The weather is slowly getting warmer and families are excited to spend more time outside. States across the Northeast seem to come alive again, as colorful flowers and bright green trees decorate the landscape. Young and old alike are yearning for a weekend adventure where they can enjoy the bright colors of the earth and soak in some sun. One of the best ways to experience nature’s bounty is by visiting a farmers market. Fresh produce, cooking demonstrations, and live music are just some of the fun you can experience at your local farmers market.
There are a few things to take into consideration when planning a trip to your nearby farmers market. Remember to bring smaller increments of dollar bills because some vendors only accept cash. Also, if you’re planning on stocking up on produce, bring your own tote bags to make sure your fresh fruits and veggies enjoy a safe ride home. And if you’re looking for specific foods, plan an early morning trip since popular items can sell out by the end of the day. But if you’re just looking to browse, you can find the best deals when vendors are cleaning up and the market is coming to a close. However, if you wait until the end of the day you may miss out on some exciting events.
Markets will spotlight chefs from local restaurants who will demonstrate cooking techniques with seasonal produce. This is not only a great way to sample recipes, but to also learn how to incorporate new foods into your diet. While sampling savory treats, take a break and enjoy some live music. Most markets will either feature a local band or solo artist for some entertainment the whole family can enjoy.
No matter the age, kids are guaranteed to find an activity that will pique their interest. Whether they’re into exercise and yoga, or getting their face painted, there is no shortage of fun for every age group. Walking around the market also provides the perfect opportunity to talk with farmers, learn about local agriculture, and gain an appreciation for the food they eat.
If you’re planning on spending the day at the market, make sure to be on the lookout for the closest portable bathrooms. It’s probably a good idea to mark the porta potty on your map if you’re spending the day with kids. Children are known to make impromptu trips to the bathroom, so knowing the location of the porta potty can ease some stress when nature calls.
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