Monday, June 16, 2008
As I am reading Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver, with Steven L. Hopp and Camille Kingsolver, I am becoming aware of the importance of supporting our local farmers. So off to the Farmer's Market I went on Saturday. Oh what beauty is to be seen at the Farmer's Market. I was there bright and early, as the market opened a bell rang and a cheer was heard from each of the vendors. It was a joyous occasion. I brought home cherries, strawberries, gooseberries, butter lettuce, carrots, sugar peas, artichokes, purple potatoes, and chocolates. I must say Oregon grows the best berries. The chocolate was from my favorite local chocolate artisan. She had some chocolates filled with a Meyer lemon filling, yummm! What fun it has been to enjoy each of the small treasures brought home from the Farmer's Market.