Farmer's Market Report November 4, 2011


Tahitian Squash

Grower: McGrath Farm
Description: Resembling an overgrown butternut squash, Tahitian squash can weigh in anywhere between eight pounds and thirty pounds and grow to three feet in length! Described as sweet and delicious, this versatile variety releases a fragrance some say is reminiscent of cantaloupe while others say its scent is like that of a pumpkin. This unusual squash has golden-orange flesh that gets even sweeter during storage.
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THE FARMS:

Polito Farms – Escondido, CA

  • Oro Blanco Grapefruit
  • Lima dulce (Sweet Lime)

Life’s a Choke – Lompoc, CA

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

Rutiz – Arroyo Grande, CA

  • Rainbow Chard
  • Persian Shelling Beans
  • Blue Lake Beans
  • Black Kale
  • Spaghetti Squash
  • Purslane
  • Baby Broccoli
  • Tuscano Kale
  • Sierra Gold Potatoes
  • Fennel
  • Leeks
  • Hubbard Squash
  • Italian Romano Beans
  • Herbs – Itl Parsley, Rosemary, Mint, Cilantro, Sage, Dill, Thyme,

Coastal Organics – Camarillo, CA

  • Mixed Cherry Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Red Chard
  • Green Chard

Beck Grove – Fallbrook, CA

  • Bearss Limes
  • Pomegrantes
  • Fuyu Persimmons
  • Yuzu Limes

Rancho Del Sol – Fallbrook, CA

  • Meyer Lemons
  • Pomegranates

Garcia Organic Farm – Fallbrook, CA

  • Avocados

Schaner Farm – Valley Center, CA

  • Hen Eggs
  • Tahitian Squash
  • Reed Avocados
  • Red Onions

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
  • 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
  • White Peacock Kale
  • Black Kale
  • Radicchio
  • Rosemary
  • Tarragon
  • Basil
  • French Sorrel

Gloria Tamai Farms, Oxnard, CA

  • Beets
  • Sungold Cherry Tomatoes
  • Mixed Cherry Tomatoes
  • Yellow Wax Beans

Rancho La Vina

  • Walnut Oil
  • Walnuts

Mike and Son Egg Ranch – Ontario, CA

  • Brown Eggs

Pudwill Farm – Nipomo, CA

  • Blackberrries
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries
  • Black Mission Figs

Tutti Frutti – Santa Barbara County and Carpinteria

  • Assorted Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Green Zucchini
  • Cucumbers
  • Sweet Dumpling Squash
  • Acorn Squash
  • Delicata Squash
  • Fennel
  • Blue Lake Beans

Weiser Family Farm – Bakersfield, CA

  • Red Thumb Potatoes
  • German Butterball Potatoes
  • Russian Banana Fingerlings
  • Peewee Mix Potatoes
  • Orange Kabocha Squash
  • Confection Squash
  • Butternut Squash
  • Carnival Squash
  • Sunchokes
  • Baby Beets – Bulls Blood, Red , & Gold

Flora Bella

  • Red Pears
  • Black Arkansas Apples
  • Butternut Squash
  • Pomegranates
  • Mizuna
  • Mustard Greens
  • Rapini
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Sweet 100 Tomatoes
  • Arugula
  • Rapini
  • Stinging Nettles
  • Lamb’s Quarter

Yasutomi Farm – Pico Rivera, CA

  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Baby Celery

2 Peas in a Pod – Arroyo Grande, CA

  • Shelling Beans – Cranberry, Mauve, Christmas Lima

McGrath Farms – Oxnard, CA

  • Baby White Scallions
  • Baby Red Scallions
  • Baby Gold Beets
  • Baby Red Beets
  • Shelling Beans –  Tongue on Fire, Tigers Eye, Red Italian
  • Red Kuri Squash
  • Butternut Squash
  • Green Kabocha Squash
  • Tahitian Squash
  • Winter Delight Pumpkins
  • Rogue de Tramp Squash
  • Japanese Turnips

Peacock Farms – Dinuba, CA

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

Jaime Farms – CA

  • Green Onions
  • Tomatillos
  • Eight Ball Squash
  • Red Spring Onions
  • Beets
  • Celery
  • Heirloom Tomatoes

Penryn Orchard

  • Kikisui Asian Pears
  • Hosui Asian Pears
  • Kosui Asian Pears
  • Shinseiki Pears
  • Yali Pears
  • Golden Russet Bosc
  • Tsuru Noku Persimmons

Shanley Farms

  • Finger Limes

Windrose – Santa Barbara, CA

  • Red Gold Apples
  • Braeburn Apples
  • Northern Spy Apples
  • Jonagold Apples
  • Crab Apples
  • Holstein Apples
  • Sierra Beauty Apples
  • White Pearmain Apples
  • Kidd Orange Apples

 



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