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In Season: July

July 9, 2011

Though you won’t find apricots on the list below, you will find them at many local farmers markets.  Generally not grown for market here in San Diego County, farmers from the Central Valley bring their harvest to some local farmers markets. Since my tree only provides enough apricots for eating pleasure, I usually buy one or two boxes to stew and freeze to enjoy through the year. 

The last of my apricots.

Here’s what you may find at San Diego Farmers Markets during the month of July. Check Edible San Diego for the latest information on local farmers markets. There are over 6,000 farms in San Diego County and 53 certified farmers markets.

New to the list this month:  figs, peppers, sweet potatoes.

Avocados, basil, beets, blackberries, boysenberries, cauliflower, celery, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, figs, grapes, grapefruit, green beans, guavas, herbs, lemons, limes, melons, onions, peaches, peppers, plums, potatoes, radishes, raspberries, scallions, summer squash, strawberries, sweet potatoes, tangelos, tomatoes, Valencia oranges and cut flowers. (San Diego Farm Bureau Harvest Calendar)

Some of San Diego County’s farm stands and U-Pick are listed on the San Diego Farm Bureau website.

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