Michelle Ryan

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market chili and cranberry shortbread

Friday, September 12, 201409/12/2014

It’s a Small World

The beautiful pastry pictured above? It’s cranberry & chili shortbread from The Scottsman’s Kitchen – a brand new vendor at Urbana’s…

market windchimes

Wednesday, September 10, 201409/10/2014

Not Your Mother’s Fruit Roll Up

The word “upcycling” is really popular at Urbana’s Market at the Square. Wikipedia defines it as “the process of converting…

market sunflowers

Saturday, August 30, 201408/30/2014

September?? That’s just NUTS!

As we say hello to September (can you believe it??), it’s time to start thinking about the holidays. Please don’t…

market squash row

Saturday, August 30, 201408/30/2014

S is for September…and Squash!

 I’m always on the hunt for recipe ideas for Market food. Last week I posted a pretty cool Recipe Generator…

market watermelon pic

Wednesday, August 27, 201408/27/2014

What a “Great Harvest”

The Market is so full of goodness that at times I feel overwhelmed by choices! Melons, peaches, sweet corn, potatoes,…

market benches

Wednesday, August 27, 201408/27/2014

They’re So Crafty

There’s so much to say about the AMAZING food at Urbana’s Market at the Square, which offers up every color…

market cucumbers

Friday, August 22, 201408/22/2014

How Sweet It Is!

It’s going to be a busy weekend in Urbana! Keep in mind that if you’re planning to visit the Market…

asparagus

Wednesday, August 20, 201408/20/2014

“Farming The Way His Grandmother Farmed…”

I’ve enjoyed this summer at Urbana’s Market at the Square even more than other years, because I’ve taken the time to…

market sprouts

Thursday, August 14, 201408/14/2014

Fun is SPROUTING Up at the Market!

Sprouts at the Market is a free monthly program for kids ages 3-8, and it’s back this Saturday from 9:30 –…

market cousins

Wednesday, August 13, 201408/13/2014

All in the Family

Pets aren’t allowed to visit Urbana’s Market at the Square…but you can pick up lots of goodies for them to…

About Michelle

FAVE MIX ARTISTS: Adele, P!nk, The Killers
FAVE MOVIE: When Harry Met Sally
FAVE LOCAL RESTAURANTS: Black Dog, Mas Amigos
FAVE LOCAL BARS: Boltini, Tumble Inn
CURRENTLY READING: Nightmares and Dreamscapes
PET PEEVE: People who feel sorry for themselves
I GET TEASED FOR: excessive ironing, being too frugal
ON MY BUCKET LIST: ziplining, going to Europe, whitewater rafting, running a 10k, getting a tattoo (maybe…)
WHEN I’M NOT AT WORK I’M: playing sports or working out at Refinery, doing stuff around my house, or reading
MY WORDS TO LIVE BY: Carpe Diem