Farmers markets

Have you enjoyed a farmers market, I have been to many. So many fresh and wonderful things. 

I love the ones that have live local musicians. I feel that it brings a community together.

There is a farmers market near where I live every Saturday from 9 till 3 I think. The sign said earlier I think that is so the vendors can set up all their wares.

Tips on going to your first farmers market. Bring about $40 cash.(I have a little more of a stash  with me. I will use the remaining money next time) Modern times many of the sellers have the chips that hook to their phones but some are still cash only. 

Get there early as the fresh produce goes fast. 

Having time to spare, talking to the people is what brings a sense of community. Some of them are quite the story tellers. Smell the air, so many wonderful things have been brought there to sell. Pet the pets, smile at the old and young. Bring in a bag or basket to carry out your finds. Be prepared to walk about the market and the parking is sometimes far. Photo taken by myself (Their make your own bag or food wraps)

Look through the whole market if you can before buying, different people sell things for different prices. Some have things I enjoyed more than others and don’t mind paying more. Photo by myself

Things I have bought from farmers markets.

  • Cheeses
  • Fresh produce
  • Gluten free baking.
  • Neck coolers to help keep you cool on hot days
  • Hot sauces
  • Jams and other canned goods
  • Coffee and organic tea blends
  • Plants
  • Snacks
  • Local honey
  • Wax sealed produse bags
  • Flax pain wraps

Other things that you can find at different markets, gin and other alcohol, meats, fish, wooden crafts, leather crafts, handcrafted jewelry, toys, microgreens and pet outfits and treats. Care products, handcrafted soaps and lotions, clothes, mushrooms, oils, Gluten baking. Soups and other prepared meals. Fresh candy and fudges. Some very fun creative art. So much more. 

I would love to read what you enjoy about Farmers Markets.

Supporting your local crafters and farmers helps your neighbors and people around you. It helps to have sustainable communities. Hope your week brings many smiles.

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