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Squash & Gourds!

Squash & Gourds!

Autumn’s full bounty is on display right before Thanksgiving in Western Sonoma County. Just before the weather turns really dark and nasty, Mother Earth gives us one last glimpse of our long summer growing season that usually lasts deep into November. Winter Squash by different names, […]

San Rafael’s Thursday Farmers Market in November – Snapshots of What’s Happening 

San Rafael’s Thursday Farmers Market in November – Snapshots of What’s Happening 

Although cold out there in the mornings now, the best farmers market in the north bay is still going strong with wonderful gem-like produce offerings.

 

Baby Beets shine in the early morning sun at the Full Belly Farm stand.

Kohlrabi, Blue Kabocha Squash and the last Jimmy Nardellos of the season.

Crabapples from Hidden Star Orchards.

Marin Roots always bringing something interesting to the market. Mature Italian Agretti.

 

Sunchokes from Orchard Farms.

 

New crop walnuts.

Chestnuts from Sunnyland.

Tons of winter squash to choose from.

Blue Kabocha Squash.

Asian Pears.

Brussel Sprouts from Iacopi Farms in Half Moon Bay.

Gorgeous radishes from Tomatero Farms in Watsonville, Ca.

Fuyu Persimmons

Fuyu Persimmons

Fuyu Persimmons are in abundance right now at the markets in Northern California. They should be used and celebrated! Below is a very easy appetizer to serve as a first course or as part of an hors d’oeuvre party. If you want to make it […]

Peaches & Cream

Peaches & Cream

Looking for a sexy late summer food pairing? Look no further… Whether it be freshly made chèvre from a local herd of Tomales Bay goats at White Whale Farm or thickened creme fraiche (we make ours using Sonoma & Marin county cream) turned into a […]