28 September 2008
Overheard at the Farmers' Market
"I can't wait for the first frost to hit and kill all the damn tomatoes"
Fall has officially arrived, and I noticed definite fatigue from my friendly farmers at the Sunday market at 91st and 1st Avenue. The quote above came from a woman at the first stall, gripping a a perfectly plump, red specimen dangerously hard. Eighty hours of tomato picking a week can do that to even the best of us.