Wednesday 24 August 2011
Local produce coming by canal to Paris
Volunteers with the Marché sur l'eau unload vegetables from a barge on the Bassin de La Villette in Paris
Sarah Elzas
By Sarah Elzas

Food markets in Paris over the summer are full of produce, but much of it comes from Spain or Italy. Consumers are increasingly interested in home-grown fruit and veg, and to meet this demand, a group has started a market selling vegetables from small famers from the Paris region. And the city's canals are keeping it afloat.
 

 

 

 

 

 

tags : Food - France - Paris
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