Pumpkin bouquets are back at Country Bloomer's Greenhouse October in our Sights Sometimes it takes the first real chill in the air of fall to get in the mood for the seasonal favorites. The crisp breeze at market this past weekend certainly did the trick as shoppers lined up for fall staples like beautiful heads of cauliflower from Natalie's Garden & Greenhouse (pictured) or gallons of fresh apple cider. Our youngest musical act, the Starr Grass Band, delighted our ears while
Beautiful melons, sunflowers and much more from Yang Family Produce Autumnal Equinox How fitting that on the autumnal equinox, the day the sun moves fully into the southern hemisphere, a markedly cool breeze fills the air. The wind pushing off those early honey locust leaves and calling us into sweater weather, mulled cider and roasted squash. We know well the peaks and troughs of temperature these fall days can bring here in Wisconsin and we take it all in stride. In the coo
Beautiful foraged golden oyster mushrooms from Urban Gourmet Out Comes the Sun We all made it home dry before the rain hit this past Saturday, and boy are we glad we did. Several days of steady rain has everything looking a little soggy this mid-September, but there are some real upsides. The heat paired with the damp earth will mean another great week for foraged mushrooms at the market, like the pictured hen of the woods from Black Earth Valley. If you're new to and curious
Fall ornamentals are in at Garden Gate Flowers Back in Session The transition from summer to fall can be a little rough for those market goers with school aged children. Getting back to the weekly routine of early mornings and hectic pick-ups / drop-offs, all can leave us looking forward to the weekend. Thankfully market Saturdays are never too far away to bring back some of that good old summer feeling. With backpacks tucked away, out come market totes ready to fill up with
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Zucchini Car Races 2022 Welcome to Session III September is here, perhaps faster than we hoped, but just as the school bells ring out again this week for the first time, there's no denying that fall is on our door step. Down at market we sent August off with a bang, as the return of the Zucchini Car Races delighted so many young market goers last weekend. Our many thanks to our zucchini donors: Blue Moon Community Farm, Happy Valley Farm and County Line Plants &