Farmer's Market Report September 16, 2011


Carnival Squash

Grower: Weiser Family Farm

Seasons/Availability: Carnival Squash is available during the fall months.

The carnival winter squash is a colorful, small, hard-skinned variety. It is a cross between an Acorn squash and a Sweet Dumpling squash. The Carnival squash has a multicolored mottled outer skin and a golden yellow flesh. With a nutty, sweet flavor the carnival squash tastes similar to a butternut squash or a sweet potato… <<Read more about this item>>

THE FARMS:

Be Wise Ranch – Escondido, CA

  • Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Chard- Rainbow, Green and Red
  • Kale- Dino, and Green
  • Collard Greens
  • Green Beans
  • Squash – Zucchini
  • Grape Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Lett – Spring Mix

Murray Family Farm – Bakersfield, CA

  • Concord Grapes

JJ Lone Daughter Ranch

  • Blood Oranges
  • Avocados – Hass, Reed, Fuerte
  • Valencia Oranges

Polito Farms – Escondido, CA

  • Oro Blanco Grapefruit
  • Eureka Lemons

Life’s a Choke – Lompoc, CA

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

Rutiz – Arroyo Grande, CA

  • Rainbow Chard
  • Persian Shelling Beans
  • Blue Lake Beans
  • Rainbow Bunched Carrots
  • Purslane
  • Baby Broccoli
  • Bloomsdale Spinach
  • Tuscano Kale
  • Sierra Gold Potatoes
  • Fennel
  • Leeks
  • Herbs – Itl Parsley, Rosemary, Mint, Cilantro, Sage, Dill, Thyme,

Coastal Organics – Camarillo, CA

  • Baby Summer Squash Mix
  • Mixed Cherry Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Early Girl Tomatoes

Beck Grove – Fallbrook, CA

  • Bearss Limes
  • Pomegrantes

Garcia Organic Farm – Fallbrook, CA

  • Avocados
  • Murcott Tangerines

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, Italian Frying, Lipstick

Coleman Family Farm – Carpinteria, CA

  • Freckles Lettuce
  • Red Frill Mustard
  • Lamb’s Quarter
  • Red Russian Kale
  • Frisee
  • Sunchokes
  • Sierra Lettuce
  • Vulcan Lettuce
  • Pirat Lettuce
  • Pirella Lettuce
  • Deer Tongue Lettuce
  • Shunkyo Radish
  • Broccoli Spigarello
  • Black Kale
  • Radicchio
  • Rosemary
  • Tarragon
  • Basil
  • French Sorrel

Gloria Tamai Farms, Oxnard, CA

  • Beets
  • Sungold Cherry Tomatoes
  • Mixed Cherry Tomatoes
  • Sweet White Corn

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
  • Black Mission Figs

Tutti Frutti – Santa Barbara County and Carpinteria

  • Assorted Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Sungold Cherry Tomatoes
  • Green Zucchini
  • Cucumbers
  • Lemon Cucumbers
  • Fennel

Weiser Family Farm – Bakersfield, CA

  • Red Thumb Potatoes
  • Melons – Sugar Queen, Sugar Cube, Arava, Canary, Piccolo Dolce
  • German Butterball Potatoes
  • Russian Banana Fingerlings
  • Orange Kabocha Squash
  • Carnival Squash
  • Baby Beets – Bulls Blood, Red , & Gold

Flora Bella

  • San Marzano Tomatoes
  • Armenian Cucumbers
  • Ciopolini Onions
  • Sweet 100 Tomatoes
  • Arugula
  • Rapini
  • Yellow Corn

Yasutomi Farm – Pico Rivera, CA

  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Baby Celery

2 Peas in a Pod – Arroyo Grande, CA

  • Shelling Beans – White Cap, Cranberry, Cannelini,

McGrath Farms – Oxnard, CA

  • Baby French Beans
  • Baby Yellow French Beans
  • Baby Purple French Beans
  • Baby White Scallions
  • Baby Red Scallions
  • Baby Gold Beets
  • Baby Red Beets
  • Shelling Beans –  Cannelini, Red Italian
  • Red Kuri Squash
  • Butternut Squash
  • Green Kabocha Squash

Peacock Farms – Dinuba, CA

  • Baby Mixed Eggplant
  • Peppers – Serrano, Habanero, Pasilla, Mixed Color Bells

Jaime Farms – CA

  • Green Onions
  • Tomatillos
  • Eight Ball Squash
  • Purple Bell Pepper
  • Flying Saucer Squash
  • Red Spring Onions
  • Okra – Red and Green
  • Beets
  • Celery
  • Heirloom Tomatoes

Happy Quail Farms – Palo Alto, CA

  • Hot Banana Hungarian Peppers
  • Sweet Banana Hungarian Peppers
  • Chilaca Peppers
  • Guernica Peppers
  • White Jalapeno Peppers
  • Piment d’ Anglet Basque Fryers
  • Padron Peppers
  • Piquillo
  • Red and Green Cayenne Peppers

Penryn Orchard

  • Kikisui Asian Pears
  • Cho Juro Asian Pears
  • Hosui Asian Pears
  • Kosui Asian Pears
  • Shinseiki Pears

Shanley Farms

  • Finger Limes

Windrose – Santa Barbara, CA

  • Gravenstein Apples
  • Braeburn Apples
  • Bramley Apples
  • Jonagold Apples
  • Jonathan Apples
  • Crab Apples
  • Holstein Apples
  • Melrose Apples

Ravens Hill Orchard – Fallbrook, CA

  • Empire Apples
  • Jonathan Apples



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