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Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

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…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 7, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

 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…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 3, 2012 at 6:13pm — No Comments

Thanks, Label GMOs Coachella Valley volunteers!

Huzzah for Label GMOs Coachella Valley volunteers Ginger Ross and Trisha Monroe at Palm Desert Certified Farmers' Market!

THANK YOU FOR BEING THERE!

Added by Leslie Webb Riggins on January 29, 2012 at 9:59am — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the Week: Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice!



There’s just no better way to start the new year (or start 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…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on January 2, 2012 at 9:01am — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

 Fresh berries from Ruby Farms are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Market.  Ruby Farms, the latest addition to the line-up of California farms selling produce at the Certified Farmers’ Market, grows a variety of berries at their farm in the Santa Maria Valley. They are currently offering…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on November 29, 2011 at 4:44pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

 Persimmons are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Market. The fruit of a number of species of Ebony wood trees, Persimmons are native to almost every continent, but they were first consumed in large quantities in ancient China. Today, two types are commercially available, Hachiya and Fuyu, and they…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on November 23, 2011 at 4:44pm — No Comments

Label GMOs Coachella Valley NEEDS VOLUNTEERS TO GATHER SIGNATURES!

 

Visit our Facebook page to learn more about the initiative to make genetically modified food labeling mandatory in California.  Label GMOs Coachella Valley

This is a statewide grassroots effort -- we need you to make this happen!

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Added by Leslie Webb Riggins on November 3, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

Eggplant is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Markets. The Eggplant, which is also known as an Aubergine or Guinea Squash, is a member of the nightshade family of vegetables (which also includes tomatoes, potatoes, sweet peppers, and tobacco). It is native to India, and the Indian… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on November 1, 2011 at 8:34am — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

Locally raised farm-fresh mushrooms are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Markets. E&M Farms has three varieties (Portabello, Crimini and Oyster) available at all four market locations.



Mushrooms are the fruiting bodies of several varieties of edible fungi, and have been consumed by humans for over 13,000 years. In Egypt, they were… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 27, 2011 at 8:43am — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

Heirloom Tomatoes are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Markets. Available from several local farms, Heirloom Tomatoes continue to gain popularity at Farmers’ Markets and other outlets, both because of their variety, and because of their superior flavor. Heirloom… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 19, 2011 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

Mangoes from Wong Farms are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Markets. Well-known locally for their wonderful Shady Lady Tomatoes, Wong Farms also grow some of the best Mangoes you’ll ever taste.



Commercially-grown mangoes are chosen from varieties that store and ship well,…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 11, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

New Certified Farmers Market To Open in City of Coachella.

New Certified Farmers Market

To Open in City of Coachella.


The Palm Springs Cultural Center today announced plans to launch a fourth Certified Farmers’… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 6, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Market!

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the Week: Okra


Okra is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Markets. Long a favorite in Southern, Creole and Cajun cooking, Okra has become increasingly popular in a variety… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 3, 2011 at 9:46am — No Comments

Certified Farmers' Markets Set To Open for 2011/2012 Season

The Palm Springs Cultural Center is pleased to announce the opening dates for the 2011/2012 season of its Certified Farmers’ Market locations as follows:



Palm Springs Certified Farmers’ Market: Opens Saturday, Sept. 24th (8:00 a.m. to 12:30…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on September 17, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Certified Farmers’ Markets Set To Screen Farmageddon This Saturday At Camelot Theatres

On Saturday,August 6, 2011, The Palm Springs Cultural Center’s Certified Farmers’ Markets will present a special screening of Farmageddon: The Unseen War on American Family Farms, at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. Farmageddon tells the story of small, family farms that were providing safe, healthy foods to their…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on August 3, 2011 at 9:12am — No Comments

Farm Favorites From the Summer Certified Farmers Market

The Palm Springs Cultural Center presents:



Farm Favorites

From the Summer Certified Farmers’ Market



Certified Farmers’ Market Summer Farm Favorite:

Boysenberries & Cherries from Murray Family Farms…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on June 10, 2011 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Summertime in Palm Springs will not be a desert this year

I am happy to know that the Farmers Market is moving inside the mall this summer. YAY!

Added by Andy Wysocki on June 10, 2011 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Lots of Great Fresh Picks at the Certified Farmers' Markets!

Sweet and delicious, Carrots are packed with nutrients! Everyone knows that Carrots are a garden favorite for bunnies; real rabbits, and those imagined (like Bugs Bunny, Peter Rabbit, or the Easter Bunny). But they are also favorites for nutritionists, and just about anyone else who is interested in good health and nutrition. Even that is…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on May 10, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Markets!

 Fresh locally-raised grass-fed beef, and organic beef, are now available from two different farms at all three Certified Farmers’ Market locations. Da-Le Ranch offers locally-raised grass-fed beef that has been pasture-fed, and raised without hormones or steroids. They also offer a variety of other meats, including pork,… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 6, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers' Markets!

L’Artisan Valley Baking Company provides fresh hand-made breads to Certified Farmers’ Market customers in all three of our locations. We are proud to be able to offer our customers their hand-made artisan breads lovingly created from the simplest ingredients; flour, sea salt and filtered water – and all from a local baking company.



L’Artisan Valley Baking Company was founded in 2003 by Fred and Severine Estrada, along with their…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 5, 2011 at 8:49am — No Comments

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