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NEWS FROM THE FARM

BALDOR'S WEEKLY PRODUCE MARKET UPDATE

[Please note: Availability & sourcing are subject to change.]

Top Stories | February 25, 2021

Berries Come Back

Berries Come Back

  • Family Tree Farms Jumbo Blueberries from Mexico will be back next week and moving to California shortly after.
  • Pink & white strawberries from Mike Lott Family Farms in Florida are here. Sweet, with light floral flavor, they're delicate and pastel-pretty.
Salads Both Gentle & Robust

Salads Both Gentle & Robust

  • Blanched & green frisée, all arugula, baby mixed kale & head lettuces are abundant and very good quality this week.
  • For salad bowls that sparkle, look for organic Casper kale, Grumolo chicory, Rosa di Gorizia and Radicchio del Veneto to add texture, color, and complexity.
Patience Please

Patience Please

  • The arctic blast in Texas last week destroyed a significant portion of their grapefruit crop. California grapefruits are set to arrive in two weeks.
  • Corn prices and supplies will finally improve toward the end of March.
Gearing Up for Easter & Passover

Gearing Up for Easter & Passover

  • Asparagus is in peak production in Mexico and prices are very reasonable.
  • Most sizes of artichokes, from both Mexico and California, are in steady supply now.
Guacamole Challenge

Guacamole Challenge

  • The avocado market has ticked up in the past few weeks; we have both ripe & unripe in stock, with slightly higher pricing.
  • Limes are experiencing a big jump in pricing on all sizes due to Texas' storm and problems at Mexico's border crossings.
Winter Specialty Produce Planner

Winter Specialty Produce Planner

  • Just in time for winter menu planning, we’ve put together a Winter Specialty Produce Planning Guide! Based on arrival dates from previous years and ETA’s from our farm partners, these are our best predictions for winter arrivals.