Three weeks ago we told you that The Pea Man (aka Thomas McCarthy of Woodside Greenhouse, Caroline County) said he should be bringing peas in about three weeks. Three weeks later he brought peas. By 10 a.m. all of his peas were gone. And so was he. He'll be back next week with more peas.
Still, the market seemed especially crowded on Mother's Day, and the craft booths were doing brisker business than usual. Baltimore Sun contributor John Houser III checked out the market's new pizza vendor, Pizza Ruby, which has just stepped in for the departed Red Zebra. Houser got the special Gee Train pizza with mozzarella, olive oil, sea salt, fresh arugula, Parmigiano-Reggiano and fresh lemon juice. He said it was phenomenal.