Local items available at the farmers markets this week:

• Beef, grass fed

• Beets

• Bellpepper

• Corn

• Cucumbers

• Eggplants

• Eggs

• Fresh poultry

• Greenbeans

• Honey

• Okra

• Onions

• Peaches

• Peas

• Peppers, assorted

• Pork

• Potatoes

• Red onions

• Sauerkraut

• Squash

• Sweet Italian Peppers

• Tomatoes

• Zucchini

• Baked goods, canned goods, Muscadine juice, fresh ground corn meal, homemade dog treats, dried herbs, Flavored butters, fresh herbs, plants, natural jellies and jams, sugar free jams, pickles and jellies, Hot sauces, spices, Lip balms, Cowboy candy, Goat milk soap, shampoo and lotion, bath and body creams and soap, beeswax candles, quilts, crafts and homemade children’s clothes.

Area farmers markets:

Tuscaloosa Farmers Market: 3-6 p.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m.-noon Saturday at Tuscaloosa River Market, 1900 Jack Warner Parkway.

Northport Farmers Market: 6 a.m.-noon Wednesday and 6 a.m.-noon Saturday at 4150 Fifth St., Northport.  

 

Yellow Squash Relish

By Cherry Mullenix

Ingredients

• 12 yellow squash

• 2 large onions

• 2 green bell peppers

• 1 red bell pepper or one large jar pimiento

• 2 1/2 cups sugar

• 3 cups white vinegar

• 1 tablespoons salt

• 1 tablespoon mustard seed

• 1 tablespoon celery seed

Directions

Chop vegetables finely; mix with remaining ingredients. Let stand at room temperature for one hour.

Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Place in jars and process in a water bath for 10 minutes.