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
The Bitchin’ Sauce tent seems like a farmers market icon to me. It’s fun, local, and offers samples galore. It cracks me up every time I go over there that the owners, brothers Starr Edwards and Ryan Smith, are so on. What do I mean by on? Well, no matter what time it is, no […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Vendor Profile Project: Bitchin’ Sauce!
I can only talk so much about the Fabulous Hillcrest Farmers Market. So, this week I’m going to let Yelp do the talking for me. I was thinking about the incredible variety of Ethnic food options available within this market. How lucky are we that we don’t need to travel far to taste authentic flavors […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Foods from Around the World
When I was working on a farm up in Northern California it was the first time I had the opportunity to pick fruit right off the tree and eat it straight away. I remember how cool I thought this was. And how crazy it was that I had waited 23 years to taste a fruit […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on How to Choose Ripe Fruit