Mandarinquats?!? Mandarin – what?!? Despite their strange name, Mandarinquats, the hybrid between the Mandarin orange and the Kumquat, inherited the best of both their progenitors. Larger, plumper and juicier than Kumquats, they are…
Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 23, 2012 at 8:36am — No Comments
We still need volunteers to help collect us signatures, so let us hear from you! And if you can't volunteer, please look for us throughout the Coachella Valley and SIGN THE PETITION!
It's our right to…Continue
Added by Leslie Webb Riggins on February 17, 2012 at 8:44pm — No Comments
Locally-grown organic Kale is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week at all four Coachella Valley Certified Farmers’ Markets. Kale 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, Sulforaphane, lutein, calcium, manganese,…Continue
Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 13, 2012 at 11:41am — No Comments
Certified Farmers' Market in Palm Desert likes the idea of labeling genetically modified food!
Thanks again, guys!
Thank you to each of you in the Coachella Valley/desert communities who have come out and received training to help us…Continue
Added by Leslie Webb Riggins on February 8, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Southern California’s annual crop of Blood Oranges are already arriving at the Coachella Valley’s Certified Farmers’ Markets, and the reception, as always, is quite enthusiastic. Blood Oranges, so-called because they contain an abundance of the red pigment, anthocyanin, are quite tasty; sweet and tart, with a somewhat…Continue
Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 7, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Fresh-picked Green Beans (or string beans or snap beans) are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Markets. Ours are grown locally and picked at the point of perfection. The ideal green bean should have a firm, fleshy and sweet pod, but also have well-formed beans inside. They should also be tender and have…Continue
Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 3, 2012 at 6:13pm — No Comments