If I Die in This Whole Foods Parking Lot: A Letter to My Family A shopper’s final thoughts as he circles a Whole Foods parking lot September 19, 2016 By Joe Donatelli, Senior Writer at Los Angeles magazine If I die in this Whole Foods parking lot, please tell my family I love them. Tell them I tried. There were just too many cars and not enough humanity. If you find this note, tell my …

We found this article very interesting from The Alternative Daily Detox Your Liver with Artichokes Besides being delicious, artichokes contain a wide array of nutrients. One of their most notable benefits, known to numerous cultures for hundreds of years, is their ability to cleanse the liver and purify the blood. While this is no secret in traditional remedies, modern science is just recently catching up to the knowledge that artichokes can indeed be highly beneficial …

The heirloom artichokes are back with the spring growing season. Monterey Farms is proud to source all of its artichokes from Monterey County and this time of year the majority of our artichokes are grown from rootstock dating back to 1924. The heirloom artichoke variety is a perennial plant that grows from original rootstock. The formal classification of an heirloom fresh fruit or vegetable is any distinct variety that grows and has been in trade …

Monterey Farms ArtiHearts is happy to be mentioned in the Supermarket Smarts section of the April edition of EveryDay with Rachael Ray. “As close to fresh as possible, these are plucked, trimmed, and packaged within 24 hours”

Once again we are happy to extol the benefits of our delicious ArtiHearts. Harper’s Bazaar posted an article in August of 2014, “10 Slimming Foods to Eat Everyday”, and the number one food is Artichokes! According to Harpers, “artichokes contain prebiotics. Research shows that prebiotics support weight lose by helping you feel more satisfied, making you less likely to reach for junk food”. This we know to be true as we snack on our ArtiHearts …

Jeffrey Weiss chef at Jeninni Kitchen + Wine Bar in Pacific Grove, California will be the guest chef at the James Beard House on June 27th with a menu entitled Charcutería: The Soul of Spain. He will be featuring Monterey Farms ArtiHearts for the hors d’oeuvres portion of the dinner: Artichokes al Judeo with Peekytoe Crab Aïoli….yum! We wish him the best of luck and are honored to be a part of this prestigious event.

Monterey Farms is happy to be working with Raleys, offering a fully cooked, ready to eat Heirloom artichoke throughout springtime. They are cut in half, steamed and seasoned, and can be found in the deli case at your local Raleys. Try them chilled and filled with a balsamic vinaigrette, then dip the leaves as you eat toward the heart, or warm them and fill with a garlic herb butter. The Heirloom artichoke is the “original” …

Monterey Farms will be attending the Natural Products Expo West this week, March 7th, 8th and 9th. We will be at booth 6907 in the NEXT PAVILION on the 3rd floor of the Anaheim Convention Center. Stop by and say hi. We will be sampling our delicious ArtiHearts!