Pages Categorized With: "Delaware Grown"
 
Date Posted: Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

It isn’t summer without a watermelon on the menu. Picking out a watermelon can be a challenge because you don’t know what you’re getting until you cut it open.   Purchasing the perfect sweet ripe watermelon is made easy with these insider tips.   Symmetrical Shape – Some watermelons are round, some are oval, and […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

Guidance from the Delaware Department of Agriculture Late spring through the fall is a time when Delaware’s U‐Pick (or “you‐pick”) farm operations open to allow residents and visitors to pick their own strawberries, blueberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins, live Christmas trees, etc. These seasonal opportunities allow individuals young and old to create a connection with local […]

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Date Posted: Friday, May 1st, 2020

Currently, the farmers’ markets in Delaware are not able to operate until the Governor’s State of Emergency is lifted, or the public health threat of COVID-19 is eliminated. We know that people are anxious to open the farmers’ markets as they are a valued part of your communities where Delawareans can access fresh fruits, vegetables, […]

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Date Posted: Friday, April 3rd, 2020

The stay-at-home order has changed the way we handle food from purchasing, storing, to preparation. Longevity is key! As we all adapt to this crisis, we hope these tips on produce storage help your household.         COUNTERTOP Melons        7 to 10 days Peaches        1 to 3 […]

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Image a woman shopping at a farmers' market buying vegetables
Date Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Delawareans and visitors alike enjoy shopping locally for Delaware Grown products. Plan your visit based upon your current location or design a day trip and explore Delaware agriculture. Try out our Delaware Grown interactive map for local U-Picks, Farm Stands, and even Wineries.

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Image of a farmer selling her produce at a farmers' market
Date Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Let’s keep the conversation going. If you have a question about Delaware Grown, would like more information, or even have a topic you would like to see covered, just drop us a note here.          

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farmers market vegetable table layout with tomatoes, eggplants, squash and more
Date Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Highlighting Delaware Grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, and honey, our searchable recipe collection is at your fingertips making cooking local easy and delicious.

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Image of a women shopping for honey in a farmers' market
Date Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

A friend of mine, Trish, told me that she avoids shopping at farmers’ markets. Honestly, she was a bit scared because it is nothing like shopping at her local grocery store. I encouraged her to visit a farmers’ market with me so I could show her how to shop. I picked Trish up early on […]

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Millennial stopping at vendor booth at a farmers' market with a bag of flowers and produce in arm and picking up an ear of corn in hand.
Date Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

  Buying locally produced agricultural products has gained substantial interest in recent years. For consumers, the benefits of buying local are an increased consciousness in healthier living, a desire to be more engaged in the community and sustain the local economy, and the reward of knowing they are purchasing the highest quality and freshness. So […]

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