I wiped away the weeds & foam. / I fetched my sea-born treasures home... Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday, May 18, 2012

First Farmers Market

 The farmers market opened yesterday! It has been rained out the past couple weeks, but here it is!

So fun and festive...vendors happily greeting loyal fans, customers oohing and ah-ing over fresh breads, organic soaps, Amish farm eggs and pickles.

Despite the endless fog!

Not for the short of cash, though! Only the bedding flowers were a bargain!

These are for a crock by my back door...

I sidestepped all the gorgeous asparagus, the kale and swiss chard, the few tiny first baby strawberries---and made a beeline to the Italian market guys from Brooklyn.

Had to stock up!
Ravioli, and Sicilian artichoke hearts..

cheese..fresh mozzarella,, and its oh so yummy cousin scamorza, the aged dried version.....

Then roses...palest cream with a hint of pink, like a seashell...

  and with my few dollars left I got my pansies and marigolds.

Next week I'll be more prepared, with a LOT more cash in hand.



...gone to the beach