Welcome to Local Roots!
Our Mission “To establish a year-round market place for the purpose of connecting consumers and producers of locally grown foods and other agricultural products. Our goals are to encourage healthy eating, expand local economic development, promote community involvement, and sustainable living.” What … Read More...
Saturday, 8/23 from 10 – noon at Local Roots: Learn the basics of home canning from Jennifer Grahovac, Crooked Barn Farm who has been canning for over 30 years. Whether you grow the vegetables yourself or buy them in bulk from a local farmer, we will cover how to use the hot water bath method […]
Tuesday, 9/2 from 6-7:30pm at Local Roots: Learn to grow greens into the winter months with the addition of a cold frame in your garden. Local Roots producer Karen Geiser has been harvesting greens like spinach, arugula and kale during the winter for the past dozen years and will share how your family can get […]
It is time again for our annual elections! Cooperatives are different because, unlike other businesses, we are owned, supported, and governed by our members. This process is essential to our operations. We hope that all of our member-owners take the opportunity to be a part of this very special piece of co-op business! How it […]
Monday, 9/15 from 6:30-8pm at Local Roots: Fermented foods have numerous health benefits, taste great, and many are simple to make at home! Karen Geiser will demonstrate making lacto-fermented sauerkraut, kim-chi and dilly beans. We’ll discuss how fermentation works in kombucha, kefir and yogurt. You can also enjoy a few samples from the Geiser family […]
Early June My last notes were posted in mid April and I was concerned with not having much planted out yet because of the cool weather. I’m happy to report that much of my vegetable garden is planted. I ran out this morning between showers and planted the squash plants I had started from seed […]