Tag: Farmers Market

Cooking with tarragon

Cooking with tarragon

Jane Van Valzah, president of KGFM’s Board of Directors and owner of Friendly Cottage Farm, writes a regular Herb of the Month column for the newsletter. September’s herb is tarragon. Do you know tarragon? I do and it is a wonderful, aromatic, explosion of flavor for your home-cooked “gourmet” meals! It is also known as […]

August 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center to Dedicate New Walking Trail

Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center to Dedicate New Walking Trail

As part of the continued effort to encourage exercise and healthy living, Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center will dedicate its new walking and jogging path, The Spotsy Loop on Wednesday, 05 June at 3:00 p.m. The employee-generated idea, inspired by walking trails found at other hospitals, will provide area residents, employees and hospital guests a safe, […]

June 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Pickles, popcorn and more!

Pickles, popcorn and more!

The Virginia General Assembly has amended section § 3.2-5130 of the Code of Virginia to greatly expand the types of prepared foods individuals can make and sell from their homes or at farmers markets. That list now includes pickles and other acidified vegetables, dried fruits, dry herbs, dry seasonings, dry mixtures, coated and uncoated nuts, […]

May 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
KGFM: Ready for opening day

KGFM: Ready for opening day

I know everyone is more than ready to finally get back to eating locally grown fresh produce again! I know I am and can’t wait to see old and new friends again. Opening day is just around the corner and we are all excited about getting back to the routine of summertime — buying fresh […]

April 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Farmers Market.co Nutrition Incentive Program Soars Beyond Expectations

Farmers Market.co Nutrition Incentive Program Soars Beyond Expectations

Group Seeks Private and Corporate Funding to Continue Wildly Successful Program– $20,000 Needed Immediately for 2013 Season By DeLaura Padovan, King George Farmers’ Market Manager Through the Farmers Market.co’s Nutrition Incentive Program, low-income families were able to double their purchasing power at regional farmers markets in 2012. But heading into the 2013 season, this regional […]

January 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Fall Festival at the Market on 10/6!

Fall Festival at the Market on 10/6!

Join the celebration at the Fredericksburg City Farmers Market! We’ll be celebrating the fall harvest and the wonderful farmers who bring it to our tables on Saturday, October 6, from 10am-2pm at Hurkamp Park! There will be lots of activities for folks of all ages! Enter the Best Pie Contest or the Pumpkin Carving Contest! Click the […]

September 26, 2012 | By | Reply More