Sauteed Asian Greens

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Recipe by Pleasant Valley Farm Serves: 2 to 4 Ingredients *Ingredients currently available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market • 1 Tablespoon olive oil • 1 clove garlic minced* • 1 bunch Asian greens* • 4 oz mushrooms* Instructions Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add garlic and saute. Do not let it burn. Add […]

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Green Goes Beyond Great Vegetables

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  By Julia Howard, Market Director It’s not easy being green. But as one of our shoppers put it, it’s better for all of us. Camm Epstein arrived at the market to shop on a recent Saturday with a backpack. He filled his pack, and prepared for a one-mile walk home. “It’s good for me […]

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Coloring Easter Eggs Using Natural Dyes

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Shared by My Saratoga Kitchen Table Supply List *supplies available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market • 1 dozen eggs, any color* • 1 cup chopped red cabbage per cup of water* — makes blue on white eggs, green on brown eggs • 1 cup shredded beets per cup of water* — makes pink or purple […]

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Saratoga Farmers Celebrate Easter with Colors, Flavors of Spring

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  By Julia Howard, Market Director Our late winter snowstorms and early spring chills are finally giving way to warmth. Daffodils and tulips are popping open, the berry bushes and fruit trees are starting to bud. And with spring of course comes Easter, and a plethora of bright colors and festive foods to mark the […]

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Easter Festivities

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Free egg dying, live music, local meat, produce, baked goods and spirits.

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Family Favorite Lamb Leg with Roasted Potatoes

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Adapted from recipe by American Lamb Makes 12 servings Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 2 ½ hrs Ingredients *Ingredients currently available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market 6 to 7 pounds lamb leg, trimmed of visible fat* Salt and pepper to taste 12 medium red potatoes* 8 rosemary sprigs* 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon […]

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New Lambs Usher in Spring at Elihu Farm

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  By Mary Pratt Lambs, lambs and more than 70 new lambs were born on our farm in Easton last month; we call it a lambalanche. As we watch those healthy lambs race through the barnyard, we celebrate our 31st year of raising sheep. When we named our farm, Elihu Farm, we honored Elihu Gifford, […]

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Roasted kohlrabi, carrots and parsnips

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Serves 4 Ingredients 2 kohlrabi, ends and knobs trimmed, and sliced into chunks 1 parsnip, peeled, and sliced into chunks 2 carrots, peeled and sliced into chunks 2 Tbsp canola oil 1-2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed pinch salt freshly ground black pepper, to taste 5-6 Italian parsley sprigs Directions Preheat oven to 400°. Place […]

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Local Farmers Creating a Niche for Kohlrabi

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  By Mary Peryea Kohlrabi – that knobby looking, bulbous green vegetable – is beginning to gain a footing at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market. I first spotted this vegetable at a summer market up north several years ago. More recently, Paul Arnold of Pleasant Valley Farm gave me a crash course on this vegetable. Arnold, […]

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Celebrate Spring at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market

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  By Julia Howard, Market Director More often than not, spring arrives in Saratoga with snow. Temperatures still struggle to climb above freezing, and a warm cup of soup seems more soothing than a frozen fruit smoothie. Still, we know spring is coming as the snow starts to melt and the days lengthen. And with […]

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