Knowing your farmer isn’t about distance, it’s about relationships. Talk to them at the local farmers market, ask them about the vegetables and fruits – where they are from and how they are grown/produced.
Soft, tender Russian syrniki are pancakes made with farmer’s cheese. Serve with a simple strawberry sauce for a new kind of sweet breakfast.
Baked farmer’s cheese cakes are similar to the Russian syrniki, but are made in the oven for an easier morning.
Here are some valuable tips for a farmers’ market find. Try a recipe for summer squash salad after you dive into your local market’s produce.
On a recent trip back to Iowa, Laura Bednarski got a first hand look into the world of corn.
The American culinary bus tour Outstanding in the Field travels across the pond for a series of farm dinners in Europe.
Michael’s Market Meet-Ups are monthly tours of the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market led by Chef McCarty.
Nagalakshmi Viswanathan travels from Singapore to the O.C. and falls in love with the Farmer’s Markets that remind her of her childhood India.
Alida Ryder finally visits the Pretoria Farmer’s Market, and instantly falls in love with the selection of products, smells and tastes of this famous market.