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Peas in season, available fresh at farmers market

“How luscious lies the pea within the pod.” – Emily Dickinson Spring is here in all its glory. The hills are green, the flowers are blooming, and spring produce is in abundance at your farmers’ market. The produce to buy in April is peas – sweet English peas, snow peas, …

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Valentine’s Day gifts from Farmers Market

With Valentine’s Day approaching, what better way to show your loved ones you care than by making them a delicious culinary masterpiece that you’ve prepared with fresh locally-grown produce from the farmers market. Fresh lettuce and greens, plump strawberries and juicy oranges, and local cheeses are all here. Alhambra Valley …

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California Pure Honey

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS Pacific Coast Farmers Market Association California honey is a wonderful source of quick energy and is also valued for its antioxidant properties. It is composed primarily of carbohydrates and water, and also contains small amounts of a wide array of vitamins and minerals, including niacin, riboflavin, …

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Classic Cabbage

By DEBRA J. MORRIS Pacific Coast Farmers Market Association Cabbage is one of the stars of the winter vegetable assortment at your farmers’ market. An underutilized vegetable, it is very sturdy and comes in a variety of colors and shapes. There are over four hundred different varieties of cabbage to …

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By DEBRA MORRIS Pacific Coast Farmers Market Association Known as the divine food in Japan because it’s so sweet, the persimmon is an orange to orange-red fruit about the size of an apple, with four prominent, large, papery leaves at the crown. It has a very thin, smooth, delicate skin …

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Juicy citrus is now at your Farmers Market

By DEBRA J. MORRIS Pacific Coast Farmers Market Association From little kumquats to large pomelos, citrus fruits will add flavor, color, and zest to your holiday meals. You all know that citrus is vitamin C in a tasty little package, but did you know that citrus also has antioxidants, potassium, …

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