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Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Markets

FRESNO CHILI PEPPERS are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week at the valley’s Certified Farmers’ Markets. Although similar in in size, shape and taste to Jalapeno peppers, FRESNO CHILI PEPPERS are typically much hotter (2,500-10,000 Scovilles) than Jalapenos. They…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 19, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments

Certified Farmers’ Market Returns to Downtown Coachella

Fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables are coming beck to downtown Coachella, starting this coming Saturday, October 20th, when the Palm Springs Cultural Center’s Certified Farmers’ Market returns for its 2012/13 season. “We are so happy to be back in downtown Coachella,” said…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 19, 2012 at 10:56am — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Markets

Mushrooms are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week at the valley’s Certified Farmers’ Markets. Choose from cultivated Shitake, Maitake, Wood ear, Portobello, and Oyster Mushrooms – all grown by E & M Farms, and available by the basket or by…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 5, 2012 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Farm Fork Life: Fraudulent or Credible: Organic Labeling and More...

Drawn from interview during a two month, western states, editorial tour, this story originally appeared in the Huffington Post series Farm to Fork Across America, as well as on Farm Fork Life.  It & more are dedicated to progressive innovations in the food chain to promote a healthier you, community & planet.…

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Added by Julie Brothers on October 2, 2012 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Markets

POTATOES are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week at the valley’s Certified Farmers’ Markets. There are several varieties of POTATOES available at the markets. Choose from white rose, pink rose, red, Yukon gold, Russet, blue, and fingerlings in a variety of colors! …

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on September 29, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Markets

Fresh Pick of the Week: WATERMELON!

Nothing says Summer like a juicy slice of WATERMELON. And that’s exactly why WATERMELON is this week’s Fresh Pick of the…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on September 14, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Openings and closings as Summer transitions into Fall.

Hi Everyone!

Don't forget that our last day at the Summer Certified Farmers’ Market is Saturday, September 15th. We will take one week off before returning with our seasonal outdoor Certified Farmers’ Markets.



Our seasonal Certified Farmers’ Markets will open as follows:

  1. In Palm Springs…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on September 14, 2012 at 9:29am — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

If the names, Crookneck, Straight Neck, Patty Pan and Globe sound strange to you, let us introduce you to the latest varieties of Summer Squash to join the ranks of Zucchini at the Summer Certified Farmers’ Market! That’s right. This week’s Fresh…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on September 6, 2012 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

Fresh, locally-grown Okra is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Summer Certified Farmers’ Market. Okra is a Summer favorite throughout North America, and a year-round favorite in the Southeastern United States where it figures prominently into Southern and Creole…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on August 30, 2012 at 7:56pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

Fresh Cut Flowers are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Summer Certified Farmers’ Market. Each week, Juan Arriaga, of Arriaga Farms, brings in a fresh batch of California-grown cut flowers – direct from the farm to the markets. Choose from sunflowers,…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on August 24, 2012 at 8:29am — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

 Heirloom Tomatoes are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Summer Certified Farmers’ Market. What IS an Heirloom Tomato? Particular definitions vary. In general, though, Heirloom Tomatoes are open pollinated varieties of tomatoes that have…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on August 18, 2012 at 8:26am — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

Locally-grown Figs top the list of Fresh Picks this week at the Summer Certified Farmers’ Market. Figs are a Summer favorite in California where several varieties have been cultivated and consumed since the late 1700s. And although that, in itself, seems like a long…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on August 10, 2012 at 5:44pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

Tomatillos are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Summer Certified Farmers’ Market. Available from several farms, our Tomatillos are all locally-grown and are available in both the familiar green/yellow variety and the less commonly seen purple…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on August 3, 2012 at 11:05am — No Comments

Summer Certified Farmers Market To Host Kid’s Activities at the Market On Saturday, July 28, 2012 Storytime, Children’s Dance Performances, HBO Film Screening Among The List of Activities. The focus…

Summer Certified Farmers Market

To Host Kid’s Activities at the Market

On Saturday, July 28, 2012

Storytime, Children’s Dance Performances, HBO Film Screening Among The List of Activities.



The focus is on children, and on preventing childhood obesity at the Summer Certified Farmers’ Market this…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on July 26, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

Visitors to the Summer Certified Farmers’ Market are in for an unusual treat in the next few weeks as this week’s Fresh Pick, locally-grown Dragon Fruit, makes its first appearance at the market. Although native to Mexico, Central America, and South America (and…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on July 26, 2012 at 8:33am — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

Fresh-made Certified Organic Guacamole is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Coachella Valley Summer Certified Farmers’ Market. Guacamole has long been a staple of California cuisine, but it’s rare to find locally-made farm-fresh Guacamole that is…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on July 5, 2012 at 8:53am — No Comments

Summer Certified Farmers’ Market to screen HBO’s Acclaimed Series THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION, starting July 7th.

The Summer Certified Farmers’ Market will be screening the four part HBO Documentary Series, THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION each Saturday morning at 9am, beginning July 7th and continuing through July 28th. The screenings, which are sponsored in part by Kaiser Permanente,…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on July 5, 2012 at 8:50am — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the Week: Blackberries!

June 25, 2012, Palm Springs, CA - Blackberries are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Coachella Valley Summer Certified Farmers’ Market. Blackberries  are one of…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 29, 2012 at 6:48pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

White Peaches are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Coachella Valley Summer Certified Farmers’ Market. White Peaches are typically sweeter than Yellow Peaches, owing to their lower acidity and their higher sugar content. They also tend to be juicier and…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 21, 2012 at 12:27pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

 Gaya Melons are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Coachella Valley Summer Certified Farmers’ Market. Gaya Melons are early bearing hybrid melons that were originally developed in Japan, but which have been grown both in Southern California and in Mexico…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 15, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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