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    Stacy @ Every Little Thing
    February 26, 2011 at 7:09 am

    All that produce is beautiful. I can’t wait for the farmer’s market to start back up! One more month.

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    lena
    February 26, 2011 at 7:20 am

    Beautiful photos! captures the essence of everything! thanks! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Jenny
    February 26, 2011 at 7:22 am

    LOVE the pictures, absolutely gorgeous phots.

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    A Teenage Gourmet (Sami)
    February 26, 2011 at 7:24 am

    All this . . . in February!?!?!?

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    Hannah @ PalmBeachRunner
    February 26, 2011 at 7:24 am

    I LOVE green markets! How fun! I am actually on my way out the door to the Green Market here in S Florida ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Camille
    February 26, 2011 at 7:26 am

    Absolutely stunning photos!

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    Arlene
    February 26, 2011 at 7:28 am

    Wow! Wonderful photos – so evocative and enticing… I want to be there NOW! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Debbie B (DebaRooRoo)
    February 26, 2011 at 7:28 am

    Beautiful photos!! There is something about fresh produce I absolutely love and I can’t wait for my farmers market to be full swing here! ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Lisa (Dishes of Mrs. Fish)
    February 26, 2011 at 7:28 am

    Gorgeous! I can’t wait for spring/summer to be here!

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    Christie {Nourishing Eats}
    February 26, 2011 at 7:34 am

    OH my goodness, it all looks so delicious. I am so jealous that you have access to such gorgeous produce at this time of year. Come on spring and summer!!

    Happy Saturday!

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    Liz
    February 26, 2011 at 7:39 am

    Gorgeous photos. But looking at pictures like that makes me feel like people in the northern parts of this country have a really low quality of life for much of the year! ๐Ÿ™ Everything’s dead, brown, grey, and snow-covered here. I want to move to CA!

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      Baking 'n' Books
      February 26, 2011 at 1:36 pm

      My thoughts exactly!….what’s a Farmer’s Market…? ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    cathyb.@brightbakes
    February 26, 2011 at 7:53 am

    Jenna, those pictures are equal parts delight and torture.
    Delight because I’m a girl who plays in the dirt and grows lotsa veggies…and torture because I happen to live in Northern Wisconsin…which means I just walked through 3 foot of snow to get to my mailbox. Yeah. Really.
    cathy b.

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      Karis (Karis' Kitchen)
      February 27, 2011 at 8:28 pm

      Cathy summed up my feelings perfectly, I experienced delight and torture while scrolling through your gorgeous photos! As I look out the window and see a couple feet of snow (a little less here in Southern Wisconsin), it seems like our farmers’ market is a long way off ๐Ÿ™

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    Andrea @ The Skinny Chronicles
    February 26, 2011 at 7:53 am

    Beautiful photos! I planted little pea seeds in the garden a couple weeks back…I hope they survive this little cold snap! Hello fresh produce, here I come!

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    Nikki
    February 26, 2011 at 7:57 am

    These photos make me drool! I can’t wait for spring farmer’s markets in New England!

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    Sabrina @ Radioactive Runner
    February 26, 2011 at 8:00 am

    Beautiful pictures! Makes me want Spring/Summer to get here NOW.

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    Carly
    February 26, 2011 at 8:02 am

    You make food look SO good!

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    the clean eating mama
    February 26, 2011 at 8:11 am

    Beautiful! Simple yet impactful.

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    Jen @ keepitsimplefoods
    February 26, 2011 at 8:15 am

    Gorgeous! Can’t wait for the summer farmer’s markets!

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    Alexandra
    February 26, 2011 at 8:16 am

    GAH! Padrones!!! I miss them so much. Figs as well. Can’t wait until they are back next season. Looks like the CUESA Ferry Building farmers market if you ask me ๐Ÿ™‚

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    cait
    February 26, 2011 at 8:20 am

    omg those looks fabulous! great pictures girl ๐Ÿ™‚ xo

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    Courtney
    February 26, 2011 at 8:23 am

    Hey! “California Dreamin’ ” is the name of my personal 4-year-old blog! Good choice. Your photos have me interested in visiting the farmer’s market in my neighborhood tomorrow – the best in San Diego (the Hillcrest Farmer’s Market for anyone familiar)!

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    VeggieGirl
    February 26, 2011 at 8:29 am

    VeggieGirl dream ๐Ÿ˜€

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    Kamaile
    February 26, 2011 at 8:29 am

    Love

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    Amanda (Eating Up)
    February 26, 2011 at 8:45 am

    Some of the most beautiful things to see!

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    French Heart
    February 26, 2011 at 8:50 am

    My idea of HEAVEN!! Gorgeous pix. Funny, I am going to Earthbound Farms in Carmel Valley today.

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      French Heart
      February 26, 2011 at 9:27 pm

      PS That’s something I’ve never had & sounds so good….quick fried squash blossoms.
      Can’t get over the gorgeous photos! Just came back from Whole Foods with colorful haul of fruits & vegs. Am making linguini & clam sauce…sooooo yummy on a freezing night.

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    Elise (Healing Cuisine)
    February 26, 2011 at 9:01 am

    OH MY GOSH! What state do you live in??? I’m newly relocated to FL, but haven’t found any farmers markets yet. You pictures are fantastic, really getting me in the mood for fresh food perusing!

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    Natalia - a side of simple
    February 26, 2011 at 9:20 am

    Who are you and how do I live your life? ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    amanda
    February 26, 2011 at 9:26 am

    The pimientos de padron look amazing. Can you ship me a box? My fiance loves them.

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    Angela (Oh She Glows)
    February 26, 2011 at 9:29 am

    Soooo jealous….our famer’s markets don’t start up here until JUNE!!!!!!! It’s torture. Love your pics!

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      Angela (Oh She Glows)
      February 26, 2011 at 9:31 am

      oops I meant farmer. ๐Ÿ™‚ I was all hot and bothered typing that comment…hah

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    Vanessa
    February 26, 2011 at 9:51 am

    I love pictures of fresh food at farmer markets!!!! Looks so good! Those squash blossoms look amazing!! I haven’t had those in so long, mmhhh!

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    Emily @ Savory and Savage
    February 26, 2011 at 10:10 am

    Ok, after seeing all of those wonderful pictures – I am definitely hitting up the farmers market this weekend.

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    Euniece@innerpeacehealthytreats&runningfeet
    February 26, 2011 at 10:16 am

    all of your picture look so fresh, cheery, and bright! i can not wait for the snow to leave here, and the spring & summer farmer markets!

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    Kelly
    February 26, 2011 at 10:20 am

    Great pictures…the colors are amazing. The peaches stole the show for me though!

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    Brooke @ Bittersweetb
    February 26, 2011 at 10:20 am

    I want to go there now! That produce looks amazing.

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    Cara
    February 26, 2011 at 10:44 am

    Beautiful photos! I wish I had some of those veggies around here, now! I cannot wait for the farmer’s markets to come back!

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    jennifer
    February 26, 2011 at 10:49 am

    Omg that food looks so delicious! Its so amazing to find that kind of vibrant color, much tastier looking than what youd find in the grocery store.

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    stephanie
    February 26, 2011 at 11:09 am

    Your photos are great! It makes me happy to know that I’m not the only one who appreciates the beauty of farmer’s markets. They are especially sacred to me, living in the north where the growing season is only a few short months!

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    Briana @ The Triple Dish
    February 26, 2011 at 11:12 am

    Your pictures are beautiful! Is this the farmers market in San Francisco!? These pictures make my dreams of spring seem more like a reality! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Kristina
    February 26, 2011 at 11:27 am

    YUM. All that fresh produce looks soooo good… too bad it’s 5 degrees here in Minneapolis, we’ve got a ways to go before our farmers markets look that colorful ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Rebecca
    February 26, 2011 at 11:37 am

    I’ll take one of each, please! Looks DELISH!

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    Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga)
    February 26, 2011 at 11:38 am

    I feel so blessed to live in CA (San Diego) and have an abundance of local, fresh produce year round….and also blooming flowers, plants, green trees. Growing up in MN makes me appreciate the Land of Abundance even more!

    These pics are glorious Jenna. Way to rock your camera skills ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Moni'sMeals
    February 26, 2011 at 11:56 am

    lovely! We are so lucky to live in California and have our produce selection. ๐Ÿ™‚ The market is pretty much my favorite place!

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    Jess (Sweet Potato)
    February 26, 2011 at 11:56 am

    Omg, those peaches made me SO EXCITED for summer!

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    Karla
    February 26, 2011 at 12:11 pm

    Ahh squash blossoms! I love! They are the best discovery I’ve had since moving to Italy! Definitely miss California though

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    Liz @ Tip Top Shape
    February 26, 2011 at 12:28 pm

    That produce is beautiful!!!! And all that sunshine. I would give anything for a little sunshine here!

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    Michelle
    February 26, 2011 at 1:10 pm

    Beautiful!

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    Lauren
    February 26, 2011 at 1:31 pm

    Everything looks so fantastic, I’m so jealous!!

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    Kelly @ Laughter, Strength, and Food
    February 26, 2011 at 1:43 pm

    The pictures are beautiful! I really can’t wait to have access to fresh produce! These PA winters are brutal!! Thanks for sharing! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Alison
    February 26, 2011 at 2:14 pm

    So wonderful! This is what I’m most excited about when I move to Sacramento from Minneapolis in a few months! I get produce all year long!

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    Maria
    February 26, 2011 at 2:39 pm

    I’m jealous of all that beautiful produce! It makes me long for spring!

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    Hillary [Nutrition Nut on the Run]
    February 26, 2011 at 2:51 pm

    Can it be summer already!? nom nom.

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    Bonnie
    February 26, 2011 at 3:22 pm

    Oh man do those photos ever make me miss my homeland! I’m a California girl but moved to Calgary, Alberta because of my Canadian husband, and while I love it here, February does NOT bring fresh produce like that up here! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Enjoy it full blast!

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    The Newlywed Chefs
    February 26, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    Beautiful pics! We love this site!

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    Lauren
    February 26, 2011 at 3:57 pm

    Beautiful! These photos make me want to start planting my veggie garden for this year!

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    Megan
    February 26, 2011 at 4:06 pm

    Your cookies are on the front page of Tasty Kitchen! Also..Im suprised you didnt come to Ree’s book sighning in San Fransisco!:)

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    Marie @ Peonies&Cupcakes
    February 26, 2011 at 4:08 pm

    Stunning photos! I would love to grow my own organic vegetable garden…one day!

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    Lola
    February 26, 2011 at 4:14 pm

    Oh squash blossoms!!! I adore those in quesadillas!!! A very popular mexican dish! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Heidi - Apples Under My Bed
    February 26, 2011 at 5:10 pm

    Beautiful! Look at those tomatoes. Heavenly ๐Ÿ™‚
    Heidi xo

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    Danielle
    February 26, 2011 at 6:21 pm

    I’m so jealous! If only we had that plentiful, colourful and beautiful local produce here in Ontario right now.

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    Emily
    February 26, 2011 at 6:40 pm

    Vibrant and beautiful ๐Ÿ™‚ Very jealous, enjoy!!

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    Rochel @ barefootandcooking
    February 26, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    So beautiful. I can’t wait for spring to come in Maryland.

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    Annie@stronghealthyfit
    February 26, 2011 at 10:26 pm

    Thanks a lot.
    ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    Katrina
    February 27, 2011 at 4:27 am

    Ugghh I miss the market so much!! C’mon summer!!

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    Stacey (The Home-Cooked Vegan)
    February 27, 2011 at 5:00 am

    Can’t wait for our farmers market to open!!! Only one more month ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Anne
    February 27, 2011 at 5:49 am

    Wow !!

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    Gabby (Quest for Delicious)
    February 27, 2011 at 7:21 am

    California dreamyyy. (: I want to be there.

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    Sonia the Mexigarian
    February 27, 2011 at 7:22 am

    Beautiful!! I can’t wait to hit up my market later this morning. I am praying they still have some figs, though I think the season is over for the guy that sells them at the market. ๐Ÿ™

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    R @ Learning As I Chop
    February 27, 2011 at 7:28 am

    If these pictures don’t make a NYCer want to move to Cali, then I don’t know what will

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    Pam
    February 27, 2011 at 8:12 am

    Wow, such gorgeous pictures of produce!!
    Can’t wait to see what you bought and cooked ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Sarah (Running To Slow Things Down)
    February 27, 2011 at 9:08 am

    Gorgeous!! I can not wait until the farm stands start opening up. It won’t be for a while yet, but I’ll live through your pictures until then. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    Mackenzie
    February 27, 2011 at 9:27 am

    le sigh. so so gorgeous! this makes me miss san fran! beam me back, scotty.

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    Alison
    February 27, 2011 at 11:41 am

    Oh, so jealous. I long for the Farmer’s Markets to return.

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    Maria
    February 27, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    ยกยกยกPimientos de padrรณn, unos pican y otros non!!!

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    Megan
    February 27, 2011 at 2:05 pm

    This post made me crave my farmers market! Gorgeous pictures!

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    sonia
    February 27, 2011 at 2:51 pm

    beautiful pictures…am in love with all these fruits and veggies now. The fruits are looking so inviting that I felt like picking a bunch of grapes from your blog ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Kristy
    February 27, 2011 at 4:44 pm

    Gorgeous pics!

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    Melomeals: Vegan for $3.33 a Day
    February 27, 2011 at 4:45 pm

    Beautfiul! I am longing for summer!

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    Jess @ MTL Veggie
    February 27, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    Note to self: move to Cali, stat!
    Makes me wonder, with all those great foodie options available to you, would you ever want to move back south?

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    Lindsay @ Pinch of Yum
    February 28, 2011 at 4:45 am

    Ohhh how I wish I lived somewhere warm. It doesn’t even have to be THAT warm, just warm enough to go to the farmer’s market year round. Minnesota doesn’t provide that luxury, but when summer comes, it makes it all the more wonderful. Thanks for giving me my farmer’s market fix for the month. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Laura Jayne
    February 28, 2011 at 4:58 am

    Jenna – what beautiful pictures! And what beautiful produce – I’m so jealous that your farmer’s market is open. It will be the end of June before ours is open here. Thanks for the incentive to hold on a little longer, spring is just around the corner.

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    wendy
    February 28, 2011 at 7:33 am

    Thank you for the beautiful pictures. I need to move….

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    Sarah @ See Sarah Eat
    February 28, 2011 at 8:32 am

    I love your pictures! They really make me look forward to Farmer’s Market season coming back here in KY. I think the first one opens in early April, I can’t wait! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Erica
    February 28, 2011 at 11:29 am

    I could seriously eat my computer screen. What a beautiful example of the colors of the rainbow! Love to you!

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    regina
    March 1, 2011 at 5:47 am

    aren’t CA farmers markets the best? my favorite one is at the Ferry Building. especially on saturdays when the roli roti truck has their porchetta sandwich. it’s so good i kinda want to hug it! have you been to the one in Monterey? it’s enormous! something like four blocks long!

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    Kim @ Wallet Friendly Wellness
    March 1, 2011 at 12:21 pm

    Your photos are gorgeous. It really brings the Farmer’s Market to life.

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