Now, there are two reasons I visit the Farmer's Market. The first is that I like the idea of supporting farmers. After all, they did all the work, and I get to eat all the yummy food. The second is that I have discovered in myself a love of fresh fruits and veggies. Am I paying extra? Sort of. But I'm coming home with things I can't get anywhere else--because if you think there is no difference between farm fresh and grocery store veggies, you haven't gotten quality pieces from your local Farmer's Market. Here is what I came home with today:
Notice that one of those is a plant. Yes, even though I have a brown thumb, I bought a cherry tomato plant. It was the fresh air. And the strawberries. But it was also the instant gratification of this:
It's also a great place to take the kids:
...not to mention the colors!
And last but not least: