Michelle Ryan

Michelle Ryan


market mums 2

Wednesday, September 17, 201409/17/2014

Mummy Dearest

Can you believe that Fall begins Monday evening (9:29pm CST)??? Where did the beautiful summer go? It’s been a wonderful…

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…


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 –…