At the Baltimore market, with the sounds of overhead traffic from the JFX lingering in the air like distant cannon-fire, Mount Vernon resident Sam Jennings agreed. "It's a happening."
Local farmers' markets
Baltimore Farmers' Market: Holiday and Saratoga streets, under the Jones Falls Expressway viaduct; Sunday, 8 a.m.-noon; through Dec. 18; (410) 752-8632
Park Heights Community Farmers' Market: Park Heights Avenue at Pimlico Race Course; Wednesday, noon-6:30 p.m.; through Nov. 24; (410) 542-6610
32nd Street Farmers' Market: 400 block of E. 32nd Street near Greenmount; Saturday, 7 a.m.-noon; through Nov. 19; (410) 243-4492
Owings Mills New Town Farmer's Market: New Town Sports Center, Middlemill Road; Tuesday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; through Oct. 11; (410) 363-4663
Towson Farmers' Market: Allegheny Avenue between Washington and York roads; Thursday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; through Oct. 27; (410) 825-1144
For a complete listing, pick up a free copy of the Maryland Farmers' Market Directory at local public libraries or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Marketing Services Department, Attn: Maryland Farmers' Market Directory, Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry Truman Parkway, Annapolis 21401