To market, to market, to buy a fat pig,
Home again, home again, dancing a jig;
To market, to market, to buy a fat hog;
Home again, home again, jiggety-jog;
To market, to market, to buy a plum bun,
Home again, home again, market is done.
Farmers markets are amazing.
Ojai especially has a great one, filled with the freshest organic produce, meats, eggs, flowers, baked goods, and beauty products all from local farmers and companies. At a grocery store, so many things are labled "organic" and "natural" that you really don't know which one is truly the best for your health. At farmers markets, you can get to know the farmers and be sure you know what you are buying. Plus its really important to support local and small business farms.
The darlings at the Ojai Sugar stand sold me an amazing body scrub to my friend. Totally pure, and very good for skin, they have a wide variety of cleansing beauty products all made out of sugar.
Visit them at http://www.ojaisugar.com
I love stopping by the stand for Drake Family Farms, "where every goat has a name." Their goat cheese is to die for, my favorite flavor is honey aprocot! They started as a small farm in Utah and now have a local business in SoCal! Check them out here http://www.drakefamilyfarms.com
I Seriously love walking around all the stands and breathing in the atmosphere. A lot of times, live bands or singers come and play for your enjoyment! For the real organics, and lots of beautiful sights, swing by your local farmer's market. xoxo