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Specialty Produce Farmers Market Bag

Farmers’ Market Bag 8-31-11

Green Romano Beans – Rutiz Farms
Pink Pearl Apple – Windrose Family Farms
Freckle’s Lettuce – Coleman Family Farms
Valencia Oranges – Stehly Farms
Baby Canary Melon & Red Thumb Fingerlings – Weiser Farms
Asian Kosui Pears – Penryn Orchards
Red Chard – Be Wise Ranch
Lemon Cucumbers – Tutti Frutti Farms

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Farmer’s Market Report August 26, 2011

Red Kuri Squash
Grower: McGrath Farms

 

Seasons/Availability: Fall through Winter.

Bright red-orange, this hybrid squash sports light orange-to-yellow and sometimes-greenish highlights. Red Kuri Squash produces a rather dry meaty flesh. Weighing four to seven pounds, its rich flesh offers a delicious sweet nutty flavor that is reminiscent to that of chestnuts. <<Read more about this item>>

THE FARMS:

Regier – Dinuba, CA

  • Snow White Peaches
  • Yellow Peaches

Be Wise Ranch – Escondido, CA

  • Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Chard- Rainbow, Green and Red
  • Kale- Dino, and Green
  • Beets- Red,
  • Squash – Zephyr and Zucchini
  • Grape Tomatoes
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Green Beans
  • Lett – Spring Mix

Murray Family Farm – Bakersfield, CA

  • Summer Royal Black Grapes
  • Concord Grapes
  • Autumn Royal Grapes

JJ Lone Daughter Ranch

  • Blood Oranges
  • Avocados – Hass

Polito Farms – Escondido, CA

  • Oro Blanco Grapefruit
  • Eureka Lemons

Life’s a Choke – Lompoc, CA

  • Asparagus – Pencil, Medium, or Large
  • Baby Purple Artichokes
  • Lyon Artichokes
  • Baby Anzious Artichokes
  • Baby Green Artichokes
  • White Cauliflower

Rutiz – Arroyo Grande, CA

  • Rainbow Chard
  • Persian Shelling Beans
  • Blue Lake Beans
  • Carrots
  • Purslane
  • Romano Beans
  • Bicolor Corn
  • Bloomsdale Spinach
  • Tuscano Kale
  • Sierra Gold Potatoes
  • Fennel
  • Leeks
  • Herbs – Itl Parsley, Rosemary, Mint, Cilantro, Sage, Dill, Thyme,

Coastal Organics – Camarillo, CA

  • Baby Summer Squash Mix
  • Mixed Cherry Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Early Girl Tomatoes

Rancho Del Sol – Jamul, CA

  • Gold Nugget Tangerines
  • Meyer Lemon

Garcia Organic Farm – Fallbrook, CA

  • Gold Nugget Tangerines
  • Avocados
  • Murcott Tangerines

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
  • Peppers- Cubanelle, Hot Hungarian, Sweet Hungarian, Italian Frying, Lipstick

Coleman Family Farm – Carpinteria, CA

  • Freckles Lettuce
  • Frisee
  • Sunchokes
  • Sierra Lettuce
  • Vulcan Lettuce
  • Pirat Lettuce
  • Pirella Lettuce
  • Deer Tongue Lettuce
  • Shunkyo Radish
  • Broccoli Spigarello
  • Black Kale
  • Radicchio
  • Rosemary
  • Tarragon
  • Basil
  • French Sorrel

Gloria Tamai Farms, Oxnard, CA

  • Beets
  • Bloomsdale Spinach (bunched)
  • Sungold Cherry Tomatoes
  • Mixed Cherry Tomatoes
  • Sweet White Corn
  • Strawberries

Rancho La Vina

  • Walnut Oil
  • Walnuts

Mike and Son Egg Ranch – Ontario, CA

  • Brown Eggs

Pudwill Farm – Nipomo, CA

  • Blackberrries
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries – Red, Yellow, Orange, and Black
  • Black Mission Figs

Tutti Frutti – Santa Barbara County and Carpinteria

  • Assorted Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Sungold Cherry Tomatoes
  • Green Zucchini
  • Cucumbers
  • Lemon Cucumbers
  • Fennel

Weiser Family Farm – Bakersfield, CA

  • Red Thumb Potatoes
  • Melons – Sugar Queen, Sugar Cube, Cavaillon, Canary
  • German Butterball Potatoes
  • Orange Kabocha Squash

Flora Bella

  • Lamb’s Quarter
  • San Marzano Tomatoes
  • Armenian Cucumbers
  • Ciopolini Onions
  • Sweet 100 Tomatoes
  • Arugula
  • Rapini
  • Yellow Corn

Yasutomi Farm – Pico Rivera, CA

  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Baby Celery

2 Peas in a Pod – Arroyo Grande, CA

  • Snap Peas
  • Shelling Beans – Mauve Runner, Cranberry, Cannelini, Coco,

McGrath Farms – Oxnard, CA

  • Baby French Beans
  • Baby Yellow French Beans
  • Baby Purple French Beans
  • Baby White Scallions
  • Zepher Squash
  • Baby Red Scallions
  • Baby Gold Beets
  • Baby Red Beets
  • Shelling Beans – Tongue on Fire, Cannelini, Red Italian, Tiger Eye
  • Baby Corn
  • Red Kuri Squash
  • Green Kabocha Squash

Jaime Farms – CA

  • Red & White Scallions
  • Strawberries
  • Green Onions
  • Zephyr Squash
  • Eight Ball Squash
  • White Eight Ball Squash
  • Yellow Eight Ball Squash
  • Purple Bell Pepper
  • Flying Saucer Squash
  • Red Spring Onions
  • Okra – Red and Green
  • On the Vine Roma Tomatoes
  • Celery
  • Heirloom Tomatoes

Mountain Meadow Mushrooms – Escondido, CA

  • Portabello Mushroom
  • Cremini Mushroom

Happy Quail Farms – Palo Alto, CA

  • Hot Banana Hungarian Peppers
  • Sweet Banana Hungarian Peppers
  • Chilaca Peppers
  • Guernica Peppers
  • White Jalapeno Peppers
  • Piment d’ Anglet Basque Fryers
  • Padron Peppers
  • Piquillo
  • Red and Green Cayenne Peppers

Penryn Orchard

  • Indian Blood Peaches
  • Kosui Asian Pears
  • Bowen Peaches

Shanley Farms

  • Finger Limes

 



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