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Help! Local meyer lemon marmalade?

seattledebs Jun 7, 2007 10:35 AM

While I was in SF, I found some local meyer lemon marmalade at the farmers' market at Ferry Plaza. I don't even like marmalade and this was the best thing I'd ever eaten. I bought a jar and kept it in the work fridge for slow savoring on crumpets. I looked online and discovered that the company had a website, so that I could buy more jars when I ran out.

Sadly, work did an extreme cleaning of the fridge and - gasp! - threw out my marmalade even though it was labeled in the way that should have prevented it from such a sad and early demise. This leaves me not only with no marmalade but with no idea what the company's name was.

The jar was smallish and the label was maybe a dark yellowish color with a black lid. I don't remember; I was too busy looking at the contents.

Does anyone know who makes this so I can get on their website and order more marmalade??


  1. seattledebs Jun 7, 2007 02:26 PM

    Sorry, I put my other reply under the person who found it. It was a Frog Hollow Farm marmalade after all, which didn't have a black lid in the picture. I've ordered some and can't wait for it to arrive!

    In the future, I may try some of the others you all suggested. You're lucky to have so many interesting citrusy spreads in your area. Thanks for all the replies :)

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    1. re: seattledebs
      linz Jun 7, 2007 10:38 PM

      yeah that marmalade is really good. for future reference I'd also try the nectarine-plum jam, which is very nice.

      1. re: linz
        lmnopm Jun 8, 2007 08:21 AM

        FYI, Charles Chocolates in Emeryville makes Meyer Lemon marmalade which is decent.

        1. re: linz
          seattledebs Jun 8, 2007 02:00 PM

          Shoot! Since they have a three jar minimum, I ordered two marmalades and was deciding for the third between the nectarine-plum and the nectarine-blood orange. I think I went with the nectarine-blood orange. Oh well, next time! Thanks for the tip :)

          1. re: seattledebs
            Windy Jun 8, 2007 06:24 PM

            at least in the Bay Area, Whole Foods carries some Frog Hollow jams and marmalades. They're most famous for their stone fruit. There's an apricot spread that you could eat straight from the jar.

            1. re: Windy
              lintygmom Jun 9, 2007 09:28 AM

              I'm eating white guava-meyer lemon marmelade straight from the jar as we speak--not too sweet and not too bitter. It's made by the morning coffee girl at Pizzaiolo. Her name is Rachel and she can be reached at info@bluechairfruit.com. I don't know if she ships but her jams are wonderful.

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        Pistou Jun 7, 2007 11:55 AM

        LuLu, inside the building, sells a delicious meyer lemon marmalade. This doesn't have a picture of the marmalade, but all the products have similar packaging/labeling:

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        1. re: Pistou
          wolverine61 Jun 7, 2007 12:06 PM

          Sure they do. Just scroll down. Not a black lid.

          1. re: wolverine61
            Pistou Jun 7, 2007 01:58 PM

            There was a picture of Meyer Lemon marinade, but not one of the marmalade. I just double checked. And the label fit the descriptions, so I thought it was worth a try. As it turns out the jar the OP was looking for didn't have a black lid after all.

            1. re: Pistou
              wolverine61 Jun 7, 2007 02:24 PM

              Sorry Pistou, back to the ophthalmologist. That small print is getting is getting harder and harder to read but at least I can still see colors.

        2. Ruth Lafler Jun 7, 2007 11:40 AM

          Might also be McEvoy -- they do a meyer lemon marmalade and your description sounds like their packaging: http://www.mcevoyranch.com/xcart/prod...

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            Spatlese Jun 7, 2007 11:37 AM

            This would be my guess:


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            1. re: Spatlese
              wally Jun 7, 2007 11:42 AM

              I don't think Loulou sells at Ferry Plaza. Berkeley, yes.

            2. j
              jcarlile Jun 7, 2007 11:34 AM

              Was it from the Frog Hollow Farm store inside the Ferry Building?

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              1. re: jcarlile
                seattledebs Jun 7, 2007 01:02 PM

                YES! It was Frog Hollow Farm! They were actually selling outside that day. Thank you!!!!

                Okay, so the lid wasn't black. And the label was yellow. Shows how bad memory is, particularly when the contents are so much more important than the packaging.

                Thanks all for your replies and thanks especially to jcarlile for finding this. My crumpets and I will be much happier!

              2. Morton the Mousse Jun 7, 2007 10:38 AM

                Almost definitely June Taylor. Is this what you're looking for?


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                1. re: Morton the Mousse
                  seattledebs Jun 7, 2007 11:24 AM

                  Strangely, that wasn't it. Though that certainly looks good and - my goodness - meyer lemon and rosemary? They have some delicious looking stuff. I'll go for that if I can't find the original.

                  The label was darker and maybe a little more flowery.

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