Saturday morning and we are off to a farmers market in Hammond, LA. The market is in the historic area of town alongside the railroad tracks, which are still used. Luckily for us no trains passed while we were shopping. The market offered the usual items – vegetables, eggs, honey, jams, and crafts. What set this market apart was their frequent shopper card. These cards are popular with coffeehouses and eateries but we have never seen one at a farmers market. Continue reading
The alarm sounds @ 5:30 am! I smell coffee and that helps a little. A cup of coffee later consciousness begins and I realize it’s time for a shower. By 7:30 we’re pulling out of the driveway heading for a farmers market — today is Saturday!
No matter where we are, we look for a Farmers Market to shop. Most frequently we are in the Baton Rouge, LA area and the Red Stick Farmers Market is our shopping experience. Our purchases from a typical farmers market makes up the majority of our weekly groceries.
Grab your basket and let’s go shopping!
The Saturday morning Crescent City Farmers Market in New Orleans was bursting with activity as well as color. The flowers and vegetables would fill an artist palate with a rainbow of colors. We always try to walk a market to see the offerings and then decide what to purchase.