Dragon Tongue Beans from Urban Gourmet Less Rain, More Mouth-Watering A downpour replaced the starting bell this past Saturday. Thankfully it yielded a great market before long and we rang out the day with sunshine. One benefit of the rain is the glow it seems to give the tables filled with produce. Better than any grocery store, bunches of arugula and malabar spinach, a misty vibrant green. Bags of white, yellow and red onions from JenEhr Family Farm draw the eye, as do Sunr
Lovely Pollenless Sunflowers from Natalie's Garden & Greenhouse Burn Nice and Slow Summer's sweltering heat has reared its head again this week, pushing us close to 90° and having many of us eager for the cooler fall days to come. While we at the market know the gifts of the fall season well, we've got our fingers crossed for a slow burn to the remainder of the summer. Hot days may wear, but who cares when you can relax with a slice of fresh watermelon from Emerald Meadows Fa
Dreamy Watermelons from Flyte Family Farms That Little Extra In the peak of the summer market season there's just no way to make all the possibilities in one week. Winnowing down the seemingly endless meal options takes some effort, but oft it's the smallest inspiration that brings things into focus. A few weeks back we talked about the ever delicious, caprese salad, so easy to make with fresh tomatoes and basil from Blue Moon Community Farm and mozzarella from Farmer Johns'
Black Ice Plums from Atoms to Apples Happy National Farmers' Market Week! Raise those market totes high! National Farmers' Market Week is here! Each week at the WCM may feel like a special celebration, but that first week of August hits different when you look around and see all the beauty of locally grown, raised and produced food, flowers and more. From the weekly joys of fresh Murphy Farms' cheese curds to the surprise find of Black Ice plums from Atoms to Apples, each mar