Spring Festival Highlights Local Food Systems

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson   The Saratoga Farmers’ Market hosts its third annual Spring Festival tomorrow. Between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., the festival will feature hourly workshops and family-friendly activities aimed at helping both market regulars and newcomers gain a stronger understanding of how the local food system operates. All of the workshops are free, […]

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Planning Spring Plantings

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson   Ten days ago, as temperatures hit the 60s, I looked at the fresh-cut tree I had gotten at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market in December. It still smelled fresh but was drying out. Time to take it down and to think about filling its space with seed trays for the spring. Farmers […]

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Seeding a New Year of Growth

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson   Let’s be honest: As snow blankets the ground and overnight lows dip below zero, going outdoors to garden is probably not on your mind. If you’re like me, you’re most likely keeping yourself warm by a fire. One of my favorite things about winter, however, is dreaming about spring and the […]

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