News, Food, Recipes and Happenings from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market
What You Should Buy This Weekend At the Farmers’ Market
-stone fruit (peaches, cherries, plums)
-fresh chamomile and lemon verbena
-porcinis (should be here through Father’s day)
What You Should Cook With It
Ingredient Focus: Stone Fruit!
What is Stone Fruit? Don’t be embarrassed if you didn’t know that stone fruit is category of summer fruit that encompasses plums, peaches, apricots, cherries, nectarines and more. They’re called stone fruit because of the oftentimes large and heavy seeds found inside.
When is it in Season? Typically stone fruit season lasts from June to September. But this year, they arrived earlier than usual, to find out why, listen to this interview with Steve Murray of Murray Family Farms here.