Tag: locally grown

Fall at Reeves Farms: Pumpkins Muffins!

  Written by Karin Reeves of Reeves Farms This is the time of year when things start to slow down a little on the farm: We’re done harvesting all of our vegetables with the exception of some pumpkins and winter squash.  This means that we finally have a little time to do some cooking and baking. I’ve always enjoyed baking…

Cow-to-Cup Tour: Road Trip!

Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN  Senior Nutritionist Dairy farming is New York State’s primary agricultural industry. It is a tight knit community, and encompasses more than the farm families – dairy milk haulers, the tireless truckers that move milk from farm to plant, are also an integral and symbiotic part of this landscape. Husted Trucking, based a few miles from Terry’s…

home.grown: Market Day at Sutton Market 32!

Written by Tyler Blance, Marketing Program Coordinator – Local We’re celebrating local on Saturday, January 16th from 10am-5pm in our Sutton, Massachusetts Market 32! Sutton’s home.grown Market Day will include samplings and appearances from producers local to the region, ranging from dairy partners to snack food makers. Eastern Massachusetts is home to a wide variety of local producers and unique brands,…

home.grown: Christmas Trees

Written by Sara Lilkas and Tyler Blance  We’re proud to support farmers and producers of the Northeast throughout the whole year! Our Christmas trees are grown and harvested on farms in New York and Vermont: When it’s grown here, we get it here. We recently were able to talk with Richie Hourihan, our farmer at Cabot Christmas Tree Farm in…

Introducing Homegrown Harvest Day

Written by Tyler Blance, Marketing Program Coordinator – Local It’s fall harvest season in the northeast, and we’re celebrating homegrown at our Clifton Park Shoppers World Market 32! Saturday, October 24th starting at 10am, we’ll be hosting Homegrown Harvest Day, a day-long sampling event featuring products and appearances from local producers in the area. Harvest Day comes at a time when…

It’s Apple Season!

Written by Sara Lilkas, Marketing Intern  When people ask about my favorite foods my first instinct is to choose apples. But when I say apples I do not only mean the delicious fruit, I’m also including the multitude of apple flavored baked goods, ciders, and the association they have with fall. Growing up in Upstate New York aka Apple Country,…

October Tasting Schedule

Written by Sara Lilkas, Marketing Intern  October has always been one of my favorite months. Fall is now in full swing, the days are getting chiller, the leaves are changing, and there are two more beers to try at Price Chopper and Market 32! There’s a great line up with a different tasting event each weekend in October! So make sure…

Summer Produce & Christmas Trees- An Interview with Cabot Smith Farm

Tyler Blance- Produce Merchandising It’s the holiday season, and many of our local growers are enjoying a well deserved break from the busy growing season.  However, one of our growers, Richard Hourihan in Cabot, Vermont, is still growing strong!  Richard’s farm is unique.  He delivers fresh-picked produce in the summer and fall, and then delivers fresh-picked fir trees to us…

Local Cider Season is in Full Swing!

Written by:  Tyler Blance- Produce Merchandising It’s October, and the leaves are colorful and falling off the trees!  That means it’s time for a few things; apple picking, pumpkin carving, and of course: apple cider!  Cider season is something we get pretty excited about, because we partner with a variety of different local cider mills and cider producers. In the…

Small Town Sweet Corn!

Written by: Tyler Blance Produce Merchandising It’s August in the Northeast, and the tassels on the corn stalks are swayin’ in the breeze!  Locally grown sweet corn is in full-swing this time of year, and we couldn’t be more excited about it. At Price Chopper, we’re big on supporting local farmers and growers- we’ve been working with many of our…