The beautiful variety of peppers is truly a joy to behold. At least for me. I love working in the pepper area at BlueMoon’s booth at the market because it is the most colorful and appealing section. Seeing the brilliant reds, greens, yellows, chartreuses, purples, blacks, and oranges is almost mesmerizing. There is just so […]
On August 29, 2023 our FREE Kids Kits will return at the Champaign Farmers Market. This month’s kit will have all of the ingredients to make that Ratatouille.
Asparagus is one of the first true spring crops to find its way into the sunlight and into our bellies. The delicious tender stalks are a true treat when picked fresh and consumed quickly. Making these Baked Parmesan Fries using asparagus is a great way to get kids to try these tasty spears. Try them […]
For week one of our Kid’s Kits program at the Champaign Farmers Market, we’re bringing you some delicious Baked Zucchini Fries with Sour Cream Ranch Dip. Below you’ll find the recipe and video tutorial for preparing the dish. The program is funded by the Nutrition Incentive Hub as part of a mini-grant to support our […]
Submitted by Magdalena Casper on Mon, 06/23/2014 – 11:06am Basil is so versatile – it can be used for so many things besides Italian food! Here, we use it for a simple syrup to make lemonade. For more about why basil is best in the summer, and a caprese salad recipe, read Basil Rules in […]
Submitted by Cara Cummings on Mon, 01/02/2017 – 4:58pm This time of year can be rough for those of us who love to grow food. We have passed the fall relief stage (remember when we were waiting for that hard freeze so we could finally pull the tomato plants?), we were excited to use some […]