As revealed by DailyMail, Meghan Markle made a public appearance at her local farmer’s market, the Montecito Farmer’s Market, in California, just days after her Netflix docuseries with Prince Harry failed to receive any Emmy nominations. The Duchess of Sussex was seen alone, without her husband, accompanied by her security detail and one of her pet beagles, despite the market’s rule prohibiting dogs.
Wearing a white, unbuttoned collared shirt over a camel-colored maxi dress, black flip flops, and sunglasses, Meghan blended in with the crowd as she explored the various stalls at the market. She picked up fresh flowers and carried them in a large woven straw tote bag while sampling some honey from a vendor.
Although some locals recognized her, Meghan largely went unnoticed during her visit. Her security team kept a close eye on her and her dog, maintaining a safe distance. It’s worth noting that the market has a “NO DOGS ALLOWED” sign at its entrance, but Meghan disregarded this rule.
The Montecito Farmer’s Market is a popular weekly event in the affluent coastal town of Montecito, known for its privacy and celebrity residents. Meghan’s outing came shortly after her Netflix docuseries, “Harry & Meghan,” failed to receive any Emmy nominations, despite its successful debut in December. However, the show did secure a Hollywood Critics Award nomination for Best Streaming Nonfiction.
Meghan and Harry have been spotted enjoying their new life in Montecito, with recent outings that include attending a local Fourth of July parade with their family. Their move away from the royal family and various business ventures have faced challenges, such as Spotify’s decision to part ways with them and the cancellation of Meghan’s podcast series.
Despite these setbacks, Meghan’s trip to the farmer’s market allowed her to enjoy a moment of normalcy. She mingled with locals, shopped for fresh produce, and appeared to be in good spirits as she embraced the laid-back atmosphere of her community.