Welcome to our “Produce News” page where we’ll keep you up-to-date on the extra special produce currently at the Corner. “Extra Special” to us means in-season, organic, local, and particularly tasty! This is not a listing of everything we offer. If you have questions, call Rob or Ryn at 360-732-0107.
Special this season:
November 11th, 2018
WINTER SQUASH: The season is in full swing
DELICATA SPECIAL! Delicatas from Red Dog $.99/lb. We’ll be keeping this price throughout the season.
WINTER LUXURY PUMPKIN SPECIAL – Midori Farm. $.99/lb. Makes a fabulous silky pumpkin pie due to being less fibrous.
Local Squash grown organically from Red Dog, Solstice, Wildwood, and Midori Farms – Acorn, Buttercup, Butternut, Delicata, Red Kuri, Winter Luxury, Spaghetti, Sunshine, Kabocha, Sugar Pie Pumpkin, and Hubbard.
Edible Varieties of Ornamental Pumpkins, all organic and Washington-grown. Particularly tasty – the Jarrahdale and the Galeux d’Eysine.
Pennsylvania Dutch Longneck and Galeux d’Eysine Squash from Suyematsu Farm (Bainbridge Island) - The “Longnecks” are essentially like Butternuts with a long seedless neck you can slice into coins and roast. The Galeux with their gnarly “sugar nodules” are huge. We are pre-slicing them for you.
APPLES: Fresh apple season is upon us along with our $.99/lb organic apple deal! Our goal is to always offer one organic apple variety at this special price. Currently, there are FOUR apples!
Apples from Tonnemaker’s Organic Farm (Royal City, WA):
Golden Delicious — Truly delicious, not related to the Red Delicious. Thin-skinned, sweet and crisp. ONLY .$99/lb or $19.80/20lb box.
Jonagold — Nice balance of tart and sweet. Versatile – stew, juice, bake, or eat it! ONLY .$99/lb or $19.80/20lb box.
Gala — A super popular sweet mild apple, perfect for snacking. ONLY .$99/lb or $19.80/20lb box.
Cameo — Especially high in antioxidants. Crisp and sweet with a touch of tart. Holds up well to baking. ONLY .$99/lb or $19.80/20lb box.
Honeycrisp — Rob claims the best Honeycrisps anywhere. Tonnemaker’s was the first to grow them on a north sloping orchard which prolongs and enhances the maturing process. $2.49/lb or $38/20 lb box.
Ambrosia — A low acid apple, perfect for kids. Resists browning so great for salads. $1.49/lb or $24/20lb box.
Fuji — Always a favorite. Super juicy with a creamy flesh. $1.49/llb or $24/20lb box.
Braeburn — One of the best keeping apples. Crisp, flavorful, all-purpose. $1.49/llb or $24/20lb box.
Peninsula Apples from Solstice Farm, Landmark Orchards, Lazy J Tree Farm and other local farms:
Bramley — Premier British Cooking Apple, perfect for cobblers and crisps. $1.79/lb
Gravenstein — A heritage apple with a short season. Honey-flavored. Katy’s favorite pie apple. $1.79/lb
Liberty — Reminiscent of a MacIntosh. A great “lunchbox apple”. $1.79/lb
Nova — Crisp with a mild sweet flavor, originally from Nova Scotia. $1.79/lb
Boskoop — A Dutch cooking apple – tart, fragrant, and firm. $1.79/lb
Melrose — Exceptional flavor with Jonathan ancestry. Good for cooking. $1.79/lb
A mixture of all our less-than-perfect apples. Apples with blemishes, nicks, or those harmless spots that apples can get from boron deficiency. 20 lb box for $12 ($.60/lb) or $.50/lb for amounts >200lbs
PEARS and QUINCE:
Green D’Anjou, Tonnemaker’s Organic Farm (Royal City) A robust late-season multi-purpose pear. Remains green when ripe. Ripe when gives slightly by the stem. $1.49/lb or $22/20 lb box
Bosc Pears, Tonnemaker’s Organic Farm (Royal City, WA) - Crisp and sturdy. Perfect for salads. $1.59/lb
Quince from Kodama Farm (Chimacum) $2.99/lb
Oyster Mushrooms, Thorndyke Lake (Port Ludlow, WA) - Perfect in stir-fried dishes, since the cap is thin and cooks quickly.
Matsutake Mushrooms, Wild-Foraged - Prized in Japanese, Korean, and Chinese cuisine for its distinct spicy-aromatic odor.
Local Austrian Crescent, Ozette, Yukon Gold, German Butterball, Russet, and Red Potatoes from Lazy J Tree, Finnriver, and Dharma Ridge Farms
Bags of Baby German Butterballs from Finnriver (Chimacum, WA) $3.99 for a 2.5 lb bag
LOCAL GARLIC: Now’s the time all the local farms are bringing us their beautiful garlic. Elephant and Hard Neck.
LOCAL ONIONS: Large amounts of fabulous local onions. We need you to eat up!
Red Onions from Sunfield Farm (Irondale,WA)
Stuttgarter Onions (a flat yellow onion) from Midori Farm (Quilcene)
Shallots from Midori Farm (Quilcene, WA)
Yellow Storage Onion from Wildwood Farm (Quilcene, WA)
TOMATOES: Last tomato listing of the season
San Marzano Plum Tomatoes, Tonnemaker’s Farm (Royal City, WA) - A premium paste tomato. Compared to the Roma tomato, it is fleshier and has a stronger, less acidic taste.
LOCAL VEGGIES: The harvest continues as the temperatures drop. The root veggies, all sugary to fend off the cold, are at their best now. The local farms we are sourcing from include Dharma Ridge Farm (Quilcene, WA), Finnriver Farm (Chimacum, WA), Midori Farm (Quilcene, WA), Red Dog Farm (Chimacum, WA), SpringRain Farm (Chimacum, WA), Nash’s Organic Produce (Sequim, WA), Kodama Farm (Chimacum, WA), Persephone (Indianola, WA) and Solstice Farm (Chimacum, WA).
Beets (bulk) – Red, Golden, Cylindra, and Chioggia
Carrots (loose) – Orange
Celeriac (Celery Root)
Radishes (winter) – Black, Watermelon, and Daikon
Turnips - Purple Tops
Braising Stir-Fry Mix (bulk) - Kale, Collard, and Chard
Cabbage – Napa, Green, Red, Savoy, and Red Savoy
Cauliflower – Purple and White
Chard - Rainbow
Kale – Green Curly, Frilly Red Russian, and Lacinato
Lettuce Mix (bulk)
Parsley - Italian and Curly
Radicchio – 3 varieties
HIDDEN TREASURES: Seemingly every day, some local farmer comes in with something to sell. These offerings come and go, and usually don’t make it onto this “Produce Update” page, but a trip to the Corner will always surprise and reward you.