Musings of a wife and mother, born and raised in Hawaii. Far away from home now, but creating and discovering bits of sunshine and paradise in everyday life.
Posts tagged "farmer’s market"
Ala Moana Farmers' Market

Ala Moana Farmers’ Market

Earlier this summer we went back home to Hawaii and I had a chance to visit the Ala Moana Farmers’ Market. It’s one of those farmers’ markets that has plenty of parking, because it’s in the parking lot of Ala Moana Shopping Center. Warm breezes from the ocean right across the street, pleasant sounds of...
Sacramento Midtown Farmers Market

Sacramento Midtown Farmers Market

There’s a new Saturday farmer’s market in town, the Midtown Farmer’s Market. They even have a free valet bike area with someone to watch over all the bikes. First up, I couldn’t resist the offer of a free strawberry sample. They were organic, and very sweet! Gorgeous carrots and zucchini…. Stunning colored heads of cauliflower,...
Sunday Morning Mashed Cauliflower

Sunday Morning Mashed Cauliflower

Yesterday morning I woke up early enough to hit the downtown Sunday Farmer’s Market under the freeway before the big crowds arrived. It was so relaxing perusing all the goods in the early morning quiet. Two things I got were a giant head of cauliflower, and a fresh, crisp loaf of German Pretzel Bread. Mashed...
Roasted Eggplant Slices and Summer Squash

Roasted Eggplant Slices and Summer Squash

Vegetables that make me smile =) It’s still looking like summer at the farmer’s market. Nectarines, green beans, tomatoes, eggplants and squashes of all kinds. As I was washing my vegetables after getting back from the farmer’s market, I had to stop and admire their deep, bright colors. Then it struck me how the shape...
A Quick Visit to the Honolulu Farmer's Market at KCC

A Quick Visit to the Honolulu Farmer’s Market at KCC

Pink and Red Ginger Last month I visited the Saturday morning┬áHonolulu Farmer’s Market at Kapiolani Community College. Unfortunately I only had about 30 minutes, so I didn’t have time to stop at every booth. I love spending hours at farmer’s markets just browsing leisurely, but I didn’t have the luxury this time. Parrot’s Beak Bright,...