Tag: farmers market

Fungus Amongus

Fungus Amongus

We have been blessed with a beautiful Autumn this year on California’s north coast. This means perfect conditions for two of my favorite culinary delicacies. The mostly calm waters and warm afternoons make for excellent abalone diving (I’ll write about this in a blog to […]

Tomatoes in October

Tomatoes in October

As long as the night-time temperatures don’t dip too low and the autumn rains stay light, October is an excellent time for heirloom tomatoes. Local farmers still pick plenty of them throughout our Indian Summer and we stay busy in the kitchen jarring them whole […]

San Rafael’s Thursday Farmers Market in July – snapshots of what’s happening

San Rafael’s Thursday Farmers Market in July – snapshots of what’s happening

The usual first stop at Full Belly Farms
The usual first stop at Full Belly Farms
Haogen Melons
Haogen Melons
Organic tomatoes
Organic tomatoes
pluots
pluots
table grapes
table grapes
squash blossoms
squash blossoms
Star Route Farms fennel
Star Route Farms fennel
Tomatero Organic Farm
Tomatero Organic Farm
Organic strawberry slinger
Organic strawberry slinger
A van full of micro herbs for sale
A van full of micro herbs for sale
Hypnotica Orange Dahlias
Hypnotica Orange Dahlias
stone fruit, grapes & sweet corn
stone fruit, grapes & sweet corn
Sunchokes
Sunchokes
Manchurian Beans & Fava Beans
Manchurian Beans & Fava Beans
Organic blueberries in July
Organic blueberries in July
Prather Ranch Beef
Prather Ranch Beef
Early Girl Tomato Time

Early Girl Tomato Time

We know that Summer is here when the early girl tomatoes are out in full force at the Farmer’s Market and we start brainstorming ideas for Summer menus. Here are some of our favorite dishes so far. Capellini with Early Girl Tomato Sauce, Opal Basil […]

Our Favorite Things

Our Favorite Things

We wanted to share some photos of a few of our favorite ingredients of the season and the dishes we feature them in.