Greens for the Blues

Can you believe how beautiful all of this snow is?! As breathtaking as it may be, I’m just not mentally prepared for it yet. Winter has a habit of showing up before it has been invited, clearly it didn’t get the memo that we still have another month left of fall. All...

What’s New at Countryside Public Market?

This last Sunday I had the most delicious apple-filled donut I’ve ever tasted and was pleasantly surprised to see some of my favorite veggies at the market make an appearance, tatsoi and Brussels sprouts! We’ve also got a new meat vendor, Harvest Bell, that will be at...

Respect and Gratitude

One of the absolute best parts of my job is getting to work with some pretty fantastic people every Sunday! Since Countryside Public Market’s one year anniversary is coming up in a couple of weeks, I wanted to give some appreciation and talk about all of our wonderful...

Preserving Summer

This time of year, NEO is bursting with a variety of local produce! The bounty feels pretty endless, well at least until that first frosty day hits you like a ton of bricks and reality sets in. Sorry, I didn’t mean to jar you with that thought but that reality is on...

Self-Care Stability

Self-care doesn’t have to be just one day a week. Why not incorporate it into daily habits and give yourself some time to relax, unwind and heal from the stresses of life? What is Self-care? Self-care is any activity that we do deliberately in order to take care of...