Slideshow: Market Scene: Hillcrest Farmers Market, San Diego

Take a Taste
Take a Taste
Samples of citrus and stone fruits from Sweet Tree Farms.
Blueberries
Blueberries
Clamshells of fresh-picked blueberries.
Strawberries
Strawberries
Strawberries were available at at least 10 different vendors, including these from Suzie's Farm. Taste before you buy; some were better than others.
Meyer Lemons
Meyer Lemons
Big and juicy Meyer lemons from Koral's Tropical Fruit Farm.
Cherries
Cherries
With all of the strawberries and blueberries, you could easily miss the cherries. These ones Gama Farms from were particularly sweet and tasty.
Cherimoya
Cherimoya
Several vendors were selling cherimoya. Get this custardy fruit while you can; the growing season is fairly short.
Sweet Potato Pound Cake
Sweet Potato Pound Cake
Get a slice of this killer sweet potato pound cake from Cane Patch Pies.
Carrots
Carrots
Skinny and sweet carrots by the bunch.
Loquats
Loquats
Bunches of loquats, aka Japanese or Chinese plums.
Flavored Salts
Flavored Salts
Just some of the many flavored salts from Salt Farm. Some of the 42 different flavors include ginger sesame, applewood bacon, Thai curry, and citrus vanilla.
Zucchini
Zucchini
Baskets of zucchini from Maciel Family Farms.
Sweet Mangoes
Sweet Mangoes
Ataulfo mangoes from Maciel Family Farms.
Kohlrabi and Cabbage
Kohlrabi and Cabbage
Hearty fall produce already in available from Suzie's Farm: purple kohlrabi and big heads of cabbage.
Cravory Cookies
Cravory Cookies
Gourmet cookies from The Cravory. The specialty bakery often debuts new flavors at the market to test out their popularity.