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Market Outlook - November 2, 2017

New cheeses from cypress grove

This week, we are pleased to offer four new artisan cheeses from Cypress Grove, located in Humboldt County. Mary Keehn founded Cypress Grove as a means for producing healthy goats milk for her four children. With an abundance of milk on hand, Mary decided to try her hand at cheese making. Realizing she had found her calling, she traveled to France to learn from master cheese makers. When she returned to Humboldt County, Mary started work on her vision of creating a new kind of cheese: one accented with a thick line of ash reminiscent of the fog often hovering the Humboldt coastline, hence the name of her flagship cheese- Humboldt Fog. Cypress Grove is now home to an 18-acre creamery, as well as a model dairy called Dow's Prairie that is 100% Human Certified. As a model dairy, Dow's Prairie supplies breeding stock to other dairies. They also work with an expert nutritionist to help source the best feed and diet for their animals, which could be one of the reasons their goats produce more milk per head than any other commercial dairy in the U.S.

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Market Outlook - October 26, 2017

SEASONAL LOCAL AVAILABILITY

The cool weather is finally settling in and with it comes the local fall harvest and the end of summer heavy weights like local Stonefruit, Summer Squashes, Mixed Cucumbers, Mixed Melons, Peppers. Ray Yeung Farms is transitioning from Heirloom Tomatoes to Winter Squash, with Tomatoes going strong through Halloween.

We are pleased to offer the following local fall harvest:

Local Winter Squash from Ray Yeung Farms in Woodland: Delicata Squash | Spaghetti Squash| Kabocha Squash | Butternut Squash | Pumpkins | Blue Pumpkins | French Red Pumpkins | White Pumpkins (Squashes are available by the 35# case. Pumpkins sold by the each.)

More Local Winter Squash from Biglieri/Landmark Farms in Clements, CA: Acorn Squash | Butternut Squash | Red Kabocha (Kuri) | Sweet Dumpling Squash | Turban Squash (All available in a 35# case, except Sweet Dumpling-25# case.)

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