Early Morning Farm Catches the Worm

Ithaca farmers marketThere is an age old adage that states, "The early bird catches the worm". In other words, if you rise early and get busy, you will be successful at what you're trying to do. At Early Morning Farm they work hard and rise early to harvest the produce. Like strawberries, zucchini, eggplant, onions, leeks, cucumber. Click here for a full list of crops and their harvesting schedule. They have a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). They are accepting applications now for you to sign up for the CSA ... Read More »
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Daring Drake Farm Delivers Delectable Fruit to CSA Members

Ithaca farmers marketI have been known to be determined. I am not easily distracted and hate to quit doing a task before I have completed it. I have been called stubborn, set in my ways and even hard-headed but one thing I don't think anyone would ever call me is daring. I am too analytical to just jump and do something. I have to read through documents twice and I have to wait at least 24 hours before making a decision. If someone presses me for an answer to a big decision right away they are almost 100% sure to... Read More »
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Cayuga Pure Organics Brings on the Beans

Ithaca farmers marketI am a Dave Ramsey fan. He is the man who made millions before age 26, lost it all and then made millions more helping people get out of debt. He is the author of The Total Money Makeover. It is a book that walks people through a step by step process of gaining financial freedom through becoming debt free using 7 "Baby Steps". One of his catch phrase is "Live like no one else now, so later you can live like no one else. I love when he tells people one way to cut expenses is to eat rice... Read More »
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Potatoes and Onions From Blue Heron Farm Make a Hearty Meal

Ithaca farmers marketWhen I was pregnant with my first child we lived in a small three room apartment that had the kitchen in the living room. We kept each other warm in the winters and got on each others nerves in the summer. We didn't have much besides love and potatoes. While I was pregnant I ate so many potatoes because they were filling and inexpensive.Well, almost ten years later, potatoes are still a staple in my home. One of the easiest ways that I cook them are sauteed with onions. I know that in the... Read More »
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Black Diamond Farm Has Apples Galore For Pies, Salads and More

Ithaca farmers marketFruit are the diamonds of nature's produce. They are naturally sweetened by rays of sunshine and their various colorful hues bring joy to the eater. At Black Diamond Farm they have over 40 varieties of heirloom apples, which grow in different seasons. They also are growing cherries, blueberries, apricots, peaches, plums, pears and grapes. They use a process called IFP (Integrated Fruit Production). Black Diamond Farm lists the different varieties and listed and the description of the types of... Read More »
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Jenny's Update December 5, 2011

Jenny Huston is a chef and food activist working on food systems issues in Oakland, California. Every week she painstakingly compiles a published list of issues related to food, nutrition and agriculture for our collective food community. We are proud to support her efforts by featuring her weekly update here at FarmersMarket.com! ·      Guardian UK: Agriculture needs massive investment to avoid hunger, scientists warn http://bit.ly/uxaMre   ·      Restaurants Around the World to use DNA... Read More »
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