Farmers' Market Report April 26, 2013

White Beets
Grower: McGrath

Description: Baby White beets lack the commomly earthy, strong beet flavor that colored beets embody. They also lack the betalain pigments that colored varieties possess. What Baby White beets do have is a high level of sweetness as beets have the highest amount of natural sugars of all vegetables. The beets are comprised of a round tapered white root with pale green shoulders, crunchy midribs and wavy broad green leaves. The root is sweet, nutty and smooth in flavor while the greens are tender and succulent with a tendency toward bitterness as they mature.  ……<<Read more about this item>>
 

 THE FARMS:

 

Rutiz – Arroyo Grande, CA

  • Sweet spring onions
  • Sugar snap peas
  • Bloomsdale spinach
  • fennel
  • green garlic
  • arugula
  • leeks
  • baby broccoli
  • Herbs – Rosemary, mint, thyme

Rancho Del Sol – Fallbrook, CA

  • Meyer Lemons
  • Sorrento Lemons
  • Cara Cara Oranges
  • Gold nugget tangerines
  • Blood oranges

Garcia Organic Farm – Fallbrook, CA

  • Avocados
  • Kumquats
  • Oro Blanco grapefruit
  • Cocktail grapefruit
  • Page Tangerines

Ramona Duck Farm – Ramona, CA

  • Duck Eggs

Beylik Family Farms – Fillmore, CA

  • Japanese Tomatoes
  • Yellow Tomatoes
  • Persian Cucumbers

Coleman Family Farm – Carpinteria, CA

  • Freckles Lett
  • Sierra Lett
  • Treviso
  • Frisee
  • Pirat Lettuce
  • Pirella Lettuce
  • Deer Tongue Lettuce
  • Black Kale
  • Pea tendrils
  • Radish- Shunkyo, Easter Egg, French Breakfast
  • Green garlic
  • Mustard frill greens red
  • Stinging Nettles
  • Snap Peas
  • Baby Broccoli

Rancho La Vina

  • Walnut Oil
  • Walnuts

Mike and Son Egg Ranch – Ontario, CA

  • Brown Eggs

Pudwill Farm – Nipomo, CA

  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries

Tutti Frutti – Santa Barbara County and Carpenteria

  • Green Beans
  • Leeks
  • Red Torpedo onions
  • English Peas
  • Snap peas
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower

Weiser Family Farm – Bakersfield, CA

  • All red potatoes
  • Purple potatoes
  • Peewee Mix Potatoes

Flora Bella

  • Mizuna
  • Stinging Nettles
  • Collard Greens
  • Cardoons
  • Baby Purple Turnips
  • Baby White Turnip
  • FB radish
  • Red Mustard Greens
  • Miners Lettuce
  • Escarole
  • Frisee
  • Baby Mache
  • German Butterball Potatoes
  • Arugula
  • Baby Fennel
  • Red Russian Kale
  • Rapini Flowers
  • Arugula Flowers

Yasutomi Farm – Pico Rivera, CA

  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Baby Celery
  • Mizuna
  • Upland cress
  • Onion Chives
  • Japanese Cucumber
  • Komatsuna
  • Daikon

McGrath Farms – Oxnard, CA

  • Mixed Baby Carrots –  Orange, Yellow, and Red
  • Red young onions
  • White Scallions
  • Wild Arugula
  • White Beets
  • Forono Red Beets
  • Watermelon Radish
  • Rapini
  • Pea Tendrils
  • Green Okami Spinach
  • Baby Turnips
  • Red Mustard Frill
  • English Peas
  • Fava Tendrils

Jaime Farms – CA

  • Celery
  • FB radish
  • Albian Strawberries
  • Chards- Rainbow, Red, and Green
  • Black Kale
  • Green Cabbage
  • Bok Choy Blossom Flowers
  • Broccoli Blossom Flowers

Windrose – Santa Barbara, CA

  • Herbs-  Marjoram, Thyme, Rosemary
  • Green Frill Greens
  • Red Frill Greens
  • Scarlett Nantes
  • Rose Gold Potatoes
  • Carola Potatoes
  • Scarlet Radishes

Coastal Organics

  • Black Kale
  • Mixed Baby Lettuce
  • Fennel
  • Lambs Quarter Spinach
  • Arugula
  • Pink turnips
  • Gold Turnips
  • White Turnips
  • Red carrots
  • Nante carrots
  • Baby broccoli
  • Red beets

Be Wise Ranch

  • arugula
  • red beets
  • green leaf
  • red leaf
  • romaine
  • radishes
  • carrots
  • cilantro
  • collards
  • dandelion greens
  • red dandelion greens
  • dino kale
  • green kale
  • red kale
  • spring mix
  • mizuna
  • strawberries
  • Parsley

Woods Valley Rhubarb Ranch

  • Rhubarb

Polito

  • Sweet lemon
  • Eureka Lemon
  • Toms Terrific Tangerine
  • Clementines