Sticking to your 2016 New Year’s resolutions is a snap when you shop local at the Franklin Farmers Market. From the wide selection of fresh seasonal produce to locally-raised lean meats to a CSA program for everyone, the Franklin Farmers Market is the place to start off your year of wellness right.
Home Cooking. Cooking at home is not only easier on your wallet, but it gives you much more control over what you put into your body. Adopt the habit of preparing healthful meals at home that include fresh ingredients from the Franklin Farmers Market. And if you’re short on ideas, check out our news blog with a recipe section filled with seasonal creations that are not only delicious but good for you, too.
Sign up For a CSA Program. Now is a great time to get to know your farmers and learn all about the different CSA options available at the Franklin Farmers Market. Whether yours is a home of 1 or 15, you’ll find a program that fits your needs. From full shares, half shares, spring or summer, to all fruit and vegetable to all meat, everyone in the community can support a local farm by becoming a shareholder and receive fresh healthy food in return all year round.
Detox. Most holiday experiences can often be described in one word — indulgence. For your New Year’s resolutions of wellness, detox with fresh juices and nutritious smoothies made with organic vegetables like kale, apples, beets, and carrots grown by your local farmers. You’ll thank us later.
Add Whole Foods to Your Diet. Farmers’ markets are prime locations for finding healthful whole foods for your New Year resolutions. Dark leafy greens like kale and tatsoi are delicious in salads and root vegetables are hearty and delectable braised. Plus, you can find other healthful selections like whole grain breads, homemade granolas, and more, that are tastier and better for you than processed selections found in commercial grocery stores.
Paleo Party. Have a paleo party at the Franklin Farmers Market with our wide selection of antibiotic and hormone-free meats available. From lean chicken to hearty beef roasts to pork chops, you can really bulk up with locally-raised protein. And don’t forget all the bones for bone broth! — a very nutritious and delicious paleo staple.