Farmers Market Bounty 101

Refresh and extend the life of your fresh produce. Isn’t it sad? You bought that huge bunch of chard and you meant to enjoy it right away, and then life happened. Now it’s all wilty and not as appealing as it was the day you bought it at the Farmers Market. You [...]

Farmers Market Bounty 1012018-09-25T17:25:04-07:00

Gallop on down to Cookbook Club!

NEW this year! BFM is co-hosting a food loving book club with Village Books! The book group meets 4pm-5pm the first Wednesday* of the month at Village Books in Fairhaven. Open to all. RSVPs are not required. Receive a 15% discount on the group's selections. Buy the book ahead or purchase it after [...]

Gallop on down to Cookbook Club!2018-09-13T18:16:50-07:00

Engaging Family Activities at the Market

Listen to live music. Each Saturday a variety of roving buskers entertain customers. Entertainment includes everything from vocalists to violinists, a hurdy-gurdy player to a banjo trio. Entertainment is often dependent on weather since buskers depend on tips. Each Wednesday evening at the Fairhaven Village Green, the Market hosts Fresh Local Music, live [...]

Engaging Family Activities at the Market2018-06-29T09:08:17-07:00

What’s so special about Asparagus?

Did you know that it takes 3 years for a newly planted crop of asparagus to be ready to harvest? Once a crop is ready for harvesting, the season is short – only a few weeks. That’s what makes local asparagus such a treat. Farm fresh asparagus has a tenderness and sweetness that [...]

What’s so special about Asparagus?2018-05-08T17:35:15-07:00

Recipe: Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Kale

Prep Time: 10 minutes; Cook Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 3 medium sweet potatoes (regular potatoes can be substituted), roughly diced 1 medium shallot or 3 cloves garlic, minced 4-5 leaves kale, sliced into 1” strips ½ medium onion, diced 2 tbsp oil or butter 1 tsp salt 2 tsp ground pepper Directions: Preheat oven to [...]

Recipe: Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Kale2018-04-24T18:10:20-07:00

Recipe: Kale and Quinoa Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes; Cook Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup broth (vegetable or chicken) 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained 2 quarts water 1 bunch lacinato (dinosaur) kale, cut into thin strips 2 carrots, finely diced 1 large shallot (or 4 cloves garlic), minced 1 bell or other sweet pepper, finely diced [...]

Recipe: Kale and Quinoa Salad2018-04-24T18:17:26-07:00

Butternut Squash and Corn Quesadillas with Hatch Chili Slaw

Serves 4   Ingredients for quesadillas ½ LB butternut squash (about ½ a medium squash) 1 ear corn, peeled and kernels removed from cob ½ medium onion, chopped 1 Tbsp garlic, minced 1 tsp chili powder 2 tsp lime juice Olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Corn tortillas Semi soft and crumbly cheese [...]

Butternut Squash and Corn Quesadillas with Hatch Chili Slaw2018-02-18T03:00:52-07:00

Salad Dressings and Marinades

Liven up your local greens with these tasty and easy tips for making your own salad dressing from scratch Things to have on hand Oils & Fats (Olive, Sesame, Mayo, Cream, Buttermilk, Canola, etc…) Vinegars (Apple Cider Vinegar, White Wine, Balsamic, etc…) Citrus: Lemons or Limes for tartness Seasoning: Salt, Pepper, Garlic, Cayenne, Cumin, Etc. [...]

Salad Dressings and Marinades2016-05-05T20:57:16-07:00