Food shops

Honest2Goodness Market

by Kristin on May 2, 2013

I have high expectations when it comes to farmers’ markets. Before I moved to Ireland I was living in Madison, the capital city of Wisconsin and home to the biggest producer-only farmers’ market in America. With 300 vendors, it completely encircles the huge capitol building and has everything you could possible need or want and […]


In the 1970s, there were only a few people making farmhouse cheese in Ireland. Today, though, there are around 50 artisan cheesemakers producing 130 different cheeses, so there’s more choice and variety than ever. But with so much choice, it can be hard to know where to start or what to choose, so I met […]


After living in Ireland for over a decade, I shop more like a European than an American when it comes to food. There are plenty of big supermarkets here, including a nice one in my town and a big Tesco Extra nearby that’s open 24/7 (which is rare in Ireland), and even though I do […]