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Farmers Market Minute
Saturday mornings

Each week on the Farmers Market Minute, community development specialist and foodie Richard McCarthy explores the variety of people and produce who make up this delicious region's farmers markets — from uptown to downtown, Covington to Gretna.

Latest Episodes
  • About a decade ago, I was visiting a particularly beautiful part of Kentucky to help a community grow its farmers market. Dinner involved farm-fresh items…
  • I recently learned that Johnnie A. Clark, Jr. had died in his sleep at 90 years of age. For longtime farmers market shoppers, you may recall the retired…
  • As the Jewish community approaches the final nights of Chanukah, I am reminded of a recent conversation I had with Domenica’sAlonShaya. Of course, his…
  • Folsom flower farmer Shirley Randon battles the elements each week to harvest and assemble gorgeous nose gays and full-on bouquets of flowers. Knowledge…
  • I spent this past Thursday afternoon zipping from one farmers market to the other. Whereas Saturday markets are altogether larger gatherings with greater…
  • Nestled between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday.Originally started by American Express, this national day to shop small and…
  • If you’re storm damaged like me, you get drawn into every radio interview you hear about Hurricane Sandy: The disbelief, the frustration, and the delays.…
  • With cold weather approaching, are you taking care of your skin? Farmers market vendors are always talking about healthy skin. After all, they are always…
  • In late October, there are many reasons for which to be grateful. Among them, there is the arrival of Louisiana satsumas.This year, their arrival is…
  • With cold weather approaching, are you taking care of your skin? Farmers market vendors are always talking about healthy skin. After all, they are always…