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Linger over the dog days of summer at Historic Downtown Upland farmers market

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Every week from April to October the locals gather on the streets of Historic Downtown Upland in San Bernardino County for a farmers market. Historic Downtown Upland begins on 2nd and 9th street with farm stands running down the middle of the street from 5-9 p.m. each Thursday. Walk down one side of the street and then back up the other side, rounding the middle of the market with its big…

Don’t miss these 4 Big Island Hawaii farmers markets

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One of the best parts of visiting a new area is sampling its unique foods. And when in Hawaii, what else gets top billing but fresh, ripe tropical fruits? Mangoes, papayas, pineapples, of course—but I was eager to find the exotic (for a mainlander!) dragon fruit with its bright pink skin and pure white flesh dotted with black seeds. And find them I did. In three varieties! On a recent…

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Cotati Farmers Market a refreshing summer treat

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Every Thursday afternoon in Cotati, California, the locals gather in La Plaza Park for the weekly farmers market–a bit of good, old-fashioned small town fun. The clean Sonoma County breeze is crisp and refreshing—a sweet mix of fir trees and kettle corn. The vendors all arrange themselves on the green grass of the park, with a bouncy house and pony rides for the kids set up behind the market. Certified…

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Napa Farmers Market: celebrity chef-worthy produce

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Before grabbing a gourmet breakfast or taking that first taste of wine in California’s premier wine country, make a stop at the Napa Farmers Market. You’ll find ample parking at 500 First Street (next to Oxbow Public Market) in the historic district of Napa. The certified farmers market runs from May through October on Tuesday and Saturday from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm. The Napa summer mornings are quite delightful,…