Thursday, July 7, 2016

To Market, To Market

by Michael Hofferber. Copyright © 1996. All rights reserved.

To my way of thinking, urban life's only advantage over country living is the farmers market.

Sure, there are farmer's markets in smaller communities offering an abundance of local produce. And there's nothing quite like a roadside fruit stand for fresh-picked peaches, cukes or corn.

But you could take the same produce, the same catch of fish, and the same baked goods on a smaller scale and never be able to recreate the ambience of a Pike Place, the color and fragrance of a French Market, or the teeming symphony of a New York City greenmarket. It's like the difference between the minor leagues and the majors: nothing compares to The Show.

Continued at... To Market, To Market

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