Friday, June 18, 2010

Sunday Market

I know I have posted photos of the Sunday market in St. Antonin before. That was, of course, when I was still in the states & dreaming of being in France. Those were older photos, some even came from the internet, I believe. These, on the other hand, were taken just last Sunday. What can I say, I love everything about going to the market every Sunday.




I love the market for it's shear beauty, for the colors, the shapes, & of course, for the produce.




I love the the variety of olives. Only a few, of the many varieties, are pictured here.




I am so happy to be in this part of France, early enough for the cherries, this year. They are so beautiful & so good!




I couldn't resist these colorful baskets. Although, I have two useful canvas shopping bags, I may have to invest in one of these. But which one? I love how everyone really uses their special baskets & bags to do their shopping. So old fashion, & yet, so "au courant" at the same time.




How could you not love the artistry of these wonderful cheeses.




Most of all, I just love the earthy simplicity of the Sunday market in
St. Antonin.
Location:France

4 comments:

  1. This would be a great subject for a serie paintings!
    Wish I was there....France is definitly our favourite country!
    And most of all I love the markets!!!

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  2. love the photos, I also go to the farmers market here in greece and it looks pretty much the same the olives the veggies ,the seasonal fruit, just the greatest stuff . take care theodora

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  3. seems like a fun place to be♪

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