Farmers Market Loot, June 14

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I know I’m posting this a little late, but I went to Texas to visit my sister for the weekend, so my husband actually purchased this week’s loot. It’s Tuesday and we’re still working on it!

Here’s what he got (and prices are approximate):

Dines Farm: 2 whole chickens ($15); 2 dozen eggs ($3 dozen).

Panzarella’s: 1 ball fresh mozzarella ($8.50).

The Orchards of Concklin: 2 hothouse tomatoes ($3).

R&G Farms: Radishes, beets, carrots ($3.50).

Blooming Hill Farm: Strawberries, Chamomile, garlic scapes, frisee. ($19).

The Valley Shepherd: 1/2 pound each Jersey Fresh Mixte and Carameaway ($17.50).

Total: $72.50.

I know about two things he did with the loot. He took the chickens over to my folks’ house to celebrate father’s day, butterflied them and grilled them — adding a few hickory chunks along the way. (He also took them some arugula from our garden. Nice meal — sorry I missed it!)

And, for lunch last Thursday, he made an impromptu Caprese salad, and had strawberries and cheese for dessert.

God I love summer.

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Here’s a list of farmers markets in the region. Please let me know if I’ve missed any.

Thursday
Nyack: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Municipal parking lot, Cedar Street. 845-353-2221.

Saturday
Bronxville: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Stone Place. 914-479-2246.
Cold Spring: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Route 9D South Route 301. 845-265-3611.
Cross River: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. John Jay High School, 60 North Salem Road. 914-923-4837.
Larchmont: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Metro-North upper lot 3 off Chatsworth Avenue. 914-923-4837.
Hastings-on-Hudson: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Maple Avenue behind Municipal Building. 914-923-4837.
Ossining: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Main and Spring streets. 914-923-4837.
Pleasantville: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Memorial Plaza. 914-923-4837.
Tarrytown: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Patriots Park, Route 9. 914-923-4837.

Sunday
Haverstraw: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. West Broad and Maple avenues. 845-429-5731.
Piermont: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. M&T Bank parking lot, Ash and Piermont avenues. 914-923-4837.
Pocantico Hills: 1-5 p.m. Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, 630 Bedford Road. 914-366-6200.
Rye: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Parking lot 2 on Theodore Fremd Avenue. 914-923-4837.

Wednesday
Pocantico Hills: 1-5 p.m. Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, 630 Bedford Road. 914-366-6200.
White Plains: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. White Plains International Market, 255 Main St. 914-422-1411.

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Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and lohud.com, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

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