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Farmers' Market

Food Justice Explained and Why It Matters

What is food justice? We tackle the broad concept of food justice as well as some of the causes of food injustice and a list of organizations fighting for food justice in America. Food justice is broadly...
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Metro N.Y. Farmers Markets open with Covid restrictions...

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by gutreactions 5 months ago

We look forward to it every spring/summer/fall as Farmers Markets kick-off with the best their seasonal harvest have to offer. The new normal in 2020 is farmers markets are opening with many corona...

Kyoho Grapes (rare) Irvine Farmer's Market

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by OC Mutt 2 months ago

Kyoho grapes are at the Irvine Farmer's market. I had them once in Japan 7 years ago and have been looking ever since - very happy to have found them again. The season according to the vendor is ...

Kashiwase Farm--still around?

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by droolingdoggie 1 month ago

I love organic stone fruits and almonds from Kashiwase Farm. It's always a summer sensation. I just checked their FB page, but found that they haven't updated it since 2017. Does anybody know if th...

Despite the Pandemic, These Independent Bay Area Food Producers Are Thriving

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by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Five examples of San Francisco Bay Area independent food purveyors that are thriving during the pandemic: • The flour miller, Capay Mills https://www.instagram.com/capay_mills/ direct-to-consume...

Swanton Strawberries TODAY in Marin & Menlo Park

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by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

The CZU Lightning Complex Fire reached Swanton Berry Farm in Davenport but miraculously caused no significant damage. Swanton will resume farmers market sales today in Marin and Menlo Park. Please ...

Corralitos foodshed

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by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Do you shop at the Corralitos Farm & Garden market on Sundays from 11 to 2? I just learned about it. Mariquita's flowers are there. https://www.instagram.com/p/CBs-Ac2hgSQt6Ql20O8yWN432seysnGc7nLq...

Picnic Basket Dining at Stone Barns, Tarrytown...

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by gutreactions 4 months ago

Blue Hill at Stone Barns is opening the grounds for Picnic Basket Dining on their patio or on the surrounding grass. It is by pre-paid reservation only. Apparently, spots are selling out quickly. C...

Fresh Piment d'Espelette grown by Preston Farm & Winery - Healdsburg, Dry Creek Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

This season's most exciting find at the farmers market so far are the fresh red Piment d'Espelette grown by Lou Preston at his biodynamic farm. This is the signature chile pepper of the Basque hear...

Reed Avocados in San Francisco?

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by OC Mutt 1 year ago

Does anyone know where I can find Reed Avocados in San Francisco (store, farmer's market, underground connections, anything)? They're plentiful at Farmer's Markets in Southern Cal, but I never see...

Healdsburg Bagel Company

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by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

My introduction to Healdsburg Bagel Company was last summer at its booth at the street market for the Cloverdale Live concert series. I had a chance to quizz the owner about his process while my ba...

Best Fruit - Arnett Farms: Stone Fruit, Pluots, you name it!

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by OC Mutt 3 months ago

At the Irvine (and Torrance) Farmer's Markets, Arnett Farms continues to be an absolute GEM! I've been going to this stand for years and years and they continue to amaze me with the quality and va...

Inzana Ranch

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

A couple weeks ago I bought some spectacular fresh figs from Inzana Ranch at the Monday evening farmers market in Pacific Grove. I tried a couple peaches too and these were luscious, tree-ripened, ...

Clayton's Donuts - Irvine Farmer's Market, is it still there? Is he making donuts anywhere else?

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by OC Mutt 3 months ago

There used to be an amazing stand at the Irvine Farmer's market - Clayton's Donuts, he made monster-sized delicious creations. The stall wasn't there, is it gone for good? Does anyone know if he'...

Amish Cheese Maker Moves To Online Sales — Without The Internet

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by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"Daniel Byler started a recent Friday morning by packaging online orders of Camembert, cheddar and other cheeses scheduled for customer pick-up at the local farmers market the following day. But un...

Minazzoli Farms Cherries

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by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

At the end of the season now, still I wanted to give a shout-out to Minazzoli Farms for the wonderful Rainier and Bing cherries I enjoyed from them this year. Picked ripe, clean and carefully selec...

Farmer's Markets/Local produce?

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by Splendid Spatula 5 months ago

Some farmer's markets are opening, with various protocols - lots of distance, timed entry, etc. I went over to Davis Square at my time of 12:30 today, but the line was long and it didn't look like...

Reggae Rasta Styles | Santa Rosa - Sonoma County

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by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

For today's The Great American Takeout fundraiser for the Black Lives Matter global network and to support black-owned restaurants, I drove to Santa Rosa to pick up the lunch at the Reggae Rasta St...

Oakland farmers band together to help feed frontline protesters amid demonstration

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

" . . . but then Burns decided to post the campaign on Instagram to ask for donations and gain access to a commercial kitchen. The post helped assemble a group of farmers, who sell produce at the ...

Any recent happy farmers market visits?

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by tcamp 5 months ago

Early on, I went to the Dupont FM when the the VA markets were closed. Now VA markets are "open" but you need to preorder your items. For me, that is no fun. Half of the pleasure of cooking for me ...

Update on California Farmers' Markets & Call to Action

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by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

After Governor Newsom’s order last Wednesday banning gatherings of more than 250 to slow down transmission of novel Coronavirus, a number of farmers markets across the state were ordered by their c...