I went to the Alemany Farmers Market today with my usual cash limit of 20 bucks and a fistful of loose change. I felt so groggy, like I was coming down with something, so I thought I'd skip it altogether, but I was jonesin' for a Greek Salad all week, so I decided to go after all. Much to my surprise and delight, I was able to score all of the following bounty for a mere 10 bucks. Who says the cost of living in the city is high.
I have a head of Romaine and black olives waiting at home, so all I needed for the salad was this bag of very ripe Early Girl tomatoes for $1.00.
I can pick my produce pretty well, but one thing I fail magnificently at is picking a good peach. I usually walk past stone fruit, much like a boy would walk past a sweetheart at a school dance, because he's sure he'll be rejected. But this summer I've had a bit of luck and every other time I've bought peaches I've done good. So here I am taking another chance at yellow peaches for a whopping $1.60.
Seriously, ten dollars for all of this and a crisp ten left in my purse to boot.
Amen, to the farmers.