The Watsonville Certified Farmer’s Market has a wide array of participating farmers during the spring and summer season. Each farm stand has a unique medley of fruits and vegetables. There is something for everyone here, from organic lovers to seekers of the exotic.
This week at the market you can find peas, peanuts and green onions at the Agular Farms stand. Keep a lookout for asparagus and broccoli as well. Universal Organics is another great spot to find asparagus. Universal has beautiful array of veggies; colorful carrots, bright broccoli, brussel sprouts and cabbage, just to name a few. And all organic to boot!
Stop in at the Shletewitz Farms stand for lovely citrus fruits; oranges, tangelos, sweet grapefruit, lemons, limes and more. Shletewitz hands out mouthwatering sample wedges to temp shoppers. One juicy bite and you’ll be sold!
Shoppers will be in for a treat this week at the KT Farms stand. This booth has a wonderful selection of exotic produce; Asian cucumbers, Chinese broccoli, baby bok choy, Thai basil and Chinese spinach. KT’s more unusual offerings are sugar cane, tarrow root and celery root. Visit this stand to add some adventure to your menu.
At the Aula Farms stand, check out the aromatic array of herbs: cilantro, basil, dill and thyme. Aula’s aromatic offerings extend to onions and garlic as well. Cucumbers, green beans, and celery round out this stand’s offerings.
Shopping at the farmer’s market is a wonderful way to connect with your community, support local farmers and eat seasonally. The Watsonville Certified Farmer’s Market is held 3-7 pm every Friday on the corner of Peck and Main streets. The market is open rain or shine.Credit: Christine Marez
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