South Jersey Farmers Markets opening dates for May 2015

Fresh spinach from the farmers market | southjerseylocavore.com

The Haddon Heights Farmers Market posted on its Facebook page that opening day is 19 days away. The announcement took me surprise. As excited as I am about it just being weeks until I can start planning my meals around what is in season again, it hadn’t occurred to me it would be happening so soon. […]

New Jersey now has a small batch of craft spirit distillers

Rum distiller at Cooper River Distillers | southjerseylocavore.com

Last week I visited all the distilleries New Jersey has to offer – all two of them. Recent changes in distillery laws have made it more reasonable for those who want to brew spirits to open distilleries, and now our wonderful state is producing small batch, artisanal spirits. Last Thursday night, Cooper River Distillers held […]

Locavore odds and ends: The juneberry is making a comeback and more news for your weekend reading

juneberries | southjerseylocavore.com

Happy Mother’s Day weekend! No chit chat today, just straight to the odds and ends. Congratulations to Downingtown’s Victory Brewing Company for begin named one of USA Today’s Top 10 craft breweries to visit this summer. I have some of Victory’s Swing Session Saison in my fridge right now, one of my favorite seasonal beers. Last […]