Spring

In this installment of Beyond the Market, learn how the farmers’ markets helped propel this family flower business into a brighter future. Meet the Fernandes family! Jose and Maria came to the United States as young adults from the Azores region of Portugal, and with some help from friends, they
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Meet Kelly Knapp, the founder, and head beekeeper at Miss Bee Haven Honey. Beyond the Market team met up with Kelly at Frog Hollow Farms this spring to learn how she switched career paths and became a full-time beekeeper, selling honey at her local farmers’ markets. Located in Brentwood - a small
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Learn more about Medina Berry Farms in this Beyond the Market feature! When Pedro and Angelica Medina first immigrated to the United States from Mexico in the 1970s, they began working in the fields for a commercial berry grower here in Watsonville, California. After helping the couple to gain their
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We returned to Alhambra Valley Beef & Pears this spring to catch up with Ben and Pearl and hear more about the cattle ranch side of their family operation. Founded by Pearl’s grandparents in 1906, Alhambra Valley Beef & Pears sits on 600 acres of pasture in the hills of Martinez, California
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Our team visited Oliver, owner and operator of Super Duper Microgreens, to learn about how he started a certified-organic farm in his suburban backyard. Located in Hercules, California, Oliver grows more than 15 different varieties of microgreens in a small greenhouse, right on his back patio. What
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Learn to make your frozen cherry bites using fresh farmers’ market ingredients in this episode of Beyond the Market. This frozen dessert treat is tasty and nutritious, and is the perfect way to cool down on a hot summer day in the Bay! Cherries are rich in vitamins and antioxidants - and their sweet
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Join us in looking back on the year 2021 and going behind the scenes of our Beyond the Market video series. Our team visited 13 farms, more than 10 farmers’ markets, and hosted over 15 cooking demonstrations last year to educate students about California’s specialty crops and the different ways in
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Join our team as we go Beyond the Market to Mushroom Adventures! Located in Marysville, a quaint town in Yuba County, California, Mushroom Adventures is a small, certified organic indoor mushroom farm. Don Simoni, the founder, and owner guides us on an exclusive tour of his operation and explains
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Learn all about cherries in this episode of Beyond the Market as we visit Gotelli Farms! The Gotelli family has been growing cherries in California for generations, and we are fortunate enough to get an exclusive look at their operation during the peak of their season. Come with us as we visit their
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The Beyond the Market team is heading back to Hughson, California - this time, we’re here to visit our friends at Resendiz Family Fruit Barn to learn all about peaches! Francisco Resendiz has been farming for more than 50 years, providing tasty, fresh fruit to his community. Farming is his life’s
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