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Late May Fresh at the Farm Market

Here is a list of the crops that you will find at the farm markets in Sonoma and San Francisco and many other farm markets around the country this week:

First of season: Apricots, cherimoyas, cherries, cilantro, cucumbers, fava beans, garlic chives, green garlic, goat cheese, herb and vegetable starts, nectarines, green onions, marjoram, new potatoes, parsley, radishes, raspberries, peaches, snow peas, olives, strawberries, string beans, and summer squash.

Peak of season: Artichokes, asparagus, avocadoes, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, chard, dates, dried fruit, eggs, green garlic, honey, hydroponic tomatoes, leaf lettuce, leeks, local fresh and smoked seafood, mushrooms, spring onions, raisins, spring salad mix, spinach, strawberries, wine and apple cider vinegars, and fresh herbs including chives, dill, garlic chives, oregano, parsley, rosemary, Russian tarragon, and culinary bay leaves.

End of season: Blood oranges, grapefruit, lemons, limes, kale, navel oranges, potatoes, and sweet potatoes.

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