Irvine Farmers

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2013

    No. 91, Boysenberry Lemonade from Bautista Creek Local Produce at SOCO Farmers' Market

    Hey, kids: guess what time is it? It's time to restart that Long March known as 100 Favorite Dishes (INSERT YEAR). YEAH!!! Hey, don't ding us for listicles: Weekly DataLab studies show ustedes love this gimmick, launched in honor of our coming Best Of issue. Besides, it is rather fun to do this f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Stick a Fork In It Reacts to the 2011 OC Weekly Readers' Choice Awards

    ​It's Best Of time . . . you have your dead-tree copies, right? No? Go get one . . . we'll be here when you get back.Unfortunately, whoever was supposed to tabulate the Reader's Choice poll this year into one easy-to-read guide must have had a huge hangover because it's nowhere to be found online- ... More >>

  • Food

    August 25, 2011

    Brunch a Bunch Across OC!

    OC's best brunches: The ethnic, the gorgeous views and the bottomless booze!

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    USDA Pushing for School Districts to Buy Food from Local Farmers

    Photo by Das UbergeekFrom the Irvine Farmers' Market: Will Organic Pears Make it into SanTana Unified?​Jamie Oliver and Michelle Obama, take note: the United States Department of Agriculture has just announced that it's implementing a rule that is "encouraging" school districts to buy from local f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Vientiane, Irvine Farmers' Market Get the Good Food Treatment

    I reviewed Vientiane in Garden Grove last year and want more people to go to this Laotian stunner--hence, the plug in this past weekend's edition of Good Food With Evan Kleiman on KCRW-FM 89.9. And while we here know and love the Irvine Farmers' Market, Good Food had amazingly never been to the mark ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    On The Line: Rachel Klemek of Blackmarket Bakery

    Tim MelideoRachel Klemek is the owner/chef/instructor of Blackmarket Bakery, her made-from-scratch bakery in Irvine.You'll also see Blackmarket weekly at farmers' markets around O.C., but most especially at the Saturday Irvine Farmers' Market across from UCI. Here are her answers to our survey. 1 ... More >>