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Tomato Watch Week 18 (Part 2): In which we also consider the eggplant

Chef Paul Canales hit up the Derby Street Farmers’ Market yesterday with daughter Eva in tow. The duo got a look at some of the recently ripe tomatoes at Riverdog Farm, Catalan Farms, Lucero Organic Farm, and Full Belly Farm. Tomato season should hit its peak in the next few weeks, giving the chefs time to evaluate…

Bill Fujimoto – After Monterey Market

Here is a brief update/comment from Bill on what’s going on for him after leaving Monterey Market. It’s an enormously complicated and difficult situation for him, and obviously, there are things he cannot say. We see farmers everyday who are affected by Bill not being at Monterey Market, some who have stopped deliveries in support of Bill, and some….

Bill & Judy Fujimoto Leave Monterey Market

Many people looked here to find information about what was happening with Monterey Market and Bill Fujimoto. We remain very concerned and will try to post updates as we have them. Yesterday, Bill and Judy Fujimoto were no longer employed by Monterey Market. Although it had been reported…

Monterey Market

The news of discord at Monterey Market is terribly serious and important. If this is new information for you, the short version is that Bill Fujimoto, the head of Monterey Market in Berkeley (and for many, the heart of Northern California’s extraordinary small farm food revolution over the past 30 years), has been…

Monterey Market – Profile

Founded in 1961 by Tom Takumi Fujimoto (1905-1993) and Mary Nobori Fujimoto (1909-1987) at 1452 Hopkins Street in Berkeley. Originally the store had a butcher who sold fresh meat and in addition to canned and packaged foods, dairy, wine, and sundries, the store featured fresh produce…