local food http://wrvo.org en To the farmers market you go http://wrvo.org/post/farmers-market-you-go <p>According to Ben Vitale, the secret to successfully shopping at a farmers market comes down to one simple statement: “Know your farmer, know your food.”</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Ben Vitale.</strong></p><p> Sun, 26 May 2013 22:59:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 38322 at http://wrvo.org To the farmers market you go Looking for healthy food choices at farmers markets http://wrvo.org/post/looking-healthy-food-choices-farmers-markets <p>As more and more people become interested in trying to eat locally produced foods, New York state's farmers markets are also becoming more popular. But how can you make sure what you buy at the farmers market is really healthier than what you might get at the supermarket? Linda Lowen and Lorraine Rapp, hosts of WRVO's health and wellness show "Take Care" asked Ben Vitale, who oversees the Central New York Regional Market Authority, a year-round farmers market in Syracuse. Vitale is also a farmer himself. Fri, 24 May 2013 09:42:00 +0000 WRVO News 38340 at http://wrvo.org New pavilion part of downtown Watertown's revitalization http://wrvo.org/post/new-pavilion-part-downtown-watertowns-revitalization <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">The city of Watertown has built a new pavilion as part of its downtown revitalization project. It's meant to house outdoor activities, including the Saturday farmers market. The farmers market held an appreciation ceremony to thank the city on Saturday.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 13:08:27 +0000 Joanna Richards 24962 at http://wrvo.org New pavilion part of downtown Watertown's revitalization Retail stores offering more food from local producers http://wrvo.org/post/retail-stores-offering-more-food-local-producers <p>As fast as veggies are popping up in the garden, local foods are showing up on grocery store shelves throughout northern New York.</p><p>A new food co-op recently opened in Clayton, in Jefferson County, that showcases locally-sourced vegetables and other products, but big grocery chains like Hannaford and Wegman's are getting in on the trend, too, adding more of the region's products to store shelves.</p><p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 15:00:59 +0000 Joanna Richards 24364 at http://wrvo.org Retail stores offering more food from local producers