Farmer's Markets

Following The Bust, A Culinary Boom: 7 Places To Eat And Drink In Western Ireland

Restaurants and farmers markets worth visiting
Mar 17, 2014 10:00 am

It’s a boom time in Ireland once more. This time around it’s not about expensive cars and massive houses, it’s about the Irish appreciation for their own culinary heritage. The air feels heady with possibility in western Ireland, a region of the country celebrated for its food traditions. Here are seven ideas for what to eat and where to visit to experience the best the food world of western Ireland has to offer.

Did You Know There's A Helpful Search Engine To Find The Nearest Farmer's Market?

The USDA has a search by ZIP code with awesome info
May 15, 2013 3:16 pm

Need inspiration to go to your nearest farmer's market? There's a USDA site which features a market search engine. You just type in a ZIP code, and the data site offers up the nearest markets within a selected radius, with information on the types of purveyors, the opening dates and times and contact details. It's brilliant. Now, no matter where you in the U.S., you can find a place to buy fresh, farmed veggies, fruits and more. More on this, and the link, after the jump.

Spring Is Here! Time For A Food Republic Farmer's Market Instagram Contest!

#FRMarketWatch coming to Instagram
Apr 5, 2013 11:31 am

Make room at the the spring table for your friends here at Food Republic! On Instagram, tag @foodrepublic and #FRMarketWatch and show us what's popping up at your market during the month of April. Every week, we'll choose the top photos to feature in a weekly Instagram round-up. You'll also be eligible to win a killer cookbook to up your game. 

From Turntables To Farm-To-Table, Dan Kluger Has Always Made Noise

ABC Kitchen chef reflects on his very good year
Jul 19, 2012 9:01 am
dan kluger

I’m sitting in the back of ABC Kitchen in New York City and chef Dan Kluger is telling me how not to be a prick. “You kind of need every possible strawberry there,” he says of his weekly berry hunts at the Union Square farmers market. Dan Kluger, not a prick, is one talented chef.

Darina Allen: Ireland's Alice Waters

A primer on the Irish farmers market movement
Mar 16, 2012 3:01 pm
Photo: DGriebeling on Flickr

Who's Darina Allen? Well, you might say she wrote the book on traditional Irish cooking. After all, she's the author of the comprehensive tome Irish Traditional Cooking. She also happens to be the founder of The Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry, one of the only cooking schools in the world located on an entirely organic farm.

Mayors Meeting To Focus On Food Issues

Boston's Mayor Thomas Menino fights for food change
Jan 18, 2012 9:31 am
Mayor Thomas M. Menino of Boston

Today through Friday, the 80th winter meeting of the Conference of Mayors is taking place in Washington D.C., during which mayors and Washington leaders convene to discuss city-related issues. Among the subjects on the agenda — such as job creation, the environment, and...

Food Road Trip: Sayulita, Mexico

A farmer’s market. Taco stand. Beach. Moving there.
Nov 30, 2011 10:01 am

I was also fortunate enough to visit a sleepy surf town called Sayulita, a mostly American and European ex-pat community living a boho-meets-Baja lifestyle that inspired instant jealously. Food is oftentimes the focus when livin' la vida Mexicana, with Sayulita’s Friday morning farmer's market serving as the town’s weekly Slow Foods–like meet-up.

What to Eat at the End of Summer

Summer fruits and fall vegetables = double the fun
Aug 31, 2011 1:01 pm
Arugula

This is truly my favorite part of the year: the end of summer and beginning of autumn — the only season with two names. This is a time when eating is a great experience because you get to enjoy the best of fresh summer fruits and vegetables, and the first crop of hearty fall vegetables. You get your first real craving for soup or potatoes — a welcomed heaviness on...

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