Other countries have been using outdoor markets for thousands of years. I can't imagine not having a farmer's market to go to. So glad to hear that the number of markets are on a significant up swing in the US.
Going to markets that have fresh fruits, vegetables, and other foods during summer and fall, is one of my favorite things of all time. How can you not love them? -by Pauline Boldt. a market in Tuscany.
On the route to L’Abbaye de Sainte-Croix : Aix-en-Provence. With its and century town houses, its maze of busy streets, its tiny squares with their fountains and the café terraces of its famous Cours Mirabeau, Aix-en-Provence