Twin Girls Farm

Jimmy and Carol of Twin Girls Farm

Location: Fresno and Tulare Counties, CA

http://cuesa.org/farm/twin-girls-farm

Twin Girls Farm is set on 518 acres on 14 plots of land in Fresno and Tulare Counties. The farm is owned and operated by Ignacio (Nacho) and Casamira Sanchez. The name of the farm was inspired by the 1991 birth of Nacho and Casamira's twin daughters.

Twin Girls Farms grows apricots, cherries, feijoas, grapefruit, grapes, guavas, jujubes, kiwi, lemons, nectarines, oranges, peaches, persimmons, plums, pluots, pomegranates, and pomelos.

Mercado Kitchen: Cupboard Quinoa

CUPBOARD QUINOA Our lovely and handsome volunteer, Ronald Loosen, shared this tasty recipe of his with us. Stop by the info booth to let him know how your version turned out! Recipe below, check it out! QUINOA INGREDIENTS – 2 cups quinoa – olive/coconut/avocado oil (your favorite oil will do – sesame oil adds a nice robust flavor) – 4 cups low sodium chicken broth or water or a veggie (more broth more flavor!) – 1 medium sized yellow onion – …

Apriums and apricots: your guide to stone fruits featuring Twin Girls Farm

At the Twin Girls Farms booth, kids circle the cherry samples, grabbing fistfuls of the fruit and grinning. One jumps up and down. “Yay cherries!” he smiles. The booth’s proprietor Jimmy Egoian smiles too. After a few weeks away from Mission Community Market, Twin Girls has just turned the corner from winter season. Their tables are a testament to the warmer weather, and favorites, like yellow and white peaches, are piled high; there are signs pointing to new gems, too––pluots, …

Mercado Kitchen: Mediterranean Microgreen Salad

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 …

Mercado Kitchen: Linguine with Zucchini and Mint

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 …