Time to Fall in Love
Cherry Tomato Pints from County Line Plants & Produce Time to Fall in Love We sure love our seasonal changes here in Wisconsin, but perhaps fall holds the greatest amount of esteem when the days of pumpkin patches, apple picking and light sweaters come our way. Early market mornings over on the west side offer everything in one place, from bags of Ten Eyck Orchard apples (pictured) to huge orange pumpkins from Happy Valley Farm. As the mornings warm into t-shirt weather, we s
Just a Little Savor
First Cider Pressing of 2021 from Pleasant Springs Orchard Just a Little Savor What is it that makes the last days of summer so lovely? Surely the knowledge of the shortened days to come makes our appreciation more present. At least that's how we feel knowing the end of the market season is not too far off in the distance. While we can enjoy it, these waning golden days are for indulgence in the rich pleasures of summer's end like ripe grapes from Urban Gourmet, bouquets of
Always More to Do, More to Enjoy
Pickled Beets from Steppin Out Foods Always More to Do, More to Enjoy September is here in force with cooler days and golden hues aplenty. Down at market it's written up and down the aisles, with caramel apples in at County Line Plants and Produce, baskets of mums from Garden Gate Flowers and crates of winter squash rolling in from Natalie's Garden & Greenhouse (pictured). The early signs of fall don't mask the summer bounty still in great abundance, though perhaps now there'
Welcome to the Fall Session
Delicata Squash from County Line Plants & Produce Welcome to the Fall Session For many of us Madisonians, this morning's air was filled with the sound of children making their way to the first day of school. Like the first falling leaves or bushel baskets of winter squash, the signs of the coming fall are more present by the day. At the WCM, it means we've rounded the corner into our final 10-week session of the 2021 season and while many don't look too fondly on the cooler w