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 some ingredients to buy each week and recipe ideas to cook with them. Your farmers’ market adventure starts here!

Market Report with Laura Avery

Laura Avery talks to Chef Robert Wemischner about how he’s inspired by late summer plums, and farmer Truman Kennedy talks about his plum varieties and his carbon neutral farm.

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What You Should Buy This Weekend at the Farmers’ Market

-Asian pears




-Prune plums

-Stanwick nectarines

What You Should Cook With It

Pan Roasted Quail with Kabocha Squash and Pear Relish

Smoky Eggplant with Garlic and Red Chiles

Creole Chicken with Quick Brown Rice and Watermelon Cubes 

Watermelon Ice Cream

Linguine with Roasted Red Peppers, Tomato and Brie

Nectarine Crostata

Plum Pie