Okay, so most of us cringe at the memory of the first time a bee stung us as a kid. For some people that memory morphs into fear, but most of us know that bees are incredibly important to our environment. Fall landscaping can be both solo relaxation and family fun. Planting a bee-friendly garden […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Fall in Love with Bees: A Quick Start Guide for a Bee-Friendly Fall Garden
At the Hillcrest Farmers Market, we love good healthy locally grown food, happy farmers, AND our pets! However, we have seen the number of injured pets increase substantially over the past couple of weeks. Our market is open 9am-2pm- during the hottest times of the day. It is best to leave your pet at home. It […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Hot Asphalt Awareness – Keep Your Pets Safe At Home, While You Enjoy The Hillcrest Farmers Market
As a parent, you want to take care of your family. It doesn’t matter if you have a day job or take care of things at home, your family depends on you. Believe it or not, that’s why you need to support bees. In case you haven’t heard, bees are disappearing at an alarming rate. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Do You Know How Bees Help Your Family?
July 4th is coming up in a little over a week and the Hillcrest Farmers Market has all you need to help your BBQ sparkle with delicious delights! I roamed the market and found the perfect vendors to help you kick off your Independence Day with a bang! From your salad to your pie, and […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Cherry Red, White, and Blueberries!
Summer time is for being outside with friends and family and in San Diego there is never a shortage of things to do! Once you’ve strolled through the market on a wonderful Sunday afternoon make sure to check out these other fun activities by visiting Fun Things To do San Diego !Continue Reading... Comments Off on Fun Things to Do in San Diego
Hi Everyone! This week I want to write not about the vendors that have been with us since the beginning, not about the vendors that greet us with their familiar faces week after week, but instead those that pop in once in a while to introduce us to their unique products, hoping to become a […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on New and Occasional Vendors
Another seafood vendor for you today! This time it’s Poppa’s Fresh Fish, a vendor that really helps make the Hillcrest Market as incredible as it is. Why? Well, amongst some of the best things about the Hillcrest Market (its energy, its variety, its quality, the people…), is its ability to allow us to open up […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Vendor Profile: Poppa’s Fresh Fish Company
For me, nuts are an ideal snack. They’re easy to travel with, they’re nutritious, and they keep me full and energized for some time. I love it when nature provides us with foods like this! Almonds in particular are my go to snack. And as great as an almond can be on its own, Darrin […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Vendor Profile: California Fresh Almonds
Today I have a Vendor Profile for you- from one of the vendors I love most: La Isla Ceviche! I love this Ceviche all year long, but I especially love this delicacy in this heat! Because what other purchase at the market is as refreshing, as healthy, and as protein packed than ceviche!? Sitting on […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Vendor Profile: La Isla Ceviche
We’re already approaching the end of summer. And while the hot weather may linger a few weeks longer, soon we’ll be in long sleeves and scarves again, switching from iced tea to hot tea, and craving heartier, warming soups and stews. Okay, okay. I’m with you. It’s still summer! Let’s not rush these last weeks. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Preserving Summer