The Port of San Diego Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show is back, promising another spectacular display over San Diego Bay. Fireworks will be discharged simultaneously from barges placed...
With more than 6,000 farms in San Diego County, there’s no shortage of farm-to-table eateries, farmers markets and fresh fruit-laden roadside stands inviting you to sample the bounty.
Whether preparing haute cuisine or down-home cooking, the freshest possible ingredients can make all the difference in any dish. San Diego County is blessed with an abundance of farms—most of them small family farms—which have earned a reputation for quality, high-value specialty crops. And with San Diego's near perfect year-round sunshine, there's always something in season.
Visitors to San Diego can drop by any of the region's many farms, located mostly in inland north county, to purchase produce directly from the grower at roadside farm stands. Following are a few of the favorites among local chefs - both amateur and professional:
Each day in San Diego at least three California Certified Farmers Markets take place; on weekends the number is even greater. Shoppers browse stalls filled with ripe seasonal produce, flaky pies, crusty breads, homemade tortillas, and delectable treats of all kinds.
Join in the fun and sample the sublime Gouda from the Winchester Cheese Company, a family dairy farm and cheese maker located north of San Diego. Or get tips on picking the best specialty citrus and avocados from the experts at Polito Family Farms, where navel and blood oranges; Satsuma and Clementine tangerines; Eureka, Myer and sweet Persian lemons; Oro Blanco and Star Ruby grapefruit; and Hass, Reed and Bacon avocados flourish.
Located in the heart of many of San Diego's colorful neighborhoods, farmers markets also offer a unique window on life in this sun-kissed Southern California paradise.
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