Fresh from the Farm

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This, folks, is what I love most about living in a smaller town. Not the farmer’s market itself — those you can find in the city — but the hometown feel of a tiny farmer’s market that takes place just down the road. The kind of market where you linger… swap a recipe or two, learn about a new local farm… the kind that might even feature a small family bluegrass band.

I’m telling you… my little town keeps me sane.

(And as a result of my lingering, I learned about a whole new vegetable! Have you ever cooked with scapes? We did for the first time this weekend and they’re delicious! I can’t wait to share the recipe tomorrow.)


  1. Posted June 11, 2013 at 4:18 pm | Permalink

    The bluegrass band is key. 🙂

    • Laicie
      Posted June 11, 2013 at 4:23 pm | Permalink

      I couldn’t agree more!

  2. Posted June 11, 2013 at 8:22 pm | Permalink

    so idyllic… it does make me laugh that 20 years ago, i would have said “no way”. now, i crave small towns, farmer’s markets, etc.

  3. Posted June 11, 2013 at 8:30 pm | Permalink

    Scapes!? Never ever heard of them and now I have to have them…

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  • By Leek & Swiss Chard Tart on May 28, 2014 at 10:51 am

    […] around to sharing it eventually, so when I came across Zephyr Fields’ basket of fresh chard at the farmer’s market a few weeks ago I knew it was the perfect […]

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