……Rejoice! The Meyer lemon was introduced to the US from China in 1908. It is named after the agricultural explorer that gathered a clipping of what is thought to be a cross between a regular lemon and an orange tree. How are they different from […]
The sun is out in Northern California and the flowers are here and happy! The same rain that wreaked havoc on coastal hillsides and bridges last Winter has now come to you in an explosion of Spring color, fragrance and beauty. They are at the markets now, get them while they last…
Autumn’s full bounty is on display right before Thanksgiving in Western Sonoma County. Just before the weather turns really dark and nasty, Mother Earth gives us one last glimpse of our long summer growing season that usually lasts deep into November. Winter Squash by different names, […]
Although cold out there in the mornings now, the best farmers market in the north bay is still going strong with wonderful gem-like produce offerings.
Kohlrabi, Blue Kabocha Squash and the last Jimmy Nardellos of the season.
Marin Roots always bringing something interesting to the market. Mature Italian Agretti.
Sunchokes from Orchard Farms.
Chestnuts from Sunnyland.
Blue Kabocha Squash.
Brussel Sprouts from Iacopi Farms in Half Moon Bay.
Gorgeous radishes from Tomatero Farms in Watsonville, Ca.
To us, saying the words and eating the fruit is the sound and taste of Summer in its truest form.
Peaches, Nectarines and Pluots from an organic farm in Winton, Ca. They also grow almonds.
I can’t think of fruit I look forward to purchasing more than this.
Every week throughout the hottest months there is something new to savor.
Below are four different types of their pluots that are blowing our minds the first week of September 2015.
Chanterelle mushrooms are an excellent by-product of mid summer mountain rain Coastal lettuces from Bolinas, Ca Lemon Cucumbers abound Plums of course… Fresh goat cheese from Tomales Bay Flowers Flowers Nectarines Flowering coriander Squash blossoms Melons by the truck load early pomegranates Shelling beans Blood […]