Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

What's Fresh at the Farmers Market This Week

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

What's Fresh at the Farmers Market This Week

Article excerpt

This week at area farmers markets, look for sweet corn, watermelon, okra, sweet peppers and hot peppers, cured garlic, cantaloupes, peaches, blackberries, raspberries, assorted salad greens, bok choy, romaine lettuce, head lettuce, onions, tomatoes, local honey, local free-range eggs, duck eggs, mushrooms, carrots, radishes, kale, Swiss chard, arugula, beets, kohlrabi, fennel, green beans, cabbage, potatoes, scallions and a variety of herbs. To help you use that watermelon, here is a favorite recipe from 2014 for Spicy Watermelon Salad With Feta and Basil.

Information provided by the Lake Saint Louis Farmers and Artists Market

* Find our guide to area farmers markets at stltoday.com/ farmersmarkets.

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SPICY WATERMELON SALAD WITH FETA AND BASIL

Yield: 4 servings

4 cups cubed watermelon (bite-size chunks)

cup jarred banana pepper slices (or other pickled peppers)

1 red chili pepper

2 tablespoons lime juice

1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

teaspoon granulated sugar

4 ounces feta cheese

cup fresh basil leaves, torn

cup pine nuts, toasted

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