(Concord, May, 2012) According to results from a new poll commissioned by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, 70% of Americans support a national program to double the value of SNAP benefits when used at farmers’ markets. SNAP is the federal nutrition program which replaced food stamps. It is known as CalFresh in California.
These programs are up and [...]
May is the time for sweet California cherries at your farmers’ market. There will be several varieties to choose from as the short season progresses – fresh cherries are available from May through June only! Some of the farmers who will have wonderful sweet cherries are Gotelli & Sons, Stockton; Seko Ranch, Brentwood; Resendiz Farms, [...]
Fresh apricots are now available at your farmers’ market, a sure sign that summer is almost here. Gather them now and make some fresh fruit salads, apricot sherbet, or apricot preserves. Yum!
About 95 percent of the apricots grown in the U.S. come from California. Many different varieties grow in California, each with special characteristics. The [...]
June heralds the long-awaited introduction to summer’s bounty, with newly harvested vegetables and stone fruits arriving each week at the farmers’ market. Look for a rainbow of crunchy sweet bell peppers; perfect little beets; baby leeks; new red onions; berries of every persuasion; tree-ripened apricots (be still, my heart!); plump cherries; juicy melons; and the [...]
Mayfair Farmers’ Market
Sundays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
PCFMA has been working with local community members and organizations to bring a farmers’ market to the Mayfair neighborhood near South King Road at Kammerer Avenue. The farmers’ market will feature both organic and conventionally-grown fruits and vegetables freshly picked from local California fields, as well as [...]