Dylamato’s Mission

The mission of Dylamato’s Market is to partner with other locally-owned micro-businesses to create viable livelihoods and access to fresh, healthy foods in the Hazelwood community.  The Marketplace created by this partnership will be a positive social space in Hazelwood, and generate financial capital for community residents by capturing the local food economy.

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Today we added peaches! Georgia peaches are here, as are California nectarines.

Today we added peaches!  Georgia peaches are here, as are California nectarines.  We also have beautiful rainbow chard and collards from the Hazelwood YMCA garden.  Salad greens from Matt Peters are in stock until supplies run out.  

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I got a graduate degree so I could set up a fruit and vegetable stand by the side of the road.

What About Food: June, 2015 By Dianne Shenk “What does your mom do for a living?” The question was translated to me by my daughter, Larisa, when her friends asked her in Spanish. Larisa lives and works in Colombia, South America, and I was visiting her for a few short days this spring. “I have a fruit and vegetable stand,” […]

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Commercial Market May Be Running Out of Eggs

 I always recommend buying eggs from local farms. Dylamato’s Market is carrying eggs ($3.50/dozen) from a self sustaining, Amish farm where the birds are kept in  large cages outside to run around in (with covers due to hawks) and are fed corn and other grain raised on the same farm from seed saved the year before  and are therefore gmo free. In general […]

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Daily Shopping: Fresh, Healthy and Frugal

Our produce stand has locally grown lettuce packaged in single servings. Bring home just what you need for the day at reasonable prices. You won’t have to worry about using it before it goes bad and you can take advantage of lower prices. Europeans do this as a way of life.  Stopping by the produce stand,  the butcher and the […]

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Food is Big Business by Dianne Schenk

(Previously published in The Homepage February 2013) We all know that Warren Buffett bought the Heinz Food Company for billions of dollars last week.  We noticed because Heinz has been one of the most successful businesses in Pittsburgh since its beginning over a century ago.  Even though most of the company operations moved to other parts of the country and […]

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