Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Farmers' Market Glory

I love the farmers market so much!

I pretty much plan all my meals around what's in season. Here in Santa Cruz, we are super lucky to have a few year-round markets... though there's just no arguing that summertime is when the market really shines. 

I go to one market on Wednesday afternoon, and a different market on Saturday mornings. Going to the market is one of the highlights of my week. I love chatting with my favorite vendors, seeing friends, seeing all the beautiful bounty, getting the first ears of corn or the last week of asparagus...

 ~ last week's bounty ~ 
tomatoes, red peppers, spinach, mixed baby lettuce, summer squash, spring onions, scallions, Rainer cherries, yellow raspberries, nectarines, corn, asparagus

All organic! All local! All delicious! 

*open to U.S. residents only, sorry!



7 comments:

  1. Wow, you have so much in season! Going to the farmers market twice a week is one of my highlights too, but it still hasn't hit its summer stride as far as produce is concerned. With every week, it's getting more bountiful, though!

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  2. Anonymous2:39 PM

    Yeah, we have the best farmers markets here in Norcal! Love your farmers mkt posts :)

    I never know what to use spring onions for....

    jen e.

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  3. I'm always blown away by the markets I see in the Bay area. I could just walk around eating all my meals there. It's amazing to have so much beautiful fresh produce available year round.

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  4. I'm so jealous! Late, wet, Spring has made for a slooooooow start to the season. Still waiting on most everything!

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  5. i have never seen a yellow raspberry! they look so cool, i need to try one!

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  6. Gorgeous haul from the farmer's market. I love to see that I'm not the only one that eats so many green onions. They go with everything.

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  7. Wow what a fantastic selection of goodies!! We went fruit picking and made our own jams and chutneys this weekend. I came across your blog as it's name is quite like mine. I am a vegan cook and blog at http://www.veggieeatsandothertreats.com/ check it out if you fancy :) It's lovely to see so many vegan's on the net writing what they are passionate about :)

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