To Market, to Market, with Our ABCs…

By Rita Buettner  |  Photos by Nick Alexopulos, '03, and Malia Leary

A’s for asparagus, apples so gold.


B is for bread, and the barbecue’s bold.

C is for cupcakes and chicken pot pie.


D’s for delicious sweet corn in July.

E is for earrings and eggs freshly laid.

F is for flowers so brightly displayed.


G is for Govanstowne, where every week


H is for hummus and honey boutique.


I is for ice cream, so fresh and rich.


J is for Jack scratching your grilled cheese itch.


K is for kale and for keepers of bees.


L is for loving fresh fruits and veggies.


M is for melons and meat—grass-fed beef.


N is for nectarines still with a leaf.


O is for hummus that’s spiked with Old Bay.


P is for peppers, just picked yesterday.


Q’s for a quart of your favorite sorbet.


R is for red that shouts, “Buy me today!”


S is for squash, such a cheery display.


T is for taste buds that tingle—hooray!


U is for under the tents kids find fun.


V’s for Vietnamese egg rolls—taste one!


W’s wishing for more market days.


X marks the spot where the bright Heirlooms blaze.


Y is for yams, plump and ready to bake,


And Z’s for zucchini and Zach’s veggie cake.

See which vendors are participating in the 2013 Govanstowne Farmers’ Market.

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