Category Archives: Farmers Market

Food, glorious food: West End Market, Cleveland, Ohio

We’re taking a break from writing about the colorful country of Morocco to share with you some American colors that made our hearts (and stomachs) skip a beat.  After checking off a bucket list destination — the Rock and Roll … Continue reading

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Different yet familiar: Peninsula Fall Festival, Blue Hill

On our resumes, we just may have to list “festivalgoer” on the space reserved for non-paying occupations.  After all, we’ve peeled crustaceans at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival in Louisiana and sampled pimento cheese biscuits at Knoxville’s International Biscuit Festival … Continue reading

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Right to the source: Apple orchards near Hendersonville, NC

As you might have guessed, it was this hay bale critter — Juicy, the Giant Apple Bug — that caused us to pull off Chimney Rock Road in Hendersonville, North Carolina, and into Lyda Farms. And cute he is, don’t … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Early Bird

You have to be an early bird if you want to buy greens on Opening Day of the Lakeshore Park Farmers Market.  And as just as we suspected, Abundant Acres from McMinn County, Tennessee, sold out early, leaving one bunch of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers

Good stuff doesn’t just pour in at South Carolina’s State Farmers Market in Columbia.  It ‘s hauled in — in boxes, crates, cartons, baskets, truck beds, trailers — well, you name it.  Just about anything that can contain ‘maters, melons, … Continue reading

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People almost trump produce at Decatur, Alabama, Farmers Market

You go there for the veggies, right?  Plump, pretty, newly picked produce.  And it’s bountiful in Morgan County, Alabama.  But so are the friendly farmers who do themselves proud with colorful pickin’s and Southern pride to boot! It was one … Continue reading

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Lavender Festival 2012: Aromatic Delight!

Reposting so that you can see what’s in store if you attend the 16th Annual Lavender Festival in Historic Jackson Square, Oak Ridge, Tennessee this Saturday, June 21 from 8 to 3. Click here for more information. I could almost … Continue reading

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Food trucks on Union: It’s Saturday morning!

Saturday mornings in downtown Knoxville are just downright fun! You might not think a farmers’ market could bring out the masses, but it does, and for good reason. Even with the bulk of Tennessee crops gone for the season, the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The Hue of You

Some decorators say there should be a touch of black in every room, and in my house there is.  But one other color is also there:  RED.  I’ve always been drawn to the color, perhaps because as a young girl, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Morning

Last week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge focused on a familiar phrase:  Good Morning! So, I said to myself, why don’t you spend Saturday of your weekend in Idaho at the Farmers Market?  So here I am at 10th & Grove … Continue reading

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