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farmers markets

  • Kathryn Parker has been at the helm of the Crescent City Farmers Market for just one year. Taking over from the organization's original leader, Richard…
  • Thousands of people are expected to descend on the opening day of the Shreveport Farmers' Market . This year, 166 vendors will be set up in downtown’s...
  • 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…