The Westover Farmers Market will not take place on Sunday, March 27. We wish all a very happy Easter. And for those looking for some entertainment, on Saturday March 26 the annual Westover Easter Egg Hunt and associated festivities will take place behind the Reed School at 10:30 am. Guaranteed fun for the whole family. See you back at the market next on April 3.
A Westover Farmers Market seasonal recipe from International Palate:
There are some cooking ventures that are scarier than others. For some people, making pasta is something they would never try and leave the job to the professionals. Others may want to take on the challenge and try to make it themselves. But by the end of this recipe, you will see that making raviolis is not as hard as it may see. With the right ingredients, you can go far! Continue Reading
A new seasonal farmers market recipe from International Palate:
We all know that strange feeling when you realize that something you thought occurred a few weeks ago actually occurred a few months ago! The feeling presents itself more so as a shock…a shock of how quickly time goes by. Well, it’s 2016 and I’ve been waiting to share this recipe since May 2015…8 months ago. This recipe has been sitting on the back burner for quite some time now, only because it still feels like I made this recipe a week or so ago. But now, it’s finally time to share this recipe…before I forget about it again for another 12 months. Continue Reading.
The Westover Farmers Market will be open this Sunday during usual winter hours, 9 – 1. Vendors will be back with their seasonal fruits and vegetables and with wonderful baked goods and other locally prepared foods. Come to the market to see where all of last Sunday’s snow has been placed! A monumental effort by local market volunteers to get the market reopened.
On account of the impending snow and the likelihood of difficult travel conditions, the Westover Farmers Market will not take place on January 24. Impromptu snow angel competition on the Reed School plaza instead. Stay safe, and see you on January 31.
Try out a new recipe from International Palate…
The radish season is almost at its end. A few weeks back, back when radishes grew wild, I tried this recipe and immediately fell in love with it. While walking through the market this past weekend, I found a few bunches of radishes. Amidst … Continue reading
Whitmore Farm http://www.whitmorefarm.com/ joins the Westover Farmers Market beginning this Sunday. Whitmore Farm raises pastured pork, eggs, and seasonal grass-fed lamb. The farm also raises a small amount of seasonal vegetables, cut flowers and starter plants. The farm is located in Frederick County, Maryland, outside the town of Emmitsburg off of U.S. Highway 15. The pigs and poultry are heirloom breeds humanely raised that yield pork, sausage, and eggs different from those found in most stores. Whitmore Farm will be located in stall spot # 31 at the north end of the market. Please give them a warm welcome!
The winter season of the Westover Farmers Market opens this Sunday morning an hour later — 9 a.m. The winter market runs until 1 p.m.
This will give customers more light and warmth during this cooler season of the year. Adjust your shopping time accordingly.
Spriggs Delight Farm, which produces delectable varieties of goat cheese, begins at the market this Sunday. The special strains of bacteria that transform the pasteurized goats milk into cheese remain alive in these products. This means that the cheeses will continue to mature as they age and develop a stronger flavor — unlike store-bought cheeses. Decide for yourself whether you like the cheese best mild or more funky, and age it at home in the refrigerator accordingly! Spriggs Delight Farm, which is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, can be found up on the plaza near the Westover Library entrance.
Over the past couple weeks, there have been a few changes: new vendors, new produce, new people. One Sunday morning, my mom and I walked down and found one new vendor, Shenandoah Seasonal. With a new vendor comes new produce … Continue reading