Yee-Haw and… The County Fair

Would you believe that this…

Came from the same place as this?

Yes, healthy choices were made today at the famous Grange Fair. My husband and I found a place that sells fruit cups, of all things, amidst other options such as:

We were happy to see that the Crepe Booth returned from last year. I love watching crepes quickly cook:

I had mine filled with vegetables, pesto and cheese. It came in fairly environmentally-friendly packaging! A small cone of wax paper, with a few napkins. (Sorry – no photo. Didn’t want to get crepe filling juice on the camera!)

The fair brings out glorious products of nature, in full display:


Ever see oblong watermelons?

I was entertained by some produce that was characterized as ‘vegetable freaks’:

One of my favorite parts of the fair are the beautiful ‘market baskets’. Here’s an award-winning one:

There’s signs of the seasons here. When our nation used to need to do this to make food last:

Oh the things that the sunshine gives us! To last the whole year through.

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3 responses to this post.

  1. Looks like fun! I was actually just out at a festival and they had funnel cake there too (but sadly, no crepes). I love your vegetable freaks photos!!

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  2. No, I cant believe it! wow that looks like so much fun. They dont have many things like this in LA. All those canned goods are so fascinating! but that veggie freak is kinda scary, like a tumor!

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  3. Posted by greensandjeans on August 29, 2010 at 4:57 pm

    Haha, I like the freaky tomato!

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