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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

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

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

 Dandelion Greens top the list as this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Market. Dandelions often get a bad rap from landscapers and gardeners; not without reason. They are quick-growing weeds - quite prolific, and difficult to control. What many people don’t realize, though, is that Dandelions are also… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on March 23, 2011 at 9:13am — No Comments

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

 Curly (Savoy) Spinach from Sage Mountain Farms is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Market. Curly Spinach, like all types of Spinach, is highly nutritious; rich in antioxidants,  Vitamin A , Vitamin C, Vitamin E,  Vitamin K, magnesium, manganese, iron, calcium, potassium, omega-3 fatty… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on March 21, 2011 at 8:10am — No Comments

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

Cabbage is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Market. Just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day, Cabbage pairs well with the Corned Beef, and will be served with it throughout the United States as part of the traditional Saint Patrick’s Day celebration. It is not, however, likely to be served… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on March 13, 2011 at 9:23am — No Comments

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

 Locally-grown lettuce is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Market. Several lettuce varieties, many organic, and all pesticide-free, are available at all three locations, including Butter Lettuce, Oak Leaf Lettuce, Red Leaf Lettuce, Green Leaf Lettuce, Romaine Lettuce, mixed mesclun, and more.



Lettuce…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on March 4, 2011 at 8:16am — No Comments

Tickets Now on Sale for Second Annual Certified Farmers' Market Fundraiser.

 

GROW LOCAL

BUY LOCAL

EAT LOCAL

Help Support your Local Certified Farmers’ Market!



Many people do not realize that the Certified Farmers' Market is not a "for profit" venture.…

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

Amelia Saltsman Book Signing and Cooking Demonstration Canceled; To Be Rescheduled At A Later Date.



Amelia Saltsman
Book Signing and Cooking Demonstration

Canceled; To Be Rescheduled At A Later Date…


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Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 16, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Certified Farmers’ Market Foodie Favorites: Amelia Saltsman to appear at Certified Farmers' Markets on Saturday, February 19th and Sunday, February 20th.

 Amelia Saltsman, the beloved Los Angeles-based food writer, teacher, television host, and author of the award-winning book, The Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook: Seasonal Foods, Simple Recipes, and Stories from the Market and Farm will be making a special local appearance at the Certified Farmers’ Markets the weekend of… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 5, 2011 at 2:56pm — No Comments

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

 If you’ve visited the Certified Farmers’ Markets lately, you’ve probably noticed some Shady Ladies at the market. Some are red, and some are green, but all of them are juicy and delicious. That’s because these Shady Ladies are Shady Lady Tomatoes from Wong’s Farms, and they’re this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 4, 2011 at 7:59am — No Comments

Certified Farmers’ Markets & Chipotle Mexican Grill To Present Special Screening of FOOD, INC.



On Saturday, February 5, 2011, The Palm Springs Cultural Center’s Certified Farmers’ Markets and Chipotle Mexican Grill will present a special screening of FOOD, INC., at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. FOOD, INC., an Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary, challenges audiences by asking “How much do we…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 3, 2011 at 7:41pm — No Comments

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





Kale is this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Market. Kale is available at all three market locations, and from several local farms; all pesticide-free, and some organic.



In culinary circles, Kale tends to be grouped with other “greens,” like Mustard, Turnip, and Swiss Chard,…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on January 4, 2011 at 8:34am — No Comments

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

Persimmons are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Market, with both Hachiya and Fuyu Persimmons available at all three valley locations. Persimmons are delicious raw (sliced and eaten like an apple), or can be cooked into puddings, cakes and pies. Ironically, although American Persimmons are native to the Eastern United States, the Persimmons that are grown locally (and most… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on December 1, 2010 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Thanksgiving Week Fresh Pick from the Certified Farmers' Markets!

Eat Your Greens!



Brussels Sprouts
are this week’s fresh pick of the week from the Certified Farmers’ Market. The small, but highly nutritious vegetables look very much like a miniature cabbages (and, in fact, mothers all over the world are guilty of telling their children that’s exactly what they are). But while they are related to an ancient form of wild cabbage, anyone who has seen Brussels Sprouts…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on November 24, 2010 at 9:16am — No Comments

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

Live Herbs and Winter Garden Plant Starts are this week’s fresh picks of the week from the Certified Farmers’ Market. Just in time for Winter gardens here in Southern California, these locally grown Herbs and Plant Starts are already acclimatized and ready to be transplanted into containers or your Winter Garden.



Because these Herbs and Plant Starts are grown locally, and not in a hothouse, they are…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on November 15, 2010 at 10:36am — No Comments

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