How to eat Fuyu Persimmon

Once again, Persimmon season is upon us. And what better way to enjoy them than using the method recommended by Farmer Steve himself! Fuyu Persimmon cut in half Farmer Steve recommends how to eat the Fuyu Persimmon variety by cutting them into bite sized chunks and...

Jujube Tea Recipe

Sometimes, Farmer Steve’s CSA box includes a bag of Jujube fruit. While it’s possible to just eat them like that (well, wash first!), especially in the months when outside temperatures cool down, this is a very welcome tea that can be made from the dried...

October Green Juice Recipe

Not sure what to do with some of the greens in Farmer Steve’s box? How about making a healthy green juice! This is the recipe that we came up with after receiving our last CSA delivery from Farmer Steve. You’ll need a juicer (we use a Hamilton Beach...

Summer Hydration Drink

This is taken from Daniel and Luci’s Tasty Summer Hydration Drink, but let us assure you: it’s just as refreshing in the winter! 1/4 cucumber, sliced in 1/8-inch slices 10 mint leaves or 1 drop of peppermint oil 1 tbsp of fresh squeezed lemon juice We like...

Hot Summer Day Lemonade with San Diego Grown Lemons

With the latest heat wave sweeping through San Diego County once again, it only seems appropriate to give you our hot summer day lemonade recipe. Lemons Start with some medium to large lemons. If you’re at the La Mesa Farmers Market on Friday, Poway Farmers...

Blood Orange Water

Farmer Steve’s delivery today included some blood oranges. Oh, and they were sweet too! While we always enjoy slicing up and simply eating Farmer Steve’s oranges, today, we did something different: Blood Orange Water. It’s not really a hard...

This Is Your Flu Shot

With people left and right getting various forms of colds and strands of the flu, it makes sense for us to look for ways to avoid it. There are many home remedies and techniques that people swear by and this is one them. Farmer Steve hands me a tangerine to...

The Benefits of Eating Locally Grown Produce

What could be more exciting than buying fresh local produce loaded with nutrients and free of chemicals, pesticides, fertilizers, and genetic manipulation? Eating fresh fruits and vegetables is an essential part of our health. Many people are rapidly shifting from...