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Farmer's Market Roundup - Summer Harvests

By Anthony Todd in Food on Jul 6, 2009 4:00PM

Summer's bounty is finally upon us! This was the first week where we could do ALL of our grocery shopping at the Farmer's Market, rather than using it to enhance our regular meals. The first root vegetables of the year have come in, and the market was stuffed with carrots, onions and the first small potatoes. Lettuces, Chard and other greens continue to come on strong, but the real stars of the show were berries. Cherries, Raspberries, Blackberries - even currants were for sale at this Saturday's Green City Market.

There were also some interesting heirloom varieties that we will explore in the coming weeks: French Breakfast radishes, purple and Thumbelina carrots and blue and purple potatoes. If you've been waiting for the moment to start getting up early and heading to the market, don't wait any longer.