In Season: Lemons

Lemons are in Season Tart, tangy, and delightfully transformative. The lemon is a must-have in kitchens across the country and beyond. Their use in recipes has been established in poultry and fish, desserts and, of course, a plethora of unique and refreshing beverages. Alongside its […]

In Season: Grapes

If San Joaquin is known for anything, it’s our farm-ability and grape-growing goodness. Grapes love our Mediterranean climate and rich soil, making us a top producer of nationally recognized and enjoyed wines, and the grapes from which they’re crafted. But, there is more to these […]

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Looking for a springtime activity to enjoy with your kids? Now that the weather is warmer it’s time to break out the shovel and break ground on a backyard garden. “Everything is a teaching opportunity-the planting, the weeds, the water, the soil, the bugs, the […]

In Season: Blueberries

Delectably sweet—and often found in pies, scones, and jams—it’s hard to remember that the humble blueberry is referred to as a superfood, and for all the right reasons. The blueberry is one of the few well known fruits that is naturally indigenous to North America. […]

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In Season: Strawberries

From its tiny little seeds, to the robust flavor contained in every bite, the strawberry is one fruit that conquers the hearts of all. You can find it dipped in chocolate and ready to eat on Valentine’s Day, it makes for a delectable ingredient in […]

Flavored by Marianne’s Pantry

A friend’s legacy lives on in the artfully crafted balsamic vinegars and olive oils sold at In Season Market & Nursery in Stockton. The late Marianne McCarrol was a talented personal chef, and friend to owners Eric Firpo and Julie Morehouse. She offered a large […]

In Season: Lettuce

Rejoice, my foodie friends! Fresh lettuce is prepping for harvest, which means we’re in for a nutritious treat in salads, wraps, and even soups! Lettuce has a long legacy of being served at the dinner table, older than most vegetables we have the luxury of […]

In Season: Persimmons

There’s definitely a reason why this fruit’s Latin name means “Food of the Gods.” Persimmons are delightfully sweet treats to slip your spoon into when ripened. Originating from China, the persimmon has travelled across the world and split into several variations of itself, including the […]

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In Season: Watermelon

If you’ve ever taken a bite out of a watermelon, it’s no surprise how this juicy produce got its name. The watermelon is both a fruit and a vegetable, because it grows from a seed and is harvested and cleared from the field (like any […]

In Season: Blueberries

It’s not hard to make a meal out of the blueberry. They’re the perfect snack served warm or cold, they’re ready to eat right off the plant and they make excellent additions to pies, pastries, and plenty of other dishes. Chalk full of antioxidants, they’re […]