Produce Buyer’s Report

STATE OF THE MARKET: Rain Rain, Don’t go away! Wow this rain feels so heavenly. Lets all do a rain dance for more. California needs it. Keep an eye out on wild mushrooms & truffles to be flourishing because of the rain. With that being said, its

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C&L Produce Buyer’s Report

STATE OF THE MARKET: Finally feeling like fall… Weather is changing, leaves are changing, and our inventory is changing. Cooler weather and rain will help with the lettuce crops in the Salinas Valley although we believe we are all the way done with local Gem & Romaine

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C&L Produce Buyer’s Report

CALIFORNIA GROWN CHICORIES, ROOT VEGGIES– Beautiful chicories in house- radicchio, Castelfranco, escarole, and endives. Great on their own, but even better washed and chopped as our chicory mix available from our prep room! California grown Brussel sprouts are looking fantastic, great size and cutting beautiful. Celery root

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C&L Produce Buyer’s Report

A great array of fruits and vegetables are being harvested locally. The challenging weather conditions of last week made it difficult for crews to work as well as directly damaging the fruits that were ready for picking. With the demand still high, the market was filled with

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Buyer’s Report May 2022

CALIFORNIA GROWN PRODUCTS: Local coastal grown snap peas, fava beans and English peas are all rich in flavor at the moment! Also thriving on the California coast are artichokes. Coke Farms has been sending in some beautiful 30 ct and baby loose sizes. Yes, you read the

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C&L Produce Buyer’s Report

California Grown Products: Drum roll please…. DURST ORGANIC GROWERS ASPARAGUS WILL BE IN HOUSE FOR THURSDAY’S DELIVERIES! Spring always gets us absolutely sprung on this California asparagus; there is something so special about what they are pulling out of the ground up in Esparto, CA.  Other local

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C&L Produce Market Report

Cara Cara Orange

CALIFORNIA GROWN PRODUCTS: Crisp, cool, colorful citrus! We have some WONDERFUL citrus options right now. Stem and leaf tangerines, Satsumas, kumquats, blood oranges, oro blanco pomelos and cara cara oranges are all tasting SO fantastic right now. All of these items are peaking in big flavor around

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