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Egg White Omelet with Market Veggies

July 8th, 2018|Categories: Always at Market|

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 [...]

Farm to Table Cocktails: 6 Fresh Recipes

June 26th, 2018|Categories: Recipes with Heart|

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, [...]

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

June 20th, 2018|Categories: Market Tips|

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 [...]

Kick Off Summer at the Liberty and Monticello Farmers Markets

June 15th, 2018|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 [...]

DIY Infused Berry Mint Water: Sip of the Season

June 12th, 2018|Categories: Recipes with Heart|

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. [...]

11 Top Grilling Tips from Catskills Farmers

May 17th, 2018|Categories: Farmers with Heart, Local Meat, Market Tips, Special Events|

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 [...]

Grape Expectations in the Catskills

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

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 [...]

Store Smarter! Top 10 Storage Tips for Fruits and Veggies

September 25th, 2017|Categories: Market Tips|

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 [...]

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!, In Season Now! Midsummer|

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 Now! Midsummer, Recipes with Heart|

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. [...]

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 Now! Midsummer, Recipes with Heart|

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: Market Tips, 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 Now! Midsummer, In Season Now! Spring and Early Summer, 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 [...]

A Must-Try Salsa Recipe with Catskills Blueberries

June 26th, 2017|Categories: In Season Now! Midsummer, Recipes with Heart|

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 [...]

Summer 2017 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 Now! Midsummer, In Season Now! Spring and Early Summer, 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!, In Season Now! Spring and Early Summer, 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 Now! Midsummer, In Season Now! Spring and Early Summer, 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 Now! Spring and Early Summer, 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: Market Tips, 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 [...]