Monday, June 20, 2011

Mellow Yellow Monday #126 - Mini vegetables - June 20, 2011

Last Thursday, when I was in Ross, California, near Sausalito, to hear my friends,
Sony and Jerrry Holland in concert, there was a farmer's market in the parking lot
at the Marin Art and Garden Center site.  There were all sorts of wonderful fresh
vegetables for sale - as well as scrumptious things to eat. 

I fell in love with these pretty little minature squashes - though I opted for other,
more practical vegetables, more reasonably priced.  I thought they were pefect
for mellow yellow, though.




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15 comments:

  1. Great looking fresh vegetable :)

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  2. Delightful little squashes. I love the way they've left the blossom on. My squashes are just blossoms so far, nothing else.
    — K

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

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  3. Yum! I love farmers' market season. Colorful!

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  4. Lovely - and seasonal. This reminds me of your pics from a market in Barcelona, I think it was la Boqueria, wasn't it.

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  5. Kim, USA -
    Those little minis were so cute...but too expensive. They also had edible flowers that were beautiful - with a high price tag.

    lina@home sweet home -
    I did bring home regular size zucchini and yellow squash from that farmer's market, both vgetables I really like - and some beautiful fresh kale.

    Kay L. Davies -
    It won't be long before you'll have goodies to eat! Nothing is better than fresh from your garden.

    ChiIL Mama -
    San Francisco even has a farmer's market downtown at the Ferry Building on Thursdays and Saturdays!

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  6. Very nicely arranged.

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  7. Wow, fresh produce!

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  8. Isn't it very tempting to see the veggies?

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  9. Those squashes look great and fresh!

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  10. I can bite in to one NOW!

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  11. wow so fresh.. mouth watering..
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  12. Josep -
    Nothing compares to that fabulous Barcelona market. La Boqueria is my favorite market in the world!

    Achuthan Raman Chari -
    The vegetables I bought that day were wonderful - a bit expensive but all organically grown!

    Indrani -
    California grows much of the produce and vegetables for the entire United States but that from the small farms, sold at farmer's markets is especially good.

    Vinni -
    I'm not a vegetarian but I do love vegetables, especially when they're fresh from small local farms.

    Icy BC -
    I didn't buy the little mini squashes but I brought home regular size yellow squash and zucchini. They were superb.

    chuskulit -
    I seldom get a chance to buy at the local farmer's markets so this was a real treat for me.

    Rajesh -
    They certainly did a nice job of presenting their wares - very artistic way of selling vegetables!

    Welshcakes Limoncello -
    It's quite nice, isn't it - the yellow and green, with the red peppers for accent!

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