We touched on this story (Farmers Market Without the Farmer ) over a year ago and, sadly, seems like nothing has REALLY changed
L.A. Farmers Markets Exposed
Often, produce sold at stalls isn’t organic, grown by small farms — or even spray-free
He has watched the region’s markets morph from a few low-key affairs dominated by small farmers to profitable, competitive businesses where sellers can — and do — cheat and misrepresent with little fear of punishment. Etheridge deplores the “duping” of the public, who naively fill their eco-conscious reusable shopping bags with fruits, vegetables, nuts and herbs believing that they’re buying organic — or close enough.
Even more reason to shop at our front porch farm stand where you really KNOW the FARMER and their FOOD.
FRONT PORCH FARM STAND
Open Sun – Fri / 9 am – 6 pm Closed Saturday (if you need to pick up after hours, let us know and we’ll leave the light on for you)
Stock up on healthful foods & goods for you and your family: organic soaps, cold processed olive oil, non acid coffee, honey, organic fruits & vegetables, herbs, seeds & more
New at the farm stand ACORN PANCAKE & ACORN CORNBREAD MIXES
Give the gift of GOOD FOOD: inquire about our Gift Certificates & Baskets
If you like to receive weekly “Grocery List” & notices of our “Surplus Sundays” sign up at ( info(at)dervaesgardens.com )
Customers who patronize the farm stand 2 or more times a month will qualify for “Preferred Customer” status and receive special invites to “Customer Appreciation” food events at the Urban Homestead.