From tomatoes to squash blossoms at the Shelton Farmers Market

Above, Lou Buffone of Shelton, left, learns about squash blossoms from Shelton farmer Guy Beardsley at the Shelton Farmers Market on the morning of Aug. 9.

Shelton-FarmMktAug1-WIFI

People frequently dip the squash blossoms in flour and seasoning and then cook them in olive oil.

Doris Barbuschak looks for the perfect tomato at the Shelton Farmers Market on Saturday morning. She is a big fan of tomatoes, while her husband likes to buy clams and corn at the twice-a-week market.

Doris Barbuschak looks for the perfect tomato at the Shelton Farmers Market on Saturday morning. She is a big fan of tomatoes, while her husband likes to buy clams and corn at the twice-a-week market.

The Shelton Farmers Market, on Canal Street downtown near the Riverwalk, will remain open through the fall. Hours are Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Wednesdays from 3-5 p.m. Guy Beardsley oversees the operation as the marketmaster.

 

A close-up view of the squash blossoms being sold by Guy’s Eco-Garden, run by Guy Beardsley in the city’s White Hills section.

A close-up view of the squash blossoms being sold by Guy’s Eco-Garden, run by Guy Beardsley in the city’s White Hills section.

 

 

By participating in the comments section of this site you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and User Agreement

© Copyright 2018 Hearst Media Services Connecticut, LLC

Designed by WPSHOWER

Powered by WordPress