Public transport here is such a joke. For example, on Saturday I waited half an hour for a bus that never turned up. I walked back home from the bus stop in a very grumpy mood and called the Adelaide Metro hotline to complain. The woman on the line told me there was nothing they could do. Ok...then why have a hotline?!
The market was so much fun! Ok, a market at the showgrounds is not the same as a European market held in a 1,000 year old town square, but it was the closest I was going to get! Alan joined me at the market and we went from stall to stall buying items for our tea.
On this beautiful sunny Sunday there were organic fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products, meats, cheeses, breads and sweets available for sale. All the stall holders were cheerful and there was an atmosphere there that you will never find at a supermarket and that I sadly do not find at the Central Market each time I visit.
Carrots with leaves! They look so much prettier this way
The prices at the market are very reasonable. Real tomatoes were for sale at around $3/kg. At the supermarket you pay $5 for tomatoes that taste like a mix of icecubes and cardboard! By purchasing your groceries at a market like this, your money is going straight to the farmer and not to supermarket rent. You also receive a smile when you buy something...not a groan or the evil eye.
Ooooo nashi pears! My new favourite fruit
Chocolate covered figs Mmmm
Alan could not resist the Mille Feuille from, From Scratch Patisserie. Although it looks as if it is made from Weetbix, it is very soft and delicious
Display of all things sweet at the Chocoholics Synonymous stall
Adelaide Showground Farmers Market
Where: Leader Street, Goodwood
When: Sunday 9.00-13.00
Other: Beware - there is a lot of traffic around Leader Street. It is probably better to park further away and walk.Website <-click oto the left