farmer’s markets

Eating on the Road? Don’t Forget Farmer’s Markets!

Posted on 10/5/2011 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

TravelWhen these two baby boomers are visiting an exciting destination, one of the very first stopping places scheduled in our travel itinerary is always the local farmers’ market. Here are just a few of the many reasons this has become a tradition in our travels: It’s a wonderful opportunity to mingle with the locals. If you’re a photographer, you will absolutely love the many colorful objects and people to fill your lens. It’s healthy for you! We will quite often …

Making Food A Mission

Posted on 04/19/2011 by |Volunteering | Comments

VolunteeringAre you a foodie? Do you know a foodie? This is a word, thanks to two of my colleagues, Tammy and Alejandra that I’m learning more about. They like to try new restaurants, unique recipes and shop for fresh food at their local farmers’ markets. I’m intrigued and inspired by their blog posts, photos and their love of food, because, well, I enjoy eating it – although I am starting to branch out and try new restaurants. So while searching for …