Archive for July, 2012

7.31.2012

Sonoma Brinery Pickles

Sonoma Brinery™ was born seven years ago out of the love of the perfect “half-sour” kosher pickle. David Ehreth, the owner and founder of the company, left his Hi-Tech career to fill a missing need on the shelves of grocers in the western states; the real barrel fermented, half sour kosher pickle. Beginning in his [...]

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7.31.2012

Bristols Own Guacamole and Hot Salsa Roja

At Bristol Farms, we are known for our fresh approach to food.  This is apparent in our authentic Guacamole made fresh in our kitchen with all natural ingredients; avocados, tomatoes, onions, Serrano peppers, Habanero peppers, garlic, cilantro and a splash of lime. This guacamole is sure to please. In the mood for salsa? We make [...]

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7.26.2012

Plumcots, Pluots….

The Bristol Farms Partnership with Family Tree farms continues to grow each and every year as does the ever popular plumcot category. David Jackson and his family are constantly working with fruit breeders from California and around the world to help find the newest exciting flavors that we can in turn offer to our customers. [...]

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7.25.2012

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Western Book Signing Tour

As ice cream lovers at Bristol Farms and fans of all things artisinal, natural, and handmade, it was an easy decision for month’s featured vendor. Jeni Britton Bauer, founder of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, has honed her ice cream-making skills every day for more than 15 years. Drawing from her traditional pastry training and a [...]

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7.23.2012

Crave Brothers Les Freres

Crave Brothers are a special breed of cheese makers.  Their cheeses are produced using 100% green power and they practice water conservation and recycling. The cheese is made at their state-of-the-art farmstead cheese factory, with milk from the Crave Brothers Dairy Farm. One of our favorites is the Les Freres (pronounced lay frair). This lovely [...]

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7.20.2012

Pasture Raised Chicken is here!

Do you ever wonder what ever happened to the image of the iconic chicken who has the freedom of wandering in open fields foraging for food?  Do these types of pasture chickens even exist anymore in the marketplace; where one could take one home and prepare a good old fashioned chicken meal straight off the [...]

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7.19.2012

Beemster Cheese

At Bristol Farms, we love Beemster and the wonderful cheese they produce.  Beemster cheeses have been produced from a farmer’s co-op in the Netherlands for over a century.   Beemster’s Master Cheesemakers follow traditional (secret) recipes handed down for generations and use only natural ingredients. Vlaskaas is one of their many cheeses, and was originally made [...]

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7.13.2012

Local Partner Family Tree Farms

Bristol Farms is proud to introduce Family Tree Farms, a family owned fruit farm nestled in the central San Joaquin Valley of Fresno. Dave Jackson, owner of Family Tree Farms, is a true visionary farmer with a passion for producing exceptional fruit. While most other growers focus on the quantity and how well fruit holds [...]

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7.12.2012

Weiser Farms’ Heirloom Melons

At Bristol Farms, we have the luxury of procuring your natural, fresh, local products from all farmers, large and small. We are proud to support the farmer that cannot provide the quantity of produce required for the mass nationwide chains yet produces just enough for our markets. This “small box” buying enables us to provide [...]

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7.12.2012

Rombauer Napa Valley Reds

Mention Rombauer Winery and one usually imagines their very popular chardonnay. But yes, Virginia, they do make reds as well. The Rombauer family winery, founded in 1980, is located on the northeastern edge of the Valley on a secluded tree-covered knoll overlooking the Napa Valley. Their philosophy of wine and food goes back to owner [...]

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