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Market Watch: The latest farmers market news by David Karp

  • Market Watch: Kinnows make a sweet citrus juice

    Market Watch: Kinnows make a sweet citrus juice

    The late-harvest mandarins can be very seedy. But made into juice, as Lucio Trinidad does at farmers markets, they find their sweet spot.

  • Market Watch: New Altadena farmers market takes an urban approach

    Market Watch: New Altadena farmers market takes an urban approach

    The Altadena certified farmers market, which opened last Wednesday afternoon after weeks of anticipatory buzz, is innovative and deeply idealistic. It showcases more than half a dozen small urban farms, most of which are selling at a farmers market for the first time, and the quality of its more...

  • Market Watch: Frog Hollow's rock star apricot farmer

    Market Watch: Frog Hollow's rock star apricot farmer

    — It's always an event when "Farmer Al" Courchesne of Frog Hollow Farm shows up at the Santa Monica farmers market, where he'll be selling apricots and cherries for the next month. He's a celebrity farmer in the Bay Area, folksy yet sophisticated, and his fruit often matches his charisma.

  • Market Watch: New cherry varieties worth a pit stop

    Market Watch: New cherry varieties worth a pit stop

    The San Joaquin Valley branches out beyond the Bing and Brooks. It pays to know what you're buying and try samples.

  • Market Watch: Above the ocean in Malibu, a rare orchard of loquats

    Market Watch: Above the ocean in Malibu, a rare orchard of loquats

    High on a steep, terraced mountainside in Malibu, with a spectacular view of the Pacific, perches the largest and probably the only commercial planting of loquats in the United States. A pome fruit related to apples and pears, the loquat is one of the great pleasures of spring in Southern California....

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