Saturday, May 05, 2007

Market Season

Winter is finally over. The flowers have bloomed and

I’ve started my yard work in earnest. My tomato plants that I started from seed aren’t doing as well as I’d like so I’ll probably give in and just buy some plants.

Spring also means that farmer’s markets are opening. I totally dig farmer’s markets. It’s a wonderful thing to be able to shake the very hands that planted and harvested your food. What’s in season is fresh and when it’s gone, it’s gone. It tends to make you appreciate things more when they aren’t always available (never mind that once you’ve had a ripe heirloom tomato, there’s no going back).

On Saturdays from 9:00a.m. until noon, we’ll be at the Howard County Farmer’s Market in Glenwood. Come out and get some fresh air, produce grown in your own area code, and some fresh-roasted coffee.

If you don’t live near us, you can find your own local market at