St. Jacobs Farmers' Market

March 21, 2010

Fresh tomatoes, mushrooms, and other farm products sold by the wicker basket.Fresh tomatoes, mushrooms, and other farm products sold by the wicker basket.

St. Jacobs is a community north of Waterloo, about an hour drive from Guelph, famed for its Mennonite heritage. The farmer’s market nearby sells fresh farm products, crafts and other oddities that one can expect from a community market.

One of the larger vendors selling baking goods and a large variety of homemade jams.One of the larger vendors selling baking goods and a large variety of homemade jams.

Close-up of the variety of baking goods sold, including a pickle stick that is proven popular.Close-up of the variety of baking goods sold, including a pickle stick that is proven popular.

A large variety of homemade jams available at St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market.A large variety of homemade jams available at St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market.

An Amish woman tends to her craft store.An Amish woman tends to her craft store.

Colorful handcrafted mugs for sale at a coffee shop.Colorful handcrafted mugs for sale at a coffee shop.

A young girl carried on the shoulder as she meanders through the crowd. Using a stroller in the crammed market is a bad idea.A young girl carried on the shoulder as she meanders through the crowd. Using a stroller in the crammed market is a bad idea.

Young planters for sale in the Farmers’ Market.Fresh, young planters for sale in the Farmers’ Market.

Strawberries for sale in the market, at $1 for each basket.Strawberries for sale in the market, at $1 for each basket.

A decorative wicker basket accents the fruit stall.A decorative wicker basket accents the fruit stall.

Hundreds of cheap sunglasses for sale outside the market.Hundreds of cheap sunglasses for sale outside the market.

A man applies ketchup onto his serving of fresh-cut fries.A man applies ketchup onto his serving of fresh-cut fries.

Baskets of apples for sale outside the market.Baskets of apples for sale outside the market.

An Amish woman tends to her vegetable stall.An Amish woman tends to her vegetable stall.

An Amish man selling maple syrup, St. Jacobs traditional product.An Amish man selling maple syrup, St. Jacobs traditional product.

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