Friday, December 31 2021 3:14

Hardy Abundance

Written by Alyssa Thayer

Why we should bundle up and head to the farmers market, even in the winter!

It’s downright delightful to stroll lanes of farmers market stalls amid the warm summer sunshine. But bundling up on a frigid January morning—that takes a bit more resolve. 

When the cold months roll in, local food, particularly local produce, is all too often pushed to the back of our minds, waiting to be called up again in spring. Traditionally, winter farmers markets have only attracted the grittiest of farmers and the most devout of shoppers. But there are good reasons to expand this pastime beyond just the diehards.

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