Summer 2014 Newsletter
Greetings!There are a lot of exciting things happening in the Long Beach food community. See below for some upcoming events to get your summer started off right!
Introducing!beachgreens Pop-Up Produce StandImagine: Another way to get your beachgreens produce besides having it delivered! Run out of strawberries? Need more peaches? Just want a couple of items? We are here for you! We will have a selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables available, plus 'Recipe Boxes' available to purchase, which will include a delicious recipe pre-packed with selected items for that recipe.Starting Friday, June 20th, from 3-6 pm, beachgreens will be hosting a Pop-Up Produce Stand every Friday in front of Berlin Bistro (420 E. 4th St.) in the East Village, Long Beach.And even better, spend $20 at the produce stand, and receive a free Farmstand Sandwich from Berlin! Come on down and enjoy happy hour and a sit-down menu. (www.berlincoffeehouse.com)Watch our FaceBook and Instagram Pages for Updates.
Second Saturday Market PlaceFarm Lot 59 will celebrate the start of summer Saturday, June 14th by hosting "Second Saturday Market Place," at its own farm located at 2714 California Ave, Long Beach from 10 am - 1 pm.The Second Saturday Market Place will feature farm fresh fare, including organic fruits, vegetables, flowers, and eggs, as well as farm tours, and hot breakfast.Judita Wignall (www.rawjudita.com), a chef and author of Going Raw, will be on hand to demonstrate raw food recipes using ingredients from the farm and to sign copies of her books while DJ Mr. Bill spins music for visitors. The Ladyfarmer, a local mobile café, will be serving hot breakfast made from farm fresh produce and eggs, and Pop Up Coffee will provide coffee and tea. Other merchandise will also be available at the Market Place, including heritage walnut oil, handmade produce bags, heirloom seeds, and more.
At 10:30 am, visitors can take a 30-minute farm tour of the 1-acre lot for a $5.00 suggested donation (nobody will be turned away).
Additional information is available at www.longbeachlocal.org, or follow Farm Lot 59 on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Support a New Local Business!
Incorporating more fruits and vegetables into what we eat has never been easier, especially with beachgreens deliveries at your fingertip.We have 3 different sized boxes to fit your needs, and hundreds of recipes online to help you get started. Visit us at www.beachgreens.com today!
Sincerely,Aliye Aydinowner, beachgreens