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These Fruits Can Create a New You for the New Year

2018-01-02T13:28:22-08:00

Peter Antonio sells tomatoes at the Morro Bay farmer's market. You don't even need to think about what this year's top New Year's resolution is. Because it's pretty much the same as it always is: Lose weight. Get healthy. Of course, we

These Fruits Can Create a New You for the New Year2018-01-02T13:28:22-08:00

Newest Market Additions Add Flavor and Variety

2017-08-02T07:59:53-07:00

Preservative-free jerky, a variety of beans and clarified butter made from a Syrian recipe are all new to local farmers' markets this month. Slice of Templeton jerky has now joined the Morro Bay farmers' market on Thursdays. The company offers high quality

Newest Market Additions Add Flavor and Variety2017-08-02T07:59:53-07:00

Sqaush on the Grill? Putting Veggies on the Barbecue

2017-07-20T14:55:42-07:00

Flipping burgers on a sizzling outdoor grill is as much of a summer staple as baseball, swimming pools and family road trips. But those grills don't have to be just about meat. Just as your grill gives chicken a special

Sqaush on the Grill? Putting Veggies on the Barbecue2017-07-20T14:55:42-07:00

The Meat of the Vegetable World

2017-07-03T10:42:28-07:00

Mushrooms are neither vegetables nor meat. However, they are known as the "meat of the vegetable world." While considered a fungus, a mushroom can grow in soil, like a vegetable, and some mushrooms feature a meat-like texture. Hence, the meat-vegetable moniker. Most

The Meat of the Vegetable World2017-07-03T10:42:28-07:00

Make Your Own Farmers’ Market Smoothies

2017-06-19T15:29:04-07:00

Next time you visit the Downtown Farmers' Market in San Luis Obispo, you might eventually find yourself at the Downtown Centre, where one of San Luis Obispo's most successful start-ups still does big business. Kirk Perron founded Jamba Juice in 1990,when it

Make Your Own Farmers’ Market Smoothies2017-06-19T15:29:04-07:00

The Sweet Cherry on Top of This Year’s Crop

2017-06-19T11:31:49-07:00

You might have noticed that cherries have been a little smaller this year. But, experts say, that's a good thing: Not only are those small cherries sweeter and juicier, but their size reflects what has been a great year for the popular

The Sweet Cherry on Top of This Year’s Crop2017-06-19T11:31:49-07:00

How to Make Veggies Work for You

2017-05-04T10:53:25-07:00

In the United States, the most popular vegetable is . . . Carrots? No. Celery? Nope. Try potatoes. While that may be surprising, it's mostly because we eat so many french fries. In fact, American toddlers are more likely to eat french

How to Make Veggies Work for You2017-05-04T10:53:25-07:00

What’s That For?

2017-04-19T09:42:36-07:00

Sure, we all know the fruit and veggie all-stars -- the apples, carrots, strawberries and lettuce. But every now and then you see something at your local farmers' market that stumps you. In this short video, farmers explain some of their lesser

What’s That For?2017-04-19T09:42:36-07:00

Why shop locally?

2017-03-15T10:30:46-07:00

Shopping at your local farmers’ market is a great way to celebrate your community and support local farmers. Not only does this benefit your healthy lifestyle, but you know where your food is coming from. Some food for thought: By putting your

Why shop locally?2017-03-15T10:30:46-07:00

Strawberry Fields Forever

2017-03-07T10:22:22-08:00

It’s that time of the year to head down to your local farmers’ market and get a fresh basket of strawberries. We have a few tips you can use after picking up this season’s freshest berries: To remove the strawberry’s core and

Strawberry Fields Forever2017-03-07T10:22:22-08:00
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