Recipes: August 25

This week’s recipes call for new ways to make salads and vegetables exciting. Try this savory granola as a topping – granola’s not just for breakfast. Mix and store in airtight container. www.bonappetit.com/recipe/savory-granola Quinoa and fresh summer vegetables creates a main dish salad. m.allrecipes.com/recipe/229156/zesty-quinoa-salad/   Stuff peppers

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Recipes: August 18

Though the market is closed today due to thunderstorms, we still share recipes!  The market vendors grow varieties of green beans, melons, zucchini, potatoes and tomatoes.  These recipes make the most of produce and offer new ways to use melons.   Chinese long beans, simple ingredients and lots of flavor:

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Market Cancelled for August 18

The Beaverdale Farmers Market is cancelled for August 18. A line of thunderstorms will be moving through the Des Moines area all day and early evening. The safety of our customers and vendors is our primary concern. See you next week, August 25th for plenty of sun, food,

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Recipes: August 11

This week Betty found recipes for cucumbers, peppers, and beets.  They’re plentiful at market now, along with potatoes, tomatoes, eggplant, onions, zucchini and beans. So many good choices, thanks to our produce vendors.Dill, cucumber and plain Greek fat-free yogurt make a perfect fresh salad: http://shewearsmanyhats.com/cucumber-dill-greek-yogurt-salad/ She Wears Many Hats

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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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