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Category Archives: Farmers Markets

Piermont Farmers Market Opens

The Piermont Farmers Market opens for its 7th season of delicious locally-grown food and vibrant locally-based atmosphere on Sunday, June 5, 2011, M & T Bank Parking Lot, Piermont Ave. & Ash St., 9:30am-3:00pm.  With many new vendors and increased variety, this summer’s market promises to offer shoppers a community gathering space to shop for high quality, local […]

Baked by Susan – – freshly baked treats in Croton

Baked by Susan is a new bakery that just opened in Croton-on-Hudson. The former pizzeria has been transformed into a wonderful bakery full of buttery, sugary smells. Owner, Susan O’Keefe, has been baking since she was eight years old. It’s in her blood.  She tells us that her great grandfather came to this country from […]

Tarry Market opens in Port Chester – – Lucky us!

When you walk through the doors, you find yourself in a 6,000 sq. foot industrial space. The initial experience is a small-ish area with a few tables and some stools for enjoying a pastry and sipping an espresso, or thoroughly relishing a fresh gelato. As you pass into main gallery of the shop, you’ll notice […]

A summer’s chopped salad

Chopped salads are all the rage again! This one will have you saying, “Food for life…” Delicious and satisfying, yet simple. Vinaigrette 4 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons dried oregano 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons lemon juice, or juice of 1 lemon 1/4 cup good red wine vinegar 1/4 […]

Mid-week farmers market opens in Mamaroneck

A mid-week farmers market opens in Mamaroneck Buying locally produced food directly from farmers and bakers is about to become a year ’round affair for Mamaroneck residents. On Tuesday, July 20th an array of local growers and food producers will set up their tents off Route 1 in Harbor Island Park for the opening day […]

Homemade sun (oven) dried tomatoes

I had an abundance of tomatoes from the garden and wasn’t sure what to do with them before they lost their freshness. I decided to make “sun dried” tomatoes but using the oven. The procedure is so easy but just requires many hours in a low oven until they have concentrated their flavors. Here is […]

From Larry’s Garden: Garlic means scapes!

At this time of year, your garden may be providing fresh garlic to you.  My friend Larry, an avid gardener, just harvested some young fresh garlic from his property this week. If you aren’t growing your own this year, hit the farmers markets as this is the time! The additional benefit of the fresh garlic […]

Asparagus tart – a summer treat

The farmers markets kicked into high gear this weekend. Abundantly available was asparagus. Here is a delicious way to enjoy the local bounty. Serves 4 Flour, for work surface 1 frozen puff pastry sheet (Pepperidge Farms makes quality sheets) 2 tablespoons good quality Dijon mustard 2 cups Gruyere cheese, shredded (approximately 6 ounces) 1 1/2 […]

Ossining farmers market opens

Mark your calendar! On Saturday, May 29th Community Markets and Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the seasonal re-opening of the Ossining Farmers Market with a ribbon cutting! This year’s opening is marked with additional vendors and the market will run every Saturday from 8:30am to 1pm until December 18th on the corner of […]

Farmers markets to re-open – – mark your calendar!

Mark your calendar! Community Markets announces that three Westchester farmers markets open on Saturday, May 29th. The locations are Tarrytown, Ossining, and Pleasantville. Other location openings will follow and be announced here as well. Stay tuned to Westchester Eats as you will be informed of their local offerings, cooking demos, live music from local musicians […]

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