Fresh From The MarketHere’s all the great vegetables and fruits available at many local farmers’ markets this week. See our Food Events in Bucks County calendar for listings of weekly area farmers’ markets. For a listing of year-round markets,  roadside and “pick your own” farms in your neighborhood, see our previous post.

This week’s freshly picked vegetables are: sweet corn and tomatoes (including heirlooms), plus basil, parsley, cilantro, dill, fennel, garlic, leeks, scallions, onions, kohlrabi, cucumbers, celery, beets, string beans, winter squash, kale, collards, spinach, chard, lettuces & salad mix, okra, hot peppers, diverse sweet peppers, potatoes, carrots, radishes and tomatillos.

Freshly picked fruit: apples, cider and pears.

In addition, many markets are selling grass-fed locally grown beef, pastured poultry and eggs, cow and goat yogurt, goat cheeses, lamb, homemade pies and sweets, breads, cookies, muffins, scones, raw veggie chips, raw honey, organically grown flowers, freshly roasted organic coffees, prepared foods, Italian “gravies” and tomato pies, plus handmade soaps, fiber products and handcrafts!

Thanks to Anne Biggs and Robin Hoy of the Wrightstown Market for her help on this list.

Interested in showing your support of buying and eating local? Check out the new marketplace on the Buy Fresh Buy Local Web site. Get a t-shirt, hat or bumper sticker and show the world you eat local.

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