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Happy days are here again where fresh local food is concerned in Lawrence

April 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on Happy days are here again where fresh local food is concerned in Lawrence · Community supported agriculture, Farmers markets, local food

My spring is now complete. Not only is the Lawrence Farmers Market open on Saturdays for the season, but this week marked the early season start for the Rolling Prairie Farmers Alliance. Bob Lominska presides over RPFA’s first early-season delivery. Rolling Prairie Rolling Prairie’s  first delivery far exceeded my hopes, considering what a cool wet […]

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Farmers market off to auspicious start

April 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Farmers markets

We could hardly have hoped for better weather Saturday to kick off the 2010 Lawrence Farmers Market early season. The day was sunny, almost 50 degrees with a light breeze when the market opened at 7 a.m., and by closing time at 11, the temp was in the lower 70s. Besides being the most pleasant […]

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Lawrence Farmers Market opens Saturday

April 5th, 2010 · Comments Off on Lawrence Farmers Market opens Saturday · Farmers markets

It’s hard to believe, but the Lawrence Farmers Market opens this Saturday (April 10) for the 2010 season, and an interesting season it’s sure to be. Among the challenges and opportunities: Weather is always a challenge. The enduring cold and damp winter means many farmers have little to sell as the season starts. The moisture […]

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Rolling Prairie announcement hints of spring

January 23rd, 2009 · 3 Comments · local food

A glimmer of spring arrived at my house this week, and I’m not talking about yesterday’s unseasonable warmth. Rather, I’m referring to the flier announcing the 2009 Rolling Prairie Farmers Alliance produce subscription service, a type of CSA (community supported agriculture). The alliance is a group of six farms that cooperatively furnish a weekly vegetable […]

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