Farmers Markets – Culinary tourism at its best

A visit to a farmers market can tell you so much about the culture and the foods of an area. Whether or not you bring home some specialty items or fresh produce, you’ll enjoy the color, the friendly farmers and the photo opportunities as you peruse the colorful stands of the market.

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Autumn Apple Tours in Southernmost Illinois

Southernmost Illinois apple orchards, chocolate and hot peppers are ready for your fall harvest trip. Get the best, fresh and locally made. Make a day trip out of your apple orchard tour with these country drives. Southernmost Illinois orchards grow several apple varieties, so the apple season stretches out through to the chilly November weather. The region’s rich agricultural lands guarantee that you will find more than just apples on your day trip.

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The sweet life in Testaccio

A great reason for a morning walk along the Tiber is to check out the Testaccio Market, which sells everything from shoes to housewares to books to fish.

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Ann Arbor Michigan – A real summer experience

Visit Ann Arbor and you will savor the joys of a traditional summer. I found luscious locally grown vegetables, open air cafe’s and a vibrant life only to be found where people value the few months of summer that come each year. There is a special joy in Ann Arbor summer life.

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