What’s Fresh at the Farmers Market This Week

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Each week Laura Avery, market manager at the Santa Monica Farmers Market takes pictures at the Wednesday market:

DJ Olsen and Nicholas PeterChefs DJ Olsen from Lou and Nicholas Peter from The Little Door take time out from shopping at the Wednesday Santa Monica market

Alex WeiserFarmer Alex Weiser

Peach BlossomsJenny and Kevin who sell for Ha Apple Farm are almost obscured by peach blossoms – an indication that summer fruit is on the way to markets soon.

Date GrainsDate “grains” or immature blossoms make exotic floral displays.  Flying Disc Ranch, Wednesday Santa Monica

TulipsTulip time – delicate spring tulips in beautiful pastels.  Skyline Flower Growers, Wednesday Santa Monica; Sunday Pacific Palisades

CherimoyasFarmer P.J. Foley shows how to locate cherimoyas in his orchard.  Cherimoyas are in season at many markets