fat-carrot-salad-114616?photo=27625   Looking for zucchini salad, discovered a new recipe: http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-recipe-for-grilled-skirt-steak-with-romesco-and-zucchini-salad-1437154797

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Recipes: July 14

Several vendors have salad fixings and sweet corn, and 7 Pines Farm has fresh chicken. Produce vendors at BFM are: Ali Family Garden, Autumns Garden, Butcher Creek Produce, KC Produce, Mao’s, Raccoon Forks Farm, 7 Pines and Shutt’s Garden Center. Enjoy a fresh salad with corn on

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Recipes: July 7

Salad ingredients are plentiful at the market and full of just-picked flavor. A simple and refreshing salad made with market zucchini, cucumbers and tomatoes. http://theroaminggastrognome.com/2012/07/18/more-summer-salad-cucumber-zucchini-and-tomato-salad/ Five ways to prepare snap peas: http://www.thekitchn.com/5-ways-to-eat-sugar-snap-peas-144936 Two distinct potato salad recipes: Light potato salad without mayo can be served warm or cold. Mash

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