Monday, 26 January 2009

Market


The Public Market is the reason the majority of folks visit Granville Island. We have two or three year-round markets of this type in Metro Vancouver but this is the largest.

I haven't explored many public markets but I would say it could be larger than Grand Central Market in LA and roughly the same size as Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. Although I tended to get lost in Reading Terminal so I could be mistaken. 

Pike Place Market in Seattle is a different beast altogether. Bigger or smaller? I don't know but PPM is certainly more famous and livelier. There is no fish tossing at Granville Island Public Market. Chuck is the expert on Pike Place Market, check out his recent video.

I have milked Granville Island for all it's worth for one go. I have no clue what is up for tomorrow.





9 comments :

Virginia said...

Well there's always that skillet of rice photo for tomorrow. Or, you can have the photo of my new bamboo table. Either one will get you few if any hits. :)

THis market looks great. I'd like some of those cherries. They look delicious!! You got all artsy with that shot, W!

Hilda said...

The chocolates, bread and berries look sooo yummy! Looks like a wonderful place to shop!
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Chuck Pefley said...

Granville Island Market is a special place. Very different from Pike Place, yet in many way quite similar. Markets in general are nice because the majority of the time they put the consumer in direct contact with the producer. Nice series you've done.

Rob (Inukshuk Adventure) said...

I have so enjoyed revisiting Granville Island through your series. It's a favourite spot to visit when I'm in Vancouver.

Laurie said...

These Granville shots have been so much fun, Wayne. I never visited there when I was in Vancouver. (And now I really want to visit that market.)

Jackie said...

I've enjoyed your series from Granville Island very much :)

Babzy said...

i love markets , beautiful shots of fruits and vegetables but my eyes were captivated by the chocolate ;)

Corey Templeton said...

Looks like a great place, nice shots!

PinkPanthress said...

The capture of the cherries and different sorts of berries is so delicious and colourful! ^_^