It’s grey, cold, and cloudy today in Bernalwood, but (lest we forget) it’s sunny and hot outside the City. And that means it’s prime season for mid-summer produce at the Alemany Farmer’s Market. Woo-hoo!
I dropped by Alemany on Saturday to survey the merchandise, and the inventory was looking good. Of course, heirloom tomatoes were de rigeur:
It looks like regular tomatoes are still a few weeks away from their peak (spelling errors notwithstanding):
Juicy peaches were generating significant transactional volume:
For the budget-conscious, one guy was selling flats of “cosmetically challenged” peaches off the back of a truck:
Our Asian friends swarmed around the vendor selling tiny ears of yellow sticky corn.
I’d never tried sticky corn before, but fortunately they were giving away cooked samples. It is noticeably less sweet — and yes, more sticky — than the stuff I typically associate with summer. I liked it, and so did this kid:
For Francophiles, there was enough lavander on hand to induce Proustian reveries of Aix en Provence:
And of course, the berries were off the hook:
Executive Summary: Get thee to Alemany ASAP in the weeks ahead, while the gettin’ is still so so good!
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