Farmer's Markets as social event
I've been going to the Brighton Farmer's Market for a few years now. I prefer to support the local economy when possible and have come to rely on that connection to the people that grow and produce the food I buy.
The market is a manageable size with a zippy little assortment that goes beyond produce and fruit pies. Meats, dairy, baked goods that go above and beyond: croissants, hand pies, cake, crackers, biscotti; fresh juices, pasta, artisan chocolates, ice cream. I love all the organic, pesticide free and pastured offerings. There is always live music with space for kids to dance.
My favorite part is that it is dog friendly to the point that vendors ask where my dogs are when I leave them home. And they know that Sunday is Market day. It's a great family outing: they get socialized, we get socialized. We all share something to eat; maybe a breakfast sandwich, maybe an ice cream sandwich, possibly a little poutine. It's also a great place to meet other dog Read More