Local Food

Lindsay Myers

More strawberries available this week. The first crops came from farmers using "high tunnels" and now we are seeing more and more farmers with delicious spring strawberries!

Bundled chives from Coldwater Gardens.

Beautiful micro greens.

Fruit leathers, pickles, plus pepper and wine jelly from Farm Girl Produce.

Great rundown of products from Coldwater Gardens!

Mushrooms! At Coldwater they build nurse logs to grow these beautiful mushrooms.

At the Palafox Market on Saturday there was a great array of beautiful early spring produce:

Lindsay Myers

Many people know that correct pruning of fruit trees and shrubs can lead to a more productive, and more beautiful, plant. Many people don't know how to prune their plants themselves. During the February meeting of the Pensacola Organic Gardener's Club George Shelton explained how to do it.

Lindsay Myers

Milk for sale at the Palafox Market Saturday.

First strawberries of the season- these were grown using a vertical technique.

Hydroponically produced red lettuce.

This softer, milder kale is sometimes called Dinosaur Kale or Tuscan Kale.

Radishes.

Kale, cabbages, greens, and radishes.

Fresh eggs.

Orange carrots and their cousin, the parsnip.

Eggs.

Microgreens.

Your blogger is obsessed with this sauce- it makes everything better.

Winter vegetables on display at the Palafox Market on Saturday, February 21. Vegetables for sale included:

  • Kohlrabi
  • Kale (including purple and lacinto)
  • Turnips
  • Rutabegas
  • Lettuce
  • Winter squash
     
Irv Miller

Chef @IrvMiller shows off his spring scallops on Instagram.

Chef Irv Miller oversees an Artisanal Cheese Cooking Class at @jacksonsrestaurant in DowntownPensacola.

The @FishHousePensacola shows off their view on Instagram.

@easthillyard shows what they are about on Instagram: tamales and bottles.

Al Fresco Dining

Beginning March 12 those who love to shop the Saturday Palafox Market will have a midweek option to get their local fresh food fix.

Thomas Van Horn of East Hill Honey Company and Mike Carro, one of the co-owners of Al Fresco Dining on Palafox and Main St have teamed up to bring the idea of a midweek farmers to fruition.