Slideshow: Check Out San Diego's New Public Market

Baskets of Veggies
Baskets of Veggies
Maciel Family Farm (Bonsall, CA) had a huge selection of baskets, all $2 each. Options included squash, tomatoes, and beets.
Colorful Carrots
Colorful Carrots
Bunches of colorful carrots from Maciel Family Farms, stacked over 2 feet tall.
Flavored Hummus
Flavored Hummus
Baba Foods (always a favorite among those seeking samples) had a huge selection of flavored hummus and prepared salads. The pink flavor is beet, and it's delicious.
Beef Short Ribs
Beef Short Ribs
Gloriously fatty grass-fed beef short ribs from SonRise Ranch in Carmel Valley.
Baked Goods
Baked Goods
Brownies, scones, bars, and cookies from Sweet Lydia's.
Banana and Blueberry Bread
Banana and Blueberry Bread
Fresh-baked loaves of banana and blueberry bread from Belen Artisan Bakers, both perked up with a blend of spices and a pinch of sea salt. $5.50-$6 each.
Oysters
Oysters
Carlsbad Aquafarm had shellfish on ice, including oysters (1 dozen for $10, or get 3 shucked for $5), mussels, and red ogo seaweed.
Corn, Pomegranates, and Garlic
Corn, Pomegranates, and Garlic
Sweet summer corn, pomegranates, and garlic from Proios Family Farm in Murrieta.
Pick Up Some Peppers
Pick Up Some Peppers
Peppers and squash by the mini basket at Proios Family Farm.
Macadamia Nuts
Macadamia Nuts
The Quintos Farms booth also had these baskets of macadamia nuts.
Nopales
Nopales
Another item from the Quintos Farm: nopales! Quintos Farm is a must-visit booth at the market, especially if you're looking for cactus to eat.
Raspberries
Raspberries
Sweet summer raspberries from Kawano Produce in Oceanside.
Mini Pies
Mini Pies
Mini fruit pies from Under the Crust. These tiny pies were $2 each. Flavors included lemon, pecan, strawberry, chocolate and peanut butter, and apple crumble, which sold out quick.
Oils and Vinegars
Oils and Vinegars
Various oils and vinegars, infused with herbs, spices, and fruit from Bistro Blends. Samples were readily available. My pick: basil garlic parmesan oil.
Eggs
Eggs
Farm fresh eggs from Paradise Valley Ranch, one of several vendors offering eggs.
Passion Fruit
Passion Fruit
Baskets of passion fruit from R&L Farms ($4 a basket).
Sprouted Hummus
Sprouted Hummus
The Majestic Garlic booth had jars of raw, pickled garlic, garlic pastes, and sprouted hummus, which is made from uncooked beans so they're higher in protein. This is a must-try item.
Indigo Rose Tomatoes
Indigo Rose Tomatoes
Another unique item from Suzie's Farm: indigo rose tomatoes.
Goat Cheese
Goat Cheese
Taste Cheese had a tasty collection of goat cheese (among other options). The "Herbs d'Humboldt" with Herbes de Provence was excellent, but make sure you try the Miti Crema, a cream cheese made from sheep's milk.
Olive Oil
Olive Oil
Flavored olive oil from The California Olive, including basil, rosemary, and jalapeno. The booth also had avocado oil.
Orchids
Orchids
You can't miss the table of orchids right as you walk into the market with large plants and smaller varieties for sale.