I’ve been to many farmers’ markets; in fact I consider myself to be somewhat of a connoisseur. Here’s my guilty little secret – outside of making many, many purchases from the vendors, I’ve never thought to donate to the markets themselves. I’ve always assumed that farmers’ markets were self-sustaining, but during my short tenure on … More Why You Should Give Us Money
Opening Day is Thursday, June 1st!
I try to eat with the seasons—lots of fresh salads in the summer, lots of roasted root vegetables in the winter. But almost every year, usually right around February, I break down and buy strawberries from a grocery store. Sometimes they’re OK; more often than not they’re disappointing. The fact is, they can’t possibly hold … More Why I Shop at the Farmers’ Market (spoiler – it’s all about the strawberries)
There is just something about spring! Winter is not without her blessings, but when the first delicate green plants start poking through the snow, our thoughts turn to longer, warmer, sunnier days and all the little joys of spring. For the South Hadley Farmers’ Market Board of Directors, we’re reminded of spring-cleaning as we prepare … More Looking Forward