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UC Santa Cruz Organic Farmstand (Bay and High streets)

Melanie Wong | Nov 7, 201105:44 PM

The farmstand on campus has closed for the season, but I wanted to post a marker as a reminder to keep an eye out for when it restarts in June (Tuesdays and Fridays, 12-6pm). I was lucky to have a chance to visit on the last day, the Friday before Halloween, to check it out. The staff and student interns of the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems raise the produce and flowers at the organic farm and garden on the UCSC campus.
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Quantities available seemed to be small but with great variety even at this time of year. The very fresh, well-manicured and perky produce sold at prices comparable to local farmers market. I bought a basket of French shallots and feijoa (pineapple guava). Another interesting offering was the Makrut lime leaves (essential for Thai cooking) for sale.
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