Cucumber, Carrot, and Cabbage Slaw

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Cucumber, Carrot, and Cabbage Slaw Recipe adapted from David Tanis’s Ginger, Cucumber, Carrot, and Cabbage Slaw Yield: 4-6 servings Prep time: 20 minutes Ingredients * Ingredients found at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and julienned * • 1 medium carrot, peeled and julienned * • 2 cups shredded green cabbage * […]

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Red Currants | Did You Know…

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Did you know … that the growing of Red Currants was banned in the United States in the early twentieth century? Red currants are a small, glossy, bright red berry. They are available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market through July from such berry farmers as Scotch Ridge Farms. The berries were grown widely in the […]

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Saratoga Area Farmers to Offer “Do It Yourself” Workshops

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By Julia Howard Albert Einstein once described experience as the ultimate source of knowledge. In a similar vein, many people have embraced the spirit of teaching that is captured in the saying, “give a person a fish and you feed them for a day; teach them to fish and you feed them for life.” For […]

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Kale & Blueberries | Did You Know…

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Did you know …That kale and blueberries are a match made in heaven? Think about it: deep purple and dark green. Two colors that can’t help but look stunning together. And think further about the antioxidants and other nutrients that both of these powerhouse items of produce bring to the palate. And, finally, imagine the […]

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Baker Adds a Sweet & Sassy Touch to the Market

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By Sarah Morin “I can’t play favorites with my sweets,” confesses Julie Paul. “Everyday it changes. If something isn’t a favorite, I work tirelessly to make it that way.” Paul is the owner of Sweet and Sassy Confections, one of the newest vendors at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market. She bakes homemade cookies, biscotti, buttercream cookie […]

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Room Deodorizing Spray

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Room Deodorizing Spray Enhance your environment with this easy room spray recipe courtesy of Wash Green and Clean. Ingredients *Ingredients available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market • Lemon tea (try Saratoga Apple’s Lemon Verbena)* • Pine essential Oil* Directions Boil 8 ounces of water in a pan. Add in some lemon tea. Let cool to […]

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Perfecting the Art of Cheese

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By Sarah Morin Learning to make cheese is a relatively simple process. Perfecting the art of cheese making might take a lifetime. Even after working with cheese for more than 10 years, Sean O’Connor says he continues to learn new things. O’Connor owns R&G Cheese Makers, one of the newest vendors at the Saratoga Farmers’ […]

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Home Brew Grows into a New Family Business

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By Carolyn Shapiro A desire to create a simple, healthful alternative beverage has quickly evolved into a new business known as Simply Kombucha. Ryan Bremser and his family began brewing kombucha one year ago and over that time has developed a variety of flavors. He and his family currently sell the brews in a variety […]

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Take Three (ingredients) and Create a Meal

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By Pattie Garrett As spring evolves into summer, our stomachs start to crave lighter, easier meals. So grab your shopping bags and head to the Saratoga Farmers’ Market for the latest seasonal produce. Two “red” delectable items of produce are available: strawberries and rhubarb. They sing the word “June.” By July, they’re likely to be […]

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Learning about the Power of Produce at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market

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By Jeremy Riccardi One of the best ways for children to develop healthy eating habits is to discover where their food comes from. Beginning this month, the Saratoga Farmers’ Market’s farmers, summer interns, and volunteers will help make that journey of discovery possible. The farmers’ market is introducing its Power of Produce Club at its […]

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