Fresh fruit always hits the spot

When we visit the Regional Market, you can be sure that my dear wife Karen and I return with fresh fruit from our Central New York farmers. A bucket of blueberries, though, would stretch our too tummies past our limits. I had already declared my intention to bring home a small handful of peaches. We…

Scratch and sniff at the Regional Market

My dear wife Karen’s hopes as we walked around the sheds of the Regional Market this past weekend was to find some nice orange day lilies for the backyard of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. Not to be found. Apparently we had the wrong time of the warm season. You’ll have…

Our Regional Market remains globally relevant

It took my dear wife Karen and I at least half a summer this year, but we finally took our trip to visit the Regional Market. As we crossed the road from the outer, easier parking lot, I was struck by the symmetry of the closest shed. Yes, we found other things than the flowers…

A trio to fill in the gaps

Here are the three plants my dear wife Karen decided we’d take home from the Regional Market to help complete the first-growing-season stocking of our gardens of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. One is a perennial, the other two annuals. I’m a stay-with-us guy. Karen says we can always get more…

Shopping the Regional Market for flowers

We haven’t yet taken our spring trip to the Regional Market, my dear wife Karen reminded me. I agreed. And I knew what she wanted to spend our Saturday morning doing. Up and down the sheds we walked, searching for just the right ones. Hover over a gallery photo for a description. Click on an…

From soap to nuts, we find it at the Regional Market

I can’t quite believe it took us until July to make it to Syracuse’s bustling Saturday Regional Market this year. At least it was the start of July. My dear wife Karen and I took off early from the Little Bitty the first day of the Fourth of July Weekend to walk the sheds and…