Good Food’s Weekly Farmers’ Market Digest

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News, Food, Recipes and Happenings from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market

Every week Good Food visits the Wednesday Santa Monica Farmers’ Market and brings the latest news from farmers and chefs in our weekly Market Report segment with market manager Laura Avery.

We also help you cook seasonally and sustainably by recommending a few ingredients to buy and recipe ideas to cook with them. Your farmers’ market adventure starts here!

Market Report with Laura Avery

John Tenerelli discusses late season peaches and says he will have them through September.

Laura Avery talks to David Wolfe, Executive Chef at Feed on Abbot Kinney, about what he’s making with peaches. A recipe for his peach salsa with roasted jalapenos is on the Good Food Blog.

What You Should Buy This Weekend At the Farmers’ Market

-bahri dates


-late season peaches


-winter squash

-cherry tomatoes


What You Should Cook With It

Blackberry Peach Pie

Fresh Golden Bahri Date Salad

Spiced Peaches

Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut Milk, Miso and Lime

Pear Tart with Olive Oil-Cornmeal-Pine Nut Crust

Mud Hen Tavern’s Go Figure Cocktail

Pasta with Corn, Slow-Cooked Tomatoes and Garlic Confit

Produce Hack of the Week & Other Tips 

How to freeze peaches:

Get ready for the 6th annual Good Food Pie Contest with this “foolproof” pie crust:  “Foolproof” Vodka Pie Crust