Monday, August 31, 2009

Saturday Market, August 29, 2009

So the rain came down in buckets, then in barrels. I arrived extra early to set up before the deluge-almost made it. After about 10 am. the rain became sporadic, and market goers started showing up, making the day worthwhile.
I must give it up for our intrepid visitors who support the Market through the worst weather days. Rara

David realizes that his roof leaks.

This guy swooped out of the sky in this getup-
claims it will revolutionize sky diving.

John and Tress never miss a Market.

See? We did have business.

Mo in a pensive moment.

Question-How do you sell handmade wool products in the rain?
Answer-Bring a cool tent.

Early Bird's last Market. Visit Dalia and co. at the Elliot Street Cafe.

Rain can't stop the radiance of these flowers.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Saturday Market, August 22. 2009

Rain! Finally! Falls! On! The! Market!

The first Market storm of the year didn't shrink the crowd. I think Market visitors must have missed the downpours we usually have throughout the season, and they came out this week just to have the rain experience.

We had some great thunder, lightning, and heavy rain. Wait-What's that is that thing you're not supposed to do in a thunderstorm?

That's right-you're not supposed to stand under a tree-oops!

"This is now a free concert. Mudslides will commence after Sha-Na-Na plays."

Here's Breadboy (with the orange insect wings) and friends, on a Superheroes monster bike ride. Filling in for Breadboy the past 2 Markets was HOT Breadboy.

This week's strolling minstrels.

"Listen closely, 007. If you play a suspended 4th arpeggio, whilst whistling 'Rule Brittania', the instrument turns into a high powered laser cannon, capable of vaporizing any given Prius."

Electric Plums!

Monday, August 17, 2009

Saturday Market, August 15, 2009

Whups! Maybe summer isn't over after all. I think we had the hottest day of the year Saturday. I had to keep my whoopie pies in the cooler to save them from getting mushy-first time this season. Everyone appreciated the sultry, if late, summer weather.
A great jazz combo played-fiddle, guitar, drums, and weird string bass thing. They were sooo...smooth, it really fit the lazy summer day. Market goers swayed to the beat, kids spun around and fell to the grass.

This should be the Market logo.

Kids love chicken-on-a-stick.

These are some talented dudes. That stick in a tub next to the guitar player is the weird string bass thing.

Aren't we green?!

The Wheel of Bread has returned!

Monday, August 10, 2009

Saturday Market, August 8, 2009

So I guess last Saturday was Vermont Summer at Market. This week's Market was cooler, sunny and breezy. We had tons of visitors. I ran out of everything. Many visitors walked by rocking the Gelato. All the farm produce seems to be in right now. We were blessed with the presence and talent of the Stockwell Brothers Band, playing great bluegrass music.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Saturday Market, August 1, 2009-A day in heaven

So here's the scene; The sun shines down, splashes the ground between trees, with temps in the mid 70s and a slight breeze. Little kids run around giggling, their parents sit on the grass or at tables watching them. Exotic smells emanate from Thai, Vietnamese, Indian, Malian, Turkish, etc. prepared food stands. In the middle of the Market space stands a group of women, Animatera(?), singing angelic sounding, a capella tunes. Everyone smiles.
Into that scene walks a young couple. They come up to my booth to get coffee and donuts. As the woman pours her coffee she looks around and says, "This must be what heaven is like". I couldn't agree more.