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Becoming a Farmers’ Market Vendor

Becoming a Farmers’ Market Vendor

| April 2, 2011 | 3 Comments

Megan Gordon shares her experiences breaking into a few of the Bay Area’s farmers’ markets.

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Mercat de La Boqueria de Barcelona: A Temple of Gastronomy

Mercat de La Boqueria de Barcelona: A Temple of Gastronomy

| March 22, 2011 | 5 Comments

The Mercat de La Boqueria, located in Barcelona, is a wonderful place to peruse and buy some of the freshest food the Spanish coast has to offer.

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Lights, Camera, Cook: Making Apricot-Lemon Scones at the Farmers’ Market

Lights, Camera, Cook: Making Apricot-Lemon Scones at the Farmers’ Market

Secrets of a cooking demonstrator revealed! Cookbook author Stephanie Rosenbaum discusses tips and tricks for cooking in public, with a recipe for Apricot-Lemon Scones.

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It’s Green Garlic Season: Celebrate with Pesto!

It’s Green Garlic Season: Celebrate with Pesto!

| February 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

Early spring in the Bay Area means that green garlic is about to start popping up in farmers markets. Here are some tips on how to cook with this amazing vegetable.

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The Scene in Season:  Farmers’ Markets From Kentucky to California

The Scene in Season: Farmers’ Markets From Kentucky to California

| June 29, 2010 | 2 Comments

Whether I’m in Louisville or San Francisco, forays to the market are about people as much as produce, an opportunity to take stock of the swirling community. In this way, they’re all the same — regardless of what’s in season.

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Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: June Report

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: June Report

| June 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

Saturday morning at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market was classically representative of the way I shop the market. My plan was to get in and out in about an hour and go home to start my day. But all the vendors had stories, and I ran into friends and two and a half hours later, I was trudging home, my arms laden with lots of delicious goodies for the week.

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Inner Sunset Farmers Market, San Francisco

Inner Sunset Farmers Market, San Francisco

| June 14, 2009 | 35 Comments

Last Sunday, a brand-new farmers market opened in one of my favorite San Francisco neighborhoods: The Inner Sunset. The market, in the parking lot at Ninth and Irving streets, is run by the Pacific Coast Farmers Markets Association and will run from June through November.

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Spring Farmers Market Highlights

Spring Farmers Market Highlights

| May 12, 2009 | 4 Comments

It’s an exciting time around the farmers market these days. I hadn’t been to the market for about two weeks, and was amazed at how much the market changed in a short amount of time. There is a promise of summer fruit in the air, and the spring vegetables are in abundance. Here are some of the things I am looking forward to this month.

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