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Category Archives: Produce

7.22.2016

Sweet Peach is in Season

One of our favorite things about summer is that it means we’ve got an abundance of organic peaches in store for you. Our favorite stone fruit ranges in flavor from the super sweet and juicy to the tart and tangy. While eating them straight from the hand, with ice cream, or in a cobbler is […]

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6.21.2016

Buttery Avocado Season

Could there be a more perfect food than the glorious avocado? Nope! And lucky for us, it’s now officially avocado season, and we’ve got all summer to enjoy these green beauties. Haas avocados are the classic West Coast-grown variety, full of buttery, nutty flavor and dense with nutrients. In fact, just one little avocado has […]

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5.23.2016

The Buttery Beauty of Burrata

Though pretty much everyone has tried mozzarella, the utter deliciousness of its cousin—Burrata Cheese—has been a bit of a secret until recently. If you haven’t tasted burrata yet, you are in for a treat; it’s a positively dreamy cheese. If you know any Italian, you might already have guessed what lies in store for you: […]

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5.17.2016

The Best Fruits for Grilling

If you enjoy a good cookout, chances are you will be firing up your grill this Memorial Day weekend. There are plenty of great seasonal foods ready for the grill, such as our wild caught buttery halibut fillets, grill-ready entrees in our meat department, as well as our grass-fed wagyu burger patties! But how about […]

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11.20.2015

Locally Grown Organic Fuerte Avocados

Locally Grown Organic Fuerte Avocados are in season and at Lazy Acres! The Fuerte avocado is considered a medium to large fruit that can weigh up to one pound. Its shape is elongated and pear-like. The Fuerte has a smooth easy-peeling thin skin with a deep grass color and dark speckles throughout. Its flesh is […]

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10.19.2015

Flower Bombing Stimulates Bee Communities

As you might have heard, our bee population has endured a devastating decline of 33% each year recorded from 2006-2011. The decrease in colony losses could be due to a number of different factors, such as pathogens, parasites, management and environmental stressors. Although there has been some evidence of improvement in recent years, beekeepers and […]

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9.25.2015

In Season! Organic Honeycrisp Apples

Fall mornings aren’t the only things crisp this season! Apple lovers are celebrating the arrival of sweet and juicy new crop Organic Honeycrisp apples, available now in our Lazy Acres produce departments! Freshly harvested from locally grown apple trees in Tehachapi California, each Honeycrisp apple is picked to perfection and simply bursting with that signature […]

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7.24.2015

Hatch Chiles are Coming!

We’re just days away from our Hatch Chile celebration! This is a very exciting time for us and our chile-loving customers who travel both near and far to get a taste of the authentic green chiles from Hatch, New Mexico. Authentic New Mexico Hatch Chiles are a favorite Southwestern chile by many. These chiles are […]

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5.22.2015

Sweet Organic Blueberries from Homegrown Organic Farms

Sweet Organic Blueberries are currently on sale at Lazy Acres! Our Blueberries are grown by Tom and Karen Avinelis from Homegrown Organic Farms, in Tulare County. Over the last decade, as “stewards of the land”, Tom and Karen have been transitioning their fields to organic production, using farming techniques that bring out the naturally occurring […]

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4.24.2015

Meet the Chards!

Chard greens are one of the healthiest foods on the planet. They are high in vitamins k, a, and c, and have impressive amounts of nutrients such as magnesium and potassium, among many others. The variety of phytonutrients in chard can be seen in its vibrant colors, including the rich, dark greens in its leaves […]

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