Farmer's Market Report July 15, 2011

Baby French Melons
Grower: Weiser Family Farm
 
Seasons/Availability: Summer
Description/Taste: The Baby French is an innovative new type of melon bred by crossing an Anana and a Charentais. The result is a very sweet, rich, aromatic cantaloupe-like melon with a superb shelf life. Fruits are round to oval with an attractive netting and weighs an average 1.5 – 2.5 lbs. This melon continues to ripen off the vine, which is a great plus!
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THE FARMS:

Fitzgerald Farms – Reedley, CA

  • Yellow Peaches
  • Apricots
  • White Peaches
  • White Nectarines
  • Carmen Miranda Nectarines
  • Mini Mixed Plums
  • Yellow Nectarines

Regier – Dinuba, CA

  • Snow White Peaches
  • Yellow Peaches

Be Wise Ranch – Escondido, CA

  • Strawberries
  • Dandelion Greens
  • Chard- Rainbow, and Red
  • Kale- Dino, Red, and Green
  • Beets- Red, Golden, and Striped
  • Zucchini – Eight Ball, and Zephyr
  • Rutabagas
  • Grape Tomatoes
  • Dragon Tongue Shelling Beans
  • Green Beans
  • Lett – Green Leaf, Red Leaf, Romaine, and Spring Mix

Murray Family Farm – Bakersfield, CA

  • Emerald Black Grapes
  • Concord Seedless Grapes
  • Summer Muskat Grapes

JJ Lone Daughter Ranch

  • Tarocco Blood Oranges
  • Avocados – Hass

Polito Farms – Escondido, CA

  • Oro Blanco Grapefruit
  • Eureka Lemons
  • Navel Oranges

Life’s a Choke – Lompoc, CA

  • Asparagus – Pencil, Medium, or Large
  • Baby Purple Artichokes
  • Lyon Artichokes
  • Baby Anzious Artichokes
  • White Cauliflower

Rutiz – Arroyo Grande, CA

  • Rainbow Chard
  • Blue Lake Beans
  • Carrots
  • Purslane
  • Romano Beans
  • Romanesco
  • White and Orange Cauliflowers
  • Tuscano Kale
  • Sierra Gold Potatoes
  • Fennel
  • Baby Broccoli
  • Bloomsdale Spinach
  • Leeks
  • Herbs – Itl Parsley, Rosemary, Mint, Cilantro, Sage, Dill, Thyme,

Coastal Organics – Camarillo, CA

  • Baby Summer Squash Mix
  • Mixed Cherry Heirloom Tomatoes

Rancho Del Sol – Jamul, CA

  • Sorrento Lemons
  • Meyer Lemon
  • Minneola Tangelos
  • Gold Nuggets

Carlsbad Aquafarm – Carlsbad, CA

  • Luna Oysters
  • Blonde Oysters

Garcia Organic Farm – Fallbrook, CA

  • Pixie Tangerines
  • Avocados

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
  • Peppers- Cubanelle, Hot Hungarian, Sweet Hungarian

Coleman Family Farm – Carpinteria, CA

  • Freckles Lettuce
  • Frisee
  • Red Bok Choy
  • Sierra Lettuce
  • Vulcan Lettuce
  • Pirat Lettuce
  • Pirella Lettuce
  • Deer Tongue Lettuce
  • Shunkyo Radish
  • Broccoli Spigarello
  • Black Kale
  • Radicchio
  • Baby Broccoli
  • Rosemary
  • Tarragon
  • Basil
  • French Sorrel

Gloria Tamai Farms, Oxnard, CA

  • Beets
  • Sungold Cherry Tomatoes
  • Yellow Wax Beans
  • Blue Lake Beans
  • Mixed Cherry Tomatoes
  • Sweet White Corn
  • Strawberries

Rancho La Vina

  • Walnut Oil
  • Walnuts

Mike and Son Egg Ranch – Ontario, CA

  • Brown Eggs

Pudwill Farm – Nipomo, CA

  • Blackberrries
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries – Red, Yellow, Orange, and Black
  • Pakistan Mulberries
  • Currant Berries – Red, Black, & White

Tutti Frutti – Santa Barbara County and Carpinteria

  • Bloomsdale Spinach
  • Assorted Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Sungold Cherry Tomatoes
  • Fava Beans
  • Green Zucchini
  • Broccoli
  • Cucumbers
  • Baby Broccoli
  • Lemon Cucumbers

Weiser Family Farm – Bakersfield, CA

  • Ozette Potatoes
  • Peewee Potato Mix
  • Red Thumb Potatoes
  • Purple Peruvian Potatoes
  • Russian Banana Fingerlings
  • Melons – Arava, Baby French, Cavaillon, Sugar Queen, Sugar Cube, Ogen, & Piel de Sapo

Flora Bella

  • Fresh Garbanzo Beans
  • Lamb’s Quarter
  • Sweet 100 Tomatoes
  • Arugula
  • Lemon Cucumbers
  • Rapini
  • Santa Rosa Plums

Yasutomi Farm – Pico Rivera, CA

  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Baby Celery

2 Peas in a Pod – Arroyo Grande, CA

  • Snap Peas
  • English Peas
  • Shelling Beans – Mauve Runner

McGrath Farms – Oxnard, CA

  • Wild Arugula
  • Rapini
  • Dandelion Greens
  • Baby French Beans
  • Baby Yellow French Beans
  • Baby Purple French Beans
  • Baby White Scallions
  • Zepher Squash
  • Baby Red Scallions
  • Shelling Beans – Tongue on Fire, Cannelini, Red Italian, and Dixie Butter
  • Baby Corn

Jaime Farms

  • Red & White Scallions
  • Strawberries
  • Green Onions
  • Mexican Squash
  • Zephyr Squash
  • Eight Ball Squash
  • Purple Bell Pepper
  • Flying Saucer Squash
  • Red Spring Onions
  • Okra – Red and Green
  • On the Vine Roma Tomatoes
  • Celery

Mountain Meadow Mushrooms

  • Blazei Mushroom
  • Portabello Mushroom
  • Cremini Mushroom

Shoemaker Farms

  • Yellow Peaches
  • Santa Rosa Plums

 



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