From the Website of Williamsburg Farmers Market
Mission Statement from the site of Williamsburg Farmers Market
To sustain, foster, and operate a weekly Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square for growers and producers primarily of Eastern Virginia featuring fresh seasonal food and farm products for sale directly to the residents, students, businesses, and visitors in the Greater Williamsburg area.
- Provide healthy regionally produced food to all economic levels of the Williamsburg community.
- Stimulate the regional farm economy and preserve agricultural land.
- Sustain and enhance the historic role of the Williamsburg town center as a premier gathering place for markets, social, cultural, and entertainment events.
- Create a fun and educational venue to enhance community life in Williamsburg.
Choosing the knife
To be a successful chef or home cook it is important to have the proper tools and to maintain them properly. The most important tool in the kitchen is the knife. There are many styles of knives that are used in the kitchen however I want to focus on one type of knife in this segment. Continue reading
The Happy Knife, Part 1
In this segment we are going to discuss the steel. We will stick to the basic version on this article. We will cover different styles of sharpening devices later on. Continue reading
Cromwell Farms Virginia Beach VA
Cromwells is at the Old Beach Farmers Market on Saturday. You Can also visit their farm to shop.
Brothers Farm (Portsmouth Farmers Market)
Brothers Farm Market is in Portsmouth VA every Saturday providing the area with fresh produce and meats. They also supply some of the local restaurants. There is the option to join one of the CSA’ that they provide also. Continue reading
Joy and Lenny with VA Grown and VA Finest Representatives, Commissioner Todd Haymore of the VA Dept of Agriculture and Forestry, and Hannah Robinson Food Scientist for Nouvel
Joy first met Lenny in 2007 when Continue reading
Since 1981, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, a member of Feeding America™ and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks, has been providing food for hungry people throughout Southeastern Virginia and on the Eastern Shore. In our mission to lead the effort to eliminate hunger in our community, the Foodbank has distributed over 272 million pounds of food equating to over 226.8 million meals throughout our 4,745 square mile service area, which includes the cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Franklin and Virginia Beach as well as the counties of Southampton, Northampton, Sussex, Isle of Wight and Accomack. During the 2013-2014 fiscal year, the Foodbank distributed over 18.6 million pounds of food equating to 15.5 million meals to the community.
There are millions of recipes on how to prepare a dish that are great or some you want to spit it out or make the face we all know. A recipe that works for you should be designed around your palate. There is no way possible for everyone to love one way of cooking or seasoning. Continue reading
Kathy and I got up this morning to hit up the pier and do a little crabbing. It was a little slow but still picked up 13 nice crabs. There is nothing finer than a fresh caught lunch.