New Flavors + Colors of Autumn
Fall fruits and veggies are in full swing now and we have so much new variety to offer. Celebrate Food Day by eating fresh and local.
Bautista Creek Local Produce from Hemet: Get those gorgeous colorful heirloom dry beans while you can because they’re almost gone! Reed avocados are in and so are zucchini flowers and variegated pink lemons. Cool weather crops are just starting with arugula and living lettuce mixes.
Nicholas Family Farms from Orange Cove: Pomegranates, persimmons, and apples are bountiful. Try their delicious Fujis!
Pedro’s Avocado Ranch from Fallbrook: Several varieties of winter squash are in including: sweet dumpling and butternut. Dragonfruit and ruby red grapefruit are also available.
Menos Organic Farms from Riverside: Now’s the time to make that roasted beet salad! Bunches of beets, carrots, and several varieties of kale available.
Atkins Nursery from Fallbrook: Tropical fruit is in abundance! Fragrant guava, passionfruit, and several varieties of lemons stand out this season. Tons of potted fresh herbs for everyday healthy seasoning too.
Gaytan Family Farms from Mira Loma, Chino, and Santa Maria: Check off all your grocery staples here. Carrots, onions, potatoes, cauliflower, broccoli, eggs, squash, strawberries, and tons more.
Bee Ladies Local Honey from Yorba Linda: Got autumn allergies? A teaspoon of local honey or bee pollen goes a long way.
Da-Le Ranch from Lake Elsinore: Order your Thanksgiving birds and holiday hams now from Dave, Lisa, and Kristina at the market!
Tenerelli Orchards from Little Rock, CA: Likely only two more weeks of those deliciously sweet Autumn Lady Peaches. Get ‘em while you can!
Vang Farms from Fresno: Who doesn’t love a great sweet potato mash? But the question is, have you ever made a daikon radish mash? Try ‘em both! Tons of fresh root veggies and greens such as kale, bok choy, chard, and collards.
Hopkins AG from Bakersfield: Every made a meat-free “nut-loaf”? Almonds are the way to go. Fresh un-pasteurized raw almonds, butter, and meal.
Arriaga’s Flowers from Riverside: Fresh cut flowers including clovers, sunflowers, zinnias, and gorgeous mixed bouquets. These are cut Friday and never refrigerated to guarantee freshness for you at home.
New Era Farms from Nipomo: Coastal berries to top your morning bowl of granola! Ask Felix for a sample.
New Food Vendors Alert!
Bluewater Seafood Co. from San Pedro: Wild king salmon, brazzino, halibut, oysters, clams…you name it, they got it!
Brown Bear Eats from Costa Mesa: Delicious made from scratch vegan, gluten-free, and old fashioned cookies, sweet breads, and brownies.
Vera’s Tamales from Oceanside: Voted #1 at LA’s Tamale Throw-down, you can’t go wrong with Vera’s! The mushroom and garlic tamales are our favorite.
See you Saturday at the market! Open year-round, every Saturday from 9am-2pm at the SoCo Collection in Costa Mesa.