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Peppers, potatoes and cukes at Farmers Market today

July 31st, 2009 · Comments

The Phinney Farmers Market (a PhinneyWood sponsor) runs from 3-7 p.m. today in the lower parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Association.

According to the Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance’s Ripe and Ready Report, new to the tables this week are sweet and hot varietis of peppers; a multitude of potatoes, including yukon, purple majesty, and fingerling; pole beans; English and American cucumbers; summer squash; donut peaches; apples, pears and wild plums;¬†boysenberries,¬†marionberries and Seascape strawberries; and Korean and Yellow honeydew.

There’s also the usual asparagus, broccoli, beets, carrots, chard, fava beans, green beans, garlic, greens, peas, tomatoes, apricots, rhubarb, fresh bread, homemade ice cream, chocolates, cheese, meat, seafood, etc.

If you’re looking to eat dinner there, you’ve got your choice of Veraci Pizza; Patty Pan Grill’s quesadillas and tamales; and Pan Africa’s chicken, lamb and veggie dinner plates.

As always, the slippery slides on the hillside are open to kids of all ages!

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