The Art of the Farmers Market


Wandering through a Farmers Market in San Francisco I begin to see the art in the skillfully arranged stalls of produce.


I’ve never considered the artistry of those who bring the bounty of the fields to the streets of the City, to create their weekly masterpieces


The amiable vendors who I used to think of as the sales people, but now as artists


Each stall the work of an artisan



And then, when I’m out with a topic that is bubbling in my brain, there is always the wabi sabi




“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see” ~Edgar Degas

About Angeline M

Love travel and photography. Living in Northern California. Photos of locations visited are personal file photos.
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26 Responses to The Art of the Farmers Market

  1. Fresh … colorful … and … yummy. ~~ : – )


  2. My wife and I use to live in Walnut Creek and oh how I miss the farmer’s market. A native to the area myself, it’s hard being away from so much of the wonderful produce that is regularly available. Love the images of the swiss chard and asparagus.

    …thanks for the visit to my site and I’ll be sure to place you in my reader. Cheers!


    • Angeline M says:

      Walnut Creek! We love going there on weekends for lunch. We are definitely lucky here with the wonderful fresh produce. Isn’t that asparagus amazing? And the swiss chard, wow. Thanks for stopping by my blog, great to meet you here.


  3. Madhu says:

    A feast for all the senses! Nothing like a farmers market for photo ops and you have done a brilliant job πŸ™‚


  4. I love shopping at the farmers market. From time to time they arrange it in Oslo. I’ll try to visit one of them this summer.


  5. Love farmer’s markets – nothing better!! Love your photos Angeline, very beautiful πŸ™‚


  6. Paula says:

    Well, you make me see the art – the art of growing and the art of taking colourful photos…. I am smiling Angeline at the site of some of my favourite veggies πŸ™‚ πŸ˜€


  7. frizztext says:

    β€œArt is not what you see,
    but what you make others see”
    ~Edgar Degas
    you made us see…


  8. ChgoJohn says:

    With our farmers markets just starting to rev up, seeing the berries and vegetables is such a sight for winter-weary eyes. The vendors could throw things in a pile and I’d think them still beautiful. To be sure, it will be a different story in a month or so but, for now, it is such a beautiful sight.
    As for your market, yes, it looks beautiful but it was your eye that captured it in its best light. Very nicely done, Angeline.


  9. Amy says:

    Each stall the work of an artisan–very cool! Thank you for the market tour πŸ™‚


  10. Myaz_Nuggetz says:

    Reblogged this on Myaz_Nuggetz.


  11. ShimonZ says:

    Beautiful post. I love it.


  12. Just ravishing, no? So colourful and bountiful and beautiful! πŸ™‚


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