The Farmers Market Box
Our effort to support family owned California farms by connecting you with their peak season produce.
Thank you to all of our chefs & friends who made the trip in the early hours of the morning to the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market. We’d also like to thank Donna McLoughlin who provided us with many of these great photos! Chefs: Andrew Spurgin (Water’s Fine Catering) Donald Coffman (Water’s Fine Catering) Brian Sinnott …
Specialty Produce is reacting to the recent alert from the FDA regarding concerns over salmonella contamination of Pistachio Nuts. Last updated 3/31/09 at 4:30pm. Click here for what we are doing about it… Click here for the FDA advisory notice.
Happy Monday, all!
Ugh, how about that darn daylight savings time? I am not thrilled to lose an hour of sleep, but at least we get more daylight – another sign that spring is coming, slowly but surely.
After talking to a lot of my farmers, up-and-coming new items for springtime menu’s are: Jerry’s Berries Strawberries (Jerry Rutiz’s version; he uses the “Galante” variety, which is a softer berry but extremely sweet – coming in early April), fresh Fava Beans from various farms – next week, lots more peas and beets and artichokes, purple baby broccoli coming this weekend from Weiser Farm (limited to start!), etc. etc.! More to come, I’m sure.
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