We buy our veggies from Lorenz and Hildegard Schuster.
They live in our village and you'll find them on the market in Mainz on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
They only sell what they grow, so if you want papayas, pineapples and coconuts, you'll have to look elsewhere.
(Until global warming turns the Rhine valley into a tropical paradise, of course...)
So eat your carrots. It'll help you see better in the dark
And if you believe that, I'll have to enlighten you - it's one of the better urban legends.
What actually happened is that the Brits had developed airborne interception radar in the early days of world war 2 and needed to disquise the real reason for their nightfighters' increased success rates. So the disinformation machine got cranked up and pictures were taken of gallant fighter aces merrily chomping away on carrots.
And everyone believed it
There you just do go...