What did you find at the market this past #Saturday

What did you find at the market this past #Saturday

What did you find at the market this past #Saturday Share your pictures, recipes, and finds from the @Monroe Farmers Market #MonroeCountyPA #FarmersMarket #BuyLocal #SupportSmallBusinesses #FarmToTable #Homemade #Poconos  #PoconoProud

Welcome to our new vendor

Welcome to our new vendor

Welcome to our new vendor, Bandit Bones ! Owner and baker, Allyson says, "Bandit Bones is a locally owned business proud to provide all natural dog treats. “Your dog will woof them.” Stop by the MFM and treat your pupdogs!

SNAP/Double Bucks program

SNAP/Double Bucks program

The Vendors and Customers of the Monroe Farmers' Market would like to thank Lehigh Valley Health Network and Pocono Mountains United Way for their generous sponsorship of the SNAP/Double Bucks program. Each SNAP dollar up to $20 is matched by this generous donation....

Spinach and Potato Soup with Poached Eggs

With spinach and fresh eggs in the market, now is the time to make this simple classic French soup. Serves 4 1/3 c Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 c Onion, chopped 2 Clove Garlic, minced 2 lbs Fresh Spinach, washed, trimmed of stems and torn 5 small Potatoes, sliced 1 Qt...

Chef Mike Abate, “Mayor” of the Market

Chef Mike Abate, “Mayor” of the Market

Mike Abate’s plans whirl like dervishes. The new Market manager projects the Monroe Farmers Market will be a center of delicious food in Northeast PA, a gathering point for chefs who will showcase farm-raised ingredients in their restaurants. “I believe that the...

It’s a SNAP to Double Your Bucks at Monroe Farmers Market

United Way of Monroe County fights hunger with an option to double SNAP purchases   United Way’s “Double Bucks” Program is an opportunity for SNAP participants to DOUBLE up to 20 of their SNAP dollars at the Monroe Farmers Market. The program provides an...

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

1 Head Garlic 1 Tb Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Lb New Potatoes +- 1/2 C Cultured Lowfat Buttermilk Salt & Pepper to Taste Oil the garlic, wrap it in foil and bake @ 350° for 1 hour. Meanwhile wash the potatoes but don't peel. Cut into chunks and boil in lightly...

Rolling Hills Farm

Rolling Hills Farm

Mineral-rich glacial soil makes Pocono garlic one of the finest in the world. Robust with flavor, the hardneck garlic grown at Rolling Hills Farm adds depth and complexity to the organic cider vinegar it is brewed with. By Kevin Conroy Saylorsburg, PA 4/23/17 The...

Kale Yeah!

Kale Yeah!

Kale is one of the most delicious things in the world if cooked right! Enjoy these recipes sent in by Farmer Brian at Apple Ridge Farm. Let us know which one you made in the comments below or on our Facebook page! Potato Kale Hash - Cut up potatoes (I prefer Carola’s...

Fall Farmers Market Recipes

Fall Farmers Market Recipes

Athenian Spaghetti Squash Ingredients: 2 large eggplants from your favorite farm 1 onion, chopped 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 pound sliced Woodsfresh Mushrooms 2 tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup raisins 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano 3/4 cup cooked macaroni 2 cups...

Tips for visiting your farmers market!

Tips for visiting your farmers market!

For those who are used to shopping at a grocery store, going to a farmers market can be a different experience. We've compiled some some tips to make your shopping experience more enjoyable: 1. Bring your own bags. Most vendors have bags in case of an emergency, but...