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Certified Farmers’ Markets to present special pre-release screening of controversial new film, Forks over Knives.

October 25, 2010 – Palm Springs, CA - On Saturday, November 13, 2010, The Palm Springs Cultural Center’s Certified Farmers’ Markets will present a special pre-release screening of the controversial new film, Forks over Knives, at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs.



Forks Over Knives follows the personal journeys of a pair of pioneering yet…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 28, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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

Locally-grown Berries are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Market. Choose from delicious California blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, strawberries and several varieties of raspberries (red, orange and golden yellow!).



Californians are fortunate to be able to enjoy a variety of California-grown berries year-round. In other parts of the country they are either seasonal crops,…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 27, 2010 at 5:29pm — No Comments

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

It’s Pumpkin time, and the farmers at all three Certified Farmers’ Market locations are ready with locally-grown pumpkins. Choose from a variety of sizes, shapes and colors for everything from your most creative Halloween Jack-o-Lantern to the perfect pumpkin pie!



Pumpkins are grown all over the world, and on six of the seven continents (Antarctica being the one exception). They are believed to have originated in North America; with…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 20, 2010 at 7:29pm — No Comments

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

Heirloom Tomatoes!



Heirloom Tomatoes are this week’s Fresh Pick of the Week at the La Quinta Certified Farmers’ Market. Heirloom Tomatoes, unlike their hybridized cousins in the grocery store, are old fashioned varieties that were grown solely for flavor (as opposed to overall appearance, disease… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 16, 2010 at 4:16pm — No Comments

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

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the week: Fresh Fish and Shellfish !



The anticipation is over!! Fresh-Caught fish and shellfish arrive this week at the Palm Springs and Palm Desert Certified Farmers’ Markets. Poppa’s Fresh Fish Company, already a favorite at a number of other Southern California Farmers’ Markets,… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 15, 2010 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the week: Silver King Sweet Corn



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 — No Comments

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

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…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on October 1, 2010 at 4:44pm — No Comments

Certified Farmers’ Markets Set To Open For Fall Season.

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…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on September 19, 2010 at 10:20am — No Comments

Palm Springs Cultural Center to present Proud Americans: A Tribute to the 66th Anniversary of D-Day On Sunday, June 6th, 2010.

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…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on May 31, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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

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 — No Comments

Time To Order Your Farm Fresh Turkey for Thanksgiving 2010!

Talking Turkey:

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’…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 13, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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

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 — No Comments

Get Your Greens (and fruits and veggies) at Coachella and Stagecoach

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…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 13, 2010 at 4:33pm — No Comments

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

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…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 7, 2010 at 10:08am — No Comments

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the Week for March 28, 2010

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 — No Comments

Acclaimed Author (and Farmer) Peg Moran to sign copies of her latest book, An Acre Plus: Invitation to a Growing Life at three Certified Farmers’ Market locations.

“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…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on March 14, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Tickets Still Available for Certified Farmers’ Market Fundraiser.

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…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on March 14, 2010 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Certified Farmers Markets Now Accepting SNAP EBT Cards At All Locations.

Consumers using SNAP EBT Cards can now use them for Certified Farmers’ Market food purchases.



The Palm Springs Cultural Center’s Certified Farmers’ Markets are now accepting SNAP EBT Cards at all three of its Coachella Valley Locations. “We’ve been hoping to make this a reality for some time,” said Paul Palodichuk, Market Manager. “The SNAP Program provides crucial support to… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 23, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the week: Early Season Tomatoes!



You say To-MAY-to and I say To-MAH-to. Either way, we’re all in for a treat this week at the Certified Farmers’ Market. A variety of fresh, farm-ripened early season tomatoes are available, and they’ve got a taste that’s sure to beat any store-bought variety you can find!



Discover Hydroponic…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 23, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Join us at our fundraiser on March 20, 2010!



Help Support your Local Certified Farmers’ Market!



GROW LOCAL

BUY LOCAL

EAT LOCAL



Join us Saturday, March 20, 2010 at the fabulous…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 16, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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