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I got to visit a Farmer's Market over the weekend. They had a huge array of tropical fruits, local grown seasonal produce, fresh herbs, sunflowers and more!
 

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Cooking

Pea shoots are larger than "sprouts" but are not mature enough to produce peas. They taste like peas and have a delicate flavor. Plus, their versatility makes them delicious whether they are raw or cooked. Find out what we bought at the farmers' market this week and see the dishes we made with our finds!
Cooking

Marion Nestle and Alice Waters came to UC Berkeley to present a talk about the importance of sustainability and the farm to table local food movement. I was lucky to get to attend! The event was put on by the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and the Berkeley Food Institute, which is working on a ... Sustainability and Local Food Talk by Marion Nestle and Alice Waters
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Recently I attended the Sonoma Heirloom Exhibition. My decision to go was based on two reasons: 1) Any visit to a farmer's market in Sonoma or Santa Rosa yields the most beautiful local-grown produce, consistently on every trip. This image was photographed by me from items I picked at...


Families enjoy a U Pick 'Em Farm in Davenport, CA, where strawberries grow by the sea!! A farmer's market changes continuously as new products come into season. Last week at the end of May, cherries, corn, and peaches appeared suddenly. It feels like nature's fashion show. One benefit of a farmer's...