Find all the Fabulous Flavors of Fall this week at the Franklin Farmers Market. Mountains of fresh, crisp kale are available, plus collards, turnips, and swiss chard. Sweet potatoes are arriving freshly-dug from the field, and pumpkins, apples, and fall squashes are in abundance. The fabulous flavors of fall are all around at the Franklin Farmers Market this week.
Speaking of fall flavors, we’d like to announce our Invasion of the Scarecrows Festival on October 17, 2015. This will be a is a fun event for the whole family with kids’ activities like face painting and more. So come dressed as your best scarecrow on October 17, 2015, and experience some fall family fun!
This week, the Franklin Farmers Market is filled with all the fantastic flavors of fall with newly-arriving fresh fall fruits and vegetables, fresh-baked goods, and more. Find different varieties of apples at Kirkview Farm and the recently organic-certifies Rainbow Hill Farm. Sweet Potatoes in every variety like Japanese at Vu Family Farm, ‘Carolina Ruby’ at Rocky Glade Farm, and the giant classic ‘Beauregard’ variety from Colbert Farm. Grab a dozen to store, bake in pies, or roast crisp with dinner.
Find more fantastic (and healthful!) flavors of fall this week by taking home a mess of greens! Collard, turnip, kale, or swiss chard are back and harvested fresh from the field. If you’re curious about the best way to prepare your greens, stop by Beaverdam Creek Farm and ask about their Tastiest Turnip Greens recipe with maple syrup, or view our recipe for Honey Ginger Kale with Sweet Potatoes on our blog. Once you master a good seasoning, greens are easy to make, delicious, and oh-so-good for you! Grab a bunch or two for a giant pot this weekend at the Franklin Farmers Market. See you then!