Archive for September, 2012


Cuyama Farms Locally Grown Fuji Apples

Howard and Jean Albano have been farming in Cuyama Valley for over 30 years. Cuyama Orchards is located about 25 miles northeast of Santa Barbara in the warmer coastal range surrounded by the Los Padres National Forest. The Albano family made the decision to convert their orchard from conventional to organic in part because of their proximity […]

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Support Breast Cancer Research with Pink Pumpkins

Pink Pumpkins, also referred to as “Porcelain Doll Pink Pumpkins”, are edible and yet very ornamental too.  This is the first year of commercial production and a portion of the proceeds are being donated to Breast Cancer Research.  Pink Pumpkins are not only a unique variety of pumpkin for the fall season, but they make […]

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Angel Red Pomegranates

A new exclusive variety of pomegranates are available at Bristol Farms; Angel Reds. Now, you’re probably thinking what could possibly be so different and better about this variety over the everyday ordinary pomegranate? Angel Reds have a smaller, softer seed and more uniform color and size making them very palatable and pleasing to eat. Angel […]

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Clear Springs Foods

What is Idaho, U.S.A. best known for?  Would it be their potatoes and the fact that Idaho produces the most potatoes of any other state?  Or is it the Snake River which was made famous by Evel Kneival with his failed jump across the Snake River in Twin Falls, Idaho. We like to think it’s […]

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Get it while it lasts! Dutch Boernkaas Cheese is in stores now!

Boernkaas Farmhouse Gouda is a real treat for everyone who loves cheese.  This lovely cheese is made from whole, unpasteurized milk from cows feeding outside in the meadows. If you didn’t know already, cows that feed in lush green meadows produce some of the richest and most flavorful milk available.  These flavors are reflected in […]

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A Fall Favorite from Peet’s Coffee & Tea

During the time of year when the days get shorter, the leaves turn and the temperatures cool down at night, many of our Peet’s customers are looking for a change in our beverage offerings that reflect the mood of the autumn season. This September, we, along with Peet’s, are proud to offer a fresh take […]

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Oktoberfest at Bristol Farms

Oktoberfest is a Bavarian tradition held in Munich, Germany from late September through the first weekend of October. It is the largest celebration in the world, in that approximately 6 million people are in attendance, consuming more than 7 million liters of beer. It lasts 16 days (with a few exceptions mandated by calendar) and […]

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Support a Good Cause with Banrock Station Merlot

For more than a decade, the fine folks at Banrock Station have invested in environmental causes throughout the globe. With projects in more than 60 countries, their efforts are felt far and wide. From Salmon restoration projects in Canada, to Duck habitat revitalization in New Zealand, Bird sanctuary preservation in Denmark and wetland preservation in […]

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Are you ready for some football?

September 1st was the first game of the USC Football season and Bristol Farms was there! The Los Angeles Coliseum is the largest football stadium–college or NFL–on the West Coast. Situated right across the street from the University of Southern California’s campus, it is located in one of the most densely populated urban areas in […]

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