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Mercado Kitchen: Fava Bean Dip

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Sick and tired of making the same ol’ salsas and dips for summer BBQ parties? Try Mission Community Market’s fun version of a bean dip! Stop by Blue House Farm this Thursday from 4-8pm to grab your bundle of fava beans and impress your friends with this week’s healthy recipe! Fava Bean Dip Fava beans are similar to other beans and contain what many call “perfect proteins.” They are loaded with amino acids and are also rich in fiber and …

Spotlight on Lifefood Gardens

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Microgreens: A shot of vitamins As you approach the market from Valencia and down 22nd street, you may see what appears to be a stall full of lush grass and a happy smiling man. This is one of Mission Community Markets newest vendors, Lifefood Gardens, and the smiling man you see there each Thursday is Loren. He represents his girlfriend Katy’s business of growing and selling a variety of microgreens. They began growing microgreens in a sprout machine, and eventually …

Mercado Kitchen: Mediterranean Microgreen Salad

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Mediterranean Microgreen Salad Microgreens are a new way to get your daily dose of vitamins, whether they are juiced, added atop salads, or upon a toasted baguette. This week, we’ve highlighted the microgreens in their very own salad. The greens are accompanied with some of our favorite vegetables and fruits, drenched in healthy Omegas, and topped with fresh feta cheese if you like! This salad is best enjoyed outside under the thick sunlight we San Franciscan’s have been enjoying this …

Spotlight on Jerk ‘N Pickle

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We’ve got so many great new vendors at the market this season! One of our newest vendors at the market is Jerk ‘N Pickle,¬†offering an array of pickles and beef jerky, from spicy to sweet to savory! Currently this vendor is at the market bi-weekly, so every other week you will find their stall in line with some of our liveliest new vendors: Grandma’s Homemade Jam and Papi Chulo Salsa. If you’re lucky enough to pass by Achadinha Cheese Co. …

Mercado Kitchen: Linguine with Zucchini and Mint

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As spring begins to move into summer, more and more vegetables and fruits are popping up at Mission Community Market each Thursday. This past week Tomatero Farm introduced the season’s first zucchini and yellow summer squash, while Blue House Farm across the way had bundles of fresh mint… If you’ve never combined zucchini and mint together, this week’s recipe is a must try! The sweetness of the zucchini is highlighted by the mint when sauteed in fresh olive oil. Combined …