Philly: Farmers Market on the Piazza

January 25th, 2010
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Tammi and popped in at the new Farmers Market on The Piazza in Northern Liberties. It was the first of the weekly markets and a little small compared to the Greenmarkets in New York, but it was a good start.
There were baked goods for people and pets alike as well as veggies, meats and fish. Tammi found baked goods that she enjoyed and I ogled the meat sellers.
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There was fish, which I totally didn’t pay attention to, but also meat and hens and roosters. I’ve bee particularly interested in roosters since the Kauai Jungle Fowl piqued my curiosity. The veggies were light, given the season. Winter veggies like potatoes and greens that were presumably grown indoors didn’t really jump out at me as much as the prospect of picking up a rooster for another shot at Coq au Vin.
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I don’t think Reading Terminal Market has anything to worry about as far as being a destination in Philly for fresh produce and meats, but for this developing neighborhood, it’s great addition.

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