A Look at Farmers Markets vs. CSAs

“This is the time of year vegetable lovers have been waiting for. When it comes to summer produce, there is certainly no shortage of it. The big question that looms today isn’t what to buy, but where to buy it. For those who favor fresh, seasonal, local fruit and veggies, farmers markets and CSAs are the answer. But which one is the best way to go? It’s a kitchen throw down — which side are you on?” This article by the kitchn takes a two-sided view of the subject…

At MLS, we love both. A group of us hit-up weekly the local farmers’ markets from Marin to San Francisco, and down the coast, scooping up the best of what’s in season. Also, we’ve found amazing deals and selections through CSAs. Our latest comes from Blue House Farm in Pescadero, CA.