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Farmers' Market Etiquette

Farmers' Market Etiquette

This post sounds a little intimidating, or perhaps snobby? Yet, farmers’ markets can actually be a snapshot about people and our society in general.  The good and the not so great!  Most of the time it is a pleasure to be a vendor at a market. People are attending because they want to be there…

In Conversation: The Shoppers

In Conversation: The Shoppers

In our first conversation post, we wanted to talk about the visitors to the markets. Below you will see both our takes on what we see at different markets, what we’ve learned from them (and about them), and more! Mom/Laurie:  Considering the fact that I never really liked to go these types of events, or…

The Farmer's Market Community

The Farmer's Market Community

The farmer’s market is a community in of itself with rules, whether spoken or not, to help it thrive and therefore, be successful.  Really just like everyday life!  Follow the rules, everything is good. Our first venture, outside of the antique fair, was quite intimidating.  This particular farmer’s market was a highly successful one, although…

Why are we Simple?

Why are we Simple?

First things first! We love baking homemade cookies and brownies, along with selling and developing a relationship with our customers, even if it is only for the moment and a single transaction.  Something about real-time, personal interaction with humans, and of course, the non-human, four-pawed kind, is actually pretty special. Many times though, our conversation…