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The Wonderful World of Apples

Fall has officially begun and the season delivers not only crisp autumn air but our favorite crisp, autumn treat—apples! In the mid-1800s, there were thousands of apple cultivars in the United States, some of the most astounding diversity ever developed in a food crop.  Apples used to be prized for their unique characteristics.  They came […] Read Post »

Mushroom Magic Month

September is National Mushroom Month! So for all you mushroom fans out there it’s the perfect time to let your friendly fungi flag fly. Ancient Egyptians believed mushrooms were the immortality plant.  Though we can’t profess to having any evidence of this, we do know these umami packed morsels are delicious any time of day. […] Read Post »

The End of Summer?

Autumn does not officially arrive until September 22, but as everybody knows Labor Day is really the last day of Summer! All the more reason to feature those late season gems of fragrant Yolo County melons, Marian Farms beloved Thompson Grapes and Hunter Orchards stonefruit on your produce sets (for one last hurrah). This is […] Read Post »

Choices, Choices, Choices!

It’s hard to know where to focus these days.  Whether its summer classics like watermelon and grapes, or the wild and wooly world of plums and pluots. Perhaps it’s the array of colorful and flavorful tomatoes that draw your attention?  It’s almost impossible to know which items to feature.  Have some fun this time of […] Read Post »

In Wonderland

What is the produce equivalent of “lions and tigers and bears, oh my?”  Is it “Gravensteins, strawberries, and zucchini Oh My?”  Or “Calimyrnas, Thomcords, and Galias, OH MY?” We are officially in the full swing of summer and man is our warehouse full of the most gorgeous colors, textures, and tastes imaginable.  Be sure to […] Read Post »