Farmers' Market Report March 28, 2014


Pakistan Mulberries
Grower: Pudwill Farms

Description: The Pakistan mulberry, while similar to the Persian mulberry is a separate species. It is elongated in shape, usually three inches long, and dark purple in color with a green stem. The fruit is mild, with a unique sweet and spicy flavor, and balanced acidity.

 THE FARMS:

 

Coastal Organics- Carpinteria, CA

  • Castelfranco….white radicchio
  • Italian bunching onions
  • Lambs Quarter
  • Radish- Black, Watermelon
  • Nantes carrots
  • Mixed baby lettuces
  • Baby broccoli

Rutiz – Arroyo Grande, CA

  • Fennel
  • Sugar Snap Peas
  • Baby Broccoli
  • sierra gold potatoes
  • Rainbow chard
  • Green Garlic
  • English Peas
  • Celery Root
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Leeks

Rancho Del Sol – Fallbrook, CA

  • Meyer Lemons
  • Cara Cara Oranges
  • Gold Nugget Tangerines
  • Moro Blood Oranges

Garcia Organic Farm – Fallbrook, CA

  • Avocados
  • Meiwa Kumquats
  • Meyer Lemons
  • Gold Nugget Tangerines
  • Cara Cara Oranges

Fallbrook Free Range Duck Farm – Fallbrook, CA

  • Duck Eggs….ducks are molting, egg production in lower volumes

Coleman Family Farm – Carpinteria, CA

  • Herbs
  • Black Kale
  • Lettuces
  • Broccoli spigarello
  • Snap Peas
  • Stinging Nettles
  • Radishes
  • Green Garlic
  • Coriander Flowers
  • Borage Flowers

Mike and Son Egg Ranch – Ontario, CA

  • Brown Eggs

Pudwill Farm – Nipomo, CA

  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries

Tutti Frutti – Santa Barbara County and Carpenteria

  • Purple Carrots
  • Leeks
  • Torpedo onions
  • Bloomsdale
  • Purple Turnips

Weiser Family Farm – Bakersfield, CA

  • Russian Banana Potatoes
  • Peewee Mix Potatoes
  • Purple sprouting broccoli
  • Crosne

Yasutomi Farm – Pico Rivera, CA

  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Baby Celery
  • Japanese turnips

McGrath Farms – Oxnard, CA

  • Red, Orange, and Yellow baby carrots
  • Wild Arugula
  • Mizuna
  • Red Mustard Frill
  • Jaime Farms – CA

  • Cauliflower
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Arugula
  • Bok Choy
  • Radish-fb radish, easter radish
  • White beets
  • lollo rossa

Be Wise Ranch – Escondido, CA

  • green leaf
  • red leaf
  • romaine
  • Fennel
  • Kale- green, dino, and red
  • dandelion greens
  • spring mix
  • arugula
  • collard greens
  • Beets- red, gold, chiogga
  • Strawberries
  • Bok choy
  • Green cabbage
  • Chard- Rbow, Red, and Green
  • Carrots

Polito – Valley Center, CA

  • Valencia oranges
  • Oro blanco grapefruit
  • Blood Oranges
  • Meyer Lemons
  • Bears Limes
  • Persian Lemons
  • Tango Tangerines
  • Primavera Tangerines

Schaner

  • Beets – three colors
  • Emu eggs
  • Shallots
  • Beets

Lee Farms – Reedley, CA

  • Page Tangerines
  • Gold Nuggets
  • Tangelos
  • Cara Cara Oranges

Life’s a Choke

  • Asparagus – Small and Large
  • Baby Artichokes – Green and Purple
  • Lyon Artichokes

 Tamai

  • Strawberries
  • Thumbelina carrots