Tag Archives: Farmers Market

These Peaches Don’t Come From a Factory Downtown

I went a little overboard in quantity the other day when I bought some peaches from the OSU-OKC Farmers Market. My shopping list included only three things: okra, tomatoes, and fruit. It didn’t matter what kind of fruit because I … Continue reading

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Locavoring

The Beaches Green Market is my favorite farmers’ market in the Jacksonville metro. Too bad it takes nearly thirty minutes for me to drive there. Because of that, I signed up for the weekly email and I get a heads … Continue reading

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The Okie Effect in Florida – locally grown, locally owned

When I was in Oklahoma, I couldn’t help but notice the immense satisfaction Okies have over their food.  Restaurants are proud of their locally grown ingredients and, in most places I visited, the menus were teeming with italicized details that included … Continue reading

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