Saturday, April 19, 2008

First farmers market of the year...

Today was the opening day for the downtown market. It......wasn't good. Yes, we've had a sudden (and shitty) turn in the weather. It was utter crap at our house when we woke up this morning to temperatures below zero, and snow everywhere. It was slightly better downtown, but the market was a bust. Did the weather keep the shoppers away? Maybe, although the opening was hardly advertised. But where were all the vendors?

We picked up a loaf of 100% whole wheat bread, some raisin-oatmeal-coconut cookies, and some eggs. The vendor we bought the bread from was handing out reusable bags with all purchases today, which was awesome. But over all, as much as I hate, hate, HATE to say it, it was a waste of time to drive all the way downtown.

Note to organizers: get your vendors lined up and ADVERTISE the damn thing. And pray for somewhat ok weather.