Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market Fresh News 1-2-15

Fresh Year, Fresh Produce at the Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market!

facebook-resized2015 has begun and it’s time to fill your fridge with beautiful fresh produce, eggs and more from the Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market!



RSFFM_Logo_1_200Dear Friends,

Happy New Year from all of us here at the Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market!  The Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market is the perfect place to start off the New Year shopping through beautiful fresh foods, relaxing under a Market umbrella and enjoying live music by Yael.  This week, be sure to stop by our vendor of the week, B Street Growers for the freshest items you need to make the Fresh Market Recipe, Winter Persimmon Salad with Citrus Tarragon Dressing.

DON’T FORGET, our weekly Rancho Santa Fe Certified Farmers Market is open from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM in the Del Rayo Village Shopping Center.  Look for your favorites and new vendors each week and check out the new tenants in the center while you are there.

Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market is the perfect place for shopping local to fill your fridge with fresh produce and flowers, delicious treats, prepared meals to go and more!

Remember, to bring an ice chest in your car or on wheels so you can relax and enjoy a nice lunch made fresh for you right at the market.  Take a few minutes to slow down and enjoy our live entertainment with your family and friends in the comfort of new Market umbrellas, bistro tables and cafe chairs!

Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market…Make It A Weekly Habit!


San Diego Grown 365See you on Sunday,
Diane & Michael


Located in the Del Rayo Village Shopping Center at 16079 San Dieguito Rd. Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091


Vendor Spotlight

B Street Growers


Be sure to stop by B Street Growers for all of you Hydroponic Growing Needs.  Ruth carries everything you need to grow your own beautiful Hydroponic Lettuces and Herbs

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Live Music By Yael

Husband and Wife duo, Yael will be performing live at the Market this Sunday.  Make sure to pick up your favorite fresh Market meal and enjoy it at one of our bistro tables while you listen to the wonderfully talented Yael perform!



Enjoy This Beautiful Sunday At The Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market!

RSFFM Susie Honeycrisp


This weeks Rancho Santa Fe Fresh Market Recipe is…

Winter Persimmon Salad with Citrus Tarragon Dressing

RSFFM Persimmon SaladIngredients:RSFFM Susie Smit Fruit

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons raw honey (San Diego Honey Company)
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil (Thyme of Essence)
  • 1/2 lime, juiced (Atkins Farms)
  • 7 fresh tarragon leaves, thinly sliced crosswise, or more to taste (Sage Mountain or Atkins Farms)
  • Himalayan Pink salt and ground black pepper to taste (Thyme of Essence)
  • baby lettuces (Sage Mountain)
  • 2 Fuyu persimmons, peeled and each cut into 8 pieces (Smit Farms)
  • 1 large pomegranate, peeled and seeds separated (Atkins Farms)
  • mild micro greens (Lath House Gardens)
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Spread pecans onto a baking sheet and bake until toasted for 6 minutes.  Let cool.
  3. Whisk 1/2 cup orange juice and cornstarch together in a small saucepan; cook and stir over medium heat until mixture thickens, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat and stir in honey until dissolved. Stir remaining 1/4 cup orange juice, olive oil, lime juice, tarragon leaves, salt, and pepper into orange juice mixture. Chill dressing in refrigerator, at least 30 minutes.
  4. Spread salad mix into a serving bowl or on individual plates; top with persimmon slices, pomegranate seeds, pecans and micro greens. Drizzle cooled dressing over salad.



Helen Woodward Animal Center Pet Of The Week

Congratulations HWAC on placing more than 3,000 animals in loving homes in 2014!

This Week: Celebrating “Sabrina”!

SabrinaMeet Sabrina, Pet of the Week at Helen Woodward Animal Center. This 4-year old, 13lb DSH blend may not have a crystal ball, but she knows exactly what’s in her new family’s future; lots of kitty love! She’s a social butterfly and a natural hostess who doesn’t shy away from new friends. She just can’t get enough cheek scratches and loves to chat up her guests. Come meet her today!

Sabrina is waiting to meet you at Helen Woodward Animal Center. She has been altered and is up-to-date on all of her vaccinations.  Her adoption fee is $106, and, as with all pets adopted from Helen Woodward Animal Center, she is micro chipped for identification.  As an added bonus, she also comes with two free passes to Sea World!

Helen Woodward Animal Center is located at 6461 El Apajo Road in Rancho Santa Fe. Kennels are open daily Monday through Thursday from 12pm to 6pm; Fridays from noon to 7pm; Saturdays 10am to 6pm; and Sunday 11am to 6pm (last application accepted 15 minutes before closing).”

For more information call 858-756-4117, (option 1) or visit www.animalcenter.org.





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