Farmers markets have become a hotbed for buying locally grown produce. And in the central San Joaquin Valley where more than 300 different fruits and vegetables are grown, farmers markets provide consumers a one-of-a-kind opportunity. But how do you get the most out of the region’s farmers markets?
Drive-thru coffee house Dutch Bros. will open its newest location Monday, April 25, on West Shaw Ave. It will celebrate by selling $1 16-ounce drinks all day and donating the money to Valley Children’s Hospital.
The Fresno Grizzlies baseball team unveiled wacky new food choices for its 2016 AAA baseball season. New stadium food includes the Urban Legend, a pulled pork slider with Coca-Cola and Pop Rocks BBQ sauce, flavored french fries and Spam fries.
Cookie Couture is taking over the former Slates location, selling sweet treats and lunches. Bullard Donuts sells all kinds of baked goods and the former Charlotte’s baker offers gluten free and vegan options with Drop Box Bakery.
Growers in Fresno County, where a majority of the local strawberries are grown, are reporting heftier berries with good flavor. Recipes for strawberry shortcake, strawberry summer salad and strawberry salsa.