May 27, 2009 | Tips from Travellers >
Golden, Farms & Markets
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There is no better time than summer to eat locally grown food. And farmers' markets are the best way to get those rich nutrients and full flavours into your mouth. So while you are touring around BC this season, keep your eyes open for locally grown produce and other local goods.
The Golden Farmers' Market begins June 24 and runs every Wednesday from 2 to 7 pm every Wednesday. Here you will find a selection of fresh fruits and vegetables from several local growers, as well as artisans' wares including pottery, soaps, jewellery, art photography, woodwork and more. Locally produced honey is a popular choice for market-goers. Artisan breads and home made pies are other favourites.
The smell of hotdogs with fried onions in the air and the sounds of live music all add to the delicious-ness and fun of the Market every Wednesday in the summer. For more info see www.goldenfarmersmarket.com. For more to do while in Golden, visit www.tourismgolden.com.