We’ve been a little bad so far this year. J and I haven’t really taken advantage of the countless number of Farmer’s Markets in the area. I work most weekends now, so the time we have together in the morning is usually spent searching out new restaurants.
Last year, we trekked downtown for both Select Michigan Capitol Lawn Farmer’s Market’s and when I saw some Twitter activity about the event yesterday, I asked J to set the alarm clock so we could get up and go to the Capitol.
When the alarm went off, we both had a hard time moving. It was morning, but it was still so dark. We finally did roll out of bed and got moving.
We made it downtown just before noon and found a parking spot about a block away. I grabbed the reusable shopping bag out of the back and we started working our way around the sidewalk in front of the Capitol. The first thing I noticed is that there was a lot more packaged products this year. There were multiple stands selling honey, BBQ sauces, jams, and spice rubs. There were also a lot of potted plants. Read the rest of this entry »