Celebrating Farmers Markets

Last Updated August 10, 2016
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Farmers Market Week is August 7-13, so here are a few of our favorite stories about markets and the farming families who make it happen.

Backstage at the Farmers Market

Tulsa Farmers’ Market on Cherry Street
By 7:30, the market is fully in business, and the languid motions of a half-awake pre-dawn setup have been thoroughly replaced by the quick movements of commerce, the bright eyes of the hustle

100 Years of Family Farming at Blakley Family Farms

Blakley Family Farms
Blakley clan keeps things the same while making them different

Back Road Journeys: Meet Natasha McCrary of 1818 Farms

Natasha McCrary of 1818 Farms
Back Road Journeys on Edible Radio is a series of 13 radio podcasts exploring the rich local food heritage of the Appalachian Region....

Adventure at the Farmers Market

When Bob and I became empty nesters, years of July’s languid days slipped by with favorite books, afternoon snoozes in the garden’s shade...

Living the Farmer's Life

Becky Barnes of Dangling Carrot grabs beer at Seventh Son and hang out with friends after farmers market in Columbus Ohio
The farmers market is an ephemeral beginning to the weekend for most local food lovers. It’s a time to imagine cooking vibrant dishes with just-picked vegetables and to relax in the crispness of...

Part 2: Some Truths about Farmers Markets

Redland agricultural area
For many, the farmers market is a portrait of America’s abundance: colorful pyramids of tomatoes, stacks upon stacks of sweet corn...