Ever wonder why it’s called eggplant. We are used to the big, beautiful purple eggplant but the original one looked like an egg.
This is eggplant season and not only can you find the lovely purple ones but some of the originals as well as varieties from all over the world. And there are lots of things you can do with eggplant that don’t include the parmesan.

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The amazing Wednesday market 8:30-1 at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
Sonoma grown produce market, fruits and vegetables only, featured at the Thursday market 1450 Guerneville Road 9-1pm
and of course the huge Saturday market at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts


The Saturday market is filled with wonderful fruit and vegetable -tiny speckled eggplants, melons, corn, gravenstein apples , basil, basil and more basil.  Now is the time to makes pesto for the winter months.   (plenty of fresh garlic too)