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How to shop Bay Area farmers’ markets while avoiding crowds: Buy a farm box
How to shop Bay Area farmers’ markets while avoiding crowds: Buy a farm box

As the coronavirus continues to make grocery shopping uncomfortable, farm boxes have emerged as a great way to get fresh produce, support local farmers and avoid human contact.

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Good Things Come in Farm Box
Good Things Come in Farm Box

Andreas Winsberg is used to growing things. The son of a farmer — David Winsberg of East Palo Alto’s Happy Quail Farms that started the craze for pimentos de Padron in California — he’s been helping his dad plant those prized Spanish peppers and sell them at the San Francisco Ferry Building farmers market since he can remember.

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Some California farmers prosper, while other struggle
Some California farmers prosper, while other struggle

WATSONVILLE — Flanked by rows of strawberry beds, Apolinar Yerena stood in the center of his 11-acre Watsonville farm, reflecting on the pandemic threatening its future. “I’ve been farming for 40 years,” sa...

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With restaurants closed, local farms team up to bring their extra produce to your front door
With restaurants closed, local farms team up to bring their extra produce to your front door

With restaurants closed, local farms team up to bring their extra produce to your front door. The rhubarb is just starting to come in at Happy Quail Farms in East Palo Alto, and cucumbers and peppers are around the corner.

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