From this older man I bought a jar of pasta sauce for 8 bucks. I passed on the butter because we didn't need it yet, but I bought the sauce because we got into a conversation about canning, and his happy chickens and food in general; I felt bad about walking away empty handed but I wasn't paying $4.50 for a dozen eggs! I figure we will need the pasta sauce soon enough...
So today's haul bought 5 blue potatoes, 5 creamy red potatoes (and I don't mean little red potatoes for boiling, I mean red fleshed potatoes for making pink mashed potatoes) and 3 thick carrots from the potato lady. I don't remember the name of the farm but I will write it down next week. The potato lady is in her 50's and didn't grow up on a farm. In fact she divorced her first husband because he "just didn't get good food- he wouldn't eat blue potatoes because they were blue!"
Grand total on my potato haul? 5 bucks
I also bought a jar of apple cider molasses for $7.00. I like molasses and am intrigued by the apple cider base. I am not opening this jar though until our store bought runs out, and since the seller had only 3 jars left I figured I should get it while it was possible. I also bought black currant apple cider for $3.00
What else? oh 4 kaiser rolls for $2.00 and oyster mushrooms for 2 meals at $7.00 (they were 8 bucks per half pound)
Grand total of the Farmer's market trip? $32.00....The food should last us just under two weeks even with Jude starting solid food.