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Acorn Squash

Farmer’s Market Report October 28, 2011

Acorn Squash

Grower: Tutti Frutti

Description: This dark green squash is acorn-shaped, hence its name. The golden-orange flesh offers a mildly sweet flavor and a somewhat dry texture. Usually about five to eight inches long and four to five inches across, the hardy rind has deep, characteristic ridges with a splash of yellow-gold, considered a sign of maturity……. <<Read more about this item>>

THE FARMS:

Polito Farms – Escondido, CA

  • Oro Blanco Grapefruit

Life’s a Choke – Lompoc, CA

  • Asparagus – Pencil, Medium, or Large
  • Lyon Artichokes
  • White Cauliflower

Rutiz – Arroyo Grande, CA

  • Rainbow Chard
  • Persian Shelling Beans
  • Spaghetti Squash
  • Purslane
  • Baby Broccoli
  • Tuscano Kale
  • Sierra Gold Potatoes
  • Fennel
  • Leeks
  • Hubbard Squash
  • Italian Romano Beans
  • Herbs – Itl Parsley, Rosemary, Mint, Cilantro, Sage, Dill, Thyme,

Coastal Organics – Camarillo, CA

  • Mixed Cherry Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Red Chard
  • Green Chard

Beck Grove – Fallbrook, CA

  • Bearss Limes
  • Pomegrantes
  • Fuyu Persimmons
  • Yuzu Limes

Rancho Del Sol – Fallbrook, CA

  • Meyer Lemons
  • Pomegranates

Garcia Organic Farm – Fallbrook, CA

  • Avocados

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
  • Red Frill Mustard
  • Lamb’s Quarter
  • Red Russian Kale
  • Frisee
  • Sunchokes
  • Sierra Lettuce
  • Vulcan Lettuce
  • Pirat Lettuce
  • Pirella Lettuce
  • Deer Tongue Lettuce
  • Shunkyo Radish
  • Broccoli Spigarello
  • White Peacock Kale
  • Black Kale
  • Radicchio
  • Rosemary
  • Tarragon
  • Basil
  • French Sorrel

Gloria Tamai Farms, Oxnard, CA

  • Beets
  • Sungold Cherry Tomatoes
  • Mixed Cherry Tomatoes
  • Sweet White Corn

Rancho La Vina

  • Walnut Oil
  • Walnuts

Mike and Son Egg Ranch – Ontario, CA

  • Brown Eggs

Pudwill Farm – Nipomo, CA

  • Blackberrries
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries
  • Black Mission Figs

Tutti Frutti – Santa Barbara County and Carpinteria

  • Assorted Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Sungold Cherry Tomatoes
  • Green Zucchini
  • Cucumbers
  • Sweet Dumpling Squash
  • Acorn Squash
  • Delicata Squash
  • Buttercup Squash
  • Red Torpedo Onions
  • Chantrelle Mushrooms
  • Fennel

Weiser Family Farm – Bakersfield, CA

  • Red Thumb Potatoes
  • German Butterball Potatoes
  • Russian Banana Fingerlings
  • Peewee Mix Potatoes
  • Orange Kabocha Squash
  • Confection Squash
  • Butternut Squash
  • Carnival Squash
  • Sunchokes
  • Baby Beets – Bulls Blood, Red , & Gold

Flora Bella

  • Red Pears
  • Black Arkansas Apples
  • Butternut Squash
  • Pomegranates
  • Mizuna
  • Mustard Greens
  • Rapini
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Sweet 100 Tomatoes
  • Arugula
  • Rapini

Yasutomi Farm – Pico Rivera, CA

  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Baby Celery

2 Peas in a Pod – Arroyo Grande, CA

  • Shelling Beans – Coco Beans, Mauve Runner

McGrath Farms – Oxnard, CA

  • Baby White Scallions
  • Baby Red Scallions
  • Baby Gold Beets
  • Baby Red Beets
  • Shelling Beans -  Tongue on Fire, Tigers Eye, Red Italian
  • Red Kuri Squash
  • Butternut Squash
  • Green Kabocha Squash
  • Tahitian Squash
  • Winter Delight Pumpkins
  • Rogue de Tramp Squash
  • Japanese Turnips

Peacock Farms – Dinuba, CA

  • Baby Mixed Eggplant
  • Peppers – Serrano, Habanero, Pasilla, Mixed Color Bells

Jaime Farms – CA

  • Green Onions
  • Tomatillos
  • Eight Ball Squash
  • Red Spring Onions
  • Beets
  • Celery
  • Heirloom Tomatoes

Penryn Orchard

  • Kikisui Asian Pears
  • Hosui Asian Pears
  • Kosui Asian Pears
  • Shinseiki Pears
  • Yali Pears
  • Golden Russet Bosc
  • Tsuru Noku Persimmons

Shanley Farms

  • Finger Limes

Windrose – Santa Barbara, CA

  • Red Gold Apples
  • Braeburn Apples
  • Northern Spy Apples
  • Jonagold Apples
  • Jonathan Apples
  • Crab Apples
  • Holstein Apples
  • Melrose Apples
  • Sierra Beauty Apples
  • White Pearmain Apples
  • Kidd Orange Apples

Ravens Hill Orchard – Fallbrook, CA

  • Empire Apples

 



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Farmers’ Market Bag 10-26-11

Raspberries – Pudwill Farms
White Corn & Zephyr Squash – Jaime Farms
Meyer Lemons – Beck Grove
Freckles Lettuce – Coleman Farms
All Red Potatoes & Rutabaga – Weiser Family Farms
Grape Tomatoes – Be Wise Ranch
Micro Chives – Fresh Origins

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