Am I in Havana or Manhattan? How Farmers Markets Supply Local Color
June 23, 2015
I love farmers markets: the colors, the bicycles, the social milieu, the farmers, the restauranteurs buying produce. My Moon PR office was located at Union Square West in New York City for 20 years, the site of the Union Square Greenmarket. I’ve had nearly 7,000 days strolling through Union Square on the lookout for dinner and friendly banter. When I travel, I always search out the farmer’s markets for some local color. The Project of Public Places, a nonprofit devoted to placemaking, found that a farmers market customer has an average number of 15-20 social interactions versus 1-2 at a grocery store.
On my recent trip to Cuba, I visited the farmers market in Old Havana and have included pictures from both the Union Square Greenmarket in New York City and the Havana market. See if you can tell which photos are from which place.
Many images are taken with the iPhone 6plus. Some are taken with the Canon EOS 5D MarkIII.
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Local farmer’s markets are my favorite go to places whenever I
am in a new city.
These photos are gorgeous
I’m able to guess the ones in Cuba…
I’ve just added go to the Farmers Market to my
TO DO list. Happy picking
Penelope! Happy this post inspired you to put on your to-do list! Thanks for reading…. Happy weekend.
Thank you so much. YOU have gorgeous photos…..enjoying yours too. @disqus_Yr1zeBfSTx:disqus
The warm and spirit of Cuba is indescribable, inclusive in a farmer market. We willcome back soon. Besos friend.
Thank you, Wini. We will get back to continue our Cuba story. Love, Nancy @winifredtoro:disqus
These images are amazing!
Thank you for all of your great support, and thank you! PS Your IG photos are awesome! @mara_mcewin:disqus
These are gorgeous images. I can’t tell which are from NY and which are from Cuba!
Hey there, appreciate you looking through. I can give you a cheat sheet if you want. See you in NYC soon. @karennedlerquinn:disqus
I, too, love Farmer’s Markets. The abundance astounds me, especially in Cuba. Wasn’t that a great experience to see? I could have done without the meat market, but oh well.
Thanks for supporting my blog posts, means a lot. I saw those meat markets all through Spain this month, so over the top.
Such a great idea to mix the two – love these!
Hello and thank you as usual. I see so many comparisons as I travel, next up comparing some of the street art….xxxx @disqus_Apugg9ZLwB:disqus
Wonderful selection of your photos Nancy! Really love farmer’s markets too.
I could write a book on farmers markets, I know you could too! Love seeing your images on FB, I would like to see you with a blog now. 🙂
Maybe I should start one on the Prodanza Project?