A Worldwide View of Zucchini

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson Okay, everyone has a zucchini story. Here’s mine: In the first year that my husband and I gardened in upstate New York, we discovered that in our dry sandy soil, one vegetable grew especially well. That was zucchini. It grew, and multiplied, and got gigantic. We ate it, pureed it, made breads, […]

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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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Growing a New Generation of Farmers

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By Julia Howard Agriculture is vital to the health of rural communities such as the Saratoga region. Yet, for many years, the health of agriculture has been in doubt. The average age of those who farm full-time is over 60, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture continually reports that the number of young people who […]

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Sat, Aug 20: Market Activities

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Musician: Three Quarter North; Guest Table: League of Women Voters

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Wed, Aug 17: Market Activities

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Kid’s Activity: CCE Food & Nutrition

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Sat, Aug 13: Market Activities

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Musician: Bobby Davis

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Wed, Aug 10: Market Activities

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Musician: Andrew Baker; Guest Table: Saratoga County Children’s Service

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Sat, Aug 6: Market Activities

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Musician: RiverJack Z; Kid’s Activity: Saratoga Clay Arts; Gust Table: League of Women Voters

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Wed, Aug 3: Market Activities

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Musician: Strolling Mandolinist by Alan Epstein; Kid’s Activity: CCE Food & Nutrition

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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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