What’s Fresh at the Farmers Market

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Comice Pears from Penryn Orchard Specialties.  The sign says it all.  Delicious.  Wednesday Santa Monica


Torpedo onions from Windrose Farm.  Medium hot, perfect for grilling in long slices.  Wednesday Santa Monica


Chestnuts from Nicholas Farm.  $8.00 per pound.  Wonderful to roast, puree, and can be eaten as a sweet or savory ingredient.  Nicholas Farm; Wednesday, Pico Santa Monica; Sunday Beverly Hills


Jujube’s or “Chinese apples” are prized for medicinal value in Asian medicine.  The browner they are the sweeter they are.  Dry and crunchy, delicate sweet flavor.  Burkart Farm.  Wednesday Santa Monica