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San Diego’s Little Italy’s Farmer’s Market

The best Saturdays of my summer start with a walk down to the farmer’s market.  I’m in San Diego this weekend but that doesn’t mean I have to give up my Saturday ritual.   Today I visited The Little Italy Mercato.  This farmer’s market has more than 80 stalls filled with the best of southern California produce including artichokes, avocados, oranges and mission figs.  In addition to the local produce there are farm fresh eggs, cheeses, crepes, olive oils, nuts, pastry, pasta and live music.

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Farmer’s Market Bounty

Back from the Old Town Farmer’s Market; my favorite summer Saturday morning ritual.  Peaches, tomatoes (of course), corn, green onions, potatoes, bread from Grace’s Pastry and a rose given to me from one of my favorite flower vendors.  My neighbor snapped this photo before she invited me in for a little morning summer cocktail.  Yup, drinking at 11:00 a.m.  Hey, it’s Saturday , hot and I’m sure five o’clock somewhere.