A Walk at the St. Norbert Farmer’s Market

Summer means that the markets are opening around here.  So Debbe and I decided to hit up the biggest one (unfortunately, it’s also the furthest one from us) last Saturday, on its opening day.  The weather was perfect for a morning walk around the market.  Various vendors were selling fresh produce, flowers, honey, baked goods, fresh food such as burgers and coffee, and also various crafts/jewelery.  We wandered around for a little over an hour, looking at the various stalls and the goodies available, snapped some photos, and, of course, sampled the food available (guess who sniffed out where all the free food was?)

I ended up purchasing a cute necklace and beeswax candle; Debbe bought a couple necklace pendants and some cookies and onions.  Why didn’t I purchase food you ask?  Well, I’m going to wait until more vendors set up at the market and go back and do some more shopping.  I’m thinking I’ll have to grab some bison sausages, they were really tasty (food sampling rocks).

Here are some pics that I took from the market:

I particularly like the pic of the radishes; this vendor had a HUGE tower of them and it looked super cool.

The sugar cookies were made by Kristina Currie (thesugarcookieshoppe.com)-they were really cute and really yummy.

I hope that everyone has a chance to walk around a local farmer’s market, it’s a great way to support the local economy and get fresh foods-plus, it’s a lot of fun!

EM

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Posted on June 11, 2010, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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