The Saturday Market in Santa Barbara takes place in a parking lot a few blocks off of downtown. Linda and I went on Saturday, February 8, 2014.

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On January 26, 2008, I walked around the Chinese food market area up the hill from Chinatown around Stockton Street in San Francisco. Read the rest of this entry »

On January 26, 2008, Linda and I went to the famous Saturday Farmer’s Market in and around the old Ferry Building at the Embarcadero at the end of Market Street in San Francisco. Inside the building contains many food shops and restaurants which are open daily. I had feared that the stalls and tents outside would not be active on this winter day with rain threatening, but there were plenty of farmers and other vendors with products which grow in the Northern California winter: many kinds of root vegetables, greens, cabbages, late fruit etc. Read the rest of this entry »