Wednesday, May 23, 2007

New Local Organic Items in Produce This Week, Plus Other PSFC Produce Tidbits:

Coming into the Coop from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania:

Romaine Lettuce
Green Leaf Lettuce*
Dandelion Greens
Baby Arugula
Bunch Spinach


Coming in from Hudson Valley Farms Hepworth Farms and Lucky Dog Farm:

Baby Arugula
Baby Spinach
Baby Gailan (Chinese Broccoli)
Baby Lettuces

*some but not all of these items are local; we're still also receiving some from beyond the range of local produce at the Coop.

Organic Sugar Snap Peas:

5/24 from Mexico
5/25 from Pennsylvania


Current Watermelon Rating from the Head Watermelon Taster of the PSFC Produce Department:

9.1 out of 10


And fresh in today from California: Organic Apricots


Current Organic 1 Pound Strawberry Sales Velocity: 480 1 pound packages per day.

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