This Week's Featured Product is Lettuce

Lettuces can be calssified into four broad categories: Butterhead, Crisphead or Iceberg, Romaine, and Loose Leaf. Some lettuces (especially iceberg) have been specifically bred to remove the bitterness from their leaves and have a high water content. The bitter and pigmented lettuce leaves have more complex flavors and contain more nutrients, including important antioxidants and minerals.

Lettuce is the quintessential vehicle for raw vegetable consumption, forming the base for the most delicious of salads. Discover a new variety at your farmers' market today!

You can purchase lettuce from Happy Boy Farms or another of the local farmers selling lettuce.

Owner, Greg Beccio, has been farming organically since 1988. Greg started with 2 acres and eventually farmed over 1,000 acres, which are Certified Organic. In 1995 Greg sold the Riverside Farms operation and began Happy Boy Farms in order to focus on farm

Once you get your purchases home, check out our delicious recipes using lettuce.

About the Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association

The Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association is a not-for-profit organization that develops, operates and supports Certified Farmers' Markets in the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn more about our association, our mission, and partners on our About PCFMA page >>