Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Farmer's Market, Tubingen

For a country known for its potatoes, Germany sure has some really fresh produce (even if at this time of year, the produce is coming in from Spain). One thing you will get fresh and locally grown are apples this time of year. And potatoes.

The farmers market in Tubingen is really close to where I stay and so I make it a point to go there at least once a week. They are up and running from 7 am to 1 pm on Mondays/Wednesday/Fridays. I did buy a couple of sausages at a convinience store the other day and ate just a quarter of one, and meat just doesnt agree with me anymore - feels alien after not having had it for so long! I gave the remains to a colleague, who will in turn get me some Glühwein and Sauerkraut tommorow. I'm also feeling a bit constipated - and I think it's because of that low-calorie sugar replacer pellets we have at our place - the honey's over and there is no regular sugar. So, I just had to get some honey from the farmers market today to see if that makes a difference!

Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen
Farmer's Market, Tubingen

Got myself some apricot jam, honey, yellow and red bell peppers and some salad leaves (don't know the name!). But was so impressed with the variety and freshness of the produce. Its got the Mumbai farmers market beat hands down.
Farmer's Market, Tubingen

21 comments:

Angie's Recipes said...

Love visiting farmer markets...the strawberries you bought are really big.

Zen said...

lol, yeah they are some big assed strawberries from Spain!

La Sopa de Tomate said...

It´s a amazing market thanks for share it

Sandra said...

Everything looks so vibrant and fresh. It'd be hard not to buy lots of goodies.

Bromography said...

A lovely market! It is one of the cleanest that I have ever seen!

Elyse @The Cultural Dish said...

Mmm I love going to farmer's markets! I always stock up! The buildings in the background of some of your pictures look beautiful too - Germany is next on my list of places to visit!

veggietestkitchen said...

what a beautiful square to have a farmer's market! it's so idyllic and dreamy. i'm a bit jealous actually ;)

for some reason, i thought you were in Mumbai. how are you liking Germany?

Kankana said...

so beautiful! If only I could wake up early one weekend and go visit the farmers market. They shouldn't close by afternoon you know!!

Tiffany said...

I love love love farmers markets! And I love visiting them when I travel! Your pictures are awesome!

mywanderingspoon said...

Love your post. It is pleasure to look at the different market photos from all around the world. Everything is so clean and nicely organized. Remember when I visited market in Vienna....few years in a back...lovely memories.

Torviewtoronto said...

beautiful pictures

Jill Colonna said...

AHA! Great to hear you're having fun on your travels. Sounds wonderful. Colourful market and particularly love the voilet carrots!

Susan said...

Your pictures brought back such good memories of our time in Weinheim, Germany and their weekly Farmer's Market in the Marktplatz! Thanks for the beautiful pictures!

Kate @ Diethood.com said...

I love love love outdoor farmer's markets. When I go to Macedonia, the first place I want to see is the outdoor farmer's/food market (looks just like the pictures above) and after that I go to visit my family! :))

Megan said...

I love the markets here in Paderborn, so I'm glad to hear that you're enjoying the same thing! The salad leaves you bought are Rucola in German, aka Arugala or Rocket in English. :) Viel Spass beim Einkaufem!

Shirley said...

Lovely pictures.

Sandy - Everyday Southwest said...

Wow! What beautiful pictures! I feel like I have been to the market with you!

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