It was a shock to walk down the Buyer's Walk this month. Spring brings a sudden lift in atmosphere. There's a lovely buzz of anticipation as the produce starts to roll in.
It's been the wettest winter since records began, but that's not dented the spirits of grocers like Barry Wadsworth.
It's hard to feel romantic after this month's rain and gales. Aside from pallets of strawberries, you won't find much evidence of Valentine's Day here.
So why do oranges blush? Don't worry – this is not a joke from a Christmas cracker.
A trip to the Market always makes me hungry. But when I spotted this mysterious message below, I became ravenous.
My monthly job is to chronicle what's in season in the Market with my pen and camera.
Obsessions can grip us all, as this photo shows – a keen amateur grower who is hooked on growing squash. He's even decorated his barn roof with the beauties.
For this month only, imagine a Neil Young soundtrack (with volume cranked up) alongside the words of your market report.
Here on the Market, every month brings its share of seasonal delights. But this August offers the most elusive sight of all – the lads in their summer outfits.
The first chunk of July is the best time on the Market, stuffed with colour and British produce.