Art by Liyan

Looking for that handmade embellishment that will compliment your bohemian style? Then you’re going to want to stop by the Great Park (Irvine, Ca) Farmers Market and look for Liyan. I, myself, fancy necklaces that have a unique one of a kind character. Art-Liyan Website: Farmers Market: Great Park Farmers Market

Bistro Blends: Gourmet Balsamic Vinegar

Holy smokes, this stuff is delicious! I picked up some Blackberry and Heirloom Balsamic Vinegar from Bistro Blends of Napa Valley, and it is the most flavorful and refined blend you’ll ever taste. It’s best if you go to the farmers market and get a taste of all their gourmet blends, like their Basil Garlic […]

Fat Uncle Farms: Almonds

“Changing the world, one almond at a time.” Love it! Grab a bag next time you’re at the Santa Barbara Farmers Market. They also have almond butter: it’s like peanut butter, but a much thicker blend. And FYI, they sell it online via their website so check them out. Also really adore their logo. I […]

Lavender On My Mind (Santa Barbara Lavender Farm)

My recent day trip to Santa Barbara included a quick drive-by a lavender farm, hoping to snatch a pouch of this aromatic flower or maybe some oil. Upon my arrival, there was a quiet stillness in the air… though quite peaceful, there weren’t any blooms to tickle my senses. (I seem to forget that there’s […]

Rancho La Vina – Walnut Oil Anyone?

I stopped at the Hollywood Farmers Market a couple of weeks ago and recognized a familiar face that I had seen at the Santa Barbara Farmers Market — Rancho La Viña.  The decadent walnut oil they sell, La Nogalera Walnut Oil, is unique, rich and so nutty, I can’t wait to put a recipe together… or […]