On the far corner of the Riverwalk Farmer’s Market lay a simple, single table stall. Across it are several boxes of mushrooms. Portabellas, criminis, shitakes. It is easy to walk past. You could, after all, get those things at the grocery store. But why? Why not just get them from a local seller.
Davidson Exotic Mushrooms are priced competitively with the same varieties as I could get them in the grocery store. What’s more is that they are a cornerstone of my weeknight meals, and now I know that I can get them at a local seller. This is the kind of service that I am unused to seeing at a farmer’s market. I’ve never been able to get mushrooms at a farmer’s market.
He even has a card available with his number so you can ask him to hold onto a certain amount of mushrooms if you can’t make it early. I love this guy. He makes my mushroom stroganoff that much better.
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