Sunday, May 26, 2013

Have You Hugged Your Farmer Today?

Janine Pineo Photo | A dinner-plate size leaf of spinach from Parker Family Farm

• By Janine Pineo •

The rain did not deter me from my appointed rounds Friday.

I wouldn’t let it.

My day started with breakfast with a friend so we could catch up after a few months’ absence. Then I zipped to the bank before heading over to my friend Melissa’s yarn shop, Spin A Yarn, in Brewer because I realized I needed to make a gift for a little person who hasn’t quite arrived yet.

With the pattern chosen and the yarn selected, I waxed on about my next destination for that afternoon, the Hampden Farmers Market.

Who knew a person could be so excited to be heading to a farmers market?

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