Living Christmas Trees at the Santa Monica Farmers Market

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blog112410 018Living Christmas Tree, all native species (baby Sequoia and Blue Cedar pictured here) are rented for the holidays and returned to the farm for next year.  Trees that get too big are donated to reforestation projects, and the trees are delivered to your home in a bio diesel truck.  Ornaments are fair trade.  The sustainable solution to imported Christmas trees!  Sunday main Street market until December 19th.

blog112410 012Fairy squash from Windrose is perfect for pies.   Santa Monica Wednesday.

blog112410 016Gorgeous young beets to roast whole.  Perfect for salads and sides, and the greens are nutritious and quick-cooking.  Weiser Family Farm

blog112410 015Sunflowers for the holidays from Delia Coleman; Wednesday, Saturday Santa Monica