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Every Month on the 21st is the giant flea market at Toji Temple.


We should have gotten up earlier because we weren’t able to get around to see everything, but we started at the right end where there was seeds, plants, and garden stuff. 


We couldn’t find pumpkin seeds as they were out of season, but did get some seeds of vegetables they grow here late in the fall and winter. Hopefully we’ll be able to check out another couple of seed stores before we go. 

Anyway we found a lot of other stuff – clothes, utensils, food etc.

Used kimonos

Traditional garden pants


Roasted broad beans for a snack

Hot amesake with ginger for a pick me up.


And if that’s not enough there’s the ubiquitous coffee shop. 

After missing it last year we were back at Kromsta Marknad for the forth time. 


The weather was great, lots of people and very good sales. 

Next weekend – Fermentations Festival!

I’m back at Fyris Farmers Market after 3 weeks at other markets. It’s grey and drizzly, but it’s going pretty good. 

Mixed and ready for fermentation. 

Sometimes there’s a small amount that doesn’t fit and is put into a smaller jar. This time I added some garlic, ginger and fresh cayanne pepper, just to see/taste how it turns out. 


It will be good to have some miso ready for sales in september 2 years from now. 

Today is the day for the yearly harvest festival market at Wik. 


Better than ever!

The saturday market at Fyristorg is warming up. More and more seasonal flowers and vegetables are coming and starting to supersede the potatoes, sauerkraut and cinnamon rolls. 

The annual Morhers Day Buffet is enjoying very nice weather this year. 

Fyristorg (Fyris Market in Uppsala) today. My first market this year. 

I have some pumpkins left and of course all the pickles including miso. 


There are a few flakes of snow in the air. Hope the costomers dare come out in this weather.  

While my 23rd batch of koji is growing well, I make my 6th batch of miso this season.  



That sounds like alot, but it’s not much work or time spent. If I was making for my family and friends, I would only make alot less. 5 batches of koji and 5 of various types of miso would be more than enough. But I make most of it for selling at the farmers market in Uppsala (Fyris Market).

And I’m not done yet. I have to make more than last year, as sales are increasing . I have to think ahead – 2 years ahead. 

One more barley miso – a standard 2 year barley miso with herbs. 


That is: 1 kilo swedish soybeans, 1 kilo barley koji, 460 grams seasalt with 6 garlic cloves and a deciliter each of thyme, basil and oregano. 



So far, I have made more than 10 kilos of barley koji and 3 batches of barley miso (1 with herbs). I have used 3 kilos of barley koji for miso, sold 1 and have 6 kilos left for sales and making more miso in the fall.