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The One With Island East Markets

Island East Market

For the next three Sundays, the office district of Quarry Bay will turn into an enjoyable heaven of organic produce stalls and nick-knacks from local businesses. Eager to be a part of the action, I went down bright and early to Island East Markets on their first Sunday.

Island East Market

Over forty stalls dotted the area with colourful produce and crafts. Who would have thought organic vegetables can be this pretty? The farmers must have lugged their goods all the way from New Territories very early the morning; the cucumbers, spinach, lettuces, even bananas were looking good! The din was amicable as local farmers chatted with curious onlookers over the finer points of organic farming, while new visitors continue to stream in from Quarry Bay station.

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