Don’t volunteer at the market? Here’s a glimpse of what you’re missing…

dear shoppers, By the time most of you arrive to the Library parking lot on Saturdays, our lovely farmer’s market is up and running and perfectly picturesque – as if the billowing tents, overflowing produce bins and vintage chalk board signs, gently floated down on a burlap carpet from a big farm cloud in theContinue Reading

Bring your umbrellas!

dear shoppers, It’s likely to be a soggy market…though how can we complain after the sunny string of Saturdays we’ve had this season. Though we can’t keep you dry we can keep you warm:  Brooklyn Bean will have their tangy breakfast burritos hot off the grill and, this week, they are bringing back their autumnContinue Reading

squish squash…

Autumn is officially here. You can tell by the myriad varieties of thick-skinned squash turning up at market: spaghetti, acorn, buttercup and Hubbard. Just the thought of them makes me want to dig out my favorite wooly sweater and my soup pot. When buying squash, it’s easy to get won over by their painterly colorContinue Reading

Crisp crackers for a crisp fall morning – Saratoga Crackers is here this week! So is the knife sharpener

And lots & lots of peppers: Bull’s Horn, Cubanelles and Japanese shishitos. This is the time of year when they take over the market and make it look so textured and painterly. If you haven”t tried shishito peppers, head straight to the MX Morningstar tent to get some this week. These “mini” thin-walled green pepperContinue Reading

Ready, set..

dear shoppers, In honor of this being International GO week, we will be offering free GO lessons at the market tomorrow from 9 to 12 noon. Andy Zimmerman, a Hastings resident and GO champion has kindly offered to share his expertise .
So, if you’ve ever wondered about this ancient board game come give it aContinue Reading

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