by Steven Doyle
Spring is in full swing and that means it is time for all the beautiful farmer’s markets to begin showing their wares. There are many to choose from across our city’s landscape, and the newest addition brings us to Trinity Groves. What better reason to make the Margaret Hunt-Hill Bridge crossing than to check out all the many restaurants, and on the first, second, and third Sundays between 10am and 3pm, dozens of pop up tents with a bounty of fresh produce and local goods produced by your neighbors.
We checked out the market this past Sunday to find many interesting vendors set up in front of the main building in Trinity Groves, just past the line of restaurant patios. Here you can sample great baked goods from Village Baking Company, or grab a shot of java from Noble Coyote Roasters.
We also spotted Martin’s Biscotti, which bakes these delicious little ginger snaps that you will want to load up on for the week. Another renowned local baker has a tent at the new market, Paul Wackym. Paul is easy to find as he always dons his signature hat and flower, and sits perched smiling in front of his many flavors of cookies. The tiny and crisp cookies come in many flavors, including my new obsession: cinnamon kettle corn. The cookie has this unusual texture made from masa, and that also imparts a crazy good kicked up flavor.
You can find plants, honey, interesting pottery, and so much more including organic produce.
Be sure to make the trip over the bridge for brunch at one of the many restaurants and pay a visit to the new market.