Farmers Markets I Have Known

A history of family, ritual, and adventure through food

Brianna Conrey
6 min readJul 29, 2022

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Fresh cherry tomatoes, corn, and other vegetables at a farmers market
Photo by Anne Preble on Unsplash

When I was in high school, in small-town Oklahoma, one of my friends told me something bizarre: Every Saturday, if you went to the motel parking lot around 7 or 8 in the morning, you could buy vegetables out of strangers’ pickup trucks. Apparently the corn was the sweetest anyone had ever tasted. The watermelon wasn’t bad…

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Brianna Conrey

Family, relationships, and life after divorce with a twist of humor. Exploring happiness, creativity, and how to be a good person in a complicated world.