• What’s Fresh? Beef, Pork, Lamb, Fowl & Eggs from Da-Le Ranch!

    Posted on December 8, 2017 by Eddie Reynoso in Market Dude.

    Da-Le Ranch is a  “small family, sustainable farm, learning every day of the year” on over 22 acres of farmland. I recently caught up with Da-Le Ranch for our Hillcrest Farmers Market blog. Here is what I learned. Dave Heafner, and Leslie Pesic, owners of Da-Le Ranch, have been around since 2003- living and farming in the foothills of Lake Elsinore.  Many […]

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  • Farm To Table: Mom’s Christmas Ham

    Posted on December 6, 2017 by Eddie Reynoso in Market Dude.

    Hams make a beautiful centerpiece during the holidays for many families around the nation. We all know that traditionally turkeys serve as the main entree for Thanksgiving.  And now its become tradition to serve hams on Christmas. They are easy to make, allowing more time to spend with your friends, family and loved ones.  That alone […]

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  • Vendor Profile: Perfect Edge Sharpening

    Posted on December 1, 2017 by Eddie Reynoso in Market Dude.

    Julio Solaegui of Perfect Edge brings mobile knife sharpening to the Hillcrest Farmers Market on the third Sunday of every month! Known more commonly as Budd, he lives in San Diego and sharpens in the San Joaquin Valley and San Diego. Eddie Rey, our Market Guy caught up with Budd and asked him a few questions: WHY HAVE A […]

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  • Holiday Hours – Don’t worry! We’ve got your last minute needs + more!

    Posted on November 24, 2017 by Eddie Reynoso in Market Dude.

    The holidays are fast approaching, and the Hillcrest Farmers Market wants you to rest easy knowing we will be open regular hours all season long!  Don’t panic if you have forgotten a gift or two or need that last minute ingredient for your meals! Our international food court will be serving breakfast and lunch from […]

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  • Farm To Table: Classic Pumpkin Pie

    Posted on November 15, 2017 by Eddie Reynoso in Market Dude.

    Just in time for Thanksgiving- we invite you to join us at the Hillcrest Farmers Market, where you will find a bountiful selection of fruits and veggies for your Thanksgiving feast!  And because we know there is no other autumn dessert that is so definitive for the season as much as a classic pumpkin pie, […]

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  • Vendor Profile: Bread & Cie Artisanal Breads

    Posted on November 7, 2017 by Eddie Reynoso in Market Dude.

    Bread & Cie Bakery and Café bakes hand-made, old-world European rustic bread and pastries seven days a week, and can be found at the Hillcrest Farmers Market every Sunday! The unique flavors, textures, and crusts give their bread a wonderful versatility and are a result of meticulous preparation using age-old artisan bread making techniques, premium […]

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  • Your Thanksgiving Shopping List

    Posted on November 2, 2017 by Eddie Reynoso in Market Dude.

    This Thanksgiving, prepare your holiday feast with a delicious spread of food from the Hillcrest Farmers Market.  Start thinking about those yummy family recipes, and start browsing the internet for your table decorations, but most importantly- get ready to PIG out! With healthy fresh produce, meats, and dairy from the Hillcrest Farmers Market, you’ll feel a […]

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  • Fall in Love with Bees: A Quick Start Guide for a Bee-Friendly Fall Garden

    Posted on October 10, 2017 by Eddie Reynoso in Market Dude.

    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 […]

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  • Hot Asphalt Awareness – Keep Your Pets Safe At Home, While You Enjoy The Hillcrest Farmers Market

    Posted on September 7, 2017 by Eddie Reynoso in Market Dude.

    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 […]

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  • Do You Know How Bees Help Your Family?

    Posted on August 4, 2017 by The Fresh in Market Dude.

    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. […]

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