A farmers market shepherd’s pie – with purple potatoes!

Thank you to Sabols Farm for the blue and pink Adirondack potatoes, russet potatoes, and leek. Thank you to Ceres Gardens for the sweet potatoes, Autumn Harvest Farm for the pork, CRS Growers for the carrots and garlic, and Early Morning Farm for the…

Pumpkin and Pear Stew

Pumpkin and Pear Stew Thank you to Ithaca Organics for the pie pumpkin, Straight Way Farms for the pears, and Glenwood Farms for the bison! Ingredients: 1 lb of bison (cut into stew chunks)* 3.0 Ibs pie pumpkin 2 large pears 1 tbsp olive…

Simple Bone Broth and Vegetable Broth

With the weather becoming colder, soups are a wonderful way to warm up. In my opinion, homemade broth is more flavorful and nutritious than store bought. Try these simple vegetable and bone broth recipes in your autumn soups and stews! Thank you to Buried…

Saturday AND Sunday Markets Continue Through November!

Hello market customers! In 2014, the Ithaca Farmers Market will be extending farmers market hours further into the fall season. Our Sunday markets will continue every weekend until December, to accompany our existing Saturday markets in November. This change was made to accommodate more…

Stuffed Autumn Squash

Thank you to Stoney Creek Nursery for the wonderful squashes, McDonald’s Farm for the ground lamb (not pictured), Reisingers Apple Country for the Honey Crisp Apples, Blue Oyster Cultivation for the Blue Oyster Mushrooms, Wild Apple Well Earth Farming for the carrots, and Earthly…

Grain Free Apple Muffins

These muffins make for a yummy breakfast or afternoon treat! They are a wonderful alternative for those with an allergy or intolerance to gluten or other grains. Thank you to Wade’s Honey and Candles for the Finger Lakes Honey and to Black Diamond Farm…

Fabulously Fall Pumpkin Butter!

Let’s kick off the first official day of fall with a roasted pumpkin butter recipe! Thank you to Woodwind Farm for the pie pumpkin, Little Tree Orchards for the apple cider, Schoolyard Sugarbush for the dark maple syrup, and Fatboy Bakery for the multigrain…

17th Annual International Rutabaga Curling World Championship to be held December 20 at the Ithaca Farmers Market!

Attention, Rutabaga loyalists, extreme sports fans, cruciferous athletes, ne’er-do-wells, hardened criminals, families with children, and folks with well insulated coats: The Ithaca Farmers Market has announced that the 17th Annual Rutabaga Curling World Championship will again be held at the market’s Steamboat Landing pavilion,…

This soothing soup contains a rainbow of fresh produce!

This is a nicely spiced, yet soothing, fall soup, made with a plethora of fresh market produce! Thanks to our intern, Emma Anderson, for this recipe, and for more to come in the fall semester! Ginger Golden Beet and Rainbow Carrot Ginger Soup •…

Harvest season tomato sauce, with an ingredient that takes it up a notch!

This recipe is a gift from growing up in an Italian family who loved to cook and showed their love with every dish served at our table. Many thanks to my grandmother Rose Milito who taught me well! Roasted Eggplant Tomato Sauce 4 quarts…