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Organic Produce Report: March 23 – March 29

Weekly Fresh Deal (sale price good from 3/25 – 3/31)

Washington grown organic Fuji apples 89¢/lb, reg. $1.29/lb

Mexico grown organic Valencia oranges 79¢/lb, reg. $1.29/lb

Produce Feature: Local Raab

Raab signals the welcome arrival of spring food. Raab is the tender, flowery top of a brassica plant (kale, cabbage, broccoli, mustard) that arrives along with the longer days of spring. Keep the preparation simple and delicious: saute in olive oil, with salt and pepper to taste.

 

Weekly Organic Produce Specials

  • Navel oranges $1.79/lb
  • red & yellow bell peppers $3.99/lb
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes $2.99 each
  • bunched spinach $2.99 each
  • celery $1.29/lb
  • Meyer lemons $2.29/lb
  • lemons $1.99/lb
  • 6oz raspberries $4.99 each
  • asparagus $2.99/lb
  • Granny Smith apples $1.19/lb
  • 5lb Russet potatoes $3.49 each

 Local Produce – a current rundown of local produce

  • Organic Antics: Dried mixed wild mushrooms in a jar
  • Cascadia Mushrooms: Shiitake kits, oyster mushroom kits, lion’s mane kits, dried reishi, shiitakes, petite shiitakes, lion’s mane mushrooms, and mixed mushrooms.
  • Cedardale Orchard: gallon, half gallon, and pint cider (not organic).
  • Dahlia Depot: Pea shoots, spicy mix microgreens, mild mix microgreens (not certified organic).
  • Tops and Bottoms: Dragon mix microgreens, broccoli microgreens, red cabbage microgreens, arugula microgreens.
  • Happy Valley: Clover sprouts (not certified).
  • Ralph’s: Leeks, red and green dandelion, green and red cabbage raab.
  • Boldly Grown: Savoy cabbage, mixed Daikon radish, black radish, bagged baby beets, bulk gold beets, Purple Sprouting Broccoli, green and Lacinato kale raab, collard greens raab.
  • Hedlin Family Farm: Shallots.
  • Bellewood Acres: Sparkling apple cider (not certified organic)
  • Southern Exposure Family Farm: Red and white Sunchokes.
  • Sauk Farm: Honeycrisp apple cider (16oz bottles)
  • Moondance: Sunflower greens
By: Co-op Staff

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