The Farmers Market Box
Our effort to support family owned California farms by connecting you with their peak season produce.
Pasta with Golden Beets, Greens and Pancetta Serves 6 Beet greens are a terrific source of vitamins and minerals, don’t throw them away! They are terrific sautéed with olive oil, salt and pepper, and this one dish meal uses both the sweet golden beets and their greens. 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil One 1/2-inch …
What’s HOT in the COOLER? All the wild things…
All the wild things… wild red miner’s lettuce, wild fennel, wild watercress & wild onion.
Local, pesticide-free & sustainably sourced produce from over a dozen farms each week. The Farmers Market Bag (aka FMB) is our version of a CSA box for only $20 http://www.specialtyproduce.com/fmb
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.