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Fresh Pick of the Week: Farm Fresh Eggs!

Easter is one its way, so be sure to get your FARM FRESH EGGS before they sell out.  Our Fresh Pick of the Week, FARM FRESH EGGS, are available at all of our valley Certified Farmers’ Markets. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. And if you’re using them…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 12, 2016 at 7:12pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week: Purple Daikon Radishes!

Purple Daikon Radishes top the list as this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the valley’s three Certified Farmers’ Markets. Purple Daikon Radishes are one of several types of Winter Radishes that are available at the markets. Winter Radishes are typically stronger in…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 12, 2016 at 7:10pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week: Cherry’s Famous Rugelah!

Cherry’s Famous Rugelah is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the valley’s three Certified Farmers’ Markets. Fourth Generation Baker, Mark Cherry, makes fresh Rugelah each week in a variety of delicious flavors, including Chocolate, Apricot, Cinnamon Nut,…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 12, 2016 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week: Green Tomatoes!

Although the 1991 movie, Fried Green Tomatoes, made them into a household name throughout the world, Green Tomatoes have a culinary history that goes well beyond the traditional Southern Side Dish. And that’s why Green Tomatoes are this week’s Fresh Pick of the…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 12, 2016 at 6:48pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week: Green Smoothies!

Get good and healthy with a Fresh Green Smoothie this week at one of the valley’s three Certified Farmers’ Markets. Our Fresh Pick of the Week is a delicious way to add some vitamins to your day while shopping for some fresh fruits and veggies. Choose from a variety of…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 11, 2016 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the Week: Fresh-Cut Flowers!

Looking for that perfect Valentine’s bouquet? Look no further! Local farmer, Juan Arriaga, of Arriaga Farms brings in a fresh batch of California-grown cut flowers – direct from his farm to the markets every week. They’re a perfect Valentine’s Day gift. And that’s why Fresh Cut…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 11, 2016 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the Week: Lemons!

Lemons are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Market, and as any Lemon aficionado will tell you, there is more to the Lemon than the singular sour yellow citrus fruit you’ll find at most grocery stores.  Lemons, like all citrus…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 11, 2016 at 1:18pm — No Comments

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the Week: Herb-Infused Chocolate!

T his week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Coachella Valley Certified Farmers’ Markets comes to us from our own Herbivore, Gabrielle Gaul. For the past several months, Gabrielle has been quietly combining her fresh locally-grown herbs with locally sourced nuts and organic raw…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 11, 2016 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the Week: Kale!

Locally-grown Kale is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Coachella Valley Certified Farmers’ MarketsKale is a dark green (and sometimes purple) leafy vegetable that is filled with all sorts of vitamins and nutrients - beta carotene, Vitamin C, Vitamin K,…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 11, 2016 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the Week: Chard!

Chard, commonly referred to as Swiss Chard, is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Markets. Over the years, Chard has been the subject of many misunderstandings. It is classified (at least in culinary terms) as a type of “green,”…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 11, 2016 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Certified Farmers’ Market Fresh Pick of the Week for 1/1/16: Romanesque Cauliflower!

Romanesque Cauliflower (also known as Romanesco broccoli, Roman cauliflower, Broccolo Romanesco, or just plain Romanesco) is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the valley’s three Certified Farmers’ Markets.



Romanesque Cauliflower is a…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 11, 2016 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the Week for 12/25: Beets!

Beets are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week at the valley’s Certified Farmers’ Markets, and are available from several farmers at all three valley locations. When most people think of Beets, they think only of the red root vegetable that is generally served boiled,…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 11, 2016 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Certified Farmers’ Market Fresh Pick of the Week: Fennel!

Fresh Fennel is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the valley’s three Certified Farmers’ Markets. Fennel is a hardy, perennial herb with bright yellow flowers, and delicate, feathery green stalks and leaves. A cousin of anise, carrots, dill, parsley and parsnips, Fennel is highly aromatic, with a mild anise-like flavor. Florence Fennel, also known as finocchio, is the variety available at the Certified Farmers’…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 11, 2016 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Markets

There’s just no better way to start the the day than with a glass of Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice. This week’s Fresh Pick, Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice, is available at all market locations, and is squeezed on the spot from locally grown oranges. Fresh Squeezed Orange…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 11, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week for November 21 through November 28, 2015

Fresh Pick of the Week for November 21 

through November 28, 2015

Locally-grown Pumpkins take center stage this week as the Fresh Pick of the Week at the valley’s Certified Farmers’ Markets.Several farms have Pumpkins just in time for Thanksgiving. Pumpkins, like other forms of winter squash, are…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on November 20, 2015 at 5:13pm — No Comments

Back By Popular Demand! Wednesday Certified Farmers’ Market in Palm Desert Is Moving Back to Mornings.

Back By Popular Demand!



The Wednesday Certified Farmers’ Market in Palm Desert Is Moving Back to Mornings.



In an effort to make the…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on November 19, 2015 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week for October 17 through 23, 2015

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the Week: Fuyu Persimmons!

Persimmons are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Markets. The fruit of a number of species of Ebony wood trees,…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 11, 2015 at 11:05am — No Comments

The Palm Springs Cultural Center presents: The Fresh Pick of the Week From the Certified Farmers Market!

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the Week: Okra!

This week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Markets is Okra. Okra (also known as gumbo), is a tall-growing, warm-season, annual vegetable from the same…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 3, 2015 at 3:47pm — No Comments

The Valley’s Three Outdoor Certified Farmers Markets Are Set To Open For The 2015/16 Season, Beginning October 3rd!

The Valley’s Three Outdoor Certified Farmers Markets

Are Set To Open For The 2015/16 Season, Beginning October 3rd!

Presented by The Palm Springs Cultural Center

Palm Springs Market opens Saturday October 3rd,

Old Town La Quinta Market Opens Sunday, October 4th

And Palm Desert Evening Market Opens Wednesday October 7th

Coachella Valley…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on September 30, 2015 at 6:23pm — No Comments

2015 Summer Market opens Saturday, June 6th.

Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 2, 2015 at 3:19pm — No Comments

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