Tom Moggach's blog

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [JUN]

It's a dazzling time at the Market, as the vibrant colours of June's fruit and veg help to wake you up in these drowsy early hours.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [MAY]

May is when the growing season shifts up a gear, bringing a blast of colour to lift the spirits.

Edible flowers are the most obvious display of the summer to come:

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [APR]

So what's hot to trot at the Market this month? "People are going mad for Jersey's," says Scott at P & I. "People are fighting for them. As soon as they come in they go out."

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report [MAR]

It's a relief when the seasons behave. This month, it feels like spring has just about arrived on time.

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.