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Market Report
Santa Monica, Calif.
Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003

The Market:
Santa Monica Farmers Market
Santa Monica, Calif.
Arizona & 3rd Street
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Market-Goer: Mark Thompson, publisher of this Web site


What I Bought:

Osborne figs, peaches

Price: $2.25-3/lb. for peaches
$3/basket of $5/for two baskets of figs 
(two baskets pictured above)

Heirloom tomatoes (front right), striped Sicilian tomato (left), assorted sweet peppersT.

Price: $2/basket of cherry and plum-sized tomatoes
$2/lb. for peppers

prune plums (front), Japanese pears

This type of plum has become an August favorite of mine.  I prick them with a fork and dry them in a warm oven for several days.

Price: $2/lb. for plums

Cress, dill (back row left to right), Japanese eggplant, Jalapeno and Anaheim peppers

Price: $1/bunch for cress and dill
$1/for 1lb. basket of peppers

Copyright 2003 Seasonal Chef