Saturday, August 20, 2011

Farmers Market Offerings Delight the Eyes, Nose, and Taste

Summer's bounty cannot be equaled when it comes to the offerings of local farmers markets.

This is the time of year when fruits, veggies, and flowers are plentiful.

Luckily, in New England, farmers markets pop up like dandelion weeds. Almost every town around sponsors one and it's great fun to visit a variety of them.

The yummy produce and gorgeous blooms shown in today's post came from a market in a small town in Western Massachusetts. 

The location is ideal.  One can stroll from vendor to vendor with grass underfoot.   If the day is perfect, like on Friday, it makes such an excursion even more wonderful.

The maple nut granola purchased at this particular market is to die for. It's a little pricey but worth every dime.  Oh man, talk about yummified.

Let's  hear it for local farmers who work very long hours at this time of year. Thanks to them, trips to farmers markets are a highlight of sweet summer. 

Farmers markets also make my heart fill to the very brim with gratitude for such abundance and variety.

p.s. Can you tell how much I love the flower bouquets?



Bookie said...

Such color in those flowers! Love the pictures, love farmer's markets!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful Pictures!! Makes me want to head to our Farmers Market in the downtown area.
The flowers are so vivid and colorful.
What a delightful post.Chris

T's Daily Treasures said...

Everything is so colorful and beautiful! Those blueberries and all the blooms. That granola is a great price -- we pay more than that here for much smaller bags. Enjoy! Have a super Saturday. Tammy

diane stetson said...

I'd buy any homegrown tomato or berry. It reminds me of my childhood when I used to go out in the garden and pick stuff right off the vine...thanks to my Dad!

Chatty Crone said...

I love your beautiful and colorful farmers market - and where do you think we are going today? the farmer's market!

Plush Possum Studio said...

What a delightful post! But you're making me hungry! Oh, those blueberries! Just wonderful, how you've captured it all. What a treasure this post turned out to be.

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