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7.12.2016

Let’s Talk Peach

One of our favorite things about summer is that it means we’ve got an abundance of organic peaches in store for you. Our favorite stone fruit ranges in flavor from the super sweet and juicy to the tart and tangy. While eating them straight from the hand, with ice cream, or in a cobbler is […]

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7.8.2016

Your Summer Secret Weapon: Peaches on the Grill

It’s not really summer if you’re not firing up the grill, and lucky for you there’s some seriously great meat on special to officially kick off summertime parties. And to finish things off sweetly, we have a secret tip for something special: grilled peaches. When you grill peaches (or other stone fruits), you perform a […]

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6.27.2016

3 Ways to Grill Corn

Sweet corn is very forgiving and takes little effort to make a big impact on the 4th of July. There are many methods to prepare corn, but nothing beats freshly grilled corn with a light char and nutty flavor. Here are our favorite methods for grilling corn: Grill Naked The simplest of methods is going […]

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6.24.2016

It’s Cherry Pickin’ Time

When it comes to fruit here in California, it’s easy to say we are spoiled. You can enjoy most of your favorite fruits pretty much any time of the year as you please. Cherries, however, are only here for a limited time: in the late spring and summer months. Whenever we get our first cherry […]

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6.20.2016

In-Season! Plumcots

Grown in the San Joaquin Valley, Plumcots are known for their sweet, juicy plum-like flavor with a hint of apricot goodness. That’s because they’re a hybrid fruit, the result of carefully controlled cross-pollination between plums and apricots. When picking plumcots, the fruit should be firm with just a slight “give” when gently squeezed. Avoid fruit […]

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6.14.2016

Peace, Love, & Avocados!

Could there be a more perfect food than the glorious avocado? Nope! And lucky for us, it’s now officially avocado season, and we’ve got all summer to enjoy these green beauties. Haas avocados are the classic West Coast-grown variety, full of buttery, nutty flavor and dense with nutrients. In fact, just one little avocado has […]

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6.10.2016

In Season! Honey-Lite Nectarines + Recipe

The first member of the esteemed “honey” line, the super sweet Honey-Lite Nectarine is now available in our stores! Rest assured the name does not mean it is light on flavor. These sub-acid nectarines are absolutely the sweetest, most flavorful nectarines of the season. Their beautiful deep red tones represent the rich sweet taste and […]

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5.31.2016

Grilled Mexican Street Corn!

One of our favorite joys of summer is enjoying a warm, freshly grilled corn on the cob. It seems anywhere you turn, you can find some grilled version of corn, whether it’s at a summer fair, from a local street vendor, or prepared in your own backyard. Nothing beats the flavor of sweet corn with […]

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5.27.2016

Sweet Blueberries for Memorial Day (Plus Recipe)

Blueberries could easily be named the most perfect berry. They are sweet, sometimes surprisingly tart, ultra nutritious, and are perfect for popping in your mouth for snack time. They are very forgiving and can be added to a variety of sweet desserts, savory dishes, compotes, and preserves…the options are limitless! Speaking of nutrition, blueberries are […]

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5.18.2016

The Buttery Beauty of Burrata & Recipe!

Though pretty much everyone has tried mozzarella, the utter deliciousness of its cousin—Burrata Cheese—has been a bit of a secret until recently. If you haven’t tasted burrata yet, you are in for a treat; it’s a positively dreamy cheese. If you know any Italian, you might already have guessed what lies in store for you: […]

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