Tom Moggach's blog

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [FEB]

"You won't have seen this one before," says one grocer, walking past. In his hand is a snake fruit – pictured below – with its remarkable scaly skin:

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [JAN]

How did you mark the New Year? Bizarrely, I ended up in Russia, where a trip to the local fruit and veg market was a real eye-opener.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [DEC]

The weather is getting chilly and the bobble hats are out in force. Recognise any of these stylish gentlemen on the Market?

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [NOV]

I love this time of year, with summer firmly behind us. On the Market, it's when the weird and wonderful get their time in the spotlight.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [OCT]

It was sealed with a kiss. Summer finally left us with a last lovely smacker of September sunshine – kindly acted out below by Adrian Conway and Marzena.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [SEP]

As summer edges into autumn, it's a terrific time to enjoy both classic produce and some more unusual nuggets.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [AUG]

The recent scorching weather means early trips to market are a cool and tranquil start to the day, long before the towering cranes nearby swing into action …

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [JUL]

Biggest surprise of The World Cup? "That it wasn't so hot. I thought I'd be wearing t-shirts and shorts," says Terry, who I bumped into shopping on the Buyer's Walk.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [JUN]

What does the Market have in common with Robbie Williams, Victoria Beckham and Kate Moss? They are all forty years old, apparently.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [MAY]

It's all systems go. Asparagus is flooding in from all over – more on this prize crop later …