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Fresh News From the Heart of the Market.

5 Questions to Ask Your Farmer

September 15th, 2017|Categories: Market Tips|

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 [...]

Strike Gold with Catskills Carrots

September 7th, 2017|Categories: In Season > At Market Now!|

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 [...]

Pick a Perfect Catskills Pepper

September 7th, 2017|Categories: In Season > At Market Now!|

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 [...]

Labor Day Weekend – Market Shopping Guide

August 29th, 2017|Categories: Special Events|

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 [...]

Just Peachy Market Salsa and Peach Prep Secrets

August 10th, 2017|Categories: In Season > At Market Now!|

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 [...]

The Best Farmers Market Salsa with 7 Catskills Ingredients

August 5th, 2017|Categories: In Season > At Market Now!|

Must-Know Tomato Facts The tomato is the state fruit of New Jersey (yes, tomatoes are a fruit!) The largest tomato ever grown was 7 lbs. 12 oz in 1986…that record has yet to be broken. [...]

A Must-Try Salsa Recipe with Catskills Blueberries

July 26th, 2017|Categories: In Season > At Market Now!|

Sullivan Catskills Blueberries are in season! Here are 3 fun facts... Blueberries are native to North America A half cup of blueberries only has 42 calories Blueberries are high in antioxidants and fiber Catskills Seasonality [...]

This Weekend! Seniors, Get $20 FREE at the Farmers Market

July 18th, 2017|Categories: Special Events|

Representatives will be at 6 farmers markets in Sullivan County this weekend handing out FREE booklets of checks valued at $20 to qualifying seniors age 60 and over. No i.d. or paperwork is required, and [...]

Catskills Cukes and Zukes Overflowing on Market Tables

July 17th, 2017|Categories: In Season > At Market Now!|

We can't take credit for the term "cukes and zukes" - we overheard Farmer Matt of Beaverdam Brook Farm tell customers at the Monticello Farmers Market that his fields were full of cukes and zukes. [...]

10 Reasons to Spend 10 at Catskills Farmers Markets

July 11th, 2017|Categories: Special Events|

Imagine. If everyone in the Sullivan Catskills spent $10 at the farmers market this summer. Over $360,000 would go back into our economy. Plus, you’d enjoy the freshest, tastiest food – 97% agree. What’s your [...]

Unbeatable Beet and Goat Cheese Crostini Recipe

June 28th, 2017|Categories: In Season > At Market Now!, Recipes with Heart|

Unbeatable Beet Facts New York is the second largest producer of Red Table Beets in the US! Most beets are red, but some are gold or pink and white striped. Beets are an excellent source [...]

Summer Market Kickoffs in Monticello and Liberty, NY

June 21st, 2017|Categories: Special Events|

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 [...]

Ravishing Radishes! 6 Ideas to Try (Hint: Roasting)

June 20th, 2017|Categories: In Season > At Market Now!, Recipes with Heart|

3 Fascinating Radish Facts! A cup of sliced radishes is just 19 calories and has about 20% of your Vitamin C for the day. Radishes aren’t just red! Local varieties come in white, pink, and [...]

Sweet Catskills Strawberries in Season NOW! Put ’em in a Popsicle! (Here’s How)

June 19th, 2017|Categories: In Season > At Market Now!, Recipes with Heart|

8 Strawberries Have 140% of a Child's Daily Vitamin C Over 53 percent of seven to nine year olds picked strawberries as their favorite fruit, making it the most popular fruit among children. One cup [...]

4 Reasons Farmers are Batty for Bats

June 18th, 2017|Categories: Special Events, Studies and News|

Sullivan Catskills Bats are Our Buddies: 4 Reasons Why Sullivan Catskills resident Truth Muller is on a mission: to change how people view bats. As the founder of Buddies for Bats, Truth is a community ambassador [...]

Summer Salad Recipe Starring 5 Catskills Ingredients

June 14th, 2017|Categories: In Season > At Market Now!, Recipes with Heart|

Catskills Lettuce Leaves You Wanting More...It's Crispier, Fresher, and More Flavorful! Lettuce provides dietary fiber, vitamins A, B9, and C plus minerals such as calcium, iron, and copper. Vitamin A is good for bone and [...]

Meet Your Market: Liberty

June 13th, 2017|Categories: Meet the Markets|

WHERE Liberty Farmers Market Behind the rooster! 119 North Main Street, Liberty NY 12754 WHEN Every Friday 3pm-6pm June 9 to September 29, 2017 WHAT TO EXPECT Located creekside in a wooded park behind the [...]

Rhubarb is Ready! Enjoy a Sweet, Tart Start to Summer

June 9th, 2017|Categories: In Season > At Market Now!, Recipes with Heart|

Take a Closer Look at Rhubarb! Rhubarb is a member of the buckwheat family so it's actually a vegetable. High in vitamin K and fiber, low in calories - rhubarb is very healthy! During WWI [...]

Meet Your Market: Monticello

June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Meet the Markets|

WHERE Monticello Farmers Market In front of the Sullivan County Government Center 10 Jefferson Street, Monticello NY 12701 WHEN Every Monday 11am-2pm June 12 to September 18, 2017 WHAT TO EXPECT A small but mighty [...]

Eat Healthy to Feel Happy

May 30th, 2017|Categories: Studies and News|

The search for happiness should start at your local Sullivan Catskills Farmers Market, where you can find a wide range of fresh fruits and vegetables. According to a 2016 study by the American Journal of [...]

11 Top Grilling Tips from Catskills Farmers

May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Farmers with Heart, Special Events|

Get ready to chill out – and grill up local eats. The Sullivan Catskills Farmers Markets have everything you need to get grill-ready: from spring veggies to cheese, hamburger buns to condiments. As for local [...]