I normally don’t choose any favorite anything when it comes to markets because I truly appreciate all aspects of all markets. But I will admit that high summer is my very favorite time in the farmers markets. Our farmers are harvesting the juiciest fruits, sweetest corn and plumpest tomatoes as I write. And I have been enjoying as much of their bounty as I can so I can savor the memories in the deep winter while I’m trying to peel a squash without severing a finger. Today’s p
Cinnamon Snail Vegan Food Truck at the NY Vegetarian Food Festival Posting and images contributed by Guest Blogger Ed Lefkowicz of Ed Lefkowicz Photography. The New York Vegetarian Food Festival brought vendors and exhibitors from far and wide to the Metropolitan Pavilion for two days of tasting and demonstrations. The 2012 People’s Choice Vendy award-winning Cinnamon Snail food truck wisely pulled up to the curb before the doors opened, and a hungry crowd lined up quickly fo
In need of a bit of early springtime? Look no further than Fiori di Fenice at the Union Square Greenmarket. Growing seasonal beauties in Broome County, New York, Fiori brings stunning, hearty and gorgeous flowers to the market every Saturday. These purple hyacinths will fill your home with their sweet, peppery scent. And it looks like everything is coming up tulips now! Fiori di Fenice grows classic and new varieties, so make sure to ask about the posies that catch your eye.
I have discovered some very tasty foods and inspiring handmade designs at the Vegan Shop Ups, and I love that they provide a fun environment that is safe for vegans and vegetarians. (I’m pretty much an omnivore, but I love a good ital stew.) Read this press release about these all-vegan holiday events: IT’S CHRISTMAS! IT’S CHANUKAH! It’s just plain cold!! Join us for the Vegan Holiday Shop-Ups, Saturday December 8th, 15th, and 22nd, 12-5pm at our favorite bar Pine Box Rock Sh