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Taste Summer Freshness at Atlanta’s Farmers Markets

Taste Summer Freshness at Atlanta’s Farmers Markets
farmers markets have been around for awhile, but in the past few years, their popularity has skyrocketed. Now more mainstream, it seems like wherever you go, you will find a farmers market or two.  And Atlanta happens to be one of those places where you can find many. Ready to explore, and perhaps pick up some new items? Open your mind, and your taste buds to new experiences.  You just never know what you might discover and/or learn at a farmers market. Here are some suggestions on where to go....
May 16th, 2010 | Apryl Chapman Thomas | Read More | Comments: 0
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Niagara’s Farmers Markets

Niagara’s Farmers Markets
There has been a lot said recently about the benefits of eating and buying local, and when you are living in or visiting Niagara, eating locally is pretty easy to do! Almost all of the municipalities in Niagara have their own weekly farmer’s market, and these are the places you’ll be able to get some great locally grown fruits and vegetables. Most of Niagara’s Farmer’s Markets have been around since the early 1900’s, and are an extremely ingrained and important part...
May 10th, 2010 | Megan Pasche | Read More | Comments: 1
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Farm Fresh Food at Sydney’s Good Living Growers’ Market

Farm Fresh Food at Sydney’s Good Living Growers’ Market
Growers’ markets are all the rage these days. And why not? These places are perfect supporting local farmers, minimising food miles, and for finding some of the tastiest, and freshest, produce around. Sydney’s Good Living Growers’ Market is one of the best. Something fishy at the Sydney Good Living Growers' Market From humble beginnings in 1999, the Good Living Growers’ Market has grown to feature almost 100 stalls offering a fantastic range of produce. Want fruit and vegetables, eggs,...
April 14th, 2010 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
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Vacation Solution: Farmers’ Markets

Vacation Solution: Farmers’ Markets
When we go on vacation my husband and I love to treat ourselves to expensive dinners at fine restaurants.  There is nothing like getting dressed up and having a romantic meal complete with a nice bottle of wine and rich desserts.  However for lunch we often find that we want a quick bite rather than a long meal so that we can do and see more during the day.  It doesn’t take long before fast food lunches and fine dining in the evening take their toll on our energy, our waistlines, and our...
April 5th, 2010 | Christina Uticone | Read More | Comments: 0
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Union Square Greenmarket

Union Square Greenmarket
NYC’s largest farmers market is open year round Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 8 AM to 6 PM sprawling over most of Union Square Park.  During peak seasons, more than 250,000 customers visit per week but it wasn’t always this way. Union Square Greenmarket is open year round Believe it or not, back in the 1970s, New Yorkers had few fresh produce options with iceberg lettuce, unripe tomatoes, and unseasonable fruits being the norm.  Regional farms were going bankrupt and...
December 23rd, 2009 | Steve Mirsky | Read More | Comments: 1
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My Perfect Summer Vacation: Montréal, Québec City, and Halifax

As a professional travel writer, I have explored many parts of the globe. With the exception of colleagues, a lot of people are jealous of my job. Believe me, it is work. No, I’m not kidding. Often my excursions are jet-lagged, sleep-deprived, make-a-deadline, blurs. Okay, I lied–it’s all of the above, plus the most memorable experiences I could ever dream of.  Therefore planning a real vacation presents something of a challenge. This year I chose to return to two of my favorite...
September 25th, 2009 | M. L. Johnson | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Cirque du Soleil, entertainnment, farmers markets, festival, Food & Beverage, Halifax, Hotels & Places to Stay, Montreal, Quebec City, rail trips, vacations

10 Things to See in Sydney in Spring

... Chinaman’s Beach in Mosman, Wendy’s Secret Garden in Lavender Bay, and Jubilee Park in Glebe all give you water views without the big bills! farmers markets – fresh produce is at its very best in spring, and markets are the best way to enjoy them. It also supports the farmers that most need our help! Check out The Rocks farmers markets on Fridays and Saturdays, and the Leichhardt Organic Food and farmers markets and Hawkesbury Harvest Farmers’ and Gourmet Food Market every Saturday. What...
September 19th, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
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A Boston Farmer’s Market- The Food Project

To market, to market. With a colorful array of  fresh produce and the gathering of community members, farmer’s markets are an increasingly popular attraction for street- smart visitors to Boston. Some of the most vibrant farmer’s markets in the city are part of the Food Project.  The Food Project is a nationally renowned, local social action program that every summer brings together a group of 100 urban and suburban teens from diverse backgrounds to work 37 acres of farmland in Boston...
July 30th, 2009 | Maria Olia | Read More | Comments: 0
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Stoke Newington Farmers Market

The days when milkmaids wandered the streets of central London are long gone. But farmers’ markets still offer Londoners the opportunity to come face to face with food producers – and get fresh fruit, meat and veg as well as selection of goodies such as pies and cakes. Stoke Newington Farmers Market takes over the playground of William Patten Primary School in Church Street  on Saturdays. And unlike many other farmer’ markets, it’s all organic (except for wild and biodynamic...
December 8th, 2008 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
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Sydney Plans Fresh Food Revolution

... Park. Under the plan, new gardens will be built in Glebe and Ultimo, along with an exciting Kid’s Community Garden. There will also be more farmers markets in various locations around the city, helping us all enjoy fresher, better produce. The proposal, which forms part of the City’s Sustainable Sydney 2030 vision, will be discussed at a council meeting tonight. “Producing food locally and consuming local produce is an essential part of sustainability,” explained Lord Mayor Clover...
November 24th, 2008 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
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Visit Farmers Markets Even in the Fall

It’s easy to think of farmers markets a summertime occurrence, offering up all those delicious fruits and vegetables.  And it’s true, that many markets go dark as the summer ends and our rainy season begins. We do, however, have a few markets that are open year round, bringing fresh produce and artisan food to savvy shoppers. The long standing Pike Place Market is a year round location for fresh produce, seafood and meats, as wells as crafts, and handiwork.  It’s spread out over...
November 11th, 2008 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Family Friendly, farmers markets, Food & Beverage, Lunch Hour Fun, People - Interesting Local People, Pike-Place-Market, Shopping, Sound Like a Local - Local "speak"