Eating Local: A book list

Cookbooks Local Flavors: Cooking and Eating from America’s Farmers’ Markets – Deborah Madison (10 Speed Press, 2008). This is a cookbook, but is built around seasonal farmer’s market shopping and a few market anecdotes. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of...

My New Year’s Resolution to Eat Local

By: Emily Kohlhas, Farmstand Staffer Reprinted from FairFoodPhilly This year, before I eat “organic,” before I eat “raw” or “vegan” or even “whole,” I resolve to eat local. Why local above all else? Because eating local is not only a personal choice but a political...

Vendor Spotlight: Chase Your Tail Bakery

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” That Lennon tune began bouncing about between my ears as Deb Matthews and Chey Larson presented the opening scene. “Chase Your Tail Bakery is what happens when the telecom company you work for...

Vendor Holiday Offer: Beechwood Orchards

Find Beechwood Orchards at the Leesburg & Cascades Markets every weekend except 12/23, 12/24, 12/30, and 12/31. They have Apples – Honeycrisp, Fuji, Cameo, Braeburn, Granny Smith, York, Golden Delicious, Rome, Pink Lady, Gold Rush, Stayman, Winesap,...