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MARKET REPORT – NOV. 2ND, 2018

Here’s a couple of pictures from two sources speculating on this winter’s outlook for the US.  This is based on projections including a fairly strong El Nino developing off the coast of Peru in Jan/Feb. for the growers in the southern deserts and Yuma, we will keep our fingers crossed.  There hasn’t been a hard freeze in those areas since the winter of 2015-2016.  Time will tell.

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MARKET REPORT – OCT 12, 2018

Time to start looking at the bigger picture …

…with the local production season winding down quickly now that we’re aiming into the middle of October and for me to start sending out reports much more regularly.

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MARKET REPORT – NOV. 10TH, 2017

Much to talk about today.

First, of course, my favourite subject – weather!  There isn’t much in the way of weather issues in play at this moment.  A mini-cold wave did in all but the most resistant of local crops, but expect to still see local dandelion, kale and a few others until harvesting is just plain not fun.  Superb fall weather has blessed the coastal California growing areas like Salinas, Watsonville etc. where green veg and berry harvests have all but wrapped up, but perfect conditions are blessing winter fields in Oxnard.  (That’s the small production area right on the coast, just north of Los Angeles.)

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HOT SHOTS – OCT. 26th, 2015

Dear Ones, 
 
I woke up early this morning to write the Hot Shots because there just wasn’t enough time yesterday.  I got out of bed very carefully and quietly because my friend Tess is staying with me and she was still sleeping.  She’s a farmer from Armstrong who came to the city to drop off a whack of chickens.  The staff at Discovery purchased a motherlode of hens from her because they’re the yummiest, fattiest little organic birds around.  
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