Happy New Year!

The Quarterly theme is Grow it, Buy it, Find it, Eat it - Low Cost Produce and the Harvest of the Quarter is Beets.

Harvest of the Month and EatFresh.org information on beets:

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For growing your own produce, UC Cooperative Extension has planting guides specific to the areas of where you are in Contra Costa:


CONTRA COSTA COUNTY VEGETABLE PLANTING GUIDE  - COASTAL REGIONS


CONTRA COSTA COUNTY VEGETABLE PLANTING GUIDE - INTERIOR REGIONS

In the Richmond area, Richmond Grows has a seed lending library at the Richmond Public Library (no library card needed to use the seed library):


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The Brentwood area is a wealth of local U-Pick farms, roadside stands and agricultural retail businesses.

 

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Not a lot of changes are anticipated by the time all Farmers' Markets are open in May, but there are still many open year round:
(See attached file: 2017 Market EBTSNAP_Contra Costa_ENG SPAN.pdf)


The Food Bank is continually adding sites to its free Community Produce Program:
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