Westchester County 2014 Farmers' Markets

Spring is in full bloom and the Farmers’ Markets are open!

Visit your local farmers’ market for the freshest selection of seasonal products. Late spring is the best time for asparagus, salad greens, fiddleheads, strawberries and sugar snap peas!
Below is a list of Westchester County Farmers' Markets:

Weschester Farmers Market
Wedneday 8:30am-1pm
7000 W. Manchester Ave
Intersection Of:
Lincoln Blvd & La Tijera
http://westchesterfarmersmarket.com/

Pleasantville Farmers’ Market
Celebrate the unofficial start of summer with the official start of the Pleasantville Farmers Market outdoor season. More than 55 new and returning farmers and food artisans, with more nutrient-packed, flavorful, regionally grown, locally produced food than ever before. Come for the day, enjoy our live music, kids' events, nutrition talks and culinary demos, then shop, dine, explore and enjoy Pleasantville.
Saturday 8:30am -1pm
Late May-Late November
Memorial Plaza (next to the Metro North Railway Station)
http://pleasantvillefarmersmarket.org/

Chappaqua Farmers’ Market
We’re now in our third year and we’re proud that the community has embraced our Saturday market of locally raised and produced food products. Bringing some of the best products in the area to our weekly market isn’t all we strive for. We also offer a place for community groups and entertainers to share their information and talents, all while advancing the Town’s efforts to encourage sustainability.
Saturday 8:30am-1pm
Mid May- October
Chappaqua Train Station
http://chappaquafarmersmarket.org/

Farm Market at Stone Barns
Join us on the farm to pick up farm-fresh produce, meat and eggs, baked goods, assorted dairy products, pesto and more.
Sunday 10am-4pm
Summer long
630 Bedford Road
Pocantico Hills, NY
http://www.stonebarnscenter.org/products/farm-market.html

Hastings Farmers Market
Saturday 8:30am-1:30am
June-November
Hastings Library Parking Lot, 7 Maple Avenue
http://hastingsfarmersmarket.org

Scarsdale Farmers’ Market
Set aside Saturday mornings to gather with friends and neighbors and shop for locally-produced fresh food, fresh-baked breads, pies, meats, prepared foods or simply enjoy the social atmosphere of an outdoor market. Afterwards, be sure to visit the many shops & restaurants that Scarsdale has to offer. Join us at our market for the very finest in home-grown and home-made products in the Hudson Valley.
Saturday 9:30am-1:30pm
Woodland Place adjacent to Chase Park in Scarsdale Village

Food News

06/01/2013 Natural Awakenings

Wild plants foraged locally, such as ramps, cattails and wild watercress, are showing up more and more at farmers markets and restaurants. These foods are not just tasty; they’re rich in nutrients from the mineral-dense forest floor on which they grow.

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04/26/2013 The New York Times

In early April, a supermarket flier trumpeted: “Burst into spring!” Featured in the ad were imported blackberries, California strawberries and salad mixes in plastic clamshells from a corporate farm out West. That blackberries, strawberries and baby greens grown in distant climes had been...

03/01/2013 Natural Awakenings

Spring may not officially begin until March 20, but the staff and volunteers who operate Hilltop Hanover Farm in Yorktown Heights, NY, have been working for weeks preparing for another bountiful season.

 The winter wheat and rye that were planted to...

01/07/2013 Farming Our Future

Craryville, New York, January 7, 2013 - FamilyFarmed founder and President Jim Slama, a national figure in the local-food movement, will deliver the keynote address at the second annual Farming Our Future – Growing Food, Farms, and Community conference on February 23rd, 2013 at Taconic Hills...

12/10/2012 Growing Produce

The drought of 2012 had a significant impact on most growers across the nation. But while commodity farmers of crops like corn, wheat, and soybeans were able to write off their crops before the harvest was even upon them, vegetable growers haven’t been so lucky.

As of mid-...

11/28/2012 The Putnam County News and Recorder

New York – New York State and federal officials remind those affected by Hurricane Sandy that they have 30 days left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for possible federal disaster assistance.

Applications must be received by Monday, Dec. 31...

10/29/2012 The Post-Standard

Central New York -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday designated 29 counties in New York as disaster areas due to damages and losses from drought and excessive heat beginning in June.

The counties are: Madison, Oneida, Cortland, Seneca, Lewis, Jefferson, Tompkins, Yates,...

10/16/2012 Daily Voice

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. – People who wish to shop for and eat locally grown food do not have to wait for warmer months to come again. On Saturday, the year-old Mount Kisco Farmers Market will reopen at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church as a fall/winter/spring market.

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