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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
Grab a handful of Catskills grapes and enjoy! Grapes are about 80% water, making them a tasty low calorie snack. They are high in fiber and potassium, and a great source of vitamin C There are more than 50 varieties of grapes! Catskills Seasonality September and October Grape Storage Tips Store grapes for up to a week in a plastic bag with small holes in it for ventilation. Choose plump and firm grapes [...]
Does this sound familiar? You bring home a bounty of fresh veggies and fruit from your favorite Sullivan Catskills Farmers Market. You’re in a hurry, so you put all your goodies in the fridge…but not all produce wants a cold welcome home! Take an extra 5 minutes to store smarter with these top 10 tips. 1. Fruit and veggies are frenemies When it comes to healthy eating, vegetables and fruits are your good [...]
Going to a Sullivan Catskills Farmers Market is as much about the food as it is about meeting friendly farmers. Over 500 people were surveyed in the Catskills in 2016, 9 out of 10 said they enjoyed meeting their farmer. One thing shoppers enjoy is getting valuable tips, recipes, and insight into how their food was grown. Here’s what to ask your farmer! #1 What’s the best way to store _______? It might [...]
Sweet Crunchy Carrots in a Rainbow of Colors are a Catskills Favorite! Carrots are produced in all 50 states! However, California produces about 80% of them (but we know carrots from a Sullivan Catskills Farmers Market tastes best...) Carrots have a lot of vitamin A which is good for your immune system, and overall cell health. Some carrot varieties found at Catskills Farmers Markets are purple, reddish-purple, or yellow. Catskills Seasonality June-September Carrot [...]
Jalapeno, Bell, Shishito...Pick Any Pepper! Dozens of pepper varieties are available at Catskills farmers markets - from mild to hot! Red bell peppers have twice as much vitamin C as green peppers Brighter colored peppers tend to be sweeter. Catskills Seasonality July-October Pepper Storage Tips Peppers should be stored within a bag in the fridge, and are best used within 3-5 days. Peach Prep and Usage Wash well, and remove the seeds and [...]
August 28th, 2017 - Shop the 12 farmers, bakers, and cider makers featured in our shopping video! Find out what markets they sell at using our listing below. Then, use our market finder to find the farmers market in Sullivan County near you! 100% local hot dogs, steaks, poultry, lamb and more. Barryville on Saturdays 10am-1pm Callicoon on Sundays 11am-2pm Website Locally produced [...]
Life's a Peach in the Catskills...we're in peak peach season! A large peach has fewer than 70 calories and contains 3 grams of fiber. It’s also a good source of vitamins A and C. The fuzzy peach is actually a member of the rose family and originated in China. Some scientists believe peaches are the oldest cultivated fruit - talk about living history! Catskills Seasonality July-Late August Peach Storage Tips Don't put peaches [...]