Market Fresh Recipes-Summer Bounty

The Farmers Market is in its full Summer glory at the moment–plenty of corn, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, berries, peaches and so much more.  We scanned through our favorite recipe blogs and rounded up a batch of recipe links that will help you take full delicious advantage of this bountiful time of year. Food52: Dinner Tonight with Pasta with Tomatoes, Corn and Ricotta 101 Cookbooks Roasted Tomato Salad Recipe And 3 from Smitten Kitchen: Corn and Bacon Pasta Blackberry Cheesecake Read More...

Farmer Profile-Benuel King of Shady Grove Greenhouses

Ben King of Shady Grove Greenhouses Each week we’ll be profiling one of the vendors at the Kennett Square Farmers Market. This week, we talked to Ben King of Shady Grove Greenhouses. His gorgeous flowers always draw a crowd, with visitors even lining up before the market even begins! By Dana Holloway. What does your farm grow? We grow vegetables and cut flowers as well as nursery and potted plants. How did you start farming? I guess I wanted a change of lifestyle. Before, I worked in Read More...

Market Fresh Recipes-Ice Cream Day

July is National Ice Cream Month, and we are celebrating at the farmers market! LA MICHOACANA HOMEMADE ICE CREAM and Mompops will be joining us this Friday, July 22nd, so stop by to try the local ice cream of Kennett Square. There’ll also be kids activities, a face painter, and live music. Bring the whole family for some summer fun! Below are links to some healthy, delicious and unusual frozen treats that you can make with your farmers market finds. Peaches and Sour Cream Ice Cream Lucky Read More...

Farmer Profile- Whiskey Hollow

Whiskey Hollow Profile Each week we’ll be profiling one of the vendors at the Kennett Square Farmers Market. This week, we talked to Sara Holmes of Whiskey Hollow. With their artisan maple syrups, fresh fruit preserves, and homemade applesauce, you’ll find plenty of delicious toppings for your pancakes, marinades, and more! By Dana Holloway. What does your business do? We sell our maple syrup and applesauce. Our tree-to-bottle maple syrup is local, from our farm in Pennsylvania, and we Read More...

Market Fresh Recipes – Celebrating Bastille Day

We are celebrating Bastille Day with Kennett’s own French expat and blogger Estelle Tracy.  Estelle’s blog le hamburger et le croissant is filled with delicious recipes  Another inspirational French cooking inspired recipe blog is Chocolate & Zucchini  Here is a round up of French recipes from Food52 to celebrate Bastille Day. Get lost in the mouth watering recipes, amazing photos and beautiful French countryside setting of Mimi Thorisson Manger blog We can all learn a Read More...

Farmer Profile-Sunset Park Cookies

Sunset Park Cookies Each week we’ll be profiling one of the vendors at the Kennett Square Farmers Market. This week, we talked with Fred Rodriguez of Sunset Park Cookies and learned about what family meant in starting his business. Interview by Dana Holloway What does your business do? I sell gluten-free, vegan baked goods. I specialize in making things for people with different dietary needs. People come to me with different restrictions, and I make something that they can eat. How did you Read More...

Market Fresh Recipes-Corn, Blueberries and Cool Summer Drinks

This week’s recipe round up is reflective of the delicious summer produce and the onset of the summer weather.  Enjoy the bounty brought on by seasonal heat and humidity, with sweet hydrating recipe combinations. Real Simple 25 Corn Recipes  22 Blueberry Recipes to Cure Your Summer Blues  Summer Drink Ideas from 101 Cookbooks        Read More...

Market Fresh Recipes-Berry Good Fourth of July

Nothing says summer in the USA like a mixed berry recipe for the Fourth of July holiday weekend- a way to feature the red (white) and blue of summer deliciousness.  The market is filled with berry options now.  Click links below for useful and mouthwatering links all about berries. How to Keep Berries Fresh for Longer from Food52  10 Ways to Enjoy Overripe Berries from Food52 Summer Berry Crisp from 101 Cookbooks  Blackberry Mint Julep from Jelly Toast  Blueberry Blackberry Pie from Read More...

Farmers Market Profiles-Troy Lehman of Rex Farm Orchards

Troy Lehman of Rex Farms Orchards and Big Hill Ciderworks Each week we’ll be profiling one of the vendors at the Kennett Square Farmers Market. This week, we talked with Troy Lehman of Rex Farms Orchards and Big Hill Ciderworks. You’ll see guests rushing over to his table to get his strawberries, apples, and small-batch ciders. What does your farm grow? Tree fruit and small fruit. Predominately apples, but also berries and peaches. And the hard cider, which is made from our apples. How Read More...

Market Fresh Recipes-Father’s Day Deliciousness

Take advantage of this Friday’s Market and stock up on ingredients for the Father’s Day weekend, including special vendor Whiskey Hollow maple syrup. Maple Syrup and Dijon Vinaigrette Click on links below for more great Father’s Day Recipes Coop Together Father’s Day Recipe Round Up  10 Meals Straight from the Farmers Market from the KITCHN  10 Cooking Projects for Father’s Day from Food52 Horseradish Potato Salad from Smitten Kitchen      Read More...