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Do You Fuyu? Persimmons are Now in Season

The latest post from Mar Vista’s Bounty Hunter is available from Patch.com. Get the lowdown on those funky orange fruits that are all over the markets these days. Find out what they are and what to
do with them:

Do You Fuyu? It’s Time for Persimmons

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Fall is All About Winter Squash

The latest post from Mar Vista’s Bounty Hunter is live and ready for your perusal. Find great ideas for cooking and decorating with pumpkins and other beautiful fall winter squash varieties:

Celebrate Halloween and Fall with Winter Squash

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Grape Ideas for Summer

The latest post from Mar Vista’s Bounty Hunter is up and running on Patch.com. It’s grape season, and here’s how to enjoy them:

Savor the Sweetness of Grapes

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Mar Vista’s Bounty Hunter: Almond Joys

The latest post of fabulous finds at the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market is ready for your viewing pleasure. Find out the skinny on Fat Uncle Farms blistered almonds:

Going Nuts for Fat Uncle Farms

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Local Honey is Nature’s Gift

The latest post from Mar Vista’s Bounty Hunter is reading for your reading delights. Get the lowdown on local honey, along with some great uses in sweet and savory treats:

Harry’s Honey: Nature’s Sweet Treat

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A Date with Some Great Dates

The latest post from Mar Vista’s Bounty Hunter is ready for your eyes. Find out where dates come from, and how we get them locally in So. Cal:

Dates: Delicious Desert Delights

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Help Out a Community Garden

Ocean View Farms is my second home, where I’ve been growing food for 13 years. Now it’s time to give back, so I’m helping them win a grant from DeLoach Community Gardens. You can help too – just read
and vote:

Ocean View Farms Needs Your Vote

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Mar Vista’s Bounty Hunter: Fourth of July Feasts

The latest post on Mar Vista Patch is here just in time for your holiday meal plans. Check out some great recipe ideas with farm-fresh ingredients:

Fourth of July Feasts

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Use the Harvest: Swiss Chard Pie

There is only so much room in the refrigerator, and Swiss Chard can take up a lot of that precious space. Those bright colorful stems usually have to “go away” in order to fit a batch of chard into
the vegetable drawer (which is fine with me, since I don’t care for the stems anyway). I recently found a recipe that uses up all that chard in a tasty pie that lasts for a few meals.

Whether you hate or love Martha Stewart, you have to admit that her empire comes up with …
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Ask Gardenerd: Where to Find a Furrower?

We’ve been answering Ask Gardenerd questions on the sly lately, but this one seemed like it would benefit other gardenerds who love their tools:

“Can you suggest a good garden furrower? The old single wheel in front style?”

I don’t have a garden big enough for a tiller/furrower so I don’t have personal experience with one, but I noticed that most of the furrowers out there attach to giant monster tillers. Before we
move on, a momentary side bar about tilling since we’re on the subject: 

Tilling

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