Volunteers Strengthen Saratoga Farmers’ Market Community

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson   The core of any community is its people. At the Saratoga Farmers’ Market, that community includes farmers, of course. But it also includes the market’s staff and its volunteer group Friends of the Market. This year with the market’s 40th anniversary, the Friends are eager to welcome more volunteers. The Friends’ […]

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Farmers Fill Franklin Community Center Food Pantry

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson   Every Saturday at the end of the Saratoga Farmers’ Market, volunteers collect some of the best of our local bounty: apples, tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, and maple syrup, among other items. These donated goods go from the farmers directly to the food pantry at the Franklin Community Center. I began facilitating this […]

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