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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Strawberries!! Wild blueberries! New varieties of stringbeans and limas!

Rogowski has all sorts of lush produce, including purslane, herbs, greens, and other vegetables. Fantasy Fruit has black and red currants and says this week is the last for them, but blueberries will continue for a while. Red Jacket has sweet dark cherries and beautiful apricots. Kernan has fragrant peaches, as well as eggplants, potatoes, squashes, and nectarines. Locust Grove also has good-looking red currants.

Keith, Eckerton, Cherry Lane, Bodhitree, and others have heirloom tomatoes. The season is definitely here. Stokes, Keith, Paffenroth, and others have cut herbs. Keith has beautiful French Crisp lettuce and many stands, including Cherry Lane, Windfall Farm, and Stokes, have various sizes and types of squashes and eggplants. Ask Andrew's Honey about their new products. Stokes has great purple French stringbeans and many kinds of basil and other herbs.

Windfall and other farms have zucchini blossoms. Windfall also has every size and type imaginable of squashes, including tiny to huge sizes. Mountain Sweet Berry and Berried Treasures have sweet strawberries and Berried Treasures has raspberries, wild blueberries, and many types of bean. Mountain Sweet Berry, Paffenroth, Eckerton, and others have several delicious types of beet. Mountain Sweet Berry and Paffenroth have lambs quarters, and Paffenroth is one of several stands with purslane.

Sycamore, Oak Grove, Locust Grove, and others have peaches. Bulich and Madura have several varieties of mushroom. Oak Grove and Bodhitree have tomatillos. You can find a variety of hot and sweet peppers at Oak Grove and Eckerton and others.

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