Farmer’s Market Season

It’s that time of year when farmer’s market stands start popping up on the edge of every city park. Today I discovered one at Spruce and 25th Street – a new one this year, and their second week of being open. There were only five tents – a big vegetable one, a small vegetable one, a chocolate one, and two others which weren’t selling things I was interested in tonight so I’ve already forgotten what they had (oops!).

At the small vegetable tent, I bought a half-pint of strawberries for $2.50 (get them now, they tell me that the rains are going to cut short the strawberry season), half a pound of asparagus for $1.50, a bag of mixed lettuce for $2. Then, back at the bigger vegetable tent I picked up three apple-cider donuts for $2.

They’re open until 7 so you still have time to swing by there tonight, or catch them any Wednesday for the rest of the summer.

2 Comments so far

  1. c (unregistered) on June 13th, 2007 @ 5:17 pm

    The chocolate one: . So delicious!

  2. Anna (unregistered) on June 13th, 2007 @ 8:17 pm

    wow, awesome! I totally saw that and was going to write in to ask whether anyone knew what days/times they were going to be there this summer. is there a good source of all the farmer’s markets in the area? i only of this one and the rittenhouse square one. thanks!

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