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Specialty Produce Farmers Market Bag

Farmers’ Market Bag 3-30-11

Redbor Kale & Easter Egg Radish -Jaime Farms
Broccoli – Tutti Frutti
Baby Red Onions & Baby White Onions – Fresh Origins
Fresh Medjool Dates – Morocco Gold Dates
Baby Gold Turnips – Coastal Organics
Tarocco Blood Oranges – JJ’s Lone Daughter Ranch
Teen Parsnips – Weiser Farms

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Blood Oranges

Farmer’s Market Report March 25, 2011

Tarocco Blood Oranges

Grower: J.J.’s Lone Daughter Ranch

Seasons/Availability: Late Winter through Spring

Description/Taste: AKA Tarocco #7, this variety is one of the most distinctive and delicious of blood oranges. Its rind gets little to no blush red coloration, however it is one of the most popular varieties with moderate productivity. It has little to no seeds and great sweet tart juicy flavor.  << more>>

THE FARMS:

JJ Lone Daughter Ranch

  • Tarocco Blood Oranges
  • Kiwi
  • Avocados – Fuerte & Pinkerton

Suntreat Packing

  • Sumo Citrus (they are going quick!!)

Polito Farms

  • Oro Blanco Grapefruit
  • Tom’s Terrific Tangerines
  • Melogold Grapefruit

Life’s a Choke

  • Asparagus – Pencil and Small/Med
  • Baby Purple Artichokes
  • Baby Anzious Artichokes
  • Baby Green Artichokes
  • White Cauliflower
  • Lyon Artichokes

Rutiz

  • Green Garlic
  • Emerald Artichokes
  • Wild Surrey Arugula
  • Sugar Snap Peas
  • Snow Peas
  • English Peas
  • Fennel
  • Celery Root
  • Baby Broccoli
  • Little Gem Lettuce
  • French Breakfast Radish
  • Herbs – Itl Parsley, Rosemary, Mint, cilantro

Coastal Organics

  • Radicchio
  • Gold Turnips
  • White turnips
  • Baby Broccoli
  • Cavolo Nero
  • Mustard Greens
  • Bloomsdale Spinach
  • Rapini
  • Chard – Red & Green

Beck Grove – Fallbrook, CA

  • Cara Cara Oranges
  • Kaffir Limes
  • Kaffir Lime Leaves
  • Yuzu Limes

Rancho Del Sol – Jamul, CA

  • Cara Cara  Oranges
  • Sorrento Lemons
  • Meyer Lemon
  • Minneolas
  • Gold Nuggets

Carlsbad Aquafarm – Carlsbad, CA

  • Luna Oysters
  • Blonde Oysters

Garcia Organic Farm – Fallbrook, CA

  • Cara Cara Oranges
  • Oro Blanco Grapefruit
  • Pinkerton Avocados
  • Cocktail Grapefruit
  • Paige Tangerines
  • Nagami Kumquats

Schaner Farm – Valley Center, CA

  • Hen Eggs

Ramona Duck Farm – Ramona, CA

  • Duck Eggs

Beylik Family Farms – Fillmore, CA

  • Japanese Tomatoes
  • Yellow Tomatoes
  • Persian Cucumbers

Coleman Family Farm – Carpinteria, CA

  • Freckles Lettuce
  • Frisee
  • Red Bok Choy
  • Vulcan Lettuce
  • Deer Tongue Lettuce
  • Shunkyo Radish
  • Pea Tendrils
  • Brocolli Spigarello
  • Black Kale
  • Peacock Kale
  • Radicchio
  • Green Garlic
  • Red Frill Mustard
  • Baby Broccoli

Gloria Tamai Farms, Oxnard, CA

  • Cherry Tomato Mix
  • Black Cherry Tomatoes
  • Beets
  • Strawberries – Gaviota and Cambrosa
  • Herbs – Cilantro, Mint, Dill, Itl Parsley

Rancho La Vina

  • Walnut Oil
  • Walnuts

Mike and Son Egg Ranch – Ontario, CA

  • Brown Eggs

Pudwill Farm – Nipomo, CA

  • Blackberrries
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries – Red

Tutti Frutti(Italian for All Fruit) – Santa Barbara County and Carpinteria

  • Bloomsdale Spinach
  • Broccoli
  • Emerald Artichokes
  • Baby Broccoli
  • Sugar Snap Peas
  • Squash – Spaghetti, & Acorn, Delicata, Small Butternut

Weiser Family Farm – Bakersfield, CA

  • Russian Banana Fingerlings
  • Semi Savoy Spinach
  • Teen Parsnips
  • Peewee Potato Mix
  • Red Thumb Potatoes
  • All Red Potatoes
  • Purple Peruvian Potatoes
  • Colored Carrots – Yellow, Nante, Purple Haze, Purple Rain, White, & Red
  • Small Cauliflower – Cheddar and White

Flora Bella

  • Stinging Nettles
  • Mustard Greens
  • Savoy Cabbage
  • Green Cabbage
  • Swiss Chard

Yasutomi Farm – Pico Rivera, CA

  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Baby Celery
  • Miners Lettuce

2 Peas in a Pod – Arroyo Grande, CA

  • Dried Beans- Money, Mauve Runner, Black
  • Brussels Sprouts

McGrath Farms – Oxnard, CA

  • Baby turnips – white & japanese
  • Rapini
  • Pea Tendrils
  • Red and Green Frill Mustard Greens
  • Wild Arugula
  • Purple Mizuna
  • Red Okami Spinach
  • Black Radish
  • Watermelon Radish
  • Baby Red Scallions

Jaime Farms

  • Baby Bunch Carrots – Maroon, Yellow, White, & Orange
  • Beets – White, Red, Gold, Striped, Forno
  • Red & White Scallions
  • Strawberries
  • Green Onions
  • Artichokes
  • Red Spinach
  • Strawberries
  • Celery
  • Romesco Zucchini



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