Pop Goes the Farmers Market

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The Winter Westport Farmers Market closed in mid March, but a few vendors have decided to hold a weekly pop-up market each Thursday from 10 am-2 pm. Visit the market at Wave Hill Bakery located at 30 High Street in Norwalk through early May.

Patagonia Celebrates Summer on July 26

WFM Patagonia

Patagonia Westport invites the public to celebrate summer with beer, food and giveaways on July 26 from 5-7 pm. Have a taste of Black Hog beer and Simply Local bites featuring products from Patagonia Provisions while perusing sale items and enjoying the community spirit.

Top Chefs Provide Free Culinary Instruction at WFM

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The Westport Farmers’ Market (WFM), a thriving local hub for seasonal food, wants you to fall in love with your kitchen again. Twenty top area chefs and restaurants have signed up to provide free culinary instruction each week from 10:15 to 11:00 a.m. so you can learn to create delicious meals and snacks at home using fresh ingredients from the market.

Aradia Farm Offers Beef and Pork CSAs

Aradia Farm

Buying a CSA share from Aradia means you have first dibs on some of the dearest cuts that you’d typically have to special order to obtain. Best of all you buy food with great flavor and complete transparency, save money, support a local farm, and conveniently have meat on hand when you need it.

Local Food Talk, Farmers Market Tour and Book Signing

Thursday, Jul 9, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 10:45 PM, The Rewards of Buying Locally Grown Food Talk with Christy Colasurdo, co-author of The Connecticut Farm Table Cookbook, and Analiese Paik, founder and editor of the Fairfield Green Food Guide. The McManus Room at the Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT 06880 | 203.291.4800

10:45-11:45: Walking tour of the Westport Farmers’ Market and Book Signing with Chefs and Farmers

Chef Demos Provide Inspiration at the Westport Farmer’s Market

It’s easy to fall into a veggie rut, making the same ten recipes over and over again. I’m guilty of defaulting to a quick saute in garlic and olive oil myself. Inspiration awaits at the weekly chef demos at the Westport Farmers’ market where top local chefs demonstrate how they use produce from market vendors to create a fantastic appetizer, salad, soup or side dish.

Minted Pea, Cucumber and Baby Arugula Salad with Citrus Dressing

The Westport Farmers’ Market has started a recipe program to provide shoppers with guidance about what’s in season each month and showcase recipes to try at home. Five guest contributors will each provide two recipes and shopping lists for the market each month. May’s contributor is Elise Meyer, food writer and creator of the Much Ado About Stuffing blog. Enjoy her recipes and expect a fresh set in June from the next contributor!

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