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Catskills-Meets-Carolina Coleslaw Recipe

Crazy Cabbage Facts Cabbage is high in dietary fiber, iron, plus Vitamins A, B6, C, and K. Russians eat 7x more cabbage than the average North American. Scrolls from 1,000 BCE, found in China, stated that cabbage could cure baldness. (Spoiler alert: it doesn’t.) Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his baseball cap to keep cool – or maybe to ward off baldness? Catskills Seasonality June through October Cabbage Storage, Prep, and [...]

Jalapeno Veggie Cheddar Mac n’ Cheese

Embrace Your Cheesy Side with Fresh Catskills Cheese Cheddar is the most popular natural cheese in the US. One ounce of mozzarella cheese has 207 Mgs of calcium. Certain cheeses, like Cheddar, Swiss, Gouda, and others, have been shown to help prevent tooth decay! Cheese Storage, Prep, and Usage Tips Refrigerate your cheese in its original packaging. After using cheese, wrap it as tightly as possible in plastic wrap or foil to prevent [...]

High Summer Salad! Potato Tomato Corn Delight

Cool Corn Facts An average ear of corn has about 800 kernels. Of the top 4 crops grown in America today (corn, soybeans, alfalfa, and grain sorghum), only corn is native to America. Cooking corn is the best way to release its disease-fighting antioxidants. Catskills Seasonality July and August Corn Storage, Prep, and Usage Tips Store the corn within its husk in the fridge. Use within a few days of purchase. Choose cobs [...]

Sweet n’ Sour Lemon Honey Salad Dressing Recipe

Sweet Honey Facts The bees decide the color and flavor of honey. It all depends on which types of flowers the bees gather honey from. One honey bee only produces about 1/12 of a teaspoon of honey in her lifetime. Honey is naturally resistant to bacterial growth due to its low moisture content and high acidity. Honey Storage, Prep, and Usage Tips >If your honey crystalizes, place your tightly sealed honey jar in [...]

Egg White Omelet with Market Veggies

Eggs are a great source of lean protein. They contain all 9 essential amino acids, making them a “complete” protein. Each egg is 75-80 calories with 6 grams of protein. In 1950, the average American ate 389 eggs a year. Today, Americans eat just 276 eggs per year. (We’re not sure why! Eggs are one of the most economical protein sources at just 17 cents per serving – and they taste delicious.) That [...]

Farm to Table Cocktails: 6 Fresh Recipes

Add a fresh twist to cocktail hour. Use local ingredients fresh from your local Sullivan Catskills Farmers Market! These 6 simple cocktail recipes combine the best of the summer season - in a glass. Or, make it a mocktail! Just exclude the alcohol for a refreshing treat the entire family can enjoy. Look for the ♥ symbol...it means you can find the ingredients at your farmers market! Black and Blue Mojito ♥3 blackberries [...]

Fun at the Farmers Market (9 Activities and Tips for Kids)

Let’s face it. Most kids don’t look forward to grocery shopping. But farmers market shopping? That’s another story. Children enjoy being at the market – and farmers are happy to see them, too! Use these 9 tips to make shopping at Sullivan Catskills Farmers Markets even more fun for kids (and parents, too). 1.Free For All! Most vendors at all 9 Sullivan Catskills Farmers Markets tend to offer free samples. It’s a great [...]

Kick Off Summer at the Liberty and Monticello Farmers Markets

Celebrate Summer's Arrival at 2 Very Special Farmers Market Events! You're invited to join the Liberty and Monticello Farmers Markets as they kick off the summer season with fun for everyone. Remember, both markets accept all food program benefits: SNAP/EBT, WIC Fruit and Vegetable Checks, plus WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Checks. Here's what you'll enjoy at each market: Free tote bags, jar openers, stickers, temporary tattoos and more! (While [...]

DIY Infused Berry Mint Water: Sip of the Season

Skip the Sugary Stuff...Take a Sip of Something Naturally Sweet! Infused water has very few calories. After infusing your water, you can still eat the fruit or herbs - or throw them in a smoothie. Vitamin C and B are water soluble, so they seep into the water you drink. Follow These Basic Guidelines...Then Get Creative! Always thoroughly wash fruits and herbs before infusing. Cool tap water is fine, or you can use [...]

11 Top Grilling Tips from Catskills Farmers

From tips for perfectly grilled asparagus to juicy burger secrets, farmers from the Sullivan Catskills Farmers Markets share their favorite grilling methods.  #1 Smashing Good Advice “Don’t smash the burger flat with a spatula. That releases all of the lovely juices onto the coals...instead of in your mouth!” -Tom and Denise Warren, Stone & Thistle Farm Products Offered: Beef, chicken, pork, lamb, eggs, prepared foods Find Them at the Farmers Market in: Callicoon [...]

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