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Buy fresh, organic food at the bandra farmer’s market

Aiming to have a sustainable future this Farmer’s market in the city is no exception with it’s organic products. The weekly Farmers’ Market at D’Monte Park is an excellent place to find fresh, organic fruits and vegetables. You can also buy organic cakes, regular coffee, juice, lassi, and other fresh foods from local producers and suppliers. The market takes place ...

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Farmers market report: Swiss chard is in season. We have recipes

What’s in season:  A member of the beet family, chard is known for its long, frilly leaves and thick, celery-like stalks. And chard itself — it’s not necessarily “Swiss” — suffers from a confusion of names. According to Los Angeles-based food historian Clifford Wright, the word “chard” is a corruption of the French word for cardoon — “carde.” Italians refer to chard as biete or bietole, ...

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Farmers market report: Fennel is in season. We have recipes

What’s in season: Known for its bright, licorice-like notes, fennel is normally in season during the cold months, from late winter through early spring. Fennel is a versatile vegetable; the bulb and stems can be enjoyed raw or cooked. And the tender greenery can be used as a last-minute addition to a recipe for flavor, or used as a garnish. Wild ...

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Farmers market report: Mandarin oranges are in season. We have recipes

What’s in season: Known for their loose, easy-peeling skins, mandarin oranges are one of the sweeter offerings of winter, and the fruit is generally in season from late fall through early spring. Tangerines were one of the first varieties of mandarins imported to the United States, arriving from Tangier, Morocco. Today, other popular varieties include red-orange clementines and small Japanese Satsumas, ...

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