What’s Fresh and the Farmers Market This Week

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Every week Laura Avery (market manager) takes pictures at the Santa Monica Wednesday market.

blog031010 002Chef Mark Gold from Eva with some apple blossoms for restaurant décor

blog031010 003Pastry chef Zoe Nathan (Huckleberry) and her mom enjoy a moment at the market

blog031010 004Fava beans are a Spring delight.  Discard pithy pods then lightly boil and peel the inner beans. Valdivia Farm: Tuesday Culver City, Torrance; Wednesday Santa Monica; Thursday South Pasadena; Saturday Torrance

blog031010 005Nopalitos – young nopales cactus leaves from Valdivia.  Scrape off spines then grill or chop for salad and salsa.

blog031010 006Second grade students from Franklin School participate in a weekly school tour led by farmers market youth education coordinator Darra Adler