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Fall Favorite: Spooning Persimmons

I picked up these pretty persimmons at the Oak Street Market a few days ago. When they’re red and soft (probably overripe) I like to cut the top off and eat them with a spoon.  After a very brief wikipedia read, I learned that underripe persimmons could cause goo buildup in your stomach and result […]

Market Update: What’s Hot at Pepper Place

October 10, 2009 64 degrees and light rain (at 8:15) Apples (McIntosh, Cumberland Spur, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Matsu, winesap, granny smith, jonagold, rome) Basil Beets (Chiogga and red) Bok Choi Broccoli Cauliflower Cilantro Collard Greens Cucumber Eggplant (white, Japanese) Escarole

Market Update: What’s Hot at Pepper Place

October 3, 2009 54 degrees and sunny Apples (McIntosh, Cumberland Spur, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Matsu, winesap, granny smith, jonagold, rome) Arugula Basil Beets (Chiogga and red) Broccoli Chestnuts Collard Greens Cucumber Eggplant (white, Japanese)

Local Produce: The Sun Jewel Melon

When I picked up my first pair of Sun Jewel melons back in early July, I have to say I was underwhelmed. They were beautiful, smelled vaguely of banana and mango (as advertised) but they lacked a definitive taste and were somewhat mealy. Snow’s Bend Farm doesn’t usually disappoint, so when they suggested that I […]

Market Update: What’s Hot at Pepper Place

Week 13: August 8, 2009 Weather: 80 degrees and sunny Apples (Ginger Gold, Red Delicious, Ozark gold, and gala) Arugula Basil (green and purple) Blueberries Cilantro Cantaloupe (Athena) Carrots Corn (peaches and cream, and silver queen) Cucumber (long green, pickler) Eggplant (Italian, white, Japanese) Figs (LSU Purple, Lemon, brown turkey) Leeks Melon (Sun Jewel) Okra […]

Market Update: What’s Hot at Pepper Place Market

Week 12: August 1, 2009 Weather: 75 degrees and cloudy Apples (Ginger Gold, Red and Yellow Delicious) Arugula Basil (green and purple) Blueberries Cilantro Broccoli Cantaloupe (Athena) Corn (field, and silver queen) Cucumber (long green, pickler)

Market Update: What’s Hot at Pepper Place

Week 11: July 25, 2009 Weather: 71 degrees and sunny Arugula Basil (green) Beets (red) Blackberries Blueberries Cilantro Broccoli Cantaloupe (Athena) Corn (peaches and cream, and silver queen)

Market Update: What’s Hot at Pepper Place

Week 10: July 18, 2009 Weather: 65 degrees and sunny Arugula Basil (green and purple) Beets (Chiogga, golden and red) Blackberries Blueberries Broccoli Cabbage Cantaloupe (Athena) Collard Greens Corn (peaches and cream, and silver queen) Cucumber (long green, pickler) Eggplant (Italian, white, Japanese) Figs (O’Rourke, Lemon, Celeste)

Market Update: What’s Hot at Pepper Place

Week 9: July 11, 2009 Weather: 73 degrees and sunny Arugula Basil Beets (Chiogga, golden and red) Blackberries Blueberries Broccoli Cabbage Cantaloupe Carrots Collard Greens Corn (merit, peaches and cream, and silver queen) Cucumber (long green, pickler) Eggplant (Italian, white, Japanese)

Independence Day Market Report: What’s Hot at Pepper Place Farmer’s Market

Week 8: July 4, 2009 Weather: 72 degrees and sunny Arugula Basil Beets (Chiogga, golden and red) Blackberries Blueberries Broccoli Brussels Sprouts (baby) Cabbage Cantaloupe Carrots Collard Greens Corn (merit, peaches and cream, and silver queen)