Sunday, April 20, 2008
Weekend Snapshot: Number 33
Bill and I went to the Raleigh NC State Farmer's Market on Saturday. It was very crowded and not conducive to photography but I gave it a shot.
This Farmer's Market is quite extensive. There are many covered buildings and booths spill outside into the parking area too. The first building has annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetable plants and fresh produce.
As tempting as some of the flowers were, I had decided to buy a few tomato plants and nothing else. We mostly went to the Market to browse and have lunch and I was proud of my restraint because I've rarely seen a plant I didn't want to buy.
As you transition out of the section with plants for sale, you are presented with people at booths offering you strawberries and other tasty treats to sample, before you decide what you want to buy.
One building over from the plants and fresh produce they advertise cheese and NC wines but when you walk in the first temptation is homemade ice cream and fudge.
They also have jams, preserves, wine, cheese, all sorts of baked goods like pies, bread, and cakes. A separate building has crafts and handmade candles but we didn't get that far in our exploring.The Farmer's Market fresh seafood restaurant has excellent food so we had lunch there which was pleasant.
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