Farmer’s Market and Planting Flowers

There’s something about the atmosphere in market places…

In Helsinki I prefer to go to the farmer’s market in Hakaniemi. Berries and veggies are cheap and often good quality. I also like the cafés there, their prices are affordable and they also sell porridge and in the summer time soups for only a few euros per plates.

This time our main purpose was to find something nice to plant. My 3 yo negotiated with one of the sales people a deal where we got 7 small pots with some flowers I have never seen before (I certainly am not a gardener) for 5e, which we then planted together at home. A simple but fun way to spend a summer afternoon!


And here you’ll find an expat view on the market places in Finland and especially in Turku.


  1. […] the daffodils. It may even seem like I’m a bit of a gardener, since I’ve blogged about similar stuff before, but I can assure you I am not (to my mums big dismay. Even my almost 4 year old knows to ask me to […]

  2. […] Hakaniemi Farmer’s Market, I just love the atmosphere over there. Great cafes and affordable veggies grown closeby, and even porridge and/or soups for a few euro. Why not the Wholesale Markets by the presidential palace too, but they sell a lot more touristy stuff and have higher prices on meals as well. Not too sure about the price on the veggies. […]

  3. […] One of the markets, try some funny food, kalakukko or muikku (fish and another fish differently made) and inhale the […]

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