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National Business Women’s Week

October 16 is the start of National Business Week, providing an opportunity to call attention to women entrepreneurs, facilitate discussions on the needs of working women, and raise awareness of the resources available for working women in their communities. We’re highlighting the Market’s women farmers, artists and food makers. Learn more below! Kick off National Business Women’s…  Read More

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All About Bone Broth!

MCFM PATRON: WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BONE BROTH? AND WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO GET IT OR PREPARE IT? MCFM Nutrition Liaison: Bone broth is an excellent way to extend your dollar. Boiling bones renders nutrients from the bone that you would otherwise not have access to. When boiling bones, you soften the bone…  Read More

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Food For Thought

By: Mallory Franklin, MCFM Nutrition Liaison How often do you stop and really appreciate all the things your brain does for you? We live such busy lives, and our brains not only keep up with us, but keep us breathing and moving, literally! While you are rushing around, your brain will make sure your lungs…  Read More

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Carrot Pancakes

These pancakes are so easy and a great way to get in vegetables and whole grains at breakfast. The carrot flavor is subtle but delicious and even picky kids will eat them up! Want to get the family involved in making them? Kids will love measuring the ingredients into the blender and getting creative with…  Read More

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Yellow Watermelon Popsicles

These popsicles are the perfect summer treat – they’re healthy, refreshing and so simple to make! Yellow watermelons are usually sweeter than red and are full of vitamins and antioxidants like beta-carotene to help protect against diseases. Plus, the use of yellow watermelon in these popsicles creates a fun and vibrant yellow color that makes…  Read More

Strawberry Beet Popsicles

Strawberry Beet Popsicles

Popsicles are an easy, healthy dessert to make with your family this summer! Kids will love blending up the ingredients, filling the molds and tasting their veggie-packed treats. Make about 6 popsicles. This recipe comes from our 2020 nutrition intern Grace Befort’s Family Friendly Cooking series. Get your kids excited about local produce and healthy…  Read More

Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins with Video

These moist, chocolatey muffins are packed with the summer’s best zucchini. These will go fast in your family, and are the perfect veggie filled breakfast or snack. Your little chefs can help you prepare the zucchini, add and mix the ingredients, and pour the batter. Makes 12 medium sized muffins. This recipe comes from our…  Read More

5 Reasons to Celebrate National Farmers Market Week

Supporting local vendors has a big impact on the local economy and well-being of our community! From August 7th – 13th, communities across the country will celebrate their local farmers markets during National Farmers Market Week. According to the USDA, by the beginning of 2016 there were more than 8,500 farmers markets in the U.S—that…  Read More