I am thrilled to welcome author and photographer Christine Chitnis as a guest blogger! She is the author of Markets of New England, newly released by The Little Bookroom. The images in her book are gorgeous and colorful, and they remind me of summers I spent up in Maine as a kid. Please read as Christine describes here amazing journey researching and writing this lovely, lovely book. And visit her wonderful blog, Lavender and Limes.
The Colorful Markets
Wilklow Orchards is the anchor of the Ft. Green Greenmarket, with several tables loaded with their fresh produce. They have an incredible variety of heirloom tomatoes, with sliced up, juicy samples for you to try. These beauties come in any number of colors, sizes, and shapes, and they all taste like the perfect tomato. There are no bitter, industrial, strip mined Roma tomatoes in this bunch. The tomato pictured is the Black Prince, which is originally from Russia, with it