Because of popular demand, the market will open about four weeks earlier than usual.
The people asked and they shall receive. Because of popular demand — from both farmers and customers — the Dundalk Farmers Market will open for the season on June 9, instead of waiting until the weekend after Heritage Fair. Shoppers looking for local produce, eggs, chicken and honey will have their chance again beginning Saturday at 7 a.m., according to Chamber of Commerce member Lil Tirschman, who has chaired the market effort in the past. At least seven farmers are expected the first week, Tirschman said, including those who will sell produce, eggs, honey and soft crabs. The market, which is held along Shipping Place in front of the Dundalk Village Shopping Center, will be open from 7 a.m. to noon. The market will not be open June 30 …
One locavore's meandering quest for locally-grown grain, and some tips to help you duplicate the results without all the lag time.
- PATCH'S HOUSE & HOME
- Emily Lowe
Friday, April 27, 2012
On a sunny, cold Saturday last February, my husband spent a hundred dollars and most of his morning driving to and from Washington to help me load up a huge bag of wheat. (There are certain times when you know with absolute certainty that you married the right person.) We had plenty of time in the car to chat about the process that had brought me thus far: it began when I received a review copy of The Urban Farm Handbook last summer. Around Thanksgiving I finally cracked it open and was pleased with the innovative format, which successfully avoids the two extremes occupied by most of locavore literature: the personal quest for enlightenment (Farm City; Plenty; See You in a Hundred Years) and the dizzying professionalism of a no-holds-…