Certified Farmers' Market

February 2009 Blog Posts (4)

Fresh Picks from February 2009

February 23, 2009



Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the week: Locally-Grown Asparagus!



Locally-grown Asparagus is this week’s Fresh Pick at the Certified Farmers’ Market, and this year’s crop is both delicious and abundant! Asparagus has been used since early times, both for its delicate flavor, and for its diuretic properties. It was cultivated by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans - all of whom ate it fresh in Spring and Summer, and dried in… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 28, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Palm Desert Grand Opening

The Certified Farmers' Market opened its third location in Palm Desert on Wednesday, February 11th, 2009. Almost 1,000 attendees attended the Grand Opening of the mid-week market - a sure sign that consumers crave farm fresh produce.



"People started showing up as early as 7:45am," said David Todd, Executive Director of the Palm Springs Cultural Center. "And we weren't even set to open until 9am. Fortunately, the farmers were all there early… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 16, 2009 at 2:53pm — 1 Comment

Palm Springs Cultural Center To Open Third Certified Farmers‚ Market Location in Palm Desert.

Grand Opening Slated for Wednesday, February 11, 2009.





The Palm Springs Cultural Center today announced that it has reached an agreement with the City of Palm Desert to open a third location for its popular Certified Farmers' Market. "We are thrilled to be adding a mid-week Certified Farmers' Market in Palm Desert," said Paul Palodichuk, Manager of the Palm Springs Cultural Center's Certified Farmers' Markets. "We will be located at the Palm Desert Visitor Center every… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 2, 2009 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Fresh Picks from January 2009

January 19, 2009

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the week: Ripe Avocados!




Locally grown Ripe Haas and Fuerte avocados are available at both Certified Farmers’ Market locations, and four more varieties, Reed, Gwen, Bacon and Pinkerton avocados, will begin to arrive at the Markets in the next few weeks. In Palm Springs, they can be found at Old Grove Orange Farms, Ramirez/Gonzalez Farms and Jaime Farms. In La Quinta, they are available at the Original… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 2, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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