Butternut Squash Soup … with a special ingredient!

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Butternut Ginger Soup. 1 large butternut squash peeled and cubed  (about 6 to 7 cups) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 3 cups chicken…

Starting Jan 7!

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We’ve changed our winter market hours, to better accommodate our earlier-rising customers! From now on, Winter Market at the Space will start at 10:30 a.m. and go until 2 p.m. Our winter market starts January 7th and goes through March! For directions to the…

It’s melon season! Try them with ice cream

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Cantaloupe and Vanilla Sundae Two yummy ingredients: Find a smallish cantaloupe, cut it in half, and remove the seeds. You”ll have two cantaloupe bowls. Fill generously with your favorite vanilla ice and indulge. Growing up, this was a family favorite. It remains a highlight…

This sweet pepper recipe won’t make it out of the pan!

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The Shishitos are finally coming in!  The most delicious sweet pepper.  Supposedly you can use them in recipes but they’ve never lasted long enough. Plant-pan-mouth. Noelia from Oxbow farm sold me the first of the season at the Ithaca Farmers Market Olive oil, salt…

Our 2016 spring music schedule is here!

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People love to come to all our markets for the food and the community, but the variety of music is also a main draw! Find out in the below poster when your favorite musicians will be at the pavilion, Dewitt Park, and East Hill Plaza!

Ithaca cracks the list of top 20 markets for foodies … thanks TripAdvisor!

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See what they said about us? It’s all true! ITHACA FARMERS MARKET: NEW YORK This great farmers market has been around since 1973, preaching the concept of “joyous commerce,” making it fun to shop and communicate with others in the community. Four locations make…

Frosty Morning Jewelry’s incredible creations

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Meet Sandy Yahner of Frosty Morning Jewelry! Sandy is celebrating her 10th year selling her precious metal jewelry at the Ithaca Farmers’ Market. If you stop by her booth you will be drawn in by the eye-catching fine silver (and bronze) jewelry and the…

A sweet topping for a hearty winter salad!

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This time of year, the market is plentiful with meat, eggs, cheese, winter greens and  root vegetables. It’s a limited palate compared to summer, but equally abundant. Here’s a salad that is both attractive and delicious. I would eat this everyday for flavor and…

A salad to combat the winter blues

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Here’s a great way to use those lovely greens and roots that you picked up fresh at winter farmers market! Remember, market is every Saturday from 11-2 pm at the Space at Greenstar! Grate roughly a lb of rainbow carrots Zest of 1 lemon…

Braised Beef Heart (aka how to prepare a beef heart)

Heart is an excellent muscle to eat.  It’s lean and full of beef flavor.  It’s meaty but not organy—it’s a hard working muscle, it’s got a good bite, and it’s inexpensive.  Also, it puts to use a cut that is often thrown away.  It’s…