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What's In Season This Week!?

It's the last month of Brussels Sprouts' peak season! Although you can find them all year round at our farmers' markets, they just might not taste as delicious. Learn about this week's in season vegetable and how to make Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts! Be sure to swing by Divine Harvest Family Farm and Gaytan Family Farm's booths to choose from their bountiful harvest! Did you know? Facts: Sprouts contain high levels of vitamins A and C, folic acid and dietary fibre, and can help protect against colon and stomach cancer. Brussels sprouts pack in 4 grams of protein per cup which is high for a veggie and unlike most other fruits and vegetables, Brussels sprouts don’t need to ripen befor

Word of the Week: Certified Farmers' Market

Certified Farmers Markets must be authorized by the County Agricultural Commissioner and abide by current legislation and regulations. This ensures that when you shop at a Certified Farmers’ Market, you can shop with confidence, knowing that your market is being held to high standards of health, cleanliness and business practices. The high quality and fresh produce brought to the Certified Farmers’ Market by its’ producers creates a diverse market and also provides the consumer with opportunity to meet the farmer and learn how their food supply is produced. Our farmers grow what they sell!

Eat Seasonally At Our Farmers' Markets!

Shopping at the farmers market means enjoying foods at their seasonal peak! This month, anticipate the return of the amazing avocado! Learn about the fruit itself, tips and even a simple recipe that includes ingredients you can pick up at all of our farmers' markets locations in February! Did you know? Facts: California growing season lasts from February through September! Avocados have the highest fiber content of any fruit and contain vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin E, potassium, magnesium, and folate. Avocados also contain four grams of protein, making them the fruit with the highest protein content! Tips: You can tell that an avocado is ripe when they feel heavy for their size and are

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