Farmers markets are flourishing. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 5,000 exist today. Chances are, one is located in your neck of the woods.
Many of Kentucky’s popular “homegrown” offerings become available this month as markets around the state open for the 2010 season. An hour perusing the stalls at your local market is a fun way to spend a morning, and the bonus is flavorful food straight from the garden to the table.
Here are a few tips to help you get the most from your trip to the market.