Cherries are here!

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After a long wait the cherry season is here! Unfortunately most of the cherry trees lost their fruit in a late spring frost, but a few survived and are full of lovely cherries!

On another note the currants have also arrived, I wish cherries grew as easily as currants.

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Roadside Stands

I grew up in Nashville, TN, home to a great farmers market and not far from the countryside. As a child my mother used to take us to a roadside farm stand on highway 100, where we bought seasonal, local produce. Not sure if it’s still there, but I hope so!

Here in Denmark, farming is still a big part of life, and roadside stands are very common. The stands come in all shapes and sizes, and in the summer you will find, potatoes, strawberries, peas, flowers, honey and handmade crafts. However, one quality sets these roadside stands apart from their American counterparts – Trust – no one works the stands, just drop your payment in the locked metal box. It’s refreshing to see honesty and trust still exist, and hopefully no one takes advantage of it.