Longmont Farmers Market to Celebrate Radishes

bundle of bright fresh organic radishes with slices on blue rustic table

First of six 2015 seasonal food festivals set for May 30, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

BOULDER, May 26, 2015—The Longmont Farmers Market, a seasonal marketplace for locally grown produce, locally produced food products and local artisans, will host its first-ever Radish Festival onMay 30 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont, Colo..

The first of six seasonal food festivals planned by Boulder County Farmers Markets this season, the Longmont Radish Festival will feature a radish tasting with 10 varieties grown from local farms, the Raddest Farmer contest, radish-inspired recipe demonstrations from Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, and radish yard games. Free kid’s activities will include radish face-painting, necklace-making and vegetable printing.

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Easter Egg and French Breakfast radishes from Red Wagon Organic Farm

The Tasterie Truck will feature locally grown radishes on its entire menu, including a Thai Pork Bowl and a Radish Salad with pickled, roasted, and raw radishes and a Radish Goat Cheese spread. Seb’s Wood Fired Cuisine will offer a Radish Flatbread, and Saint Vrain Vineyards will sample Radish Butter Toasts with a wine pairing.

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Oxford Gardens at the Boulder Farmers Market

Boulder County Farmers Markets will host six seasonal food festivals throughout the 2015 season at its four markets, including a Kale Festival on June 24, Stone Fruit Festival on Aug. 8, Tomato Festival onAug. 26, Pepper Festival on Sept. 12, and Carrot Festival on Oct. 3.

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French Breakfast radishes from Red Wagon Organic Farm at the Boulder Farmers Market

The Boulder and Longmont farmers markets are growers-only markets that support local farmers, ranchers and food producers. For more information about Boulder County Farmers Markets, visit bcfm.org.

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