Gallery: Market Scene: Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market, San Francisco

Strawberries and Okra, Lucero Organics Farm
Strawberries and Okra, Lucero Organics Farm

I bought my first okra of the season from Lucero Organics Farm. I like to saute it quickly on very high heat, then toss with a good amount of salt.

Potatoes, Heirloom Organics
Potatoes, Heirloom Organics

It's a great time of year to buy beautiful, fresh potatoes.

Garlic, Thomas Farm
Garlic, Thomas Farm

Thomas Farm is selling two types of garlic: Korean hot (left) and elephant garlic.

Black Mission figs, Knoll Farm
Black Mission figs, Knoll Farm

Figs are gracing us with their presence for a couple of weeks. They'll be back in August.

Summer Squash, Lucero Farm
Summer Squash, Lucero Farm

Now is the time to get summer squash of all sorts. Now, what to do with it?

Early Macintosh Apples, Green Gulch Farm
Early Macintosh Apples, Green Gulch Farm

In a small basket hidden in the booth, Green Gulch Farm was selling the first apples I've seen this season.

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