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March 26, 2010

Way Down South

The majority of the farms that sell in the market are located within 200 miles of San Francisco. But, if look at our farm map, you’ll notice a few growers down in the southern part of the state. Why offer their products at the market?

March 19, 2010

A Sure Sign of Spring

When asparagus hits the farmers market every spring, it can seem a little like a tornado. Between late February and mid-May, between 60,000 and 80,000 pounds of this vegetable arrive at the Ferry Plaza.

August 08, 2008

Wild Wild Greens

From purslane to miner’s lettuce, wild greens are safe and tasty when they grow on organic farms.

January 04, 2008

The Multi-hued Market

Why are some fruits and vegetables green, some orange and others red? The answer is in the pigments.

February 23, 2007

Spinach: Healthful or Harmful?

After receiving flak for 2006’s E. coli outbreak, spinach became a scapegoat for food contamination. Here’s some background on this healthy, versatile green, and its connection to the nasty bacteria.

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