farmers market http://wamc.org en Food Friday: Farmers' Markets & Fresh, Local Food http://wamc.org/post/food-friday-farmers-markets-fresh-local-food <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Joining us on this Food Friday is Chef Adam </span>Zieminski<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;of </span><a href="http://www.cafeadam.org/" style="font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Café Adam</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">, Jennifer Jennings of the </span><a href="http://www.schenectadygreenmarket.org/" style="font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Schenectady Greenmarket</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">, and Monica </span>Kurzejeski<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;"> of the </span><a href="http://www.troymarket.org/" style="font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Troy Waterfront Farmers Market</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 17:26:39 +0000 81600 at http://wamc.org Food Friday: Farmers' Markets & Fresh, Local Food Food Friday: Farmers' Market Tips, Part 2 http://wamc.org/post/food-friday-farmers-market-tips-part-2 <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The <a href="http://www.troymarket.org/">Troy Waterfront Farmers Market'</a>s&nbsp;Monica Kurzejeski shares her tips for navigating and making the most of your local farmers' market.</em></p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 17:17:27 +0000 81591 at http://wamc.org Food Friday: Farmers' Market Tips, Part 2 Food Friday: Farmers' Market Tips http://wamc.org/post/food-friday-farmers-market-tips <p><em>The Schenectady Greenmarket's Jennifer Jennings shares her tips for navigating and making the most of your local farmers' market.</em></p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 00:30:00 +0000 Jennifer Jennings Schenectady Greenmarket 81548 at http://wamc.org Food Friday: Farmers' Market Tips Saratoga Farmers' Market Finds New Location For Winter Season http://wamc.org/post/saratoga-farmers-market-finds-new-location-winter-season <p></p><p>The Saratoga Farmers&rsquo; Market Association recently reached an agreement with New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation to hold its Saturday morning market at the Saratoga Spa State Park during the winter season.</p><p>Beginning November 2<sup>nd</sup>, the Saratoga Farmers Market will be held at the Lincoln Baths, an historic building off South Broadway.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 75433 at http://wamc.org Saratoga Farmers' Market Finds New Location For Winter Season "The American Way of Eating" by Tracie McMillan http://wamc.org/post/american-way-eating-tracie-mcmillan <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When journalist Tracie McMillan saw </span>foodies<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> swooning over $9 organic tomatoes, she couldn’t help but wonder: What about the rest of us? Why do working Americans eat the way we do? And what can we do to change it? To find out, McMillan went undercover in three jobs that feed America, living and eating off her wages in each.</span></p><p>Her book is <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1439171963/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1439171963&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1439171963" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>.</p><p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:45:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 56428 at http://wamc.org "The American Way of Eating" by Tracie McMillan Berkshire Restaurant Receives International Recognition http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-restaurant-receives-international-recognition <p>A Western Massachusetts restaurant is receiving some international recognition for its devotion to local products.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:09:20 +0000 Jim Levulis 71747 at http://wamc.org Berkshire Restaurant Receives International Recognition Troy Waterfront Farmers Market Sees Growing EBT Use http://wamc.org/post/troy-waterfront-farmers-market-sees-growing-ebt-use <p>By 10 on a recent Saturday morning, the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market was already busy.&nbsp; The market partners with SNAP, or the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program.&nbsp; Open Saturdays, the farmers market takes place at the convergence of River and Third Streets in downtown Troy, an area that, like many urban centers, features more convenience stores and eateries than markets.&nbsp;&nbsp; Shoppers looking for an alternative to otherwise limited options can find organic fruits, vegetables and herbs, locally-produced meat, fish, and dairy, in addition to prepared foods from neig Sun, 18 Aug 2013 16:50:00 +0000 Hannah Hohenstein-Flack 71534 at http://wamc.org Troy Waterfront Farmers Market Sees Growing EBT Use Local Wellness Initiative Awarded $2 Million CDC Grant http://wamc.org/post/local-wellness-initiative-awarded-2-million-cdc-grant <p>The Centers For Disease Control has awarded a $2 million dollar grant for a wellness initiative in Springfield Massachusetts.&nbsp; The money will fund several efforts aimed at improving access to healthy eating and physical activity.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 16:25:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 49043 at http://wamc.org Local Wellness Initiative Awarded $2 Million CDC Grant