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Fish at Brookline Farmers Market

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chuck s Jul 7, 2006 02:12 PM

Had the fish from the fish lady for the second time. Last night I had the bluefish. Very fresh and delicious, at $8 a pound. Previously had the haddock and was very pleased. Nice addition to the market. Thursday has become fish day for us.

  1. BarmyFotheringayPhipps Jul 9, 2006 05:52 AM

    Oh good, I'd been wondering about her quality. Funny, I don't mind buying beef from the River Rock Farms stand or eggs from the Johnson's Dairy stand (I shop at both every week, in fact!), but I admit I'm a little squicked at the idea of buying fresh fish at a farmer's market. I bet it comes from when I was living in Corpus Christi and there were all these skeevy dudes selling "fresh" shrimp out of the backs of their pickups in 90-degree heat.

    1. itaunas Jul 7, 2006 04:45 PM

      Is that Globe Fish Co which also goes to the Arlington Farmer's market, Busa Farms (tuesdays), and lexington farmer's market (not certain if they still go there)? I believe its actually one of the processors at the seafood processing center, but the person who goes out refers to herself as fish lady.

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        chuck s Jul 8, 2006 05:36 PM

        Yes that's the one. And haven't found a bone yet.

      2. BobB Jul 7, 2006 04:33 PM

        Agreed, we grilled some of their cod last night and it was beautifully fresh - though we did have to pick out a few bones, the filleting was less than perfect.

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