Wednesday at the Farmers’ Market – A festival of fresh

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson   The Saratoga Farmers’ Market starts its outdoor season Wednesday at High Rock Park, with 28 vendors – seven of which are new. For the next six months, the market runs from 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Why visit the market twice a week? Market administrator Julia […]

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Farmers’ Market Fills the Heart with Health

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson   Winter has truly been wintry this year. Getting out has been a challenge for even the hardiest. Now, however, begins the countdown to spring. And with that, vendors, volunteers, and staff at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market invite you to join our celebration tomorrow of the city’s annual Health and Wellness Week. […]

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Warming Up the Winter with Saratoga Farmers’ Market Foods

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson   How can you use the foods grown and raised by local farmers at the coldest time of year to create meals that are healthy, warm, and pleasing to the palate? “Bake an apple,” recommends Christine Gaud, of Saratoga Apple. Gaud cuts out the core of an apple and fills it with […]

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Protecting Your Garden Harvest as the Seasons Change

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson   If you’re a backyard vegetable grower, you might plan your garden around the last and first frost dates. The last frost date – usually May 20 – signifies the date that it starts to become safe to transplant such tender seedlings as tomatoes, squashes, and peppers outdoors. The first frost date […]

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Garden Won’t Grow? Master Gardeners might know why

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  By Mary Peryea Earlier this summer, I purchased a lovely little zucchini plant at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market. I planted it in my yard and lovingly tended it. And then one day the plant disappeared. What could have happened? Back to the farmers’ market I went, this time to consult with the master gardeners. […]

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Plan, then plant | Did You Know…

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Did you know that … Spring planning can lay the foundation for healthy plants in the summer and fall? The first step to building that foundation is soil testing. Talk with the master gardeners at the Saratoga Farmers’ Markets, and bring in a small zip-lock bag or cup full of your soil. For $1, the […]

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Wednesday Market Opens Wednesday at High Rock Park

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  By Jeremy Riccardi The Saratoga Farmers’ Market is moving outdoors after its final indoor market tomorrow. It will kick off the summer market season 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, May 4 at High Rock Park. While the Saratoga market’s biggest market takes place Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Wednesday market offers a special and […]

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