A Saturday Trip to the Berkeley Farmers’ Market

warty pumpkin

We’re sort of between seasons in Berkeley right now.  (Unlike in Boston, where winter came early!)  There were warty pumpkins at the market. And all kinds of squash. But there are still tables full of tomatoes at the market, even though our backyard tomato plants have given up for the season. Beautiful heirloom tomatoes in all shades. Many varieties of plums were available. Plus gorgeous fresh beans, and cartons full of colorful peppers. I picked up plums and pears, some fresh rosemary bread, a dozen eggs, and a little bag of chanterelle mushrooms.  I also grabbed this delicious tart for … Continue reading