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Organic Produce Report: May 13 – May 19

Weekly Fresh Deal (sale price good from 5/15 – 5/21)

Mexico grown Organic Cantaloupe 49¢ per lb, reg. $1.19/lb

Produce Feature: Organic Leek Scapes from Ralph’s Greenhouse

A once-a-year treat, leek scapes are tender with a mild leek flavor. Grill, blanch, stir fry, or steam as you would asparagus. Also great on cold spring salads!

Weekly Organic Produce Specials

  • California grown “Midnight” Valencia oranges $1.49/lb
  • bunched spinach $2.49 each
  • Jalapeno peppers $3.99/lb
  • cucumbers $1.19/lb
  • zucchini $1.29/lb
  • blueberry pint $4.99 each
  • raspberries 6oz for $4.99
  • Ataulfo mangoes $1.29 each
  • Honeydew melon $1.29/lb
  • pineapple $4.69 each
  • seedless watermelon 69¢/lb
  • open pint strawberries $3.69 each

Co+op Basics Everyday Low Prices

  • GROW bananas 89¢ lb
  • Crimini mushrooms $4.49 lb
  • garnet yams $1.79 lb
  • 1lb baby peeled carrots $1.69 each
  • bunched carrots $1.99 each
  • WA grown Fuji apples 99¢ lb

 Local Produce – a current rundown of local produce

  • Organic Antics: Dried mixed wild mushrooms in a jar, stinging nettles (wild, so not certified organic).
  • Cascadia Mushrooms: Shiitakes, oyster and shiitake kits, dried reishi, petite shiitakes, 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, fava shoots.
  • Happy Valley:  Clover sprouts (not certified).
  • Boldly Grown Farm: Purple sprouting broccoli
  • Hedlin Family Farm: Cauliflower, red leaf, green leaf, and Romaine lettuce.
  • Ralph’s Greenhouse: Leeks, parsnips, red and green dandelion greens, red radishes, and bunched spinach
  • Moondance: Sunflower sprouts, baby bok choy, “Tokyo Bekana” Napa cabbage (loose leaf variety).
  • Blue Heron: Bagged baby arugula and bagged spicy mix, radishes, bagged kale mix.
  • Rabbit Fields Farm: Chives, kale raab, baby bok choy.
  • Living Rain: Rhubarb and asparagus.
  • Crows Farm: Tarragon, thyme, spearmint, oregano, chives.
  • Canales Brothers Farm: Asparagus
By: Co-op Staff

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