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Mar 2, 2013 10:33 AM

Organic strawberries?

Any sightings of organic strawberries at farmers markets? I'm in the peninsula and so far none at the Belmont FM

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  1. Swanton had some at the Ferry Building today.

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        1. re: Robert Lauriston

          Lucero's hasn't opened this year at MP; does anyone know what's up? I wrote them last month and they said they were returning, but no sign of them again today. Miss their strawberries, and other vegetables/fruits, but will bawl, kick and moan without their tomatoes.....
          Anyone know if they're on Calif. Ave, Palo Alto?
          As for strawberries, non-organic, the ones from McGinnis Farms in MP are outstanding for flavor.

            1. re: idtoca

              Ben told me that he had to redo his crop of strawberries this year, so their supply is lower and getting started later (usually Lucero is the first to market with strawberries).

              Dirty Girl and Yerena have had excellent strawberries, as usual, this year at the San Francisco Ferry Building.

            2. re: Robert Lauriston

              Here's a thread about Swanton on the California board, u-pick is in full swing.

            3. Tomatero has had theirs at Upper Haight and Mission Mercado. Seems like fewer each week than last year, and the prices are a bit higher, but they've still been delicious.

              1. I bought strawberries from Catalan Family Farm today at opening day for the Alisal farmers market in Salinas. They're Albions and excellent right now.

                This has a list of farmers markets where you can find Catalan in the Bay Area,