Farmer's Market Report March 18, 2011

Pinkerton Avocado

Grower
Garcia Organic Farms
Seasons/Availability
Late Winter through Mid Summer
Description/Taste
The Pinkerton avocado is a cross between the Hass and Fuerte varieties. The Pinkerton has green, bumpy, easy-to-peel skin with a small seed and smooth, creamy flesh. It is pear-shaped and not as commercially popular as the Hass but equally as flavorful.

 

THE FARMS:

Suntreat Packing

  • Sumo Citrus (only distributor in SD that has them!)

Polito Farms

  • Oro Blanco Grapefruit
  • Tom’s Terrific Tangerines

Life’s a Choke

  • Asparagus – Pencil and Small/Med
  • Baby Purple Artichokes
  • White Cauliflower
  • Lyon Artichokes

Rutiz

  • Green Garlic
  • Emerald Artichokes
  • Wild Surrey Arugula
  • Sugar Snap Peas
  • Snow Peas
  • English Peas
  • Fennel
  • Celery Root
  • Baby Broccoli
  • Little Gem Lettuce
  • French Breakfast Radish
  • Herbs – Itl Parsley, Rosemary, Mint, cilantro

Coastal Organics

  • Radicchio
  • Gold Turnips
  • White turnips
  • Baby Broccoli
  • Cavolo Nero
  • Mustard Greens
  • Bloomsdale Spinach
  • Rapini
  • Chard – Red & Green

Beck Grove – Fallbrook, CA

  • Cara Cara Oranges
  • Kaffir Limes
  • Kaffir Lime Leaves
  • Yuzu Limes

Rancho Del Sol – Jamul, CA

  • Cara Cara  Oranges
  • Moro Blood Oranges
  • Cocktail Grapefruit
  • Sorrento Lemons
  • Meyer Lemon

Carlsbad Aquafarm – Carlsbad, CA

  • Luna Oysters
  • Blonde Oysters

Garcia Organic Farm – Fallbrook, CA

  • Cara Cara Oranges
  • Oro Blanco Grapefruit
  • Pinkerton Avocados
  • Cocktail Grapefruit
  • Paige Tangerines
  • Nagami Kumquats

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
  • Frisee
  • Red Bok Choy
  • Vulcan Lettuce
  • Deer Tongue Lettuce
  • Shunkyo Radish
  • Pea Tendrils
  • Brocolli Spigarello
  • Black Kale
  • Peacock Kale
  • Radicchio
  • Green Garlic
  • Red Frill Mustard
  • Baby Broccoli

Gloria Tamai Farms, Oxnard, CA

  • Cherry Tomato Mix
  • Black Cherry Tomatoes
  • Beets
  • Strawberries – Gaviota and Cambrosa
  • Herbs – Cilantro, Mint, Dill, Itl Parsley

Rancho La Vina

  • Walnut Oil
  • Walnuts

Mike and Son Egg Ranch – Ontario, CA

  • Brown Eggs

Pudwill Farm – Nipomo, CA

  • Blackberrries
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries – Red

Tutti Frutti(Italian for All Fruit) – Santa Barbara County and Carpinteria

  • Bloomsdale Spinach
  • Broccoli
  • Baby Broccoli
  • Sugar Snap Peas
  • Squash – Spaghetti, & Acorn, Delicata, Small Butternut

Weiser Family Farm – Bakersfield, CA

  • Russian Banana Fingerlings
  • Teen Parsnips
  • Peewee Potato Mix
  • Red Thumb Potatoes
  • All Red Potatoes
  • Purple Peruvian Potatoes
  • Colored Carrots – Yellow, Nante, Purple Haze, Purple Rain, White, & Red
  • Small Cauliflower – Cheddar and White

Flora Bella

  • Stinging Nettles
  • Mustard Greens
  • Savoy Cabbage
  • Green Cabbage
  • Swiss Chard

Yasutomi Farm – Pico Rivera, CA

  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Baby Celery
  • Miners Lettuce

2 Peas in a Pod – Arroyo Grande, CA

  • Dried Beans- Money, Mauve Runner, Black
  • Brussels Sprouts

McGrath Farms – Oxnard, CA

  • Baby turnips – white & japanese
  • Squash – Tahitian
  • Rapini
  • Pea Tendrils
  • Red and Green Frill Mustard Greens
  • Wild Arugula
  • Purple Mizuna
  • Baby Red Scallions

Jaime Farms

  • Baby Bunch Carrots – Maroon, Yellow, White, & Orange
  • Beets – White, Red, Gold, Striped, Forno
  • Red & White Scallions
  • Strawberries
  • Green Onions
  • Artichokes
  • Red Spinach
  • Celery
  • Romesco Zucchini



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