Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Coming from Montreal where local produce this time of year means greenhouse grown tomatoes, I ogled at all the fresh fruit and vegetables at the farmer's market in Los Angeles.
We are not deprived in the winter. I grew up with tinned fruit and vegetables in the winter and iceberg lettuce. Now everything is plentiful, but it is trucked in or flown in and is never quite as fresh as what was on display here.
The colours and shapes were a feast for the eyes, to say nothing about the feast they could provide for the body.
Even simple vegetables looked fresh and appealing