Please forgive me for abbreviating the fairly new Hawthorne Urban Farmers Market. Such things are irresistible. It's small and adorable, as is the nickname.
If you read this site last summer or the one before, you know that I'm wild about farmers markets. There are weeks I'd go to three, there are weeks I'd gone to four! With my busy ways, cooking for one and lack of desire to cook during the heat wave this past year, I dropped off the farmar radar for a while, but dude, I'm back.
I put on my shades and ventured for the first time to the Hawthorne Market at SE 41st yesterday. I didn't barter for local veggies (you can!) but I did come home with vegetables, chatted with the sweet gardening gals and felt precious with my mini eggplants in my bag the rest of the day.
Heading east on Hawthorne Boulevard.
Walking into Adorableland.
The haul: banana peppers, string beans, lemon cucumbers, green and purple eggplant, chard. I've already cooked some string beans and eggplant, whoa.