October 3, 2010, Palm Springs, CA - Silver King Sweet Corn is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Markets. Silver King is a white hybrid corn variety that is sugary sweet with tender kernals. Developed from an earlier hybrid, Silver Queen, Silver King has a longer shelf life and a higher sugar content. Sweet Corn is a warm weather crop and the season is coming… Continue
Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 5, 2010 at 10:20am —
Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the week: Cucumbers
All kinds of fresh Cucumbers are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Markets. Choose from English (burpless) cucumbers, pickling cucumbers, even Persian cucumbers! They’re all fresh, locally-grown and delicious, whether you want to eat them fresh, or use them to make pickles.
Did you know: Cucumbers… Continue
Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 1, 2010 at 4:44pm —
Lots of surprises to come in the near future at the markets. We appreciate everyone's ongoing support and know that you will love our new additions and changes. This will be our best season ever and it is the ongoing public support that keeps the markets in place as your resource for health, fresh produce, fun and a relaxed community experience here in our beautiful Coachella Valley.… Continue
Added by Paul Palodichuk on September 30, 2010 at 10:36am —
Palm Springs Market opens Saturday, September 25th,
Old Town La Quinta Market opens Sunday, September 26th,
and Palm Desert opens Wednesday, September 29th.
The Palm Springs Cultural Center announced today that its popular…
Added by Michael Carroll Green on September 19, 2010 at 10:20am —
Added by Omega Farms on September 18, 2010 at 10:27am —
Added by Paul Palodichuk on September 3, 2010 at 12:19pm —
After today's FDA inspection of those egg-recall farms in Iowa, you can make a difference in your food purchasing.
This petition is a good start:http://action.fooddemocracynow.org/cms/sign/decoster_unsanitary_and_unsafe/
Added by Paul Palodichuk on August 31, 2010 at 2:19pm —
Taken from John Robbins Post on Huffington Post:
From an animal welfare point of view, cage free eggs are far from perfect, but they are better. And from a public health perspective, cage-free eggs are a necessary and urgently needed improvement.
What can you do?
1) Take the HSUS "… Continue
Added by Paul Palodichuk on August 27, 2010 at 11:02am —
Added by Paul Palodichuk on August 26, 2010 at 9:00am —
A video that needs to re-surface again, and again and again.
It is up to YOU to shed light and turn your backs to the DARK side of the FARM.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVrIyEu6h_E
Added by Paul Palodichuk on August 15, 2010 at 10:05am —
Great Summer read....
Just finished reading, 'The End of Overeating' by David A Kessler MD. formerly a chairman with the FDA. Not a diet book. Check out this video.
Added by Paul Palodichuk on July 28, 2010 at 6:46pm —
Palm Springs Cultural Center to present Proud Americans: A Tribute to the 66th Anniversary of D-Day On Sunday, June 6th, 2010.
On Sunday, June 6th, 2010, Palm Springs audiences will have…
Added by Michael Carroll Green on May 31, 2010 at 6:30pm —
Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the week: First of the Season Peaches
Locally-grown California Peaches are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week. Organic and/or pesticide-free early season peaches are available at all three Certified Farmers’ Market locations, and from several local farmers. Varieties vary with the farms, but most of the early peaches are Super Rich, Queencrest or Sugar Time - all… Continue
Added by Michael Carroll Green on May 18, 2010 at 2:59pm —
Orders for Farm Fresh Thanksgiving Turkeys
From the Certified Farmers Market
Need to be Placed By the End of April.
Ever tasted a fresh locally-grown free-range turkey? Now you can!
The Certified Farmers’…
Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 13, 2010 at 7:00pm —
A plethora of locally-grown mixed lettuce greens are available this week at the three Certified Farmers’ Market locations. Leaf lettuces of several varieties (including oakleaf, red oakleaf, and Italian leaf lettuce) can be purchased from Sage Mountain Organics, Doug Powell Farms, Lichen Z Farm and others! But the leaf lettuces are only the beginning. There are also romaine varieties, mesclun, baby romaine, dandelion,… Continue
Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 13, 2010 at 6:30pm —
Certified Farmers’ Market
To Offer Fresh Fare to
Coachella and Stagecoach Fans
Coachella Music Festival fans and Stagecoach fans will discover a fresh new food option at both events this year. The Certified Farmers Market, which is sponsored by the Palm Springs Cultural Center, will have a market set up on the…
Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 13, 2010 at 4:33pm —
Egyptian Pharoahs believed they could bestow immortality, and kept them only for themselves. Chinese healers have used them as medicines for over 2,000 years. Ancient Aztecs used them in religious ceremonies and shamanic rituals. But modern day humans have found what is possibly the best of all uses for mushrooms – eating them!
The cultivation of edible mushrooms got started in the United States just over one… Continue
Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 7, 2010 at 10:08am —
The milky sweet, almost nutty flavor of Cauliflower is best when the florets are at their freshest – and when it comes to Cauliflower, the whiter the florets, the fresher the product. Cauliflower florets, the part of the plant that we typically eat, are the undeveloped flower buds of the Cauliflower plant. They are white because they lack the green chlorophyll found in other members of the cruciferous family of vegetables (like… Continue
Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 1, 2010 at 6:15pm —
“Described as both “enchanting and educational” by one reviewer, Moran’s latest book is a must for anyone who is serious about small-scale farming.”
Author, teacher, and small flower farmer, Peg Moran’s latest book, An Acre Plus: Invitation to a Growing Life, takes an intimate look at the lives and farms of a variety of 21st century artisan farmers who grow flowers, fruit and/or… Continue
Added by Michael Carroll Green on March 14, 2010 at 5:00pm —
Tickets Still Available for
Certified Farmers’ Market Fundraiser.
Event to include Silent Auction, Wine Tasting, Entertainment, Seated Dinner, and Short Talk on the “grow local, buy local, eat local” movement.
Tickets are still available for the Certified Farmers’ Market Fundraiser… Continue
Added by Michael Carroll Green on March 14, 2010 at 12:50pm —