Come to the corner of 15th and JFK from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Wednesday for the Mayor’s Farmers Market this Wednesday.
You can buy delicious fruits and veggies, try a taste of peppers and grits, and learn about cooking and nutrition.
Market offerings on Wednesday, August 11
McCann’s Farm: Sweet corn, tomatoes, donut peaches, yellow peaches, nectarines, eggplant, zucchini, hot peppers, frying peppers, bell peppers, and honey
Teens4Good: Greens, tomatoes, cucumber, eggplant, mint, rosemary, and blackberries
La Baguette: Fresh breads, pastries, and quiches
Penn State Extension: Nutrition education and samples of peppers and grits. Check out the recipe below.
Farmers Market Peppers & Grits:
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 large peppers (Bell and frying peppers), seeded and chopped
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
About 3 cups water (more or less as needed)
3/4 cup quick grits (not instant)
1/4 teaspoon salt and pinch of ground black pepper
Optional: Parmesan cheese to sprinkle on top of grits
HEAT olive oil in large saucepan. ADD peppers, onion, and garlic.
COOK on medium-low heat for 5-7 minutes, stirring often, until soft.
ADD 3 cups water along with grits and STIR.
COOK until grits are smooth and creamy (add more water if needed).
ADD salt and pepper to taste and sprinkle of Parmesan cheese. Makes about 4 servings.