[updated with photos] After years of planning and debate, the Lawrence Farmers Market on Thursday opened its first true west-side market to a warm welcome. Vendor Carolyn Slawson (the silhouette at left, above) said, “The comment heard most from the customers was ‘Thank you for coming west,’” and she added, “As a vendor I felt […]
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May 7th, 2010 · Comments Off on West market off to positive start · Farmers markets, local food
May 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments · local food
Berry in hiding This is the story of the missing strawberries caper. It started on a Saturday morning, when Sister No. 1 and I found our way to the Happy Valley Farm near De Soto, Kansas, which this year is offering you-pick strawberries for the first time. Finding the farm was the first challenge since […]