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GTA CSA subscriptions

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by burkie 10 months ago

Hi Toronto food friends - As I'm not able to support local farmers and producers at the market right now, does anyone have a good CSA recommendation? I know farmers won't really have much in terms ...

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Intrepid shoppers at winter Farmers Market, Ossining...

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by gutreactions 7 days ago

It was a cold morning, but we decided to take a drive to the outdoor Winter Farmers Market in Ossining. It operates Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. There were perhaps 6 or 7 vendors in place whe...

Please help me identify these winter squashes

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by annaesm 11 days ago

I bought them at Grand Army Plaza a week ago Saturday. They were among the smallest ones the vendor had. The type was listed, but I forgot it. They appear pretty dense and hard. I assume they ca...

Buyers Beware!!!... Cooper's Csa Farm & Maze, Zephyr, Ont., (www.coopersfarm.ca)

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 14 days ago

I just opened up a pack of thick cut sliced bacon from this vendor. It must be one of the most unappealing, unappetizing, ugly and fat bacon product I have ever come across! Bacon?!.....my foot! Mo...

Healdsburg's Young & Yonder hand sanitizer (and list of American distilleries fighting Covid-19)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

At the Saturday morning Healdsburg Farmers Market, I picked up a small bottle of hand sanitizer at the booth of Bernier Farms. It's 80% alcohol by volume and listed ingredients are alcohol, hydroge...

Lee's One Fortune Farm Rice | Western North Carolina

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 26 days ago

Intrigued by this coverage of Lee's One Fortune Farm, Hmong refugee farmers in Western North Carolina growing rice varieties native to the highlands of Laos. They sell at the local farmers market. ...

Secret Bakery | Salinas & Greenfield

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

One of this season's farmers market discoveries is Secret Bakery, vending at the Oldtown Salinas market on Saturday morning's or at Flora's Farm in Greenfield on Sundays. The cottage baker works ma...

Reggae Rasta Styles | Santa Rosa - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 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...

Metro N.Y. Farmers Markets open with Covid restrictions...

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by gutreactions 8 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...

Reed Avocados in San Francisco?

OC Mutt
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...

Kyoho Grapes (rare) Irvine Farmer's Market

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 5 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 4 months 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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 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 6 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 6 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...

Healdsburg Bagel Company

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 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!

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 6 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 6 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, ...