Hmm. Not so much. I’ve put my winter coat in storage twice now only to pull it out again. Ditto for the hat and gloves.

I’m craving ramps, garlic scapes and asparagus…but in a hot preparation, please!

This recipe for a spring vegetable ramen fits the bill. Not only does it call for shiitake mushrooms (YES GARY THE MUSHROOM MAN IS BACK THIS WEEKEND) but those orange, soft-boiled yolks scream warmth and sunshine!

Spring in a bowl will do – until we can enjoy it properly in a salad.







Chez Hedwige is a visiting vendor from Southampton who specializes in gluten-free, organic baked goods.

GREAT NEWS: We made it to the elimination round in the BEST FARMER’S MARKET category in the annual Best of Westchester competition sponsored by Westchester Magazine. The other finalists are: Bronxville, Chappaqua, Ossining and Pleasantville.

Please (please!) take a few seconds to vote for your favorite farmer’s market.

Click here to vote.

You can bring your knives…the knife sharpener will be here. Honey Locust Farmhouse is also making a rare winter season appearance so you can stock up on honey, elderberry elixir and lots of marmalade.

See you at the market!


Help! I need somebody…not just anybody…

….to help run the Hastings Farmer’s Market. The market is thriving and we need a (paid) assistant to help us manage our growth. We are looking for an outgoing person who is able to work most Saturdays during the market season (June through November) to assist with everything from deciding where the vendors go to Continue Reading

The Hastings Farmer’s Market is HIRING…and Bone Broth

dear shoppers, How have I been surviving these bitter cold temps? I’ve had a vat of bone broth simmering on my stove-top for a couple of days now. The constant aromatic simmer alone warms up this drafty house. And whenever I feel a chill coming on, I pour myself a shot. I’ve been doing theContinue Reading

Sweets, spice & swine…everything for your Valentine!

dear shoppers, If you’re receiving this blog, then, clearly, food – good food – is important to you. And, if there is someone special in your life, presumably, eating well is also important to them. So if Hallmark & Co. have you stressing about what to get your honey this Valentine’s Day – fret not. TheContinue Reading

The Heart of Food

Zest. It’s something distinctive, invigorating, and can brighten a dull day or a bland dish. Zest is flavor and character, spark and spirit. It’s what Edmond “Eddie” Le Draoulec, who passed away earlier this week after a long illness, had in spades and lavished on his daughter, who spreads it around in kind. Pascale isContinue Reading



Monthly Winter Market

Now every other week! 9am to 1pm

Saturdays, December 6 & 20, 2014
Outside at the Library Lot, 7 Maple Ave., Hastings

Saturdays, January 3, 17 & 31, February 14 & 28,
March 14 & 28
Indoor at the James Harmon Community Center
44 Main Street, Hastings

Saturdays, April 11 & 25, May 9 & 23
Outside at the Library Lot, 7 Maple Ave., Hastings

Download complete schedule


Spring Vegetable Ramen


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