Going for the Greens

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson Saturdays in April signal a transition at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market. Tones of brown, orange, and red root vegetables – are giving way to green. . Bunches of chives, bags of tender yet crisp pea shoots, and such unusual items as kalette make shopping for a meal almost seem like an opportunity […]

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Saratoga Farmers’ Market Plans Workshops to Kick off Spring

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By: Jeremy Riccardi One of the joys of shopping at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market is the opportunity to daydream about growing the food and and producing some of the items that local farmers offer. This Saturday will offer visitors to the market a chance to find out what it takes through a series of free […]

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Homemade Soaps Brighten and Cleanse the Soul

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson   Lorna Maskell’s soaps at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market smell and look good enough to eat. Her products, however, tantalize for a different reason. They cleanse, soothe, and heal the body. Maskell is the owner of Lorna’s Naturals, a homemade body and home care business. One of the newest vendors at the […]

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Healthy Meat “Heritage” at the Market

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By: Jeremy Riccardi As interest in locally produced foods proliferates, many farmers who sell their products at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market are turning to “heritage breeds.” One such farm is Norseman Farms, which sells beef, pork, and poultry from a range of such breeds. Heritage breeds are meats provide from livestock breeds that not only […]

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The Benefits of Buying Local Products Locally

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By Julia Howard The Saratoga Farmers’ Market is a social venue. Regular shoppers to the market know and love its festive atmosphere. They run into friends and exchange thoughts and ideas with local farmers and other food producers. What they might not know is the economic impact of such actions. “In Saratoga, we have so […]

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Comfort Food from a Truck

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By Jeremy Riccardi Trisha Nusbaum, owner of The Food Florist, has brought comfort food via a “pop-up” food truck to Saratoga Springs. She joins the Saratoga Farmers’ Market as its newest vendor. Nusbaum, who has 16 years experience of restaurant ownership, relocated last year with her husband to Saratoga from Indianapolis. She had started The […]

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Down to the Bone | Did You Know…

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson Did you know that bones are food? Such a thought never crossed my mind, until I began thinking about how to eat more sustainably through uses of “the whole animal.” For me, letting little go to waste is important. My parents – Hindu immigrants from India – have been vegetarian for life. […]

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Winter Warmth & Adventure at Saratoga Farmers Markets

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By Pattie Garrett It’s a bone-chilling cold Saturday and all I want to do is stay warm at home. Fighting the urge to drink another cup of coffee, I head out to the Saratoga Farmers’ Market. After all, it also is market day and I know that what awaits at the Lincoln Baths will be […]

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Family Ties Strengthen Longlesson Farm

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By Jeremy Riccardi The owners of Longlesson Farm have turned their passion for farming into a thriving family run operation that sells beef, pork, and chicken at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market. “It is this lifestyle that we try to share with our customers whether it’s a roasted chicken, a smoked ham or braised beef,” says […]

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Saratoga Apple | An Apple A Day

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  If you can’t decide which type of apple to take home from the Farmers’ Market, stop by the Saratoga Apple table, where Christine Gaud will happily make some suggestions as to what you might enjoy.   Gaud, who together with her husband Nate Darrow, a third generation apple farmer, owns the Saratoga Apple and […]

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