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Farmers' Market


Saturday, December 01, 2012

I grew up going to the local Farmer's Market fairly regularly, and have always loved being able to get fresh local produce. That market, sadly, is nothing but a shadow of its former glorious self, but I still go whenever I visit my mother.

Here in South Texas, it took me awhile to find a farmers' market. There are actually quite a few of them around, but none is convenient to my home, and I wasn't motivated to seek farther afield until recently. I have found a decent little market which, depending on what vendors show up on any given day, has a good selection of things I want.

Today I bought lots of winter veggies - sweet potatoes, small red potatoes, carrots, beets. I love beets. Lately I have taken to roasting my veggies, so that's what I did tonight. I also bought a small tuna steak. What a delicious meal - and such a good feeling that I made nutritious choices.

And - maybe not such a good thing - I have enough for an army. I will be eating these veggies for many days to come. I hope I don't get tired of them!
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BLITZEN40 12/2/2012 1:48AM

    Farmer's markets are so fun! They are seasonal where I live and only run through the summer. It's always so inspiring to see what others have grown and created. Enjoy your take and way to go shopping healthy!

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3RDBABYWEIGHT 12/2/2012 12:38AM

    I love Farmer's Markets! Enjoy your veggies!
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