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Where to find Italian Prune Plums---not at Costco?

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noahsmomma Sep 6, 2013 04:25 PM

This is normally when I can find them to make plum kuchen, but nothing yet. Have you found any in SF?

The Costco box is not firm. They are too mushy.

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  1. Robert Lauriston RE: noahsmomma Sep 6, 2013 04:27 PM

    In season, there's one vendor at the Saturday Berkeley farmers market that always has them. Can't remember which one. I'll look for them tomorrow.

    1. little big al RE: noahsmomma Sep 6, 2013 04:37 PM

      Are they the same as are called French prune plums? If so I believe they have started to show up at FPFM. They're pretty cheap too IIRC like 3 lbs. for $5.

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        wally RE: noahsmomma Sep 6, 2013 04:37 PM

        Last week Tierra had them at Ferry Plaza. I think Knoll also had them.

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          mdougherty RE: noahsmomma Sep 6, 2013 04:41 PM

          I think Blossom Bluff might have had some at the Tuesday Berkeley Farmers Market, but I'm not certain. They've definitely had damsons the last couple of weeks, and I think they had some prune plums the last time I was at one of their stands.

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            absc RE: mdougherty Sep 6, 2013 09:52 PM

            Blossom Bluff at the Ferry Plaza market generally has them. There is also a vendor in the front, on the right side of the main doors, that sells them by the bag,

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            TerriL RE: noahsmomma Sep 6, 2013 07:02 PM

            I saw them at the San Rafael Whole Foods on Wednesday.

            1. Cynsa RE: noahsmomma Sep 7, 2013 06:56 PM

              At the Irving and 22nd Ave. produce market in SF

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