Innovative. Fresh. Delicious. Culinary. Community. These are just some of the words that describe the Pop-Up Breakfast Series that will grace our Santa Cruz County Farmer’s Markets this season. For the 8th consecutive summer, top chefs from around the county (and from some of your favorite eateries) are set to roll up their sleeves to create a
photo courtesy Rachel Endsley Santa Cruz County boasts some pretty spectacular farmer’s markets and the mountain town of Scotts Valley is no exception. Offering an abundant mix of fresh, organic vegetables and fruits, pasture-raised meats, artisan breads, and more, the market is a great way to support local farms and enjoy the healthiest and tastiest
Everyone loves tasting the local cuisine when they visit somewhere new. Vacation, after all, is the perfect excuse to indulge and sample the variety of food and beverages a region is known for. With its rich soil and moderate climate, Santa Cruz County is an agricultural mecca with fertile fields of strawberries, tomatoes, artichokes, Brussels
There are farmers’ markets and then there are farmers’ markets. No one does them better than Santa Cruz. Our markets are festive, colorful events that bring locals and visitors together over a shared love of good food. Even with the Monterey Bay and majestic redwoods, the area’s most vivid beauty can often be found at the market.
By Molly Ressler
Santa Cruz County boasts acres of beautiful farmland, from pumpkin patches and strawberry fields to vineyards and apple orchards. Even though we might pass by one of these crops when driving north towards Davenport or south through Watsonville, for most of us, farmland stays on the outskirts of our imagination. We rarely know which plot of land our food came from, much less the farmer who grew it.