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Food is like a goddess and so we should not waste even a single piece of food. Many people are not getting foods for them to eat. We should thank the god for getting food. We should always respect the farmers because they are the pillars behind the growth of rice. So, the respect on them should be continued forever and we can also try to help them by raising some money from the rich people and offer them.

Autumn Bomb

4 oz hot cider (mulled if you want)
2oz bourbon of choice
few dashes chicory cherry bitters
mix it all together, get cozy and warm up!

Extra: If you have an espresso machine with a steamer, you can put all ingredients together and steam! Perfection!

SNAP & Save

We are dedicated to increasing access to healthy, local food for people of all incomes and backgrounds.

Our SNAP & Save program doubles the value of customers’ food stamps (SNAP benefits) at $10 each week. We thank CISA and Healthy Hampshire for spearheading this project and meeting an ambitious fundraising goal to expand food access across the entire Pioneer Valley.

This means that when a customer swipes their EBT card for $10, they receive $20 in market tokens to spend on vegetables, fruit, meat, eggs, cheese, mushrooms, bread, jam, maple syrup, honey, garden plants, and more – all directly from the people who grow and produce these nourishing products.

We should always help the needy people by offering them some healthy foods, fruits and vegetables. We should try to make it as a habit. Now, many organisations are raising funds to offer foods for the poor people. The aim behind this is to create a healthy and hygienic society. The fundraising is a social activity which is done by many NGOs. They collect money from the donors and offer it to the needy people. We can get to know whether fundraising is a scam done by the NGOs by clicking Bitcoin Loophole review. There are many ways to collect fund for the poor people like conducting contests. The contests will be some recipe making by kids. The kids should be enrolled first and the food will be tasted by the judges and the prizes will be distributed. We can get the fruits easily from the market and the market will give us a bonus of some amount. We can get the fresh fruits directly from the hands of the farmers with that bonus amount. This is a great advantage for the people. The fresh fruits are always best for the healthy life.

“The doubling of SNAP benefits is an enormous assist to those of us with tight budgets.”

“I’m able to meet nutritional requirements to maintain a higher quality of health than last year.”

“If it weren’t for this program, I would run out of food long before my benefits recharge. And the food is far healthier than most store-bought groceries.”

“I so much appreciate a farmers market that makes fresh, healthy, organic and local foods available to all people.”

Please tell everyone you know that all the farmers markets in Amherst and Northampton accept food stamps. Tell them that all the markets in Northampton and Amherst will double the value of any customer’s food stamps (at least $10).

Thank You!

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Tuesday Market Frittata

2 tbs. ghee or olive oil
1/2 cup sliced onion, scallion or garlic scapes
4-6 large shiitake mushrooms, stems removed, thinly sliced
1 small zucchini or summer squash, thinly sliced
2 cups packed thinly sliced kale
6 eggs
1/4 cup milk or heavy cream
4 oz. crumbled Cricket Creek Farm Hillside cheese (or anther local cheese!)
salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Heat 1 qt. salted water to boiling in a medium saucepan.  When the water boils, drop in the kale and blanch for 1-2 minutes.  Drain and set aside.  Heat the ghee in a large cast iron skillet.  When hot, add the onion, shiitakes and squash, and sauté with a few pinches salt until tender, 3-5 minutes.  Add the kale, stir to combine, and sauté 1 minute more.

Cooking is an art and it cannot be done by everyone. It is a built-in talent and all should try to cook atleast once in the life. Cooking will be so easy if we enjoy doing it. There are many new recipes available in online websites. We can go through it and try at home. We can even get the recipe books of famous cooks in the market. The cook will usually write the recipes and publish it as a book in the market. The sales of the recipe books have increased so much. All women are wishing to try new recipes at home. So, they get those books online or directly from the market. This will make the writers to yield profit. They will invest the profit in online trading with the help of many automated trading robot softwares.

These softwares will do trading on behalf of the traders. So, this will make the job so easy for the investors. They will just sit at home and get more and more profits. Qprofit System trading is the new trading software used mainly in the trading market. We can also write the recipes and publish it as a book in the market and earn money .This is one way of earning money from home. Because cooking is our common work we do at home .So, this is the best and easy way of getting profits.

Beat the eggs in a medium sized bowl, then add milk/cream and few pinches salt and pepper.  Pour the egg mixture over the vegetable mixture, and crumble the cheese over the top.  Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes, until set and lightly browned on top.  If you don’t have a cast iron skillet you can transfer the mixture to a greased oven-safe casserole dish before placing in the oven.  Let cool 5 minutes before serving.  Serves 2-3.

 

SNAP&Save;

 

We are dedicated to increasing access to healthy, local food for people of all incomes and backgrounds.

Our SNAP&Save program doubles the value of customers’ food stamps (SNAP benefits) at $5 each week.

This means that when a customer swipes their EBT card for $5, they receive $10 in market tokens to spend on vegetables, fruit, meat, eggs, cheese, mushrooms, bread, jam, maple syrup, honey, garden plants, and more – all directly from the people who grow and produce these nourishing products.

We should always try to help the needy and poor people by offering them some food, fruits and vegetables and whatever we can. This will definitely make us to live a happy life. Helping tendency should be developed from the young age. We should cultivate the habit by giving our children some money to give it to the needy people and also we should tell them about the importance of food and the farmers. We should not waste the food because there are many people who don’t have a single time food and starving for it. We can find this topic in many sites to know more about it.

The program continues to be incredibly successful and influential. Every year, the number of SNAP users at market has grown by 10-12 regular customers per week.  In 2013, we doubled over $16,000 of SNAP benefits. We averaged 63 EBT transactions per market and regularly had 70 or 80 transactions per market. In 2014, we are on target to double SNAP benefits at the same 2013 level. In total, we help many hundreds of individuals and families put good food on their tables through the entire growing season. Here are some quotes from recipients of the program.

“The doubling of SNAP benefits is an enormous assist to those of us with tight budgets.”

“I’m able to meet nutritional requirements to maintain a higher quality of health than last year.”

“If it weren’t for this program, I would run out of food long before my benefits recharge. And the food is far healthier than most store-bought groceries.”

“I so much appreciate a farmers market that makes fresh, healthy, organic and local foods available to all people.”

In the past years, we have collaborated with the Food Bank of Western Mass. to screen and help people apply for food stamps at the market. We also provide numerous recipes through our website and have cooking demos at market to assist people in the preparation of whole, seasonal foods.

Every week we have musicians and artists at market allowing hard-working parents to relax, to shop, and to be inspired!

So that’s SNAP&Save, and WE NEED YOUR HELP!

First of all, please tell everyone you know that all the farmers markets in Amherst and Northampton accept food stamps. Tell them that all the markets in Northampton and Amherst will double the value of any customer’s food stamps (at least $5).

SNAP&Save is funded entirely by individuals and businesses in our community. Please help!  At the moment, we are matching $5 instead of $10 so that our funds will last through the end of the market season. 

Here’s how to donate:

  • Contribute cash and checks directly at the Tuesday Market tent (purple awning).
  • Or: Send checks made out to Tuesday Market to 1 Ventures Field Rd, Northampton, MA, 01060 (please write FSX2 Donation in the Memo line.)
  • Or if you need your donation to be tax-deductible, make your check out to CISA with SNAP&Save in the memo line or click here to donate online.

 

Thank You!

 

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Honey Miso Nooddle Salad

HONEY MISO NOODLE SALAD

Ingredients:
6 ounces egg noodles (cooked al dente)
2 cups arugula or other mustard green
1 cup carrots or radishes (thinly sliced)
1 cup hakurei turnips (thinly sliced)
1/2 cup fresh cilantro
1/4 cup green onion (thinly sliced)
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1 pinch chili flakes
1/4 cup honey miso dressing

Directions:
in a large bowl, add noodles, arugula, carrots, radishes, turnips, cilantro, honey miso dressing. Toss until all of the ingredients are evenly dressed. Top with green onions, toasted sesame seeds, and chili flakes.

As we all know, noodles are the favorite food for many children. But, this is not good for health as it is made up of whole flour or Maida which will generate obesity and indigestion to small kids and old aged people. So, it is better to avoid eating noodles in restaurants. Instead of eating noodles in restaurants, we can make it at home and give it to the children. We can also add some vegetables with that, so that it will ignore the negative effects of noodles. And the children will also take vegetables when we offer them in a different way.

There are many new recipes available in online websites. The mothers can refer those sites and make some variety of foods for their family members. This is a best way to make the children to eat quickly. We can also download the softwares from the smartphones and use it for reference. There is a software called Bitcoin Trader Software which has many recipes like salads, ice creams, sweets, continental foods and curries. We have to just click the recipe which want from the software and make it at home easily.

Cooking is not a simple task to do. It is a talent and we can improve that talent only by cooking regularly. If we try making new recipes, then we will get much interest in cooking. Cooking doesn’t take so much time and so we should try and try to become a well versed cook. Then one day, we will also able to create some recipes blogs in many websites and also publish it in a book later.

HONEY MISO DRESSING

Ingredients:
1/4 cup mild white miso
1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons mild honey
2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
2 teaspons green garlic (chopped fine)
3/4 cup canola oil

Directions:
In a mixing bowl, add miso, vinegar, soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, chopped green garlic. Whisk until smooth. Add canola oil to the miso and whisk until all of the ingredients have combined to create a creamy dressing.

It’s Strawberry Season at Tuesday Market

Posted 6/1/2015 6:41pm by Tuesday Market.

Tuesday Market

Hello Friends,

Last week my son and I got to roam the countryside of southern France, which of course included visiting every single market we possibly could. It was such a thrill to experience markets so fully embedded in the life of their region. It was a step into another world, and at the same time it was not too different from home, from our own dear Tuesday Market, brimming with the particular bounty of our own, as they say, terroir.

Market is the place which is loved by the children to goa long with the parents and get some fresh fruits and vegetables and the things they want to get. We all have some childhood memories about purchasing in the market. We can get everything from the markets. The fruits will be arranged in a well manner and it will make us to buy it. We can get fruits depends on the season like mango can be sold only in the month of April, May and June. So, all fruits cannot grow in all seasons. We even get the readymade or instant food from the market. But that is not good for our body as we should take only fresh foods to eat. We can help the shopkeepers by buying some vegetables or fruits from them. Our small contribution of money will help them to have a happy life. So, it is preferable to go to market and purchase things and don’t prefer online shopping. By shopping online, the farmers won’t get even a single penny.

Our children will like this way of purchasing because they will get a chance to see all the shops and the variety of fresh fruits, pulses vegetables and all. This is also a best way for the parents to educate the importance of foods in life to their children.

And now I am so glad to be back as strawberry season gets fully underway (we could not under any circumstances miss strawberry season). There is really nothing as good as a pint of strawberries picked in the hours and days before arriving at market.

Here are some pictures from the Thursday morning market in Villefranche, and some pictures of Tuesday Market in May.
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A spice vendor at the Villefranche market
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The market square
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Les oeufs: plein-air
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Lilacs from Old Friends Farm
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Peanut Noodles from Beets and Barley
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Asparagus from Old Friends Farm
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Heirloom beans from Crabapple Farm
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A chocolate cookie and a shaved ice!
See you at market!

Fresh Salsa

So easy. So tasty.

Ingredients
3-4 large heirloom or hybrid tomatoes, diced
1 onion, diced
½ cup cilantro or parsley, coarsely chopped
Juice of 1 lime or lemon
Salt and pepper to Taste
1 jalapeno pepper, diced and seeded

Directions
1.) Mix all the veggies together in a bowl.

2.) Add the lime juice, salt and pepper.

3.) Adjust the flavoring. Optional ingredients such as a teaspoon of cumin, a dash of cider vinegar or a minced sweet pepper can be added now.

4.) If your salsa is more watery than you expected, strain it until it’s right.  Serve salsa fresh or store in a closed container in the fridge for up to a week.

Berry Tart

This tart is tasty and straight forward. It is somewhere between a pie and a pizza – you roll out your sweet crust, add a layer of sweetened cheese and then place fruit over it, finishing it up by tucking the crust around the edges. If you’re feeling adventurous you can add savory herbs to your sweetened crust for a gourmet flair!

Ingredients
Crust
2 cups flour
3 Tbsp sugar
1 stick of butter, softened
1 egg, beaten
3 Tbsp orange juice
Pinch of salt

Cheese Filling
1 cup fresh cheese (ricotta, soft goat cheese, soft cow cheese etc…)
1/8 -1/4 cup honey
¼ tsp nutmeg
1 tsp almond extract

Berry Topping
3 cups fresh berries
1/8-1/4 cup honey
1 tsp lemon juice
¼ tsp cinnamon

Directions
1. Start by making your crust. Mix your butter, sugar, salt, nutmeg and flour together with a fork, or in a food processor until you have a crumbly mixture. Stir the orange juice and egg in until you can form the dough into a cohesive ball. If it’s not totally forming into a ball, add a little bit of ice water. Cover the dough with a bag or a lid and leave in fridge for 30 minutes. 

2. While the dough is resting, mix together your cheese – add honey, almond extract and nutmeg to flavor your cheese.

3. Roll out your dough onto a baking sheet and spread your cheese mixture directly onto it. Mix your berries, honey and lemon juice in a separate bowl. Then transfer them on top of the cheese layer, leaving about an inch of dough around the perimeter of your tart.

Tart is a tasty recipe we can make with fresh fruits like mango. We can try this out with other fruits also. It will be like a biscuit which is so crispy and it has some healthy benefits as it contains fruit. So, the children will love this recipe and they will easily take all fruits when they are in this tart form.

4. Fold in the perimeter of the tart so that it creates a crust to hold in the fruit. Sprinkle the top of the tart with cinnamon.

5. Bake at 425 for about 25-35 minutes or until the fruit is bubbling and the crust is golden.

Variations
Make this a savory tart by adding 1 tsp dried or 2 tsp fresh rosemary to your crust and 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar to your berries, finishing the tart on top with a sprinkle of pepper or other fresh herbs. 
Add 1 Tbsp of fresh lavender (ground up with a mortar and pestle or a coffee ginder) to your cheese mixture to add another great flavor to a sweet or savory tart.

Baked Apples

A tasty treat and much quicker to make than pies (also gluten free)! Mim says she likes to make a big tray of these and eat them hot or cold with yogurt on them. Ice cream, whipped cream or milk would also be grand!

8 apples, cored
½ cup brown sugar or about a 1/3 cup of maple syrup or honey
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped nuts
2 Tbsp melted butter or oil
1 tsp cinnamon
Dash of cloves or nutmeg

Directions
1.) Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Core the apples and place them into a baking dish. Set a pot of water on the stove to boil. While you are waiting, combine all the ingredients, aside from the apples, in a large bowl, mixing them together thoroughly. 

2.) Stuff the apples with the sugar mixture and pour a 1/2 inch of boiling water into the bottom of the baking dish. Bake the apples at 400 degrees until they are cooked to your liking. I usually use a knife to check how tender they are.

We can take fruits in any forms like taking along with meals or having fresh juices. We can also bake the fruits like apple in the oven and add some dry fruits with them and take as a cake. The children will like this form as it will taste as same as a cake. Cakes are the most favorite item for the children. So, we can make some cakes with fresh fruits and offer it to them. It is better to avoid white sugar for juices or cakes. So, we can try to use brown sugar or honey instead of white sugar. White sugar is not good for health and it will make the bones weaker. Now, there are many online shopping websites like Qprofit System trading. We can get the brown sugar and other grocery items needed for cooking from that website. Even the technology has emerged, we can download the app and do shopping sitting at home.

But purchasing fruits and vegetables through online is not as advisable as they may send some rotten fruits and vegetables. So, it is just the waste of money. It is better to avoid online shopping and even we can try to plant some trees at home to get fresh vegetables. Many shops are available in the market to get the organic seeds for the trees. It can also help our children to learn about the importance of planting trees.

Variations

Use warm apple cider instead of boiling water in bottom of baking dish.