Farmers Market Recipes
March 4, 2011 1:56 PM   Subscribe

Farmers Market Recipes
In 2007 I released a turn-key online farmers market system. This is a major enhancement to that system, but also is a stand-alone resource. Customer, growers, and market managers at the markets using my system can now build a collection of recipes for their market. It offers the usual things you'd find in an online cookbook, but what sets this apart is the default view is seasonal, and reflects what is on sale at the market at that moment. Ingredients are tagged to available products, so shoppers can see recipes while they're shopping and recipe browsers can buy ingredients while they're reading. It helps close the distance between market and kitchen that intimidates timid market shoppers. All of the recipes for all of the markets are aggregated into a master searchable recipe listing (and that master list is what i've linked to), so if you're not a patron of one of the markets, you can still access the recipes, see where they came from, and subscribe via RSS to get seasonal recipes from around the country all year long.

To see the whole system, with the product tagging, etc., you have to be viewing a specific market. Here is the recipe section for my market, in Athens, Georgia.

I've got a few minor features to add (commenting, photo attachments, marking favorites) and some cosmetic tweaks, but it had a soft launch a couple weeks ago and has already gotten quite a bit of use.
posted by ewagoner (1 comment total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

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posted by vinujadhav at 9:42 AM on March 9, 2011

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