Nothing beats a beautiful, sunny Sunday at the Ballard Farmers Market, and May 3rd did not disappoint. With more farmers returning every week, and more and more crops coming in, the Market is bursting with life.
May is a month dominated by spring greens at the Market, as we begin our annual trek through the color-coded rainbow of Northwest produce seasons. This week greeted us with baby bok choy at Full Circle, head lettuce at Colinwood, spring kale at Alm Hill and leeks at Anselmo's. And, of course, there was plenty of asparagus to be found at Alm Hill, Alvarez, Ayala and Magana farms.
Those lucky enough to catch the impromptu duet of local blues boy, Tyler Morgan, and Cleveland blues man, Wallace Coleman, in front of the Guitar Emporium enjoyed the kind of musical treat that is becoming more and more common at the Market.
Greens, blues, and even this gorgeous, white cauliflower from Nash's graced the Market this week. And one very bright patch of red, too.