Farmers' Market Report: Week of May 24, 2009

May 22, 2009 0 Comments

REALITY CHECK: Today, more than 6 billion people rely on food grown on merely 11 percent of the global land surface.  Only a scant 3 percent of the earth’s surface is inherently fertile soil.  Soil degradation and erosion are transforming productive land into wasteland at tragic speeds.  “The history of every nation”  President Franklin Roosevelt …

ARTSea Cafe 2009

May 19, 2009 0 Comments

One of my favorite things about San Diego Chefs is that they are some of the most generous and supportive people I have ever met. They spend a lot of their time perfecting their craft in order to please restaurant patrons, but they also dedicate a huge chunk of time to great causes benefiting the …

Scrumptious Simplicity

May 15, 2009 0 Comments

There is nothing quite like a salad of fresh tomatoes, basil and garlic on a warm sunshiny day. Nutritious, delicious and so simple to make a caprese chop salad is the perfect summery snack for the warm months that lie ahead.

Red Sweet Corn – Available!!

May 15, 2009 0 Comments

Red corn is available right now at $16.95 per case! This variety is sweeter than white corn!  I’m sure you’re thinking how could corn get more sweet?  Want to read more about it? Click the image below to go to the product page where you will find interesting facts & information on this delicious colored …


May 15, 2009 0 Comments

SUSTAIN: Although this word has become a popular term in the culinary landscape, it has been at the root of the counterculture of American living since agribusiness became the new face of agriculture in a 20th century modern world.  While  big business always has its “positive” effects, it also has dire effects and costs that …

Have you heard about Prepkitchen yet?

May 13, 2009 0 Comments

You know those days where you just don’t feel like cooking, and you don’t feel like going out to eat, and you definitely don’t want anything from the “fast food” or “take-out” joints? Well, now you have an option……. Prepkitchen! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katherine Randall BERKMAN 619.231.9977 (office) [email protected] PARTNERS OF NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED RESTAURANT …

Sweets of Spring

May 8, 2009 0 Comments

Spring has arrived here in San Diego and brought with it a surplus of sweet strawberries! From breakfast to dessert and every delicious meal in between strawberries make a scrumptious addition to any dish.

Chefs de Cuisine General Meeting – May 17th

May 8, 2009 0 Comments

Come join us for The Chefs de Cuisine Association’s may meeting at Specialty Produce. Click here for a PDF flyer! PROFESSIONALS & PUBLIC ARE WELCOME WHERE: Specialty Produce Warehouse – 1929 Hancock St. San Diego, CA 92110 WHEN:  Sunday, May 17th/ 3pm-6pm Cost of attendance = $10 Knowledge you’ll leave with = priceless WHATS IN …


May 7, 2009 0 Comments

WHEEL OF LIFE: “Good farmers use land according to its livelihood.  They are careful students of its natural vegetation, soil depth, structure, slope and drainage.  They are not appliers of generalizations, theoretical, methodical or mechanical.  Nor are they active agents of their own economical will, working their way upon an inert and passive mass.  They …

French Heirloom Potatoes in Vinaigrette

May 2, 2009 0 Comments

Our very first recipe! Much thanks to food writer Caron Golden for sharing her discoveries & hard work with all of us.  She records her adventures with food at San Diego Foodstuff and San Diego News Network. “To Market, To Market… With San Diego Foodstuff is your guide to the culinary treats found beyond our …