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This Week’s CSA Box

CSA Box November 26

I just picked up our T&D Willey Farms CSA box and thought I’d let you peek inside again.  It’s a good one!  We have carrots, celery, yellow onions, russet potatoes, garnet sweet potatoes, winter squash, winter savoy spinach, satsuma mandarins, cranberries, red bell pepper, rosemary, and Italian parsley.  I think my favorite thing about this week’s box is the complete lack of lettuce.  We haven’t been eating many lettuce salads lately so I still have an entire head of lettuce from last week. Continue reading →

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Morning at the Farmer’s Market

The Vineyard Farmer's Market, Fresno

Since we moved to Madera and signed up for our weekly CSA box, I don’t make it to Fresno farmer’s markets nearly as much as I used to.  But this morning I got up early and headed down to The Vineyard Farmer’s Market with my aunt and cousin to do some shopping and visiting.  It turned out to be an absolutely beautiful Fall morning and my favorite outdoor market under the arbor was filled with vibrant produce and people, just as I remembered it. Continue reading →

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A Peek Inside Our CSA Box

November CSA Box

We joined our local CSA last Spring and although I don’t always make it through all of the lettuce and I occasionally lose some vegetables in the back of the fridge when it gets full and we’re busy and I’m not cooking as much I’d like, we’ve really enjoyed picking up our weekly box of goodies and I’m happy to support our local organic farm, T&D Willey Farms, here in Madera, California. Continue reading →

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Back from the Farmer’s Market

Farmer's Market Produce

Just got home from The Vineyard Farmer’s Market and thought I’d show you what I picked up today.  I came home with broccoli, carrots, asparagus, alfalfa sprouts, sorrel, tomatoes, kale, and some baby squash.  Last night I stopped by the Clovis Farmer’s Market and bought eggs, cheese, lettuce, and blueberries.  I have fresh herbs in the fridge and the freezer is stocked with some chicken, fish, and beef.  I plan on hitting up a local stand for strawberries later today.  I think I’m set!  What have you been buying in your local markets lately?

 

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Wordless Wednesday: Farmer’s Market Day

Big Carrots

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Farmer’s Market Finds

August Farmer's Market Finds

After being down with the flu all week, a trip to the Farmer’s Market this morning was just what I needed.  Back to the kitchen I go!

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Farmer’s Market: Tomatoes, Blackberries, and Nectarines

Heirloom Tomatoes Continue reading →

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Another Coast, Another Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Market Arbor

I’m on the west coast now and I thought I would tempt you with some new farmer’s market photos! The Vineyard Farmer’s Market in Fresno, CA, gathers each Wednesday and Saturday under the cover of this beautiful greenery-draped arbor. My aunt and I woke up early and made it down to the market by around 8:00 a.m. on Saturday.

Farmer’s Market Carrots

Although I have yet to cook with them myself, I’m always drawn to these bunches of colorful carrots.

Fresno Farmer’s Market

Lots of beautiful grapes, peaches, and nectarines to be found here! Continue reading →

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