Share your favorite farm or garden poem! Send your old-time favorite, or an original poem to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will feature them on our website, share them through our FaceBook page, or have copies posted around the Market — look for the bright green poetry papers as you shop!
Here are a few samples of Haiku poetry from last year. The Japenese form of these poems follow strict rules — the format consists of three sentences, each containing five, seven, and five syllables.
Pop open pea pods
Set free some plump round voyeurs –
Peeping toms in green.
“Best I ever had”
Said the man to his new bride,
Tasting her cooking.
Food for the body
So tempting to the spirit.
The table is set.
A child’s game,
I press the balloon against my tongue.
Pop! The tomato bursts.
Thank you, God, I farm.
Music at this event is by Paul Hubert, who performs on guitar, harmonica, banjo and vocals. Paul highlights exciting original tunes and unique covers, distilling a wide range of American musical forms from folk and blues to old-timey and pop into a truly personal, one-of-a-kind style. This guy is a whole buncha fun to listen to – stop on by! Better yet, pull up a seat at one of our picnic tables, and have a good nosh while you enjoy the music.
This is the absolute height of the Market season! Why not bring a friend, or two, and bring home enough tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, onions, and garlic to make a magnificent pot of sauce? You can all share in the chopping, cooking and cleanup, toast yourselves with a good glass of wine (which you can also get at the market), put on the pasta pot, slice the bread and cheese (find them at the market? Check and check!) and have yourself a FEAST! Pack up the leftovers, everyone takes some home, and you have reaped the benefits of not only gooood food, but goooood company. WIN and WIN!!