Nyack Farmers Market Opens Thursday

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Here’s a press release about the activities in June, after the jump.

Local Strawberries are the Star in June
at the Nyack Farmers’ Market!

NYACK, NY- As June approaches, shoppers at the Nyack Farmers’ Market will see an increase of regionally grown fruits and vegetables.  Some of the crops we can look forward to in June are: asparagus, broccoli, herbs, peas, radishes, scallions, lettuce, mesclun, turnip greens, spinach and chard.  At the market you will also find fruit and vegetable plants to plant in your own gardens.  But the main attraction in June is always the ruby red, plump, ripe, just picked strawberries!

The Nyack Farmers’ Market is dedicated to providing the community with easy access to just-picked, regionally grown fruits, vegetables and agricultural products such as fresh cut flowers, bedding plants, cheeses, wine, jams and jellies, pasture feed chickens and eggs, and other food specialties such as baked goods, pickles, quiches, hot sauces and other prepared foods.

Join us for Children’s Hour most Thursdays at 10:00am
June 5   10:00am  Story Hour with Carol Baxter
June 19 10:00am  Music Together with Catherine Rubin
June 26 10:00am  Music Together with Catherine Rubin
June 26 11:00am  The Bossy Frog Band
The Nyack Farmers’ Market is open every Thursday, rain or shine, through November.  It is located in the municipal parking lot on Main in the Riverspace parking lot. The market is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of the Nyacks, INC and Optimum Triple Play.  For further information, call Lorie Reynolds at the Chamber of Commerce at 353-2221.

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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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  1. Liz, will you reprise the (I forgot the real name…) “what to do with what you bought” feature, like you did last year? I thought it was a lot of fun and found it inspiring for my own meal preparations.

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