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Marin IJ Beet: Tomatoes are peaking, make gazpacho

By | August 31st, 2016|Chefs Who Shop the Market, Market News|

It is widely accepted that tomatoes, despite their veggie-like characteristics, are technically a fruit, but did you know that in 1886 the “fruit or vegetable” debate went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court? Though the botanical classification may be up for debate, the nutritional benefits of tomatoes are not. One large tomato has [...]

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Lawsuit Challenges the Future of Small-Scale Livestock Production at Point Reyes National Seashore

By | August 31st, 2016|Chefs Who Shop the Market, Market News|

If you follow Sir Francis Drake Boulevard down the Point Reyes Peninsula toward the lighthouse, beyond the now-vacated Drakes Estero, you might find yourself at Historic Ranch B, also known as Double M Dairy. Here, Jarrod Mendoza raises dairy cows on land his family has ranched for generations. Despite its sweeping views and windswept vistas, [...]

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“Ranching in the Park: Not by Accident”

By | August 26th, 2016|Market News|

A Marin Conservation League series of workshops.

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2016 Unbroken Ground Film Preview from Patagonia Provisions

By | August 22nd, 2016|Chefs Who Shop the Market, Events, News|

Our food choices are deeply connected to climate change. Food will play a critical role in the next frontier of our efforts to solve the environmental crisis. Join us to celebrate the release of Unbroken Ground, a compelling new film by Chris Malloy that explores four areas of agriculture that aim to change our relationship to [...]

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Farmers market’s temporary move

By | August 18th, 2016|Market News, Press|

If you’ve been to the Thursday Marin Farmers Market in the last six weeks, you know that the market has been relocated to the Northgate mall during construction of the round-about on Civic Center Drive. Since the move, some customers have expressed dissatisfaction with the change (vendors aren’t where they usually are, I don’t know [...]

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Farmers Market Beet: Cool, crisp cucumbers perfect for summer salads

By | August 4th, 2016|Chefs Who Shop the Market, Market News|

On a hot summer day, nothing cools like a crisp, fresh cucumber from the farmers market. Cucumbers are extremely low in calories yet surprisingly filling. They are a great source of vitamin K, potassium and lignans, compounds known to help prevent certain types of cancers. Cucumbers are believed to help detoxify the body, improve skin [...]

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The Public on Your Porch: On-Farm Education at Windrush Farm

By | July 13th, 2016|Market News, News|

It is hard for me to trace back to the first time I yielded to the impulse to throw open the gates of the farm and invite strangers in. Now, some twenty years later, I have had a great deal of experience with on-farm education through school field trips, retreats, family days, weddings, and even [...]

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Farm Field Studies program shows kids where healthy food comes from

By | June 28th, 2016|Market News, News, Press|

These days, terms like ‘organic,’ ‘sustainable,’ ‘locally sourced’ and ‘farm to table’ are commonly tossed around in the media as well as at cocktail parties, in regard to what we are eating—whether it be at home, at the grocery store or in restaurants. We know it’s chic to eat organic vegetables, cage-free eggs and grass-fed [...]

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Sage Bakehouse makes Bay Area’s Best savory Pies: Found at the Clement St Farmers Market

By | June 22nd, 2016|Market News, News, Vendor Stories|

It took nine months for Nicholas Lee to be happy with his pastry recipe. The proprietor of Sage Bakehouse, a savory hand pie stand at the Clement Street Farmers’ Market, knew that the crust, more than filling, makes or breaks a pie. So he spent months testing options, using friends and family as guinea pigs, [...]

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Farmers Market Beet: A dish even beet haters will love

By | May 26th, 2016|Chefs Who Shop the Market, Market News|

Ask 100 people their opinion on beets and you are likely to find yourself among two divided camps: beet lovers and beet haters. Beet lovers can’t get enough of them, and generally, the earthier tasting the better. If you’re of the “beets taste like dirt” persuasion (aka a beet hater), you’ve likely tried them once, [...]

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