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Rhubarb in SD county?

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maestra Apr 21, 2008 11:10 AM

I realized the other day that I haven't had rhubarb since I moved to CA 7 years ago, and suddenly I'm craving it. I've never noticed it at grocery stores or farmers' markets, but there must be some around.
When it is available here? Where might I find it?

  1. DiningDiva Apr 21, 2008 01:06 PM

    It's available now. I saw a few stalks at the Hillcrest farmers market Sunday before last. Windmill Farms in Del Cerro has had it for the last month.

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      Cathy Apr 21, 2008 02:55 PM

      I get it at Henry's every year- haven't looked recently though.

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        Ela0427 Apr 21, 2008 05:23 PM

        I shop at Sprouts in San Marcos and they had it last week next to the strawberries.

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          kudru Apr 22, 2008 06:59 AM

          I saw some at OB people's co-op on the weekend. It was a little rough looking, but I'm sure they could tell you when they were expecting to get fresh stuff.

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            Cathy May 3, 2008 12:10 PM

            Vons in Santee has it $3.99/lb. I would imagine other Vons locations also have it.

            Henry's has it for $3.79/lb.

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              maestra May 5, 2008 11:13 AM

              I bought some this weekend at Major Market. I made basic compote, but added lemongrass as suggested by a chow recipe. Craving satisfied.

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