Crop Talk 11/18/2016

Crop Talk

Happy Thanksgiving from Babe Farms

New York Produce Show 2016 - New York, NY

New York Produce Show is coming up quick! To anyone making their way to the Javits Center on December 7th, be sure to visit our booth (#305) and say hello to the Babé Farms team!

New York Produce Show

Moroccan Carrots With Aleppo Pepper and Mint

Moroccan Carrots with Aleppo and Mint

Recipe Here!

Best in Season


Due to the warm, dry weather we have experienced in the Santa Maria Valley, we have a plentiful supply of the following items:

Baby Fennel (24 ct.) - Great supplies Available!
Large Red Beets (12 ct.) - Excellent Availability!
Specialty Radishes 24 Ct. - Good supplies available!
Frisée Baby (12 & 24 ct.) & Blonde (12 ct.) - Great Availability!
Cauliflower, Baby All Colors 24 Ct. - Golf Ball Size!
Baby Mixed & French Carrots (24 ct.) - Good supplies available!
Romanesco, Baby (24 ct.) - Good supplies available!
Large Fennel, (12 & 24 ct.) - Good supplies available!

Limited Items

Savoy Cabbage - Limited Availability
Carrots, Baby Maroon - Limited Availabilty
Bok Choy, Baby - Limited Availability
Tokyo Turnips 2 dz. Bunch - Limited Availability
Kohlrabi, Medium Green 1 dz. - Limited Availability
Romanesco, Large - Limited Availability
Beets, Bulk/Sack 25# - All Colors Limited Availability
Parsley Root 1 dz. - Limited Availability

*Check with your Babé Farms sales representative for more information

This weeks forecastThis Week's Forecast

We are finally experiencing some cooler weather here in the Santa Maria Valley with chances of rain starting Friday November 18th - Sunday the 20th. Temperatures will be in the low to mid 60's through next week. In addition, we expect winds to reach up to 25 mph on Friday 11/18.



Halloween Fun

The girls at our HR office got into the Halloween spirit this year with some fun costumes! Pictured left to right: Lupita Calderon -Bumble Bee, Carrie Jordan - Jake from Statefarm, Candice Curiel, Carina Placencia - Cat, and Maria Hernandez - Bat Girl.

Halloween Fun


Thank You For Shopping Santa Maria!

Last week we filmed a commercial with KCOY News! Shastri Dookie, Senior VP of Operations at our Processing Facility Fresh Venture Foods was the star - a big thank you to Shastri for being a part of it! The theme of the commercial is to push local produce and thank viewers for shopping Santa Maria. You can check it out here!

Commercial with KCOY News in Santa Maria

Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Celery Root MashRoasted Garlic Cauliflower Root Mash

Perfect healthy food swap for mashed potatoes on Thanksgiving!

1 garlic head
1 teaspoon organic olive oil
1 large cauliflower head, cut into florets
1 celery root, peeled and cubed
4 tablespoons ghee
sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Slice top off of garlic head. Drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with sea salt and wrap in foil. Roast until soft and caramelized, about 35 minutes.
3. Place cauliflower and celery root in pot, cover with water, and add large pinch of salt. Bring to boil, reduce heat, and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 15 - 20 minutes.
4. Drain vegetables and add to food processor with a few cloves of roasted garlic, ghee, salt and pepper. Pulse until combined. Add more garlic to taste. Process to desired consistency.

Learn More Here!

Babe Farms Digital CatalogueBabé Farms recently launched a digital catalogue where anyone can view our entire product line. We feel this will help our customers to better familiarize themselves with our products, pack sizes, etc.

View Our Digital Catalogue Here!