The last of the summer's soft fruit decorates a cake celebrating one man's 52-year stint on the Market.
You know autumn is creeping in when the first squashes hit the Market:
Who can help? What's this strange, fuzzy object? It's not often I'm left entirely baffled on Buyers' Walk....
There's plenty of perks from these bright summer mornings on the Market – not least the opportunity for a spot of football practice.
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.
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:
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."
It's a relief when the seasons behave. This month, it feels like spring has just about arrived on time.
"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:
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.