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The Cost of a Flavorful Peach

The Cost of a Flavorful Peach

| July 31, 2007 | 9 Comments

Spend a couple of minutes poking around Google for “the $3 peach” and you will find multiple, tired complaints of the cost of produce at the Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market. At some point, instead of finding new reasons to complain about this nationally renowned farmers’ market, a lot of writers began to refer to the […]

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CUESA’s Coastal Harvest Farm Tour

CUESA’s Coastal Harvest Farm Tour

| July 24, 2007 | 1 Comment

Several varietals of Far West Fungi mushrooms On Sunday, I participated in the CUESA Coastal Harvest Farm Tour — a tour of Far West Fungi Farm and Yerena Farms in Moss Landing. Walking on to the Far West Fungi farm was like no other farm I’d other seen. It can as aptly be described as […]

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CUESA and Petrini Start Peace Talks

CUESA and Petrini Start Peace Talks

| May 24, 2007 | 1 Comment

Well. It’s been quite a week for the folks that love and hate the Ferry Building Farmers’ Market. First, there was the revelation that a new book by Carlo Petrini (the founder of the Slow Food movement) was downright rude about the farmers and their customers, who work, shop, and food-stroll their Bay Area Saturdays […]

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