Sunday, August 21, 2011

San Francisco Ferry Pier Farmer's Market

I love Farmer's Markets of all kinds, but my personal "original" market is the one in San Francisco behind the Ferry Building - the one that first introduced me to the whole concept of a farmer's market. We went there this weekend and enjoyed a beautiful day. Here are just a few of the sights we saw:

Heirloom tomatoes - dozens of varieties for our sampling

Prune plums, figs, more cherry tomatoes,
even a peacotum (peach-apricot-plum hybrid), not pictured

English peas and fava beans

Fresh cut flowers including unbelievable colorful hydrangeas

Cute dogs everywhere! Random fact:
There are more dogs in San Francisco than children.

Chilaquiles from the Primavera Mexican Stand. I had to try these scrambled eggs and homemade tortilla chips topped with a delicious spicy sauce. It was delicious!
Nothing captures the best of the season like your local Farmer's Market. What's your favorite thing in season at the moment?

1 comment:

  1. I'm all over tomatoes, corn, and zucchini lately. Primavera is so good! I want that plate for dinner. And I believe you are correct about the dogs.

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