One vendor had a great display of heirloom tomatoes, including big, ripe Cherokee Purple, Great White, and big pinks and bicolors. (Of course I didn't purchase any - nor will we need to buy tomatoes for the next 1-2 months...). Lots of peppers and eggplant - and then there is corn. Last two weeks I tried some, white corn - both times we were disappointed (big kernels, tough skins, lacking depth of flavor and sweetness). I gave it one more try this morning, a yellow/white bicolor. We shall see! Of course there was lots more to purchase - cukes, onions, green beans, summer squash - and more.....but the joy of having a big garden is being able to just spot shop for those things we are not growing.
Friday mornings are a perfect time for this trip - not a fraction of the crowds (or parking frustration) that happens on Saturdays - and though warm and muggy, the usual breeze was blowing through the building. The people who choose to do this for a living - grow and sell produce - work very, very hard. Be sure to give them your business!