August 1-7 is National Farmers’ Market Week so head out to your favorite farmers’ market this week to celebrate. We in Fairfield County have a wide variety of choices thanks to tremendous growth in farmer’s markets over the last few years. Many of these markets are listed on this site’s home page and Buying Guide.
How will you celebrate this week? Maybe try a new vegetable or visit a new market? How about voting for your favorite market in the American’s Favorite Farmers’ Market Contest? Cast your vote now because voting ends on August 31.
Worried about buying more than you can eat? Preserving the harvest is simpler than you think. To learn some simple ways to freeze, dry, pickle and preserve your herbs, vegetables and fruits, click here.