Friday, June 3, 2011

Tokyo's Farmers Markets: June

The rainy season is underway, but that doesn't mean any shortage of markets around the city. Come find seasonal favorites like ume or a handful of growers offering an early taste of summer favorites like tomatoes or sweet corn!

Sunday, June 5th and Sunday, June 19th
11am to 5pm
Another fun farmers market in an area chock full of things to do. After picking up a daikon and perhaps some purple carrots for dinner, head on over to Afuri Ramen for a bowl of their signature yuzu dish!

Kichijoji Market
Saturday, June 18th and June 19th
11am to 5pm
We visited this market last month for the first time, and found it a great alternative in one of Tokyo's hippest spots.

Sunday, June 26th
10am to 4pm Rain or shine!
Always worth the trip, this market offers up only organic and fair trade fruits, vegetables, and other goods in such a fun way that it's worth a rather long train ride on your day off. I'm planning to go again this month, so let me know if you care to join me!

Every Saturday and Sunday in June
11am to 5pm
Held periodically throughout the year, this one is just starting to really kick it this month. I'm hoping to go, but I'd be glad for an update, too!

Every Saturday in June
10am to 2pm
Another hip spot to visit in Tokyo with a market! Updates or photos would all be welcome news.

Every Saturday and Sunday in June
11am to 5pm
Like Kichijoji's market, this one can be found near the Marui shop. Another one that seems to be jumping into high gear this month, I'd love to hear a report if any one goes.

Got a farmer's market in your area? Whether it's Tokyo or not, I'd love to know about it!

2 comments:

Anjuli said...

If I were there I would be trying to visit as many Farmer's Markets as I could!!

Joan Lambert Bailey said...

I'm sure you would! It's so much fun.