REALLY EATING Still time to hit the local farmers market
There is still time to hit the local farmers market. Here's proof!
Here's a local watermelon that I found at the West Fargo Farmers Market today. It's ripe and sweet and worth the trip. I also pick... Posted on 10/16/12 at 6:37 PM
IT'S SIMPLY GRAND! Nic's Five Faves in the Forks
The Greater Grand Forks Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) wants to assist visitors in every way we can, so we are starting a new addition to our blog. We are asking members of our team as well as... Posted on 9/26/12 at 1:38 PM
LIKE A FISH OUT OF FARGO Weekend In The Twin Cities & A Torta Quest
The other weekend, I wanted to eat a torta.
My torta craving grew to the point where I considered driving three hours for a sandwich. Nothing more. Just a sandwich.
Just before we moved to Fargo, I ... Posted on 8/17/12 at 7:02 AM
ON MY MIND Are all produce at Farmers' Markets grown locally ?
I love Farmers' Market. In summer Ioften buy vegetables from the Farmers' Marketsin St. Paul or Woodbury to supplement whatI have from my own garden.
According to the St. Paul Farmers' Market website... Posted on 8/25/11 at 1:02 AM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Farmers market vendors allow EBT cards
Nine North Dakota farmers market vendors are taking part in a pilot program to let Supplemental Nutrition Assistance recipients use their benefits to buy locally-grown produce.
The vendors are Cather... Posted on 9/1/10 at 1:23 PM
Mandy Burbank is the force behind a new farmers market which opened Thursday at the Grand Forks County Office Building downtown. Instead of swinging through the fast-food joint for burgers or fried chicken, Burbank is encouraging people to stop at the farmers market and pick up fresh vegetables and fruits on their way home.
The Farmer’s Market in Grand Forks’ Town Square each Saturday morning is an adventure. You see members of the Hutterite colony in Forest River, N.D., with fresh produce from their gardens. And last week from Erskine, Minn., there was an array of Fedosia’s fresh produce.
The Grand Forks Public Health Department will host a farmers market this summer, the second one in downtown Grand Forks. The event will take place 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays in July and August on the grounds of the county office building at 151 S. Fourth St.
The Mentor Farmers’ Market will celebrate its third anniversary from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, including demonstrations on maple syrup production, basket- weaving, using essential oils, wheat-weaving, spinning/carding wool, tortilla-making, and face- painting.
Market organizers announced today they will host Corn on the Cob Day. Organizers said the corn will be served from 8 a.m. to noon at the picnic shelter of the East Polk Heritage Center on U.S. Highway 2.
It’s the third "World Refugee Day" celebration Saturday in Grand Forks, the second to be held at Town Square. "Come and talk with these new Americans," said Cynthia Shabb, program director for the Global Friends Coalition, a sponsor of World Refugee Day locally. "Find out a little about them."
North Dakota will celebrate National Farmers Market Week on Wednesday at the Capitol.
The sixth-annual North Dakota Farmers Market Day offers an opportunity to buy fruits and vegetables, meet growers and get recipes and tips on buying produce, Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said.
Quinn Olson says it’s a way to get better, fresher food out there in a more convenient way. A 1986 graduate of the high school in Fosston, which is about 60 miles southeast of East Grand Forks on U.S. Highway 2, Olson lived in California for about 20 years before moving back a little more than a year ago to care for his mother.
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