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In Season: April

13 April 2011


Kale ‘Red Winter’  (Botanical Interests)

Here’s what you may find at San Diego Farmers Markets during the month of April. Check Edible San Diego for the latest information on local farmers markets.

Avocados, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, cherimoyas, cucumbers, grapefruit, guavas, herbs, kale, kiwi, lemons, limes, lettuce, navel oranges, peas, potatoes, radishes, rhubarb, snap peas, spinach, strawberries, tangelos, tangerines, white turnips, winter squash and various cut flowers. (Harvest Calendar, San Diego Farm Bureau)

Did You Know Where San Diego County Ranks Nationally?

  • 12th largest farm economy among more than 3000 counties
  • More small farms (less than 10 acres) than any other county
  • #1 producer of avocados
  • #1 producer of nursery crops
  • #1 in number of part-time farmers
  • #2 in acres of guavas, pomegranates, limes, and macadamias
  • #2 in farms with women as principal operator
  • #3 in honey production
  • #5 in lemons
  • #9 in strawberries
  • #10 in egg-laying hens

Escargot to Go (Away)

Snow Peas in Spring