Posts tagged "Kingston Farmers Market"
Wall Street vendors say farmers’ market shift hurting

Wall Street vendors say farmers’ market shift hurting

Guess you can file this under “Be Careful What You Wish For.” After the Kingston Farmers’ Market moved a block south to give Wall Street merchants more space on Saturdays, Wall Street merchants said at a meeting Monday evening that their businesses are now suffering. Former market board member Jessica Applestone, owner of Fleisher’s Grass-Fed...
Uptown farmers’ market moving down a block

Uptown farmers’ market moving down a block

The organizers of the Kingston Farmers’ Market have announced a change in venue for the 2013 Uptown edition, slated to open Saturday, May 25. The Uptown market, traditionally held every Saturday on Wall Street between North Front and John streets, with Crafts on John Street every other week, will now move south one block. The...

Midtown’s food oasis

I admit I’d never heard of a “food desert” before Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County educator Kristen Wilson filled me in. Food deserts are defined as urban neighborhoods and rural towns lacking reasonable access to fresh, healthy and affordable food — namely fresh fruits and vegetables. The U.S. Department of Agriculture explains in their...
Farmers’ Market shifts venue to the Old Dutch Church for the upcoming winter

Farmers’ Market shifts venue to the Old Dutch Church for the upcoming winter

Kingston Farmer’s Market has been an airy uptown summer-to-autumn event where people can connect with fresh local produce, crafts, homespun sauces and each other. Now the community will soon be able to access farm products and their winterized apparitions such as frozen vegetables and fruits turned into jams; cheeses, meats and more throughout the winter and...