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Vegetables Old and New at the Boulder County Farmers' Market

(post, Cristin Couzens)

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Despite winds strong enough to knock me off balance, I strolled enthusiastically along the rows of vendors at the Boulder County Farmers’ Market this past weekend.  It was Opening Day. Farmers’, out of touch since the Fall, greeted each other with questions like “how’d your bees do over the winter?” And they graciously answered my questions as I tested out my accumulated veggie knowledge after almost a year of vegetable exploration.

“You stored this over the winter, right?” I asked about the potatoes.  Last year at this time, I’d thought they’d been pulled fresh out of the ground.  I perused the market, self-administering a veggie quiz along the way.  

Grown fresh or stored?

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