Asparagus from Spring Brook Farm
A sea of snapping fresh asparagus, ready for weekend grilling, at Spring Brook Farm.
Radishes and Greens from Siena Farms
Siena Farms' radishes and greens were a welcome sight at one of the first Copley Square Markets of the season.
Atlas Farm Tomato Sauce
More farms are canning and processing their own foods. Atlas Farm brought a supply of tomato sauce and pickled vegetables to the Copley market this spring.
Atlas Farm had a good supply of cucumbers from their heated greenhouses.
Taste Testing Fastachi Nuts
Fastachi, a long-time favorite source of outstanding quality nuts and chocolates for Boston food lovers, will be at a number of farmers' markets this year including Copley and Prudential.
Mixed Fruit and Nuts
Fastachi was giving out samples of their special nut mixes.
Fastachi Nut Butters
Fastachi makes a full line of nut butters. The pistachio is a particular favorite around my house.
When Pigs Fly Chocolate Bread
If you want to be incredibly indulgent, spread your favorite nut butter on a loaf of chocolate bread from When Pigs Fly Bakery. They describe it: "the taste of rich chocolate brownies with the consistency of bread." Translation: addictive.
Cook's Farm Orchard Baked Goods
Choosing three cookies from the pile on the Cook's Farm Orchard table, was a big decision for a pair of young men.
Turtle Creek Winery Selection
Fresh Potted Herbs from Gilson's
This cart full of fresh herb plants, from Gilson's Herbs, looked so inviting that I wanted to roll it home.
A basket of fiddlehead ferns was attracting attention of chefs and photographers at the Spring Brook Farm stand.
Siena Farms suggests making pesto with this green garlic along with walnuts, parsley, olive oil, and a little aleppo pepper."
There's Nothing Like Farm Fresh Eggs
Fresh eggs are quick to sell out on market days. These were from the Spring Brook Farm stand.