~Finding a new market is like knowing your Amazon package is coming sooner than expected. Which is how I felt knowing that a new market popped up about 30 minutes from me, which of course I had to go to. Although small, the market is brimming of potential. I went to its first weekend on… Continue reading Market Discovery! Market & Craft Fair @White Willow Nursey & Landscape Supply, Minooka, IL
What the duck (eggs)
~For the past year or so I've been on the hunt for duck eggs. Searching market after market with no luck, my hope was starting to dwindle. It wasn't until a few weeks ago when I finally hit the jackpot, but it wasn't at a farmer's market. They came from my boss! When he's not… Continue reading What the duck (eggs)
A soggy start to market season
~Today was the day I've been waiting an entire year for: opening day of the Frankfort farmer's market!!! This is my Christmas! I've been counting down the days for weeks and it finally came, but at a small price that I was willing to pay. This weekend the weather has been nothing but cold and… Continue reading A soggy start to market season
All Hail the Quail!
~The quail egg has been associated in my mind as a luxury item, something you only see on cooking shows or in fancy restaurants. I had always been curious about these petite little eggs, and if I would be one of those lucky people to ever try one. And this morning my luck was stricken!… Continue reading All Hail the Quail!