Farmers’ Market in Springtime

Tomatero Organic Farm

We are so lucky to live here in Marin County where the Farmers’ Market is year round. It can look a bit sparse during the winter months, not all the vendors come year round, but there is always fresh greens of some kind.

Now, though, I’m seeing more variety. Here are some images from last week’s Market.

The picture above is the stall for Tomatero Organic Farm. They have one of the largest stalls and there is usually a long line of people checking out. They are known here for the different varieties of strawberries they sell. All are wonderfully juicy and tasty.

The other large vendor that always has a large and beautifully arranged booth is Capay Organic Farm.

Capay Organic

Capay Organic

Last week was the first time I saw cherries and blueberries. Yum

Cherries

Blueberries

Still lots of other fruit available. Soon we’ll have stone fruits – peaches, plums, nectarines.

Oranges

It’s planting season for tomatoes. Lots of starter plants available.

Tomato plants

Finally, some beautiful flowering plants for sale.

Roses

Flowers

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Springtime in NorCal

I wanted to share some photos from my visit to the Farmers Market and around San Rafael. The photo above is from the Capay Organic Farm booth at the market. Their presentation is so beautiful. The next picture is from their booth also.

capay 2The market is full again, now that Winter is over. Along with produce, there were also lots of vendors with bedding plants.

bedding plantsThere is lots of beauty elsewhere. Here is a small yard full of azaleas that we see on our walk in our neighborhood.

flowers 1There is a Community Center near us and in the back is this lovely area with arches full of wisteria.

wisteriaWe are loving our new home and the beauty we find here. I hope all of you have a wonderful Spring filled with flowers and fresh-grown food.