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October 29, 2011

Market to Pantry #24: Pike Place Market, Seattle, Washington


From Donna (Cooking + Praying), in McLean, Virginia:

The Pike Place Market is a huge tourist attraction. The throngs of tourists would make serious grocery shopping a nightmare, but it’s worth fighting the crowds to see, to smell, and hopefully to taste the incredible food that is distinctive to the Pacific Northwest.

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October 22, 2011

Market to Pantry #23: Aspen and Telluride farmers markets, Colorado


From Donna (Cooking+Praying), in McLean, Virginia:

The backdrop for both of these farmers markets is stunning -- the heights of Rocky Mountains. Both are open-air markets and both are open one day a week from June through October. And both markets focus on local food produced in Colorado -- fruits and vegetables, meats (including bison and elk), baked goods, cider, and fresh-cut flowers.

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October 8, 2011

Market to Pantry #22: Havana, Cuba


From Diana (MaudeRubyPearl), in Riverside, California:

Okay, so this one is cheating a little bit because it isn't a market we're able to frequent; however, it is a market my husband and I visited and loved this year. This past November we traveled to Cuba with some friends. This little open-air market is nestled in the city of Havana, between tall apartment buildings. It is shaped like an old Chianti bottle, with a long alley for an entrance, and then a round, wide bottom.

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September 24, 2011

Market to Pantry #21: SoWa Open Market, Boston, Massachusetts


From Carol (Cabinet Stew), in Lynn, Massachusetts:

I finally got around to visiting the SoWa Open Market in Boston. This is the "South of Washington" farmers market.

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