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Sour plums and green almonds

The Alemany Farmer's Market is located at 100 Alemany Boulevard under the junction of the 101 and 280 freeways, and is held every Saturday from 7 AM to 1 PM. Founded in 1940, it is the oldest farmer's market in the Bay Area, and one of the biggest. Here's what we saw this week ...

NEW ARRIVALS:
Green almonds, sour plums, cactus leaf (nopales,) bitter melon, loquats, chard, green garlic.

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Rainbow chard and opo leaves

IN SEASON:
Pomelos, basil, cucumbers, Asian vegetables of all kinds - bok choy, gai choy, Chinese broccoli, opo leaf, snow peas; salad greens, dill, seedlings for the garden, strawberries, asparagus, English peas, snap peas.

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Bitter melon and local duck eggs

LAST CHANCE:
Leeks, cardoon, oranges, apples, fava beans.

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Fresh flowers and English peas

Related:
San Francisco Farmer's Market Report: Noe Valley
San Francisco Farmer's Market Report: Crocker Galleria

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