Farm Fresh Recipes for Summer

May 30, 2024 | Food & Drink, Life at Albemarle Plantation, Places to Visit

One of the best things about summer is the abundance of fresh products locally grown in the area and offered up at some really great farmers’ markets. Using fresh, locally grown products purchased at a farmers market offers numerous benefits for both your health and the local community. These markets provide access to a variety of seasonal fruits, vegetables, and artisanal goods, often harvested at their peak ripeness, ensuring superior taste and nutritional value. By buying local, you support regional farmers and small businesses, fostering economic growth and sustainability within the community. Additionally, locally grown produce typically has a smaller carbon footprint compared to mass-produced items, contributing to environmental conservation. Cooking with fresh, local ingredients can inspire creativity in the kitchen and promote a healthier, more vibrant lifestyle.

We invite you to visit the markets listed below where you can be inspired to try some farm fresh ingredients straight to your table.

  • Edenton Farmers Market – Saturdays from 8AM to 12PM and Wednesdays from 3PM to 5:30PM (May 8th – September 11th) on North Broad Street– you’ll find locally grown – locally produced – locally made goods and products. See the list of vendors here.
  • Windsor Farmers Market – Starting June 7, the Windsor Farmers Market will be open every 1st and 3rd Friday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 112 West Water Street. Featuring locally grown produce, handmade goods, and community events.

Now that you’ve got your produce, cheeses, etc. Check out these recipes to get you started enjoying all the bounty of the summer.

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