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  • Farmers Markets: A CSA model for seafood in Santa Monica

    Farmers Markets: A CSA model for seafood in Santa Monica
    Fishermen selling their own catch at Southern California farmers markets are vanishing. An attractive alternative is Community Seafood, a "community-supported fishery" that started selling last Sunday at the Santa Monica Main Street farmers market. Founded by two marine scientists, Sarah Rathbone and Kim Selkoe, it seeks to support local fisheries and provide ultra-fresh, sustainably caught fish to subscribers.
  • Blum Ranch in Acton keeps it old school

    Blum Ranch in Acton keeps it old school
    For a vision from a century ago, when farms covered Los Angeles County, there's no better time machine than Blum Ranch in Acton, southwest of Palmdale. Just off the 14 freeway, about an hour north of downtown, its 40 acres of peach and pear orchards are...

    Farmers Markets: Changes in South Pasadena, Westwood

    Farmers Markets: Changes in South Pasadena, Westwood
    Two popular and successful farmers markets, in South Pasadena and Westwood, are in the process of replacing the veteran managers who helped build them. Greta Dunlap, a star among managers, helped establish the South Pasadena farmers market in 1999,...

    Beverly Glen farmers market makes a comeback

    Beverly Glen farmers market makes a comeback
    The Beverly Glen farmers market, which had a soft opening last Saturday at the Glen Centre shopping mall just south of Mulholland Drive, revives an event that debuted 11 years ago. That version folded due to a lack of parking, but the reincarnation offers...

    Recipe: Cherry-pear mostarda

    Recipe: Cherry-pear <i>mostarda</i>
      Total time: 25 minutes Servings: Makes a generous 1½ quarts Note: Adapted from Quinn and Karen Hatfield. Dried pears can be found in most well-stocked and gourmet markets, as well as online. Pickled mustard seeds are available at select gourmet...