Farmers' Markets

Sweet! Cherries come to the Boulder Farmers' Market -- with a bonus Potager recipe!

The Boulder Farmers' Market sees the first Colorado cherries on Saturday. The strawberries are gone for now, though we'll eventually get a second flush (and I discover some later that day at the new market in Louisville just down the road); we're unlikely to have any Colorado apricots this year; and we've also heard the cherry crop is sparse. But here they are, at the First Fruits stand, and farmer John Ellis also has some from his Orchard Durazno. The cherries are a little tart but fresh and sweet -- and they'll get sweeter as time passes and later varieties kick in. See also: Teri Rippeto shops for Potager at the Boulder Farmers' Market
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