Slideshow: Market Scene: Copley Square and Prudential in Boston

Asparagus from Spring Brook Farm
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
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
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.
Taste Testing Fastachi Nuts
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
Mixed Fruit and Nuts
Fastachi was giving out samples of their special nut mixes.
Fastachi Nut Butters
Fastachi Nut Butters
Fastachi makes a full line of nut butters. The pistachio is a particular favorite around my house.
Cook's Farm Orchard Baked Goods
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
Turtle Creek Winery Selection
Turtle Creek Winery has joined the vendor roster at the Prudential Market. They proudly told of their success at last winter's Boston Wine Expo. In a poll by Second Glass, "...three of the four wines Turtle Creek poured were rated in the top seven percent."
Fresh Potted Herbs from Gilson's
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.
Green Garlic
Green Garlic
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
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.