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Tennessee Department of Agriculture says Hold Your Horseradishes, Wait until Frost Threat Passes to Plant Gardens

 

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Go ahead and plan your best garden ever. You should even go out to the local farmers market or greenhouse and bring home those gorgeous tomato plants, seedling herbs, peppers and all the rest. Just please don’t plant them, yet.

Mark Twain may have been talking about Tennessee when he said, “If you don’t like the weather here, wait a minute.”

The current weather trend is a perfect example, with balmy mid-70’s days followed by stormy cold fronts with freezing temperatures at night.

Radishes

Radishes

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Sausage Cornbread: Fresh Vegetables Best Friend

 

Martha White®Nashville, TN – When farmer’s markets and road side stands abound with fresh vegetables, we rush to take advantage of the season’s bounty while it lasts.

“Southerners are so fond of fresh vegetables that all-vegetable meals are often served in the summer,” says Martha White® baking expert Linda Carman. “And although we can do without meat, a skillet of crisp brown cornbread is a must.”

Country Sausage Cornbread from Martha White is the perfect complement to fresh summer vegetables.

Country Sausage Cornbread from Martha White is the perfect complement to fresh summer vegetables.

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture says Greens are Simply Fantastic for Spring

 

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Green is the first color of spring, and greens are the first crops of the garden season. In Tennessee, spring starts with turnip and collard greens, plus all kinds of lettuces. Spinach, though, is perhaps the modern favorite spring green.

Famously nutritious, it’s also tender and sweet to eat from baby stage to full broad leaf. Spinach cooks quickly and can be successfully added to just about any savory dish for added color and nutrition.

Garlic Spinach Saute

Garlic Spinach Saute

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture says a Berry Good Crop is Almost Gone, But Summer Produce Season Ramps Up

 

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Tennessee has enjoyed a good year for strawberries in most places across the state, despite some cantankerous cold spells. The end of the strawberry crop just a couple of weeks from now signals the beginning of the summer produce season, with wave after wave of favorites lasting until a hard frost closes down harvests for the year.

Local strawberry patches will likely have berries for a few more weeks.

Matt Gallaher, executive chef at the Tennessee Residence, receives some local strawberries from Laura Sleigh, H & S Farms in Clarksville TN. Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam have committed to using Tennessee grown and made products at the Tennessee Residence whenever possible.

Matt Gallaher, executive chef at the Tennessee Residence, receives some local strawberries from Laura Sleigh, H & S Farms in Clarksville TN. Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam have committed to using Tennessee grown and made products at the Tennessee Residence whenever possible.

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture says “Not a Farmer? Be a Phone-er!”

 

Pick Tennessee ProductsNashville, TN – “Phoning it in” is not necessarily a bad thing, at least when it comes to putting local foods on the table.

“Not everybody can be a farmer, but everybody can find farms, farmers markets and pick-your-own patches nearby,” says Pamela Bartholomew, agritourism coordinator with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. “Smart phone scanners make finding fresh, local foods so easy, you can literally phone it in!” «Read the rest of this article»

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At the Downtown Market this week!

 

The market this weekend will feature fresh produce including strawberries, asparagus, squash, carrots, cabbage, beets, tomatoes, peas, peppers, green beans, herbs, and much more.

You can also pick up plenty of potting plants and flowers, homemade soaps, delicious homemade baked goods, candles, honey, themed painted gourds, wood workings, stained glass works, stone crosses, cookbooks, and even a recipe or two.

The Downtown Market is open from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm every Saturday from May 15th – October 23rd.

Fresh Strawberries

Fresh Strawberries

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