Outreach Spotlight: “Bottoms” (Root Veggies) with Decatur YMCA Preschoolers


For our lesson with the Decatur YMCA preschoolers this week, we picked up carrots and beets from the Decatur Farmers Market.  To begin the lesson, we read the book “Tops and Bottoms” by Janet Stevens – a story… Read More

Outreach Spotlight: Root Vegetable Salad with DHA Seniors

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Our winter vegetable taste test include winter greens like arugula, spinach, and varieties of kale along with root veggies like carrots, radishes, and hakurei turnips. We diced and sliced them and combined them so they could be combined… Read More

Outreach Spotlight: Celebrating Fall with the Seniors of DHA

The seniors at the Decatur Housing Authority were thrilled to celebrate the beginning of apple season by making an quick apple crisp together! It’s the perfect time of year for warm, gooey desserts! 

Outreach Spotlight: Boys Scouts Meeting at Drew

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This week, the Community Farmers Market team had the opportunity to visit the Boy Scouts at Drew Charter School.  With the boy scouts, we led them in acting out how pollinators help farmers and sent them each home with… Read More

Recipe: Radishes and Pears with Chevre and Basil

Radish and Pear with Chevre and Basil

Recipe by Porter Mitchell Demonstrated at Decatur Farmers Market on September 24, 2016 Ingredients Watermelon radishes from Furrowed Earth Farm Pears from Partnership Farm Fresh Chevre (goat cheese) from Formaggio Basil from Jody’s Farm Directions Slice watermelon radishes… Read More


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