KATONAH, N.Y. -- There's a popular catch-phrase: “Know your farmers, know your food." And there's nowhere better to get up close and personal with your local purveyors than with a farmers market.
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John Jay Homestead Farmers Market , 400 Jay St., Katonah, (914) 232-5651
Hours of Operation: Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Goes Until: The last Saturday of October (it begins the second Saturday of June).
Vendors You’ll Find: A total of 44 vendors, some of which come bi-weekly, or another schedule. Some of the "regulars" include Big Bang Coffee Roasters, Cabbage Hill Farm, Conte's Seafood, Johnny Gelato, Ladle of Love, Om Champagne Tea, Plum Plums Cheese, Larchmont Charcuterie, Red Barn Bakery, Sweet Things & Wild Thyme, Upper Crust and Wave Hill Breads.
Of Special Note: The market features music, textile recycling and organizations like Riverkeeper and the Ossining Public Library participating in events.
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